12 days in England & Wales Itinerary

12 days in England & Wales Itinerary

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12 days in England & Wales Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
+3
Fly + train + subway + train:  13​h 45​min
1
Eastbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Conwy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Penrith
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Bamburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
York
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City


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1
night
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. On the 22nd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Bexhill Beach, get in on the family fun at Drusillas Park, then explore the striking landscape at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Beachy Head.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Eastbourne day trip site .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Eastbourne is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kuwait City to Eastbourne, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuwait City in August: high temperatures in Eastbourne hover around 24°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bexhill Beach, Drusillas Park
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Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters ©
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Drusillas Park ©
Drusillas Park

1
night
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Goodrington Sands, stroll around Kents Cavern, then contemplate the waterfront views at Brixham Harbour, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Coleton Fishacre.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip planner .

Getting from Eastbourne to Torquay by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Brixham Harbour, Coleton Fishacre, Goodrington Sands
Highlights from your plan
Goodrington Sands ©
Goodrington Sands
Brixham Harbour ©
Brixham Harbour
Kents Cavern ©
Kents Cavern

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Carbis Bay Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary, and then kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Porthminster Beach, then stroll through Porthmeor Beach, and then go deep underground at Geevor Tin Mine.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our St Ives online vacation planner .

You can drive from Torquay to St Ives in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in St Ives, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Conwy.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Screech Owl Sanctuary, Geevor Tin Mine, Perranporth Beach
Highlights from your plan
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach

2
nights
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. On the 26th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Beaumaris Castle, then stroll through Benllech Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve, and finally visit a coastal fixture at South Stack Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn, explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, then get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Conwy trip website .

You can drive from St Ives to Conwy in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In August, daytime highs in Conwy are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Conwy

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Holyhead, Benllech Beach, Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn, Beaumaris Castle, Caernarfon Castle
Highlights from your plan
Benllech Beach ©
Benllech Beach
Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn ©
Conwy Town Walls ©
Conwy Town Walls

1
night
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, explore the activities along Derwentwater, then explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, then take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall, and finally let little ones run wild at Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Penrith trip builder .

You can drive from Conwy to Penrith in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Penrith can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Keswick
Highlights from your plan
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Castlerigg Stone Circle

1
night
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, then explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, then see the interesting displays at Grace Darling Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lindisfarne Priory.

Discover how to plan a Bamburgh trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Penrith to Bamburgh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Penrith in August, Bamburgh is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lindisfarne Priory, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Grace Darling Museum ©
Grace Darling Museum

3
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.
On the 30th (Fri), make a trip to Whitby Harbour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandsend Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at RSPB Bempton Cliffs, enjoy the sand and surf at Filey Beach, and then explore the historical opulence of Scarborough Castle.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the York trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Bamburgh to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in York, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Scarborough, Whitby, Filey Beach, RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Highlights from your plan
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach

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