16 days in England Itinerary

16 days in England Itinerary

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16 days in England Itinerary

Start: Napier
Fly + Drive:  44​h
1
Alnwick
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Scarborough
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Wareham
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  43​h
End: Napier

3
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lindisfarne Castle and Bamburgh Castle. You'll explore and learn at Grace Darling Museum and Vindolanda. Go for a jaunt from Alnwick to Durham to see Durham Cathedral about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle, look for gifts at Barter Books, admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Alnwick Garden.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Alnwick custom trip planner.

Napier, New Zealand to Alnwick is an approximately 44-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Napier to Alnwick is minus 12 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Alnwick can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Scarborough.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Lindisfarne Castle, Vindolanda, Durham Cathedral, Cragside House and Gardens
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Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Grace Darling Museum ©
Grace Darling Museum
Lindisfarne Castle ©
Lindisfarne Castle

3
nights
Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. On the 11th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Mary, Whitby, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Whitby Abbey, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Filey Beach. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Peasholm Park and then kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Scarborough custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alnwick to Scarborough takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Scarborough are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wareham.

Things to do in Scarborough

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Whitby, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Filey Beach
Highlights from your plan
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby ©
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey

3
nights
Wareham

Wareham ©
Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. Visiting Wareham Boat Hire Ltd and Sandbanks Beach will get you outdoors. Visit Corfe Castle and Salisbury Cathedral for their historical value. Step out of Wareham to go to Weymouth and see Weymouth Beach, which is approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Lulworth Cove, brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Wareham travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Scarborough to Wareham takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Wareham sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in Wareham

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lulworth Cove, Corfe Castle, Weymouth Beach, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Sandbanks Beach
Highlights from your plan
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Sandbanks Beach ©
Sandbanks Beach

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nights
Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Ventnor ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St Catherine's Lighthouse and Carisbrooke Castle. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jurassic Jim and St Lawrence Old Church. Get out of town with these interesting Ventnor side-trips: St Mildred's Church (in Whippingham) and Osborne House (in East Cowes).

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ventnor custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Wareham to Ventnor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. June in Ventnor sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ventnor

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Shanklin, Arreton, St Mildred's Church, Carisbrooke Castle, St Catherine's Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
St Catherine's Lighthouse ©
St Catherine's Lighthouse
St Mildred's Church ©
St Mildred's Church

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