16 days in England Itinerary

16 days in England Itinerary

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16 days in England Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
1
Newquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Bournemouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bath
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
4
London
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h
5
York
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  22​h
End: Honolulu, Oahu

3
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Popular historic sites such as Tintagel Castle and Lanhydrock House and Garden are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Pendennis Castle and Screech Owl Sanctuary. Change things up with these side-trips from Newquay: St Ives (Porthminster Beach, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, & more) and Carbis Bay Beach (in Carbis Bay). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Perranporth Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Newquay trip itinerary app .

Honolulu, USA to Newquay is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Honolulu to Newquay, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Pendennis Castle, Tintagel Castle, Screech Owl Sanctuary, Lanhydrock House and Garden
Highlights from your plan
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach

2
nights
Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve and then identify plant and animal life at Durlston Country Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): make a splash at Dorset Adventure Park, explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Hengistbury Head Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bournemouth road trip planning site .

You can drive from Newquay to Bournemouth in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Bournemouth sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Swanage
Highlights from your plan
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then take an in-depth tour of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, and finally delve into the mystery of Stonehenge. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Somerset Crafts, contemplate the long history of Wells Cathedral, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glastonbury Tor.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bath itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Bournemouth to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Glastonbury, Stonehenge, Wells Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. Get a sense of the local culture at The British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at Banqueting House, browse the exhibits of Churchill War Rooms, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip planner .

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

4
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Scarborough Beach and Filey Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore The York Dungeon and Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton), Fountains Abbey (in Ripon) and Falling Foss Tea Garden and Waterfall (in Whitby). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Sandsend Beach, take a stroll through York Shambles, and identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our York holiday tool .

You can take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in York are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Whitby, RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Filey Beach, York Bird of Prey Centre, Scarborough Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs

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