11 days in England Itinerary

11 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England sightseeing planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
London
— 3 nights
Train
2
Bath
— 1 night
Drive
3
Manchester
— 1 night
Drive
4
Liverpool
— 1 day
Drive
5
Ambleside
— 2 nights
Drive
6
York
— 3 nights
Train to London Kings Cross, Fly to Riyadh

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London — 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read London sightseeing planning app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to London is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to London is minus 3 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in October; daily highs in London reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Bath.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Bath — 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of American Museum & Gardens, explore the world behind art at Holburne Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath journey planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Manchester.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Manchester — 1 night

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Manchester sightseeing site.

You can drive from Bath to Manchester in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In October in Manchester, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll travel to Liverpool.
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Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors
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Liverpool — 1 day

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, then get outside with The Romans, then take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Liverpool trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Liverpool takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Liverpool sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.
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Ambleside — 2 nights

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tarn Hows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, then explore the activities along Derwentwater, then examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alpacaly Ever After.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ambleside trip planning tool.

You can drive from Liverpool to Ambleside in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to York.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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York — 3 nights

City of Festivals

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 26th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, admire the striking features of York Minster, then see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the York online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Ambleside to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. October in York sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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Side Trip
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England travel guide

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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.
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