8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

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1
York
— 1 night
2
Ambleside
— 2 nights
3
London
— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Hospitium, look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen York, thenappreciate the history behind The Roman Column, thenget your game on at Yorkshire Activity Centre, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brew York. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at South Cave Falconry, take an in-depth tour of Yorkshire Wolds Heritage Centre, thendelve into the distant past at Byland Abbey, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Beacon Alpacas.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our York itinerary maker site.

Toulouse, France to York is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toulouse to York. Traveling from Toulouse in August, expect York to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Beacon Alpacas, South Cave Falconry, Byland Abbey
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The Hospitium ©
The Hospitium
Byland Abbey
Byland Abbey
Beacon Alpacas ©
Beacon Alpacas

2
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. On the 15th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Quaker Tapestry, explore the world behind art at Abbot Hall Art Gallery, thenget engrossed in the history at Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, thenstroll through Yorkshire Three Peaks Walk, and finally trek along Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): look for gifts at RockShop, get outside with Skelwith Force, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Fitzwilliam Gallery, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael and All Angels Church, Hawkshead, thenexamine the collection at Hawkshead Grammar School, and finally take some stellar pictures from Claife Viewing Station.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ambleside day trip site.

You can drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Ambleside

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kendal, Claife Viewing Station, Yorkshire Three Peaks Walk, Ingleborough Estate Nature Trail
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Quaker Tapestry ©
Quaker Tapestry
Hawkshead Grammar School ©
Hawkshead Grammar School
Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry ©
Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Winchester City Mill and Pennybridge Farm Alpacas. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Westminster Cathedral and The Tank Driving Company. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Jane Austen's House Museum (in Chawton), Canterbury (The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge & St. Augustine's Abbey) and Oare (Oare Gunpowder Works Country Park & Oare Marshes Nature Reserve). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Lord's Cricket Ground, examine the collection at The London Film Museum - Covent Garden, contemplate the long history of Royal Mews, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Brands.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our London online tour itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Ambleside to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. August in London sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Faversham, Winchester, Canterbury, Pennybridge Farm Alpacas, Jane Austen's House Museum
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Lord's Cricket Ground ©
Lord's Cricket Ground
Jane Austen's House Museum ©
Jane Austen's House Museum
Winchester City Mill ©
Winchester City Mill

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