11 days in England Itinerary

11 days in England Itinerary

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11 days in England Itinerary

Start: Durban
+2
Fly + subway + train:  20​h 30​min
1
York
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Bath
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Woolacombe
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
5
Bournemouth
— 1 night
train:  2​h
6
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Durban

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at The York Dungeon, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, then take a stroll through York Shambles, and finally examine the collection at National Railway Museum.

Plan my day in York using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Durban, South Africa to York is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Durban in February, things will get much colder in York: highs are around 8°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in York

Museums Fun & Games Neighborhoods
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
The York Dungeon ©
The York Dungeon
York Minster ©
York Minster

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, admire the landmark architecture of The Circus, then admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, then take an in-depth tour of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bath planner .

Traveling by car from York to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Woolacombe.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
Walking tours

1
night
Woolacombe

Woolacombe ©
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 5th (Tue): stroll through Woolacombe Beach, then kick back and relax at Grunta Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tunnels Beaches.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Woolacombe trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Bath to Woolacombe in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Swanage.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Tunnels Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Tunnels Beaches ©
Tunnels Beaches
Grunta Beach ©
Grunta Beach

2
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, then identify plant and animal life at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve, and then see the interesting displays at Langton Matravers Museum of the Stone Industry. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Lulworth Cove, explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at Durlston Country Park.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Swanage vacation maker app .

Getting from Woolacombe to Swanage by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Lulworth Cove, Corfe Castle, The Tank Museum
Highlights from your plan
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove

1
night
Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
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. On the 8th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hengistbury Head Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bournemouth trip planner .

You can drive from Swanage to Bournemouth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum ©

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Victoria and Albert Museum and British Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery and IWM Duxford. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and take in nature's colorful creations at Buckingham Palace.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary planning tool .

Take a train from Bournemouth to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

IWM Duxford
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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