31 days in England Itinerary

31 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England Trip Planner

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Bamburgh
— 4 nights
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York
— 4 nights
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London
— 7 nights
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Bath
— 5 nights
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Woolacombe
— 3 nights
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St Ives
— 4 nights
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Bournemouth
— 3 nights
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Bamburgh

— 4 nights
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, stroll through The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, 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 take a 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 · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 4:

York

— 4 nights

City of Festivals

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. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of York Shambles, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, and find something for the whole family at York Maze.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our York travel planner.

Getting from Bamburgh to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in York can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in York

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:

London

— 7 nights

The Square Mile

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, see a show at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read London travel planner.

Traveling by train from York to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September in London, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. 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 · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 15:

Bath

— 5 nights

Queen of English Cities

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: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Lilley Brook Golf Club (in Charlton Kings) 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 contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

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

Take a train from London to Bath in 2 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

Outdoors · Golf · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 20:

Woolacombe

— 3 nights
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

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

St Ives

— 4 nights
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 find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, 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 · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:

Bournemouth

— 3 nights
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 Hengistbury Head Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bournemouth: Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth) and The Tank Museum (in Bovington). The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Ringwood Brewery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbanks Beach, and stroll around Lower Gardens.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bournemouth trip builder website.

You can drive from St Ives to Bournemouth in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:

England travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.