21 days in England Itinerary

21 days in England Itinerary

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1
Eastbourne
— 1 night
2
Newport, Isle of Wight
— 3 nights
3
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck
— 1 night
4
Bodmin
— 2 nights
5
Bath
— 3 nights
6
York
— 3 nights
7
Norwich
— 2 nights
8
London
— 4 nights

1
night
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 16th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Beachy Head, take in the dramatic natural features at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, and then take a peaceful walk through Butchershole, Friston Forest. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness the site of a historic battle at Battle Abbey and Battlefield, thenstep into the grandiose world of Bodiam Castle, and then get in on the family fun at Drusillas Park.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Eastbourne driving holiday planning site.

Anchorage, USA to Eastbourne is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Anchorage to Eastbourne due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Butchershole, Friston Forest, Drusillas Park, Battle Abbey and Battlefield, Bodiam Castle
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Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Bodiam Castle ©
Bodiam Castle
Battle Abbey and Battlefield ©
Battle Abbey and Battlefield

3
nights
Newport, Isle of Wight

Newport ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Carisbrooke Castle and St Catherine's Lighthouse. Step off the beaten path and head to The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary and Monkey Haven. When in Newport, make a side trip to see The Needles Battery in Totland, approximately Totland away.

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Traveling by car from Eastbourne to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. May in Newport sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Corfe Castle.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ventnor, Bembridge, The Garlic Farm, The Needles Battery, St James Church
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Carisbrooke Castle ©
Carisbrooke Castle
The Needles Battery ©
The Needles Battery
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary

1
night
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck

Corfe Castle ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Corfe Castle Town Trust Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, thenstep into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, thenlearn about all things military at The Tank Museum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Lulworth Cove.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Corfe Castle trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Newport to Corfe Castle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Corfe Castle are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Bodmin.

Things to do in Corfe Castle

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lulworth Cove, The Tank Museum
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Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove

2
nights
Bodmin

Bodmin ©
Bodmin is a civil parish and historic town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stroll through Lanhydrock House and Garden, take an in-depth tour of Shipwreck Treasure Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Tintagel Castle, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Breward Parish Church. On your second day here, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour and then stroll through Perranporth Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bodmin itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Corfe Castle to Bodmin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bodmin

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Perranporth Beach, Tintagel Castle, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
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Lanhydrock House and Garden ©
Lanhydrock House and Garden
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle
Shipwreck Treasure Museum ©
Shipwreck Treasure Museum

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wells Cathedral and Haynes International Motor Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath and The Roman Baths. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath road trip planner.

Drive from Bodmin to Bath in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Burford, Stonehenge, Haynes International Motor Museum, Gloucester Cathedral, Wells Cathedral
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:
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Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Haynes International Motor Museum ©
Haynes International Motor Museum
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fountains Abbey and Scarborough Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum and Castle Howard. Change things up with a short trip to Filey Beach in Filey (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The York Dungeon, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster.

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You can drive from Bath to York in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daily temperatures in York can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Norwich.

Things to do in York

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Filey Beach, Fountains Abbey, Scarborough Beach, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
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Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
The York Dungeon ©
The York Dungeon

2
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Norwich Cathedral, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Gorleston Beach, thentake an in-depth tour of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John Maddermarket. On your second day here, explore the activities along Hickling Broad, steep yourself in history at Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, and then steep yourself in history at Blickling Estate.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Norwich trip builder.

You can drive from York to Norwich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In May, daytime highs in Norwich are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to London.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Blickling Estate, Gorleston Beach, Hickling Broad
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:
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Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery ©
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate ©
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate
Blickling Estate ©
Blickling Estate

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at The British Museum and Wallace Collection. Get some cultural insight at Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Norwich to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in London are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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