32 days in England Itinerary

32 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 4 nights
2
Bath
— 3 nights
3
Torquay
— 3 nights
4
Newquay
— 3 nights
5
Weymouth
— 3 nights
6
Portsmouth
— 4 nights
7
Norwich
— 2 nights
8
Scarborough
— 1 night
9
Alnwick
— 5 nights

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.
The British Museum and Tower of London are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Battle Abbey and Battlefield (in Battle) and Beachy Head (in Eastbourne). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read London tour itinerary planner.

Wellington, New Zealand to London is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -12 hour difference. Traveling from Wellington in May, London is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Battle Abbey and Battlefield, Beachy Head
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Battle Abbey and Battlefield ©
Battle Abbey and Battlefield

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wells Cathedral and Stonehenge. For shopping fun, head to Pulteney Bridge or A2 Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to The Bishop's Palace and Gardens (in Wells) and Avebury Stone Circle (in Avebury). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, see the interesting displays at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, and steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bath trip itinerary builder site.

Take a train from London to Bath in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Wells, Avebury Stone Circle, Stonehenge
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
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Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens ©
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens

3
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Step off the beaten path and head to Greenway House and Kents Cavern. Step out of the city life by going to Goodrington Sands and The Donkey Sanctuary. Go for a jaunt from Torquay to Exeter to see Exeter Cathedral about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Coleton Fishacre, get interesting insight from Tours, and contemplate the waterfront views at Brixham Harbour.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Torquay online holiday maker.

You can drive from Bath to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Newquay.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Paignton, Dartmouth, Exeter Cathedral, Brixham Harbour, The Donkey Sanctuary
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:
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Greenway House ©
Greenway House
Coleton Fishacre ©
Coleton Fishacre
Goodrington Sands ©
Goodrington Sands

3
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Get some historical perspective at Lanhydrock House and Garden and Pendennis Castle. Step out of the city life by going to Perranporth Beach and Carbis Bay Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Godrevy Beach (in Gwithian), St Ives (Porthminster Beach & Porthmeor Beach) and Trebah Garden (in Mawnan Smith). There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Trelissick.

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Getting from Torquay to Newquay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St Ives, Falmouth, Trelissick, Perranporth Beach, Godrevy Beach
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Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach

3
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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Corfe Castle and Sculpture by the Lakes. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kingston Lacy and Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Weymouth: Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth) and StudlandBeachandNatureReserve (in Studland). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Nothe Fort and visit a coastal fixture at Portland Bill Lighthouse.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Weymouth trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Newquay to Weymouth by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Portland Bill Lighthouse, Kingston Lacy, Lulworth Cove, Sculpture by the Lakes
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
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Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Portland Bill Lighthouse ©
Portland Bill Lighthouse
Kingston Lacy ©
Kingston Lacy

4
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Get a sense of the local culture at Arundel Castle and Gardens and Highclere Castle. Discover out-of-the-way places like HMS Victory and Carisbrooke Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Portsmouth side-trips: The Garlic Farm (in Newchurch), Shanklin Chine (in Shanklin) and Monkey Haven (in Newport). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, pause for some serene contemplation at Winchester Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of The Great Hall.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth trip builder.

Traveling by car from Weymouth to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Norwich.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Newport, Arundel, Winchester, The Garlic Farm, The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
Find places to stay May 22 — 26:
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Carisbrooke Castle ©
Carisbrooke Castle
Arundel Castle and Gardens ©
Arundel Castle and Gardens
Highclere Castle ©
Highclere Castle

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 27th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Blickling Estate, explore the historical opulence of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, and then admire the landmark architecture of Norwich Cathedral. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Horsey Beach, thenvisit Merrivale Model VIllage, and then kick back and relax at Gorleston Beach.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Norwich day trip planning tool.

Getting from Portsmouth to Norwich by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May in Norwich, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Scarborough.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Great Yarmouth, Horsey Beach, Blickling Estate
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
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Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery ©
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Horsey Beach ©
Horsey Beach
Gorleston Beach ©
Gorleston Beach

1
night
Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): kick back and relax at Filey Beach, explore the historical opulence of Scarborough Castle, and then stroll through Scarborough Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Scarborough trip planner.

Traveling by car from Norwich to Scarborough takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. May in Scarborough sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in Scarborough

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Filey Beach
Find places to stay May 28 — 29:
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Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Scarborough Castle ©
Scarborough Castle

5
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Visiting Boat Tours & Water Sports and Embleton Bay will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Bamburgh Castle and National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Holy Island (The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin & Lindisfarne Priory). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Cragside House and Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, look for gifts at Barter Books, and head off the coast to Farne Islands.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alnwick trip site.

You can drive from Scarborough to Alnwick in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Alnwick can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Holy Island, Seahouses, Farne Islands, Warkworth Castle & Hermitage
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 3:
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Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

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