7 days in England Itinerary

7 days in England Itinerary

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7 days in England Itinerary

Start: East London
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
York
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Ambleside
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Bath
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
4
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: East London

1
day
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 7th (Thu), examine the collection at National Railway Museum, take a stroll through York Shambles, then take in the spiritual surroundings of York Minster, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pyramid Gallery, and finally stop by The Imaginarium.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the York trip tool .

East London, South Africa to York is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from East London to York due to the time zone difference. In January, York is colder than East London - with highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Shambles ©
York Shambles

1
night
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. On the 8th (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Old Courthouse Gallery, take in the awesome beauty at Loughrigg Fell, then take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag, then stop by Herdy, and finally shop like a local with Heaton Cooper Studio.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ambleside trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from York to Ambleside takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Ambleside

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Grasmere
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Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell
Old Courthouse Gallery ©
Old Courthouse Gallery

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, wander the streets of Milsom Street, then shop like a local with Gallery and Barrow, and finally view the masterpieces at Rostra Gallery.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath travel planner.

You can drive from Ambleside to Bath in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Rostra Gallery ©
Rostra Gallery

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 10th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and then admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Big Ben, then take an in-depth tour of Westminster Abbey, then explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the London journey builder app .

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in London are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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