My husband and I are planning a trip to the UK for next May 2014. We will be in London for 3 nights and then take the train to Oxford to rent a car. We will have 1-2 nights to explore the Cotswold area before driving up to Windermere. Our points of interest include Woodstock, Upper and Lower Slaughter and Tewksbury. We would also like to stop in Liverpool on the way to the Lake District. Where is a good place to stay 1 or 2 nights and still have time to stop in Liverpool (to experience the history of the Beatles, etc) on our way to Windermere? I thought about staying 1 night in the Cotswold area, and 1 night in Liverpool, but I don't know if I want to unpack and then pack up again.