5 days in Bath & York Itinerary

5 days in Bath & York Itinerary

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5 days in Bath & York Itinerary

Start: Belfast
Fly:  4 h
1
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
York
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Belfast

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol), Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre.

For reviews and other tourist information, read our Bath journey planner .

Belfast to Bath is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Chavenage House, Stonehenge, Brunel's SS Great Britain
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House

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nights
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.
On the 3rd (Sun), see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, then get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, and then explore the ancient world of York City Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, then examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, then take a stroll through York Shambles, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our York day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bath to York takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

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