12 days in England Itinerary

12 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England sightseeing planner

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Fly to Newcastle Airport, Drive to Bamburgh
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Bamburgh
— 1 night
Drive
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Penrith
— 2 nights
Drive
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Norwich
— 2 nights
Drive
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Woolacombe
— 2 nights
Drive
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Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck
— 1 night
Drive
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Eastbourne
— 2 nights
Drive to London Gatwick Airport, Fly to Miami International Airport

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Bamburgh

— 1 night
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin and then don't miss a visit to Lindisfarne Priory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Miami, USA to Bamburgh is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Bamburgh is 5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Miami in March: high temperatures in Bamburgh hover around 47°F and lows are around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Penrith

— 2 nights
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall, then steep yourself in history at Castlerigg Stone Circle, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, then see the interesting displays at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Carlisle Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Bamburgh to Penrith takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Penrith are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Norwich.

Things to do in Penrith

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Norwich

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of East Anglia

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, kick back and relax at Gorleston-on-Sea Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Norwich Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate and then steep yourself in history at Blickling Estate.

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Drive from Penrith to Norwich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Woolacombe.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Woolacombe

— 2 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. On the 27th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Westward Ho Beach, then stroll through Saunton Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Woolacombe Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Baggy Point Easy Access Walk, see the interesting displays at Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Valley of the Rocks.

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Getting from Norwich to Woolacombe by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Corfe Castle.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, then cool off at Dorset Adventure Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, and finally explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle.

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You can drive from Woolacombe to Corfe Castle in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Corfe Castle can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Eastbourne.

Things to do in Corfe Castle

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Eastbourne

— 2 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Bodiam Castle, take in the history at Battle Abbey and Battlefield, and then take a stroll through Old Town Hastings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters and then appreciate the views at Beachy Head.

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You can drive from Corfe Castle to Eastbourne in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

England travel guide

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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.