16 days in England Itinerary

16 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
York
— 1 night
2
Penrith
— 2 nights
3
Windermere
— 2 nights
4
Eastbourne
— 2 nights
5
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck
— 1 night
6
St Ives
— 3 nights
7
Bath
— 3 nights

1
night
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 29th (Fri), get your game on at The York Dungeon and then admire the natural beauty at Museum Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, thenstroll through Scarborough Beach, and then explore the historical opulence of Scarborough Castle.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary builder website.

Ottawa, Canada to York is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from Ottawa in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in York: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Penrith.

Things to do in York

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Scarborough, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
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Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Museum Gardens ©
Museum Gardens
Scarborough Castle ©
Scarborough Castle

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Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and then contemplate the long history of Castlerigg Stone Circle. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Carlisle Cathedral, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Penrith online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from York to Penrith takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Penrith are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Carlisle Cathedral, Vindolanda
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda

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Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, thenexamine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Go Ape Grizedale, get to know the fascinating history of Tarn Hows, and then stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Windermere online travel planner.

You can drive from Penrith to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Eastbourne.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Tarn Hows, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Lakeland Motor Museum, Go Ape Grizedale
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Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

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Eastbourne

Eastbourne ©
Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, 19mi east of Brighton. On the 4th (Thu), walk around Seven Sisters Country Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, and then admire the verdant scenery at Beachy Head. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Drusillas Park, thentake a stroll through Old Town Hastings, and then go for a stroll along the water at Sovereign Harbour Marina.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Eastbourne driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Eastbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Corfe Castle.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Old Town Hastings, Seven Sisters Country Park, Drusillas Park
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Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters ©
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters
Seven Sisters Country Park ©
Seven Sisters Country Park

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night
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck

Corfe Castle ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, thenstep into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, and finally cool off at Dorset Adventure Park.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Corfe Castle online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Eastbourne to Corfe Castle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in Corfe Castle sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Corfe Castle

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lulworth Cove
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Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
Model Village Gardens & Cafe ©
Model Village Gardens & Cafe
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

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nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Trebah Garden and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Ives: Falmouth (National Maritime Museum Cornwall & Glendurgan Garden), Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth) and Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Trengwainton Garden, stroll through Porthmeor Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Penlee House Gallery & Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our St Ives trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Corfe Castle to St Ives in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Corfe Castle in June: highs in St Ives hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Falmouth, Penzance, Perranporth Beach, Lanhydrock House and Garden
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Trebah Garden ©
Trebah Garden
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
Glendurgan Garden ©
Glendurgan Garden

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nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore hidden gems such as Glastonbury Tor and Tewkesbury Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Wells Cathedral (in Wells), Haynes International Motor Museum (in Sparkford) and Gloucester Cathedral (in Gloucester). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Pulteney Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bath trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from St Ives to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wells Cathedral, Glastonbury Tor, Haynes International Motor Museum, Gloucester Cathedral, Tewkesbury Abbey
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Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Glastonbury Tor ©
Glastonbury Tor
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath

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