11 days in England Itinerary

11 days in England Itinerary

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11 days in England Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
London
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
2
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ambleside
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Cheltenham
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary builder app .

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from New York City to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, London is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
nights
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 20th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, then have some family-friendly fun at Yorkshire Activity Centre, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with York Shambles.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read York day trip planning tool .

You can take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In May in York, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

2
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, then enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Cookhouse Gallery, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, then don't miss a visit to Lake Grasmere, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Helvellyn.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Ambleside travel planning website .

You can drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trips

Windermere, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Lake Grasmere, Helvellyn, Predator Experience
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

3
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Get out of town with these interesting Cheltenham side-trips: The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes), Bath (Bath Abbey & The Roman Baths) and Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and contemplate the long history of Chavenage House.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cheltenham trip planner .

Getting from Ambleside to Cheltenham by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Cheltenham sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bath, The Cotswold Brewing Company, Art Couture Painswick Gallery, Cotswold Archery, Chavenage House
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

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