8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 2 nights
2
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
3
Windermere
— 1 night
4
Buttermere
— 2 nights

2
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Escape the urban bustle at Speed Boats Tours and Brent Valley Golf Course. Shop till you drop at Covent Garden and Piccadilly Circus. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and sample the fine beverages at Hayman's Distillery.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the London road trip tool.

Dublin, Ireland to London is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. While traveling from Dublin, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Battledown Brewery, then stop by Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, then sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, and finally get interesting insight from Head 4 Heights Waterpark. On the next day, play a few rounds at Lilley Brook Golf Club, then tee off at Cleeve Hill Golf Club Ltd, and then delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cheltenham sightseeing planning app.

Drive from London to Cheltenham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Outdoors · Golf · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Head 4 Heights Waterpark, Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, Tewkesbury Abbey, Cotswolds Distillery
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Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop ©
Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop

1
night
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 11th (Sun), have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting and then examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Windermere trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Windermere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Buttermere.

Things to do in Windermere

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House

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nights
Buttermere

Buttermere ©
Holidays in Buttermere allow you to get away from it all as well as to satisfy your inner adventurer.
On the 12th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Lakes Distillery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Moss Force, and finally admire the sheer force of Scale Force. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk and then explore the activities along Buttermere Lake.

For where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Buttermere route builder.

Getting from Windermere to Buttermere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buttermere

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, The Lakes Distillery
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Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Buttermere Lake ©
Buttermere Lake

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