12 days in England Itinerary

12 days in England Itinerary

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12 days in England Itinerary

Start: Seville
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
London
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
2
York
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ambleside
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Cirencester
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Bath
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Seville

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.
Let the collections at Churchill War Rooms and Natural History Museum capture your imagination. Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace for their historical value. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Westminster Abbey, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, contemplate the long history of Clarence House, and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the London itinerary planning website .

Seville, Spain to London is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Seville in August, things will get a bit cooler in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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.
On the 5th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, then delve into the distant past at York City Walls, then take in the spiritual surroundings of York Minster, and finally examine the collection at National Railway Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read York day trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

York Bird of Prey Centre
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

2
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tarn Hows, and then take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Martin's Church, stroll through Predator Experience, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Buttermere.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ambleside trip builder website .

You can drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Helvellyn, St Martin's Church, Buttermere Lake, Tarn Hows, Predator Experience
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows

3
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mechanical Music Museum and Corinium Museum. Get in touch with nature at Head 4 Heights Ltd and Cotswold Archery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cirencester: Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe) and St. Edward's Church (in Stow-on-the-Wold). There's still lots to do: get outside with The Cotswold Range, steep yourself in history at Chavenage House, make a trip to Malmesbury Market Cross, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cirencester holiday builder site .

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Cirencester takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Malmesbury Market Cross, Cotswold Archery, Church of St Peter & St Paul, Sudeley Castle, St. Edward's Church
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 11th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, then admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Church, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): admire the striking features of Bath Abbey, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Bishop's Palace and Gardens.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bath trip planner.

Drive from Cirencester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wells, Castle Combe, Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

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