24 days in England Itinerary

24 days in England Itinerary

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24 days in England Itinerary

Start: Mar del Plata
Fly:  18​h
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
2
York
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ambleside
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Bath
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  25​h
End: Mar del Plata

5
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.
You'll explore and learn at The British Museum and National Gallery. Get some historical perspective at Tower of London and Churchill War Rooms. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

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Mar del Plata, Argentina to London is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Mar del Plata to London due to the time zone difference. October in London sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Railway Museum and Durham Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chatsworth House and Yorkshire Air Museum. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, and brush up on your military savvy at Kohima Museum.

Before you visit York, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. November in York sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Chatsworth House, Durham Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

3
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Townend and Stott Park Bobbin Mill. Lakeland Motor Museum and Castle Crag are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ambleside: Holy Trinity Church (in Grange-in-Borrowdale), Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum (in Threlkeld) and Cartmel Priory (in Cartmel). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, see the interesting displays at Hawkshead Grammar School, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andrew's Church, and admire the masterpieces at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ambleside trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Ambleside

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Grange-in-Borrowdale, Troutbeck, Cartmel Priory, Lakeland Motor Museum, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Highlights from your plan
Townend ©
Townend
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey. Get a sense of the local culture at Stonehenge and Warwick Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury Abbey, Old Baptist Chapel, & more), Bugatti Trust Visitor Center (in Gotherington) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Wells Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, explore the ancient world of Hailes Abbey, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Saviour's Church.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Bath takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tewkesbury, Tetbury, Stonehenge, Castle Combe Village, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center ©
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center

5
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Museum-lovers will appreciate Corinium Museum and Combe Mill. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St Mary's Church and Sudeley Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Bourton-on-the-Water side-trips: St. Mary's Church (in Fairford), St Mary's Church (in Halford) and Cirencester (Octavia's Bookshop & Parish Church of St John Baptist). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hailes Church, steep yourself in history at Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate, examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Snowshill Manor.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bourton-on-the-Water travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cirencester, Winchcombe, Stow-on-the-Wold, Burford, High Street Broadway
Highlights from your plan
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church
Combe Mill ©
Combe Mill

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