17 days in England Itinerary

17 days in England Itinerary

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17 days in England Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
London
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Salisbury
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Ilfracombe
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
York
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
7
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piccadilly Circus, Harrods and Borough Market. Get some cultural insight at Churchill War Rooms and Buckingham Palace. You'll explore and learn at National Gallery and V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at British Museum, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Big Ben, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our London vacation trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to London is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to London is minus 8 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in July: high temperatures in London hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Salisbury.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

1
night
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Old Sarum, make a trip to Stonehenge, then contemplate the long history of Wilton House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salisbury Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Salisbury online itinerary creator.

Traveling by train from London to Salisbury takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from London in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Salisbury, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Wilton House
Highlights from your plan
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Old Sarum
Old Sarum

3
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of The Tank Museum, view the masterpieces at Sculpture by the Lakes, and then stroll through Weymouth Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, and then get to know the fascinating history of Corfe Castle Model Village.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Swanage trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Salisbury to Swanage takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Swanage are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ilfracombe.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Wareham, Sculpture by the Lakes, Weymouth Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Sculpture by the Lakes ©
Sculpture by the Lakes

1
night
Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe ©
Ilfracombe is a seaside resort and civil parish on the North Devon coast, England, with a small harbour surrounded by cliffs.The parish stretches along the coast from the 'Coastguard Cottages' in Hele Bay toward the east and 4 miles along the Torrs to Lee Bay toward the west. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Barricane Beach, and then kick back and relax at Tunnels Beaches.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Ilfracombe tour planner.

You can drive from Swanage to Ilfracombe in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Ilfracombe, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Ilfracombe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Woolacombe
Highlights from your plan
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Barricane Beach ©
Barricane Beach
Tunnels Beaches ©
Tunnels Beaches

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Steep Hill, contemplate the long history of Lincoln Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Lincolnshire Life, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Lincoln Cathedral.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lincoln vacation trip planner.

Getting from Ilfracombe to Lincoln by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Steep Hill ©
Steep Hill
Lincoln Cathedral ©
Lincoln Cathedral
Lincoln Castle ©
Lincoln Castle

3
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Whitby Abbey and Filey Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Fountains Abbey and Eden Camp. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Scarborough Beach (in Scarborough) and Church of Saint Mary, Whitby (in Whitby). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our York trip planner.

Getting from Lincoln to York by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in York

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Whitby, Fountains Abbey, Scarborough Beach, Filey Beach, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
Highlights from your plan
York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, then look for gifts at The Emporium, and then explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Lindisfarne Castle, step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Alnwick trip itinerary maker.

Drive from York to Alnwick in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from York in July: highs in Alnwick hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Bamburgh Castle, Cragside House and Gardens, Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, Lindisfarne Castle
Highlights from your plan
The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

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