15 days in England Itinerary

15 days in England Itinerary

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15 days in England Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
London
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Winchcombe
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Ambleside
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
York
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Boston

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The British Museum and National Gallery. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, contemplate the long history of Banqueting House, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read London trip planner.

Boston, USA to London is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Boston to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in September, things will get slightly colder in London: highs are around 67°F and lows about 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get some cultural insight at The Roman Baths and Wells Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stonehenge and Tewkesbury Abbey. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Corinium Museum (in Cirencester), Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Chavenage House (in Tetbury). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, explore the ancient world of Hailes Abbey, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath trip site .

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Winchcombe.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wells Cathedral, Corinium Museum, Stonehenge, Tewkesbury Abbey, Chavenage House
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church

2
nights
Winchcombe

Winchcombe ©
Winchcombe is a Cotswold town in the local authority district of Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, then examine the collection at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Snowshill Manor. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Winchcombe Folk and Police Museum, steep yourself in history at Belas Knap, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, then examine the collection at Winchcombe Railway Museum & Gardens, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hailes Church.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Winchcombe trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Bath to Winchcombe in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Winchcombe can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ambleside.

Things to do in Winchcombe

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bugatti Trust Visitor Center, Snowshill Manor
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Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center ©
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center

3
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Museum-lovers will appreciate Lakeland Motor Museum and Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House. Get some cultural insight at Stott Park Bobbin Mill and Hawkshead Grammar School. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ambleside: Castle Crag (in Grange-in-Borrowdale), Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum (in Threlkeld) and Shap Abbey (in Shap). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Townend, pause for some serene contemplation at Jesus Church, get a taste of the local shopping with The Fitzwilliam Gallery, and explore the world behind art at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ambleside travel route planning site .

Traveling by car from Winchcombe to Ambleside takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Ambleside

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Troutbeck, Sizergh Castle, Lakeland Motor Museum, Shap Abbey, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
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Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Townend ©
Townend

2
nights
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.
On the 9th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with York Shambles, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, then examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at York Cold War Bunker, then see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, then see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, and finally take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls.

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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. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

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