22 days in England Itinerary

22 days in England Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Newquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Exeter
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Weymouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Eastbourne
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
London
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Norwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Penrith
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Popular historic sites such as Lanhydrock House and Garden and Pendennis Castle are in your itinerary. You'll get in some beach time at Porthminster Beach and Porthmeor Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Shipwreck Treasure Museum (in Charlestown), National Lobster Hatchery (in Padstow) and Carbis Bay Beach (in Carbis Bay). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary, admire the masterpieces at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, and see the interesting displays at National Maritime Museum Cornwall.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Newquay online holiday planner.

San Francisco, USA to Newquay is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Newquay is 8 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Exeter.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St Ives, Falmouth, Lanhydrock House and Garden, Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Penlee House Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:
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Lanhydrock House and Garden ©
Lanhydrock House and Garden
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach

3
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Let the collections at Somerset Crafts and Golden Hind Museum Ship capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wells Cathedral and Woolacombe Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Exeter: The Bishop's Palace and Gardens (in Wells), Westward Ho Beach (in Westward Ho) and Dunster Castle (in Dunster). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Coleton Fishacre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Exeter Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, and stroll through Exmouth Beach.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Exeter travel route planning app.

Drive from Newquay to Exeter in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Exeter

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Wells, Brixham, Somerset Crafts, Westward Ho Beach, Dunster Castle
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 17:
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Dunster Castle ©
Dunster Castle
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

2
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Lulworth Cove, thendon't miss a visit to Weymouth Harbour, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Portland Bill Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Durlston Country Park, thenget to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, and finally make a splash at Dorset Adventure Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Weymouth online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Exeter to Weymouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Eastbourne.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Swanage, Portland Bill Lighthouse, Lulworth Cove
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:
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Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park

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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Arundel Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Arundel Castle and Gardens, thenwander the streets of North Laine, and finally explore the striking landscape at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Old Town Hastings, thenexplore the historical opulence of Bodiam Castle, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Battle Abbey and Battlefield, and finally appreciate the views at Beachy Head.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Eastbourne day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Weymouth to Eastbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arundel, Old Town Hastings, North Laine, Bodiam Castle, Battle Abbey and Battlefield
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:
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Arundel Castle and Gardens ©
Arundel Castle and Gardens
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Bodiam Castle ©
Bodiam Castle

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Big Ben, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace. On your second day here, make a trip to Tower of London, make a trip to The Crown Jewels, thenadmire the masterpieces at National Gallery, thentake an in-depth tour of Churchill War Rooms, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Getting from Eastbourne to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. June in London sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Norwich.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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.
On the 24th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Norwich Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, thencontemplate the long history of Blickling Estate, and finally steep yourself in history at Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at RSPB Minsmere, thentake a leisurely stroll along Southwold Pier, and then kick back and relax at Gorleston Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Norwich itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from London to Norwich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Norwich can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Blickling Estate, Southwold Pier, RSPB Minsmere, Gorleston Beach
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:
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Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery ©
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Gorleston Beach ©
Gorleston Beach
RSPB Minsmere ©
RSPB Minsmere

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Fountains Abbey, take a stroll through York Shambles, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, examine the collection at The York Dungeon, thenexamine the collection at National Railway Museum, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, and finally contemplate the long history of Rievaulx Abbey.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the York travel route planner.

Getting from Norwich to York by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In June in York, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Scarborough Beach, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Rievaulx Abbey, Fountains Abbey, York Bird of Prey Centre
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:
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Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum

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Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, thenidentify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and finally look for gifts at Barter Books. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, and then explore the world behind art at Paxton House.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Alnwick online visit planner.

You can drive from York to Alnwick in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from York in June, expect nights in Alnwick to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are slightly colder, around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Holy Island, Bamburgh Castle, Paxton House, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:
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National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle ©
National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory

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nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. For shopping fun, head to The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop or The Fitzwilliam Gallery. Aira Force Waterfall and Tarn Hows will appeal to history buffs. Explore Penrith's surroundings by going to Carlisle Cathedral (in Carlisle), Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall (in Haydon Bridge) and Vindolanda (in Hexham). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Muncaster Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, and see the interesting displays at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Penrith trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Alnwick to Penrith takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Alnwick in June since evenings lows in Penrith dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hexham, Muncaster Castle, Predator Experience, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Tarn Hows
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:
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Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle

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