31 days in England Itinerary

31 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Drive:  3 h 30 min
1
Bamburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
York
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
3
London
— 7 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Bath
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Woolacombe
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
St Ives
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
7
Bournemouth
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Manchester

4
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Relax by the water at St Aiden Beach and Long Sands Beach. Go for a jaunt from Bamburgh to Warkworth to see Warkworth Beach about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Ross Back Sands Beach, stop by Barter Books, look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bamburgh planning website.

Manchester to Bamburgh is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. In August, daytime highs in Bamburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Long Sands Beach, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Barter Books, Warkworth Beach
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St Aiden Beach ©
St Aiden Beach
Ross Back Sands Beach ©
Ross Back Sands Beach

4
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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Filey Beach and Sandsend Beach. When in York, make a side trip to see Fountains Abbey in Ripon, approximately Ripon away. Pack the 8th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of York Minster, take a stroll through York Shambles, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and sample the tasty concoctions at York Brewery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the York trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Bamburgh to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. September in York sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in York

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandsend Beach, Filey Beach, Fountains Abbey
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Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Shambles ©
York Shambles

7
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read London trip planner.

Take a train from York to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In September, daytime highs in London are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Hampstead ©
Hampstead

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Lilley Brook Golf Club (in Charlton Kings), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, tee off at Victoria Falls Adventure Golf, and wander the streets of Montpellier District.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath trip planner.

Take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Woolacombe.

Things to do in Bath

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Cotswolds Distillery, Stonehenge, Cotswold Edge Golf Club
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Montpellier District ©
Montpellier District

3
nights
Woolacombe

Woolacombe ©
Woolacombe is a seaside resort on the coast of North Devon, England, which lies at the mouth of a valley (or 'combe') in the parish of Mortehoe. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stroll through Barricane Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Grunta Beach, and then kick back and relax at Woolacombe Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Saunton Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tunnels Beaches.

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You can drive from Bath to Woolacombe in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. September in Woolacombe sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tunnels Beaches, Saunton Beach
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Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Barricane Beach ©
Barricane Beach
Grunta Beach ©
Grunta Beach

4
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Relax by the water at Porthcurno Beach and Crantock Beach. Take a break from St Ives with a short trip to Perranporth Beach in Perranporth, about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Gwithian Beach, step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and enjoy the sand and surf at Carbis Bay Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the St Ives itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Woolacombe to St Ives takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. September in St Ives sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kernow Coasteering, Porthcurno Beach, Crantock Beach, Perranporth Beach, St. Michael's Mount
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:
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Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach
Porthcurno Beach ©
Porthcurno Beach
Gwithian Beach ©
Gwithian Beach

3
nights
Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. You'll get in some beach time at Bournemouth Beach and Weymouth Beach. Take a break from Bournemouth with a short trip to The Tank Museum in Bovington, about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Hengistbury Head Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbanks Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Ringwood Brewery, and admire the natural beauty at Lower Gardens.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bournemouth trip planner.

Traveling by car from St Ives to Bournemouth takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bournemouth can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandbanks Beach, Weymouth Beach, The Tank Museum, Ringwood Brewery
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Ringwood Brewery ©
Ringwood Brewery
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach

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