17 days in England Itinerary

17 days in England Itinerary

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17 days in England Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + train:  17​h 15​min
1
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Stow-on-the-Wold
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Ambleside
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
York
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
5
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Somerset Crafts and Art Couture Painswick Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Roman Baths and The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Cheltenham (Walks With Hawks & John Lewis & Partners Cheltenham), Fifi's Fancy Furniture (in Wotton-under-Edge) and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge).

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath online trip builder .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Bath is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Stow-on-the-Wold.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Somerset Crafts, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Fifi's Fancy Furniture, Art Couture Painswick Gallery
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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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the galleries of Peter Martin Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Gallery at The Guild, and finally view the masterpieces at Showborough House Sculpture Garden. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of John Noott Galleries, get a taste of local nightlife at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, then take in the exciting artwork at Fosse Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Oswald's Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Stow-on-the-Wold journey tool .

You can drive from Bath to Stow-on-the-Wold in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. 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, John Noott Galleries, St Oswald's Church, Showborough House Sculpture Garden, Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop
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Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop ©
Showborough House Sculpture Garden ©
Fosse Gallery ©
Fosse Gallery

3
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Viridian Gallery and Courtyard Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Thornthwaite Galleries and The Fitzwilliam Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Ambleside side-trips: SpindleCraft (in Holmrook), Scale Force (in Buttermere) and Predator Experience Ltd (in Ayside). There's much more to do: trek along Alpacaly Ever After, admire the masterpieces at Merz Barn, take in the exciting artwork at Heaton Cooper Studio, and explore the galleries of Old Courthouse Gallery.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ambleside online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Stow-on-the-Wold to Ambleside takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Ambleside

Shopping Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Keswick, Cookhouse Gallery, Heaton Cooper Studio, Courtyard Gallery, Alpacaly Ever After
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Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Merz Barn ©
Merz Barn

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.
Head to Pyramid Gallery and Kala King Patisseriefor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at National Railway Museum and York Shambles. Venture out of the city with trips to SMJ Falconry (in Oxenhope) and Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite). Next up on the itinerary: 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.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the York trip planner.

Getting from Ambleside to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in York

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

SMJ Falconry, York Bird of Prey Centre, Beacon Alpacas
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SMJ Falconry ©
SMJ Falconry
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Beacon Alpacas ©
Beacon Alpacas

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The British Museum and Westminster Abbey. Museum-lovers will get to explore Natural History Museum and National Gallery. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Covent Garden, take in the exciting artwork at Wimbledon Art Studios, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at The Queen's Gallery.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the London online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from York to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In December, daytime highs in London are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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