17 days in England Itinerary

17 days in England Itinerary

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17 days in England Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Keswick
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Paignton
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 3 nights
bus:  45​min
4
Bournemouth
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

3
nights
Keswick

Keswick ©
Keswick is an English market town and civil parish, historically in Cumberland, and since 1974 in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria. Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Windermere and Derwentwater. Take a break from the city and head to Ennerdale Water and Central Fells. Explore Keswick's surroundings by going to Read's Sam (in Ambleside) and Herdy (in Grasmere). There's much more to do: hike along Buttermere, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Co, take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force, and snap pictures at Ashness Bridge.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Keswick travel planner.

Manila, Philippines to Keswick is an approximately 32-hour flight. Traveling from Manila to Keswick, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Manila in March; daily highs in Keswick reach 9°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Paignton.

Things to do in Keswick

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Windermere, Ennerdale Water, Buttermere Lake, Sam Read Book Shop, Herdy
Highlights from your plan
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Buttermere Lake ©
Buttermere Lake
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall

3
nights
Paignton

Paignton ©
Paignton is a seaside town on the coast of Tor Bay in Devon, England. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park and The Donkey Sanctuary. Escape the urban bustle at Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company and Brixham Harbour. Step out of Paignton to go to Plymouth and see Plymouth Hoe, which is approximately 56 minutes away.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paignton travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Keswick to Paignton by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Paignton

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Plymouth Hoe, The Donkey Sanctuary, Brixham Harbour
Highlights from your plan
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park ©
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary
Brixham Harbour ©
Brixham Harbour

3
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Weymouth Beach and StudlandBeachandNatureReserve. Visiting Monkey World and Durlston Country Park will get you outdoors. When in Swanage, make a side trip to see Lulworth Cove in West Lulworth, approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, take an in-depth tour of Swanage Museum, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Swanage itinerary builder.

Getting from Paignton to Swanage by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March in Swanage, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Lulworth Cove, Weymouth Beach, Monkey World, Corfe Castle
Highlights from your plan
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve

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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at New Forest and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hengistbury Head. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbanks Beach, then explore the activities along Poole Harbour, then head off the coast to Brownsea Island, and finally tour the water at your own pace with Dreamboats.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bournemouth sightseeing planner.

Drive from Swanage to Bournemouth in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Poole, Dreamboats, New Forest National Park
Highlights from your plan
New Forest National Park ©
New Forest National Park
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Brownsea Island ©
Brownsea Island

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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, nightlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and explore the world behind art at British Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our London travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bournemouth to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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