9 days in England Itinerary

9 days in England Itinerary

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Train to Cheltenham Spa, Foot to Royal Well Bus Station, Bus to Bourton-on-the-Water
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 1 night
Bus to Moreton-in-Marsh, Train to Bournemouth
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Bournemouth
— 1 night
Train
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Torquay
— 1 night
Train to St Erth, Bus to St Ives
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St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive
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Woolacombe
— 1 night
Drive
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Bristol
— 1 night

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Bourton-on-the-Water

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 1st (Tue), indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, see the top attractions with Tour Gems, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Lawrence's Church, and finally examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, then admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, then identify plant and animal life at Birdland, and finally don't miss a visit to The Model Village.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bourton-on-the-Water itinerary maker app.

Manchester to Bourton-on-the-Water is an approximately 5-hour combination of train and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bourton-on-the-Water can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Bournemouth

Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Lower Gardens, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanarium, then take a leisurely stroll along Bournemouth Pier, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, then admire the natural beauty at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints Church, and finally kick back and relax at Hengistbury Head Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Bournemouth trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bournemouth takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:

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night
Torquay

English Riviera

Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip app.

Getting from Bournemouth to Torquay by train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel to St Ives.

Things to do in Torquay

Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

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St Ives

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Land's End Landmark, stroll through St. Michael's Mount, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carbis Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Time - St Ives, and finally kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the St Ives trip itinerary website.

Do a combination of train and bus from Torquay to St Ives in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. September in St Ives sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Woolacombe.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

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Woolacombe

Woolacombe is a seaside resort on the coast of North Devon, England, which lies at the mouth of a valley (or 'combe') in the parish of Mortehoe. On the 7th (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, appreciate the history behind Verity, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tunnels Beaches, and finally experience rural life at Borough Farm Sheepdog and Falconry Displays.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Woolacombe trip builder website.

You can drive from St Ives to Woolacombe in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 52°F. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Bristol

Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): snap pictures at Severn Bridge and then snap pictures at Prince of Wales Bridge.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bristol trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Woolacombe to Bristol takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bristol

Museums · Historic Sites
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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.