10 days in England Itinerary

10 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip itinerary planner

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Hampton Hill
— 1 day
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Port Isaac
— 1 night
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Perranporth
— 1 night
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St Ives
— 2 nights
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Penzance
— 1 night
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Marazion
— 1 night
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St Erth
— 1 night
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Helston
— 2 nights
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Hampton Hill

— 1 day
On the 14th (Thu), browse the exhibits of Ham House, take a leisurely stroll along Richmond Riverside, and then walk around Bushy Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hampton Hill route builder website.

London to Hampton Hill is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In April, daily temperatures in Hampton Hill can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Isaac.

Things to do in Hampton Hill

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Port Isaac

— 1 night
Port Isaac is a small and picturesque fishing village on the Atlantic coast of north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. On the 15th (Fri), make a trip to Trevena Square, delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle, go for a walk through Boscastle - South West Coast Path walk, then brush up on your military savvy at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiate Church of St Endellion.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Isaac planner.

Traveling by car from Hampton Hill to Port Isaac takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Perranporth.

Things to do in Port Isaac

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Perranporth

— 1 night
Perranporth is a small seaside resort town on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): stroll through Screech Owl Sanctuary, experience rural life at Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm, then don't miss a visit to Holywell Cave, and finally kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Perranporth trip planner.

You can drive from Port Isaac to Perranporth in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Perranporth

Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

St Ives

— 2 nights
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, admire the masterpieces at Tate St. Ives, then enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, and finally stroll through Carbis Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Newquay Zoo, kick back and relax at Fistral Beach Bar, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hayle Towans Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read St Ives day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Perranporth to St Ives takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in St Ives are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Penzance.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Penzance

— 1 night
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get great views at Land's End Landmark, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then head outdoors with Kernow Coasteering, and finally look for gifts at The Alverton Gallery.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Penzance day trip planner.

Penzance is just a stone's throw from St Ives. In April in Penzance, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marazion.

Things to do in Penzance

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Marazion

— 1 night
Marazion is a civil parish and town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Michael's Mount, then get engrossed in the history at Marazion Museum, then visit All Saints' Church Marazion, and finally stroll through Marazion Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Marazion driving holiday website.

Marazion is just a stone's throw from Penzance. April in Marazion sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to St Erth.

Things to do in Marazion

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

St Erth

— 1 night
St Erth is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.The village is four miles southeast of St Ives and six miles northeast of Penzance.St Erth takes its name from Saint Erc, one of the many Irish saints who brought Christianity to Cornwall during the Dark Ages, and is at the old crossing point of the River Hayle. On the 21st (Thu), get to know the resident critters at Paradise Park and then stroll through Gwithian Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the St Erth trip planner.

St Erth is very close to Marazion. In April, daytime highs in St Erth are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Helston.

Things to do in St Erth

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Helston

— 2 nights
Helston is a town and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Trebah Garden, admire the natural beauty at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, and then explore the activities along Mevagissey Aquarium. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, then find something for the whole family at Flambards Theme Park, and then stop by Cornish Tin & Gold.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helston trip itinerary website.

Helston is very close to St Erth. In April in Helston, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Helston

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

England travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.

Hayle travel guide

4.3
Zoos · Beaches · Nightlife
Hayle is a small town, civil parish and cargo port in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated at the mouth of the Hayle River (which discharges into St Ives Bay) and is approximately seven miles (11 km) northeast of Penzance.Hayle parish was created in 1888 from part of the now defunct Phillack parish, with which it was later combined in 1935, and incorporated part of St Erth in 1937. The modern parish shares boundaries with St Ives to the west, St Erth to the south, Gwinear and Gwithian in the east, and is bounded to the north by the Celtic Sea.HistoryEarly historyAlthough there is a long history of settlement in the Hayle Estuary area dating from the Bronze Age, the modern town of Hayle was built predominantly during the 18th century industrial revolution. Evidence of Iron Age settlement exists at the fort on the hill above Carnsew Pool where the Plantation now stands.

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