14 days in England Itinerary

14 days in England Itinerary

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14 days in England Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  11​h
1
Eastbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Norwich
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Bamburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Carlisle
— 3 nights
+3
train + bus + foot + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Toronto

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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stop by Gustamps, enjoy the sand and surf at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, and then admire the verdant scenery at Beachy Head. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness the site of a historic battle at Battle Abbey and Battlefield, step into the grandiose world of Bodiam Castle, then take a stroll through Old Town Hastings, and finally see the interesting displays at Hastings Fishermen's Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Eastbourne trip itinerary maker website .

Toronto, Canada to Eastbourne is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Eastbourne due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toronto in September, with highs in Eastbourne at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hastings, Battle Abbey and Battlefield, Gustamps, Bodiam Castle
Highlights from your plan
Hastings Fishermen's Museum ©
Hastings Fishermen's Museum
Bodiam Castle ©
Bodiam Castle
Battle Abbey and Battlefield ©
Battle Abbey and Battlefield

3
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. You'll explore and learn at Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson and HMS Victory. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Model Village Gardens & Cafe and Winchester City Mill. Venture out of the city with trips to Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth), Corfe Castle (in Corfe Castle) and Winchester Cathedral (in Winchester). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Highclere Castle, take an unorthodox tour of Avebury Stone Circle, get engrossed in the history at HMS Warrior 1860, and admire the landmark architecture of Chichester Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Portsmouth tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Eastbourne to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Norwich.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Winchester, Lulworth Cove, Avebury Stone Circle, Chichester Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson ©
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson
Model Village Gardens & Cafe ©
Model Village Gardens & Cafe
Winchester City Mill ©
Winchester City Mill

3
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral and Ely Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Gorleston Beach and Wells Next The Sea Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Norwich: IWM Duxford (in Duxford), Lavenham Guildhall (in Lavenham) and Blickling Estate (in Blickling). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery and steep yourself in history at Norwich Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Norwich trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Norwich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Blickling Estate, Lavenham Guildhall, Gorleston Beach, Wells Next The Sea Beach, Ely Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Lavenham Guildhall ©
Lavenham Guildhall
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral ©
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery ©

2
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. On the 5th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Grace Darling Museum, then identify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and then explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory.

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Traveling by car from Norwich to Bamburgh takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Bamburgh are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Carlisle.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Holy Island, National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cragside House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Carlisle

Carlisle ©
Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. Your inner history buff will appreciate Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall and Carlisle Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lakeland Motor Museum and Roman Army Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Vindolanda (in Hexham), Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Lake Windermere (in Windermere). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Castlerigg Stone Circle and contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

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You can drive from Bamburgh to Carlisle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Carlisle

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hexham, Keswick, Lakeland Motor Museum, Lake Windermere, Aira Force Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Carlisle Cathedral ©
Carlisle Cathedral
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

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