17 days in England Itinerary

17 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England itinerary planner

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Fly
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London
— 4 nights
Train
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Moreton-in-Marsh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ambleside
— 4 nights
Drive
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York
— 4 nights
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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, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of The British Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip builder app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to London is an approximately 8-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to London. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, things will get much colder in London: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Bath

— 2 nights

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 16th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens, then examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, and finally delve into the distant past at Stonehenge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mary Redcliffe Church, stroll through Westonbirt Arboretum, and then head outdoors with The Cotswold Range.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bath road trip app.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh

— 2 nights
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and then admire the natural beauty at Batsford Arboretum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and then see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Moreton-in-Marsh trip planner.

Getting from Bath to Moreton-in-Marsh by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Ambleside

— 4 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. When in Ambleside, make a side trip to see Alpacaly Ever After in Portinscale, approximately Portinscale away. There's much more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, view the masterpieces at Cookhouse Gallery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, and get great views at Orrest Head.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Ambleside trip builder site.

Getting from Moreton-in-Marsh to Ambleside by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Ambleside

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

York

— 4 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.
York is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: sample some tasty brews at Brewtown Tours, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Museum Gardens.

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You can drive from Ambleside to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 27th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in York

Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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.