32 days in England Itinerary

32 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
York
— 4 nights
2
Newquay
— 4 nights
3
Exeter
— 4 nights
4
Weymouth
— 3 nights
5
Portsmouth
— 4 nights
6
Eastbourne
— 3 nights
7
London
— 7 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Fountains Abbey and Ripon Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at The York Dungeon and Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Flamborough Lighthouse (in Flamborough), Filey Beach (in Filey) and Scarborough (Scarborough Castle & Scarborough Beach). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, wander the streets of York Shambles, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our York road trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to York is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to York. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Newquay.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Scarborough, Ripon, Bridlington, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Filey Beach
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Ripon Cathedral ©
Ripon Cathedral
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs

4
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lanhydrock House and Garden and National Maritime Museum Cornwall. Escape the urban bustle at Screech Owl Sanctuary and Crantock Beach. Explore Newquay's surroundings by going to Penlee House Gallery & Museum (in Penzance), Shipwreck Treasure Museum (in Charlestown) and St Ives (Porthminster Beach, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Carbis Bay Beach, stroll through Watergate Bay, admire the natural beauty at Trebah Garden, and steep yourself in history at Pendennis Castle.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Newquay day trip planning app.

Getting from York to Newquay by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Exeter.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Falmouth, Screech Owl Sanctuary, Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Lanhydrock House and Garden
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 10:
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Shipwreck Treasure Museum ©
Shipwreck Treasure Museum
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach

4
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dunster Castle and Greenway House. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Woolacombe Beach and Westward Ho Beach. Explore Exeter's surroundings by going to Paignton (Goodrington Sands & Boat Tours & Water Sports), Kents Cavern (in Torquay) and Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary (in Buckfastleigh). There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Coleton Fishacre and explore the activities along Brixham Harbour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Exeter trip planner.

Drive from Newquay to Exeter in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Exeter

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dartmouth, Paignton, Westward Ho Beach, Woolacombe Beach, Dunster Castle
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:
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Dunster Castle ©
Dunster Castle
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Greenway House ©
Greenway House

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. Corfe Castle and Nothe Fort are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lulworth Cove and Abbotsbury Swannery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Weymouth: Haynes International Motor Museum (in Sparkford), Dorset Adventure Park (in Corfe Castle) and Fleet Air Arm Museum (in Ilchester). There's more to do: make a trip to Weymouth Harbour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Weymouth trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Exeter to Weymouth by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Weymouth

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Haynes International Motor Museum, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Lulworth Cove
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 17:
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Abbotsbury Swannery ©
Abbotsbury Swannery
Fleet Air Arm Museum ©
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Haynes International Motor Museum ©
Haynes International Motor Museum

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. Appreciate the collections at The Roman Baths and HMS Victory. Get in touch with nature at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary and Seaview Wildlife Encounter. Venture out of the city with trips to Arundel (Arundel Castle and Gardens & Arundel Cathedral), Bombay Sapphire Distillery (in Whitchurch) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle and identify plant and animal life at Shanklin Chine.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Weymouth to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Portsmouth sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Eastbourne.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Arundel, The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, Shanklin Chine, Bombay Sapphire Distillery, Stonehenge
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle
Seaview Wildlife Encounter ©
Seaview Wildlife Encounter

3
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. Visit Beachy Head and Bodiam Castle for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Battle Abbey and Battlefield and The Big Cat Sanctuary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eastbourne: Ypres Tower Museum, Rye Castle (in Rye) and Camber Sands (in Camber). It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters and wander the streets of Old Town Hastings.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Eastbourne online trip maker.

Getting from Portsmouth to Eastbourne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Eastbourne can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Rye, The Big Cat Sanctuary, Old Town Hastings, Battle Abbey and Battlefield, Bodiam Castle
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:
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Battle Abbey and Battlefield ©
Battle Abbey and Battlefield
The Big Cat Sanctuary ©
The Big Cat Sanctuary
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head

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.
Get in touch with nature at Imperial Bird of Prey Academy and Speed Boats Tours. Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum and Pitt Rivers Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Combe Mill (in Long Hanborough), Oxford University Museum of Natural History (in Oxford) and St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and wander the streets of South Bank.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and 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. In August, daytime highs in London are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Oxford, Combe Mill, St Oswald's Church, Imperial Bird of Prey Academy
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 31:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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