15 days in England Itinerary

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Fly to Manchester, Train to Windermere
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Windermere
— 2 nights
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Cockermouth
— 3 nights
Drive
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York
— 2 nights
Drive
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Castleton
— 1 night
Fly
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London
— 4 nights
Train
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Bath
— 1 night
Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Los Angeles

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Windermere — 2 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Angle Tarn (in Great Langdale), Bowness-on-Windermere (The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction & Boat Tours & Water Sports) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). There's still lots to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, take an exotic tour of Kandoo Adventures, and get great views at Orrest Head.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Windermere trip planning website.

Los Angeles, USA to Windermere is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Windermere due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cockermouth.
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Cockermouth — 3 nights

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cockermouth: Wast Water (in Wasdale Head), Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Scafell Pike Mountain (in Seathwaite). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, get a dose of the wild on Lakeland Mountain Guides, browse the exhibits of Percy House Gallery, and explore the activities along Derwentwater.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Cockermouth takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to York.
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York — 2 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, and then identify plant and animal life at National Centre for Birds of Prey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of York City Walls, then identify plant and animal life at Beacon Alpacas, and then hike along Wainwright's Coast-to-Coast Walk.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the York trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to York takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in June, plan for little chillier nights in York, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Castleton.
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Castleton — 1 night

Castleton is a village in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England, at the western end of the Hope Valley on the Peakshole Water, a tributary of the River Noe, between the Dark Peak to the north and the White Peak to the south. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get outside with Peak Mountaineering, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, then trek along Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, and finally get great views at Mam Tor.

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Drive from York to Castleton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to fly to London.
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London — 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, stroll around Hyde Park, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Castleton to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bath.
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Bath — 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at West of England Falconry, take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bath vacation site.

Take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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England travel guide

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A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.
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