9 days in England Itinerary

9 days in England Itinerary

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9 days in England Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
+2
bus + train + Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Alnwick
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
York
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
St Ives
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Bath
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
5
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Abu Dhabi

1
night
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, then look for gifts at Barter Books, then explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, take an in-depth tour of Grace Darling Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Alnwick trip maker app .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Alnwick is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Abu Dhabi to Alnwick, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in October, things will get colder in Alnwick: highs are around 16°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bamburgh, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Lindisfarne Priory, Cragside House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory

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 14th (Mon): wander the streets of York Shambles, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at York Minster, then enjoy some diversion at The York Dungeon, and finally examine the collection at National Railway Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the York day trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Alnwick to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to St Ives.

Things to do in York

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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The York Dungeon ©
The York Dungeon
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

1
day
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthmeor Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and then stroll through Porthminster Beach.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the St Ives day trip site .

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from York to St Ives in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In October in St Ives, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Porthmeor Beach ©
Porthmeor Beach
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

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 16th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Pulteney Bridge, get engrossed in the history at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, then admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, and finally contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bath trip builder site .

Traveling by car from St Ives to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa ©
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Tower of London, then contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, then browse the exhibits of Churchill War Rooms, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our London online journey planner .

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will leave for home on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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