8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England itinerary maker

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Bristol
— 2 nights
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Minehead
— 2 nights
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Yeovil
— 2 nights
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Bath
— 1 night
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Bristol

— 2 nights
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Clifton Suspension Bridge, Clevedon Court, Bristol City Docks, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Wills Memorial Building, then get engrossed in the history at The Georgian House Museum, then contemplate the long history of Bristol Cathedral, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Cabot Tower.

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Durham to Bristol is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Minehead.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Minehead

— 2 nights
Minehead is a coastal town and civil parish in Somerset, England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Dunster Working Watermill, Cleeve Abbey and Blenheim Gardens. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cleeve Abbey, contemplate the long history of Conygar Tower, explore the historical opulence of Dunster Castle, don't miss a visit to Dunster Working Watermill, then take an in-depth tour of Minehead Museum, and finally stroll around Blenheim Gardens.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Minehead trip planner.

You can drive from Bristol to Minehead in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Minehead, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Yeovil.

Things to do in Minehead

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Yeovil

— 2 nights
Yeovil is a town and civil parish in south Somerset, England, with a population of 45,000. Your day by day itinerary now includes Barrington Court as well as Montacute House. On the 14th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Barrington Court, make a trip to Montacute House, and then walk around Ninesprings Country Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): sample the tasty concoctions at Somerset Cider Brandy Company, take in the spiritual surroundings of Muchelney Abbey, contemplate the long history of Lytes Cary Manor (National Trust), then relax in the rural setting at Cary Alpacas, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tintinhull Garden.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yeovil trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Minehead to Yeovil in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Yeovil

Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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.
On the 16th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Holburne Museum, steep yourself in history at Bath Street, then examine the collection at The Museum of Bath at Work, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Farleigh Hungerford Castle and then steep yourself in history at Great Chalfield Manor.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bath trip maker website.

Getting from Yeovil to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

England travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.