10 days in England Itinerary

10 days in England Itinerary

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London — 2 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, stroll around Hyde Park, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our London tour itinerary website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to London. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can take a train to York.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

York — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at York Minster, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the York tour planner.

Take a train from London to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daily temperatures in York can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.
Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Ambleside — 3 nights

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Take a break from Ambleside with a short trip to Lake Windermere in Windermere, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head, and trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

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You can drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water — 2 nights

Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. On the 24th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Chavenage House, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, and then examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, then sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, and finally stop by The Baobab Tree.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bourton-on-the-Water journey planning site.

You can drive from Ambleside to Bourton-on-the-Water in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Bourton-on-the-Water can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Bath.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Bath — 1 night

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 26th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, walk around Royal Victoria Park, then browse the exhibits of American Museum & Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bath travel planning tool.

You can drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to catch the train back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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England travel guide

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.