37 days in England & Hong Kong Itinerary

37 days in England & Hong Kong Itinerary

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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Warwick, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 7 nights
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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom

— 4 nights
Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Lake Windermere and Brant Fell Above the Bustle. Get out of town with these interesting Grange-over-Sands side-trips: Helm Crag (in Grasmere), Cathedral Quarry (Cathedral Cave) (in Little Langdale) and Windermere (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours & Orrest Head). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Predator Experience, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and get a dose of the wild on Lake District Sheepdog Experience.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grange-over-Sands trip website.

Manchester to Grange-over-Sands is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom

— 4 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. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Catbells Lakeland Walk and Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest. Explore Cockermouth's surroundings by going to Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Derwentwater, delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cockermouth trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Grange-over-Sands to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Warwick.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 3:

Warwick, United Kingdom

— 3 nights
Bring the kids along to Warwick Castle and St. John's House Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Warwick trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Warwick takes 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Warwick

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 6:

Gloucester, United Kingdom

— 5 nights
Attractions like The Cotswold Range and Cotswold Motoring Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gloucester: Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures (in Tewkesbury) and Cotswold Farm Park (in Guiting Power).

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Gloucester trip maker website.

Drive from Warwick to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Bath, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Roman Baths and Brunel's SS Great Britain. Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Bristol Cathedral (in Bristol), Wells Market Place (in Wells) and Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on West of England Falconry, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre.

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You can drive from Gloucester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 16:

London, United Kingdom

— 7 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.
Attractions like National Gallery and Tower Bridge make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

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Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Hong Kong.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 23:

Hong Kong, China

— 7 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Bring the kids along to Ocean Park and Hong Kong Museum of History. Get out of town with these interesting Hong Kong side-trips: Macau (Macau Museum of Art, Macao Museum, &more). Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), engage your brain at Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences, step off the mainland to explore Lantau island, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze).

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong trip app.

Fly from London to Hong Kong in 16 hours. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, you will find days in Hong Kong are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are much hotter (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 31:

England travel guide

4.4
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
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.