9 days in England Itinerary

9 days in England Itinerary

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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bath
— 1 night
— 1 night
— 3 nights
— 3 nights
Train to Haymarket, Fly to Chicago


Bath — 1 night

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 22nd (Mon): browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, and finally admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath trip itinerary planner.

Chicago, USA to Bath is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Chicago to Bath due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cirencester.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Cirencester — 1 night

Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, get outside with The Cotswold Range, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cirencester visit planner.

Getting from Bath to Cirencester by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to London.
Outdoors · Adventure · Transportation · Tours
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London — 3 nights

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 National Gallery and The British Museum. Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read London trip planner.

Drive from Cirencester to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Windermere.
Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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Windermere — 3 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Get outdoors at Catbells Lakeland Walk and Lake Windermere. Get some historical perspective at Aira Force Waterfall and Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House. There's more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum.

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You can take a train from London to Windermere in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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England travel guide

Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.