14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Penzance
— 1 night
Drive
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Padstow
— 2 nights
Drive
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Swansea
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 4 nights
Drive
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Congleton
— 2 nights
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Penzance

— 1 night
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): don't miss a visit to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hayle Towans Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, then step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, and then get outside with Kernow Coasteering.

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Manchester to Penzance is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Padstow.

Things to do in Penzance

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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Padstow

— 2 nights
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. On the 26th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Eden Project and then admire the natural beauty at The Lost Gardens of Heligan. Keep things going the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Padstow Sealife Safaris, then take a leisurely stroll along Padstow Harbour, and then kick back and relax at Fistral Beach Bar.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Padstow vacation maker app.

Getting from Penzance to Padstow by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Swansea.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Swansea

— 4 nights
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Explore Swansea's surroundings by going to Cowbridge Physic Garden (in Cowbridge), Cardiff (Cardiff Bay Wales, St Fagans National Museum of History, &more) and St Cadoc's Church (in Barry). Pack the 29th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Folly Farm. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Gower Peninsula, kick back and relax at Rhossili Bay, and step into the grandiose world of Caerphilly Castle.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Swansea trip planning website.

You can drive from Padstow to Swansea in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Swansea can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:

Bourton-on-the-Water

— 4 nights
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. Explore Bourton-on-the-Water's surroundings by going to Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden), Tetbury (St Saviour's Church & Chavenage House) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kiftsgate Court Gardens.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bourton-on-the-Water online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Swansea to Bourton-on-the-Water in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Congleton.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 4:

Congleton

— 2 nights
Congleton is a town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at The Roaches Peak District, identify plant and animal life at Gauntlet Birds of Prey, and then get to know the resident critters at Vale Royal Falconry Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Tatton Park and then contemplate the long history of Gawsworth Hall.

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You can drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Congleton in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Congleton can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Congleton

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Cotswolds travel guide

4.4
Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Specialty Museums
Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.