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.
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Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 4:

York — 4 nights

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 lots more to do: take a stroll through York Shambles, go for a walk through York City Walls, sample the tasty concoctions at York Brewery, and look for gifts at The Imaginarium.

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Drive from Bamburgh to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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.
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Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:

London — 7 nights

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 sightseeing. 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.
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Find places to stay Sep 8 — 15:

Bath — 5 nights

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 Cotswold Edge Golf Club, 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.
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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.
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Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

St Ives — 4 nights

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Porthcurno Beach and Carbis Bay Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Ives: Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth) and Crantock Beach (in Crantock). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gwithian Beach, step into the grandiose world of St. Michael's Mount, explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and shake up your sightseeing with Kernow Coasteering.

Before you visit St Ives, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Woolacombe to St Ives in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Bournemouth.
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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 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, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Ringwood Brewery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbanks Beach, and walk around Lower Gardens.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, 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 catch the flight back home.
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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.