17 days in England Itinerary

17 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bath
— 2 nights
2
Stow-on-the-Wold
— 2 nights
3
Ambleside
— 3 nights
4
York
— 3 nights
5
London
— 5 nights

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Shop till you drop at Somerset Crafts and John Lewis & Partners Cheltenham. Get some cultural insight at The Roman Baths and The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge), Fifi's Fancy Furniture (in Wotton-under-Edge) and Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham). There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Art Couture Painswick Gallery.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bath trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Bath is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Stow-on-the-Wold.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cheltenham, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Somerset Crafts, Fifi's Fancy Furniture, Art Couture Painswick Gallery
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 13:
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Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Somerset Crafts ©
Somerset Crafts

2
nights
Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold ©
Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Peter Martin Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre, thentake in the exciting artwork at The Gallery at The Guild, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Showborough House Sculpture Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): view the masterpieces at John Noott Galleries, thenstop by Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, thenview the masterpieces at Fosse Gallery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Oswald's Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Stow-on-the-Wold itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Bath to Stow-on-the-Wold in 1.5 hours. In December in Stow-on-the-Wold, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Ambleside.

Things to do in Stow-on-the-Wold

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Showborough House Sculpture Garden, John Noott Galleries, St Oswald's Church, Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:
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Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop ©
Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop
Showborough House Sculpture Garden ©
Showborough House Sculpture Garden
Fosse Gallery ©
Fosse Gallery

3
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Viridian Gallery and Old Courthouse Gallery. Shop till you drop at SpindleCraft and Courtyard Gallery. Explore Ambleside's surroundings by going to Predator Experience (in Ayside), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Scale Force (in Buttermere). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Thornthwaite Galleries, explore the galleries of Gallery Artemis, explore the world behind art at Merz Barn, and browse for treasures at The Fitzwilliam Gallery.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ambleside trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Stow-on-the-Wold to Ambleside in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Ambleside

Shopping Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Heaton Cooper Studio, Predator Experience, Alpacaly Ever After
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 18:
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Viridian Gallery ©
Viridian Gallery

3
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.
Do your shopping at York Shambles and Kala King Patisserie. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Railway Museum and Pyramid Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite) and SMJ Falconry (in Oxenhope). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, browse for treasures at Yorkshire Antiques.com, and buy something for everyone on your list at Stonegate.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read York online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ambleside to York in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in York are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

York Bird of Prey Centre, Beacon Alpacas, SMJ Falconry
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
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Beacon Alpacas ©
Beacon Alpacas
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre

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.
For shopping fun, head to Harrods or Wimbledon Art Studios. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and shop like a local with Covent Garden.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our London tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from York to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for home on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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