8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England travel planner

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Fly
1
London
— 3 nights
Drive
2
St Ives
— 1 night
Drive
3
Bath
— 1 night
Fly
4
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Fly

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London

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wallace Collection and The British Museum. Visit Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament for their historical value. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Museum of London, get lost in a book at British Library, and explore the galleries of Royal Academy of Arts.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our London trip planning site.

Chicago, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:

1
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St Ives

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. On the 24th (Sun), kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach, admire the natural beauty at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and then examine the collection at Wayside Folk Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our St Ives online attractions planner.

You can drive from London to St Ives in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in St Ives

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 23 — 24:

1
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Bath

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Holburne Museum, engage your brain at Herschel Museum of Astronomy, and then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from St Ives to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 25:

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Alnwick

Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, stroll through Ross Back Sands Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bamburgh Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Warkworth Beach and then kick back and relax at Alnmouth Beach.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Alnwick route builder tool.

You can fly from Bath to Alnwick in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Alnwick sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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England travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
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.