36 days in Southern England Itinerary

36 days in Southern England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Joplin
Fly + Drive:  18 h 45 min
1
Winchester
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Newquay
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Oxford
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h
4
London
— 12 nights
Train:  1 h
5
Canterbury
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Eastbourne
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Joplin

4
nights
Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. Get out of town with these interesting Winchester side-trips: The Mary Rose (in Portsmouth), Hawking About (in Arundel) and St. Botolph's Church (in Pulborough). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Winchester Cathedral, sample the tasty concoctions at Ringwood Brewery, get your game on at Golden Gecko Climbing, and get to know the resident critters at Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Winchester holiday maker site.

Joplin, USA to Winchester is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Joplin to Winchester, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Joplin in February, Winchester is a bit warmer at night with lows of 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Newquay.

Things to do in Winchester

Fun & Games Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

The Spitfire Experience, Speed Boats Tours, Nutbourne Vineyards, Insight Activities, Golden Gecko Climbing
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 27:
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Ringwood Brewery ©
Ringwood Brewery
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral
Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking ©
Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking

6
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newquay: Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum (in Davidstow), Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum (in Camelford) and Boscastle - South West Coast Path walk (in Boscastle). There's much more to do: head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, identify plant and animal life at The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary, hike along South West Coast Path - Rosemullion Head Circular, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Just-in-Roseland Church.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Newquay driving holiday planner.

Getting from Winchester to Newquay by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Falmouth, Tintagel, Gorran Haven, Holywell Cave, St. Michael's Mount
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 4:
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The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
St Just-in-Roseland Church ©
St Just-in-Roseland Church

5
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Get out of town with these interesting Oxford side-trips: Reload Laser Clay Shooting Range (in Reading), Marlow (Statue in Memory of Charles Frohman & Rebellion Beer Co. Ltd.) and Stanlake Park Wine Estate (in Twyford). The adventure continues: get your game on at The Race Hut Berkshire, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, sample the tasty concoctions at Hook Norton Brewery, and steep yourself in history at Bletchley Park.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Oxford road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Newquay to Oxford takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In March in Oxford, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Milton Keynes, Reading, Marlow, Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm, St James the Great
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 9:
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The Race Hut Berkshire ©
The Race Hut Berkshire
Hook Norton Brewery ©
Hook Norton Brewery
The Oxford Artisan Distillery ©
The Oxford Artisan Distillery

12
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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Virtual Flight Centre in Horsham (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the London trip maker website.

You can take a train from Oxford to London in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. March in London sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Canterbury.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Virtual Flight Centre
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Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum

3
nights
Canterbury

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Explore Canterbury's surroundings by going to Playopolis Board Game Cafe (in Rochester), Dover Castle (in Dover) and Maidstone (Allington Castle & Kent Owl Academy). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at The Hawking Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Canterbury Cathedral, and pause for some photo ops at Amy Johnson Statue.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Canterbury trip builder tool.

You can take a train from London to Canterbury in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Eastbourne.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Maidstone, Playopolis Board Game Cafe, Dover Castle, Amy Johnson Statue, The Big Cat Sanctuary
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:
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The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Playopolis Board Game Cafe ©
Playopolis Board Game Cafe

4
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. Get out of town with these interesting Eastbourne side-trips: Standen (in East Grinstead), Rye (Rye Harbour Nature Reserve & Rye Waterworks MIcropub) and Battle Brewery (in Battle). And it doesn't end there: hit the bull's-eye at 1066 Target Sports, appreciate the views at Beachy Head, take in the exciting artwork at Nigel Greaves Gallery, and identify plant and animal life at East Sussex Falconry.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Eastbourne road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Canterbury to Eastbourne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Eastbourne sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 38°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Eastbourne

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rye, Standen, 1066 Target Sports, East Sussex Falconry, Seven Sisters Country Park
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:
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1066 Target Sports ©
1066 Target Sports
East Sussex Falconry ©
East Sussex Falconry
Seven Sisters Country Park ©
Seven Sisters Country Park

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