9 days in England Itinerary

9 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Port Elizabeth
Fly + Train:  14 h 15 min
1
London
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Bath
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Port Elizabeth

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: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our London trip planner.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa to London is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Elizabeth to London is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in London when traveling from Port Elizabeth in August, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Windermere.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, then kick your exploration up a notch at Treetop Trek, and then explore the activities along Lake Windermere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Newby Bridge Weir, get great views at Orrest Head, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Brockhole on Windermere.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Windermere road trip site.

You can take a train from London to Windermere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Newby Bridge Weir
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Brockhole on Windermere ©
Brockhole on Windermere
Newby Bridge Weir ©
Newby Bridge Weir

3
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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 19th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, look for gifts at Bath Aqua Glass shop/stained glass studio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Sally Lunn's Museum, then get outside with The Cotswold Range, then admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bath trip planning site.

Getting from Windermere to Bath by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Cotswold Range
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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