10 days in England Itinerary

10 days in England Itinerary

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10 days in England Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + train:  11​h 30​min
1
York
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Ambleside
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Bath
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Bodmin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Portsmouth
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
7
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Toronto

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): delve into the distant past at York City Walls, look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at York Minster, then have some family-friendly fun at The York Dungeon, and finally see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, then contemplate the long history of Castle Howard, then steep yourself in history at Rievaulx Abbey, and finally delve into the distant past at Fountains Abbey.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the York trip builder site .

Toronto, Canada to York is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect York to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Fountains Abbey, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Rievaulx Abbey, York Bird of Prey Centre
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©

1
night
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. On the 13th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Tarn Hows, steep yourself in history at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, then examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter, and finally explore the activities along Lake Windermere.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Ambleside road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from York to Ambleside takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Ambleside

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Windermere, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Tarn Hows
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Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
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 14th (Wed): admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, examine the collection at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, see the interesting displays at Fashion Museum Bath, admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Circus.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bath trip planner.

You can drive from Ambleside to Bath in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bodmin.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Fashion Museum Bath ©
Fashion Museum Bath

1
night
Bodmin

Bodmin ©
Bodmin is a civil parish and historic town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. On the 15th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary, then get engrossed in the history at Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Lanhydrock House and Garden.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bodmin trip planning tool .

Getting from Bath to Bodmin by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Corfe Castle.

Things to do in Bodmin

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Screech Owl Sanctuary, Charlestown Shipwreck Centre
Highlights from your plan
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Charlestown Shipwreck Centre ©
Charlestown Shipwreck Centre
Lanhydrock House and Garden ©
Lanhydrock House and Garden

1
night
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck

Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle is a fortification standing above the village of the same name on the Isle of Purbeck in the English county of Dorset. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve, then brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, and finally explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Corfe Castle travel route tool .

Getting from Bodmin to Corfe Castle by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Corfe Castle

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

StudlandBeachandNatureReserve, Lulworth Cove, The Tank Museum
Highlights from your plan
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): kick back and relax at West Wittering Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chichester Cathedral, then examine the collection at HMS Victory, and finally take an in-depth tour of HMS Warrior 1860.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Portsmouth itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Corfe Castle to Portsmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Chichester Cathedral, West Wittering Beach
Highlights from your plan
HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory
HMS Warrior 1860 ©
HMS Warrior 1860
Chichester Cathedral ©
Chichester Cathedral

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Buckingham Palace, then admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the London online trip maker .

Drive from Portsmouth to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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