12 days in England Itinerary

12 days in England Itinerary

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12 days in England Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Newquay
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
6
Penrith
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
End: London

2
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.
Go for a jaunt from London to Burford to see Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Tower Bridge, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and make a trip to Big Ben.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the London trip website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to London. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in London

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

2
nights
Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Ventnor ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Isle of Wight Steam Railway, admire the natural beauty at Godshill Model Village, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at JURASSIC JIM, then get to know the resident critters at Monkey Haven, and then identify plant and animal life at Seaview Wildlife Encounter.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ventnor trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from London to Ventnor in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Corfe Castle.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Godshill Model Village, Monkey Haven, JURASSIC JIM, Seaview Wildlife Encounter
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Seaview Wildlife Encounter ©
Seaview Wildlife Encounter
Godshill Model Village ©
Godshill Model Village
Monkey Haven ©
Monkey Haven

1
night
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck

Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle is a fortification standing above the village of the same name on the Isle of Purbeck in the English county of Dorset. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): cool off at Dorset Adventure Park, then step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, and finally explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove.

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

Getting from Ventnor to Corfe Castle by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In August, daytime highs in Corfe Castle are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Corfe Castle

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Lulworth Cove
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Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

2
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. On the 30th (Fri), Head underground at Kents Cavern, then look for all kinds of wild species at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): stroll through Goodrington Sands and then contemplate the waterfront views at Brixham Harbour.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Torquay trip planning site .

You can drive from Corfe Castle to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Newquay.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Brixham Harbour, Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, Goodrington Sands
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Kents Cavern ©
Kents Cavern
Goodrington Sands ©
Goodrington Sands
Brixham Harbour ©
Brixham Harbour

2
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Crantock Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Trebah Garden and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carbis Bay Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Newquay online journey planner .

You can drive from Torquay to Newquay in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Penrith.

Things to do in Newquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Crantock Beach, Carbis Bay Beach, Trebah Garden
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Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, go for a walk through Alpacaly Ever After, and then admire the sheer force of Aira Force Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and then stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Penrith online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Newquay to Penrith takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In September, daytime highs in Penrith are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Alpacaly Ever After, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop
Highlights from your plan
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall

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