9 days in England Itinerary

9 days in England Itinerary

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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 1 night
2
Bournemouth
— 2 nights
3
Torquay
— 1 night
4
St Ives
— 2 nights
5
Woolacombe
— 1 night
6
Bristol
— 1 night

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Bourton-on-the-Water

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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Model Village, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Birdland, thenget in on the family fun at The Dragonfly Maze, and finally get outside with The Cotswold Range. On your second day here, browse for treasures at Hart Gold and Silversmiths, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, thenget to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and finally examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bourton-on-the-Water itinerary planning tool.

Manchester to Bourton-on-the-Water is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, The Cotswold Range, Cotswold Falconry Centre
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre
The Dragonfly Maze ©
The Dragonfly Maze

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Bournemouth

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 12th (Wed): meet the residents at Oceanarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach, thentake a leisurely stroll along Bournemouth Pier, and finally stroll around Lower Gardens. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Truly Scrumptious, see the interesting displays at The Tank Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bournemouth vacation maker app.

You can drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bournemouth in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

The Tank Museum, Weymouth Beach, Truly Scrumptious
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Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach

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Torquay

Torquay
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Torquay online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Bournemouth to Torquay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 14th (Fri), you're off to St Ives.

Things to do in Torquay

Nightlife Outdoors Parks
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St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach, thentest your problem-solving skills at Escape Time - St Ives, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach. On the next day, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Newquay Zoo, thenkick back and relax at Fistral Beach Bar, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Perranporth Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our St Ives trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Torquay to St Ives in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in St Ives are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Woolacombe.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Newquay, Perranporth Beach
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Escape Time - St Ives ©
Escape Time - St Ives
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

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Woolacombe

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. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, pause for some photo ops at Verity, thenkick back and relax at Tunnels Beaches, and finally relax in the rural setting at Borough Farm Sheepdog and Falconry Displays.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Woolacombe day trip site.

Getting from St Ives to Woolacombe by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ilfracombe
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Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Barricane Beach ©
Barricane Beach
Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park ©
Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park

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Bristol

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 17th (Mon): take in the views from Severn Bridge and then snap pictures at Second Severn Crossing.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bristol online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Woolacombe to Bristol takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bristol

Museums Historic Sites
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Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
Clifton Suspension Bridge ©
Clifton Suspension Bridge
Bristol Cathedral ©
Bristol Cathedral

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