17 days in Southern England Itinerary

17 days in Southern England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
— 2 nights
2
Newquay
— 4 nights
3
Eastbourne
— 2 nights
4
Dover
— 2 nights
5
London
— 5 nights

2
nights
Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Ventnor ©
On the 27th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Shanklin Chine, explore the historical opulence of Carisbrooke Castle, thensteep yourself in history at Osborne House, and finally look for gifts at Diamond Isle Glass. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church, steep yourself in history at The Needles Battery, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St George, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ventnor road trip site.

Vancouver, Canada to Ventnor is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight, train, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, train, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Ventnor. In May, Ventnor is slightly colder than Vancouver - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Newquay.

Things to do in Ventnor

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Arreton, The Needles Battery, Shanklin Chine, Carisbrooke Castle, Osborne House
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Carisbrooke Castle ©
Carisbrooke Castle
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
The Needles Battery ©
The Needles Battery

4
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Escape the urban bustle at St. Michael's Mount and Perranporth Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fistral Beach Bar and Porthminster Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Newquay: Out of the Blue Gallery (in Marazion), Carbis Bay Beach (in Carbis Bay) and Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin).

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Newquay day trip site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Ventnor to Newquay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Eastbourne.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Marazion, St Ives, Perranporth Beach, Lanhydrock House and Garden
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Lanhydrock House and Garden ©
Lanhydrock House and Garden

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Alfriston Clergy House and then admire the verdant scenery at Beachy Head. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach, thentake a stroll through North Laine, and then take a stroll through The Lanes.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Eastbourne day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Newquay to Eastbourne takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June in Eastbourne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Dover.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Alfriston Clergy House
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Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
The Lanes ©
The Lanes
North Laine ©
North Laine

2
nights
Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Your inner history buff will appreciate Canterbury Cathedral and Dover Castle. Visiting The White Cliffs of Dover and Camber Sands will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Eastbridge Hospital (in Canterbury), Viking Bay (in Broadstairs) and The Shell Grotto (in Margate).

Make your Dover itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Eastbourne to Dover by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Dover

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Canterbury, Camber Sands, Viking Bay, The Shell Grotto
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Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
Camber Sands ©
Camber Sands

5
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Popular historic sites such as Tower of London and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at The British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and wander the streets of Notting Hill.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the London online trip maker.

Getting from Dover to London by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In June, daytime highs in London are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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