9 days in England Itinerary

9 days in England Itinerary

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9 days in England Itinerary

Start: Seattle
+3
Fly + Train + Subway + Train:  14 h 45 min
1
York
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Bath
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Seattle

1
night
York

York ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum and then take a stroll through York Shambles. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Yorkshire Activity Centre, then steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, then pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and finally explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the York online tour planner.

Seattle, USA to York is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to York is 8 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in August; daily highs in York reach 69°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

2
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. On the 4th (Tue), examine the collection at Corinium Museum, then get outside with The Cotswold Range, then contemplate the long history of Chavenage House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Saviour's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, take in nature's colorful creations at Bourton House Garden, get your game on at Cotswold Archery, then sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St. Mary.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cirencester trip planner.

Traveling by car from York to Cirencester takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Tetbury, Moreton-in-Marsh, The Cotswold Brewing Company, The Parish Church of St. Mary, Cotswolds Distillery
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
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 6th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, then admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath trip planning app.

Drive from Cirencester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
The Jane Austen Centre ©
The Jane Austen Centre

3
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London trip planner.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in London can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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