10 days in England Itinerary

10 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England holiday planner

Make it your trip
— 4 nights
Train to Windermere, Bus to Ambleside
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
Drive to Bristol Airport, Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport



— 4 nights

The Square Mile

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: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our London travel app.

Washington, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In August, London is a bit cooler than Washington - with highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ambleside.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping


— 3 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ambleside: Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere). And it doesn't end there: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the activities along Derwentwater.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ambleside travel planner.

Do a combination of train and bus from London to Ambleside in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips


— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

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 16th (Tue): admire the striking features of Chavenage House, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bath online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Bath takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

England travel guide

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.