6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
Train:  2 h
1
Bournemouth
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Bakewell
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Ambleside
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
End: London

1
night
Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): putt your heart out at Squirrel Cafe and Mini Golf, Boscombe Chine Gardens, then make a trip to Stonehenge, and then admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Winchester Cathedral, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach.

Plan trip to Bournemouth with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

London to Bournemouth is an approximately 2- hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. April in Bournemouth sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Winchester Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking, Stonehenge
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Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking ©
Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach

1
night
Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre, then have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bourton-on-the-Water trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bournemouth to Bourton-on-the-Water in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bakewell.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Cotswolds Distillery, St Peter's Church
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The Cotswold Brewing Company ©
The Cotswold Brewing Company

1
night
Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): hike along Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, then explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, and then take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bakewell road trip website.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bakewell takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Bakewell

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Ladybower Reservoir, Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill
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Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill ©
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill

2
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the activities along Easedale Tarn, then take in nature's colorful creations at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, then make a trip to Lake Grasmere, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Loughrigg Fell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, then have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ambleside day trip planning site.

You can drive from Bakewell to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Windermere, Grasmere
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

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