8 days in England Itinerary

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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.
You'll explore and learn at The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Tower of London, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to London is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Bath.
Museums · Historic Sites
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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 27th (Fri): explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, and finally experience rural life at Bath Soft Cheese.

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You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Warwick.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Warwick — 1 night

On the 28th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at The Welcombe Hills, and then relax in the rural setting at Stratford Butterfly Farm.

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Drive from Bath to Warwick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to York.
Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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York — 1 night

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.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, admire the striking features of York Minster, look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, then steep yourself in history at York Cold War Bunker, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum.

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You can drive from Warwick to York in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Warwick in July since evenings lows in York dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a train to Durham.
Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trip
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Durham — 1 night

Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. On the 30th (Mon), experience rural life at Hall Hill Farm, then pause for some serene contemplation at Durham Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of Durham Heritage Coast.

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Take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from York in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Durham, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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England travel guide

Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Gardens
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.