17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
London
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Long Hanborough
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Ilfracombe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Paignton
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Kendal
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Portinscale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Whitby
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
King's Lynn
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Aylsham
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Brooklands Museum and then shop like a local with Notting Hill. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Ightham Mote, then steep yourself in history at Chartwell, and then wander the streets of Primrose Hill.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our London travel tool .

Valletta, Malta to London is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Valletta to London. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Valletta in August; daily highs in London reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Long Hanborough.

Things to do in London

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklands Museum, Ightham Mote, Chartwell
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Brooklands Museum ©
Brooklands Museum
Chartwell ©
Chartwell
Primrose Hill ©
Primrose Hill

1
night
Long Hanborough

Long Hanborough ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church and then take in nature's colorful creations at Blenheim Palace.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Long Hanborough travel route planner.

Traveling by car from London to Long Hanborough takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Long Hanborough are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Ilfracombe.

Things to do in Long Hanborough

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blenheim Palace, St Mary's Church
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St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Ilfracombe Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Barricane Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Glen Lyn Gorge, and finally examine the collection at Lynton Cinema. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Putsborough Sands, then steep yourself in history at Chambercombe Manor, and then don't miss a visit to St Nicholas Chapel.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ilfracombe online itinerary planner .

Getting from Long Hanborough to Ilfracombe by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Paignton.

Things to do in Ilfracombe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lynton Cinema, Glen Lyn Gorge, Barricane Beach, Putsborough Sands
Highlights from your plan
Ilfracombe Museum ©
Ilfracombe Museum
Lynton Cinema ©
Lynton Cinema
Barricane Beach ©
Barricane Beach

2
nights
Paignton

Paignton ©
Paignton is a seaside town on the coast of Tor Bay in Devon, England. On the 13th (Mon), examine the collection at Torquays Dinosaur World and then kick back and relax at Meadfoot Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Brixham Heritage Museum, then examine the collection at Torquay Museum, and then take a stroll through Cockington.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paignton online tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Ilfracombe to Paignton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kendal.

Things to do in Paignton

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Torquay, Brixham Heritage Museum
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Brixham Heritage Museum ©
Brixham Heritage Museum
Cockington ©
Cockington
Meadfoot Beach ©
Meadfoot Beach

1
night
Kendal

Kendal ©
Kendal, anciently known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal, is a market town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill, then steep yourself in history at Townend, then admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kendal Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Laurel and Hardy Museum, then steep yourself in history at Brantwood, and then look for gifts at Lakeland.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kendal trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Paignton to Kendal in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in Kendal

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ulverston, Windermere, Brantwood, Townend
Highlights from your plan
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Brantwood ©
Brantwood
Townend ©
Townend

1
night
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Jennings Brewery, take an unorthodox tour of Castlerigg Stone Circle, then stop by Ye Olde Friars, and finally steep yourself in history at Moot Hall - Keswick Information Centre.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Portinscale road trip site .

Drive from Kendal to Portinscale in an hour. In August in Portinscale, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Whitby.

Things to do in Portinscale

Breweries & Distilleries Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth
Highlights from your plan
J.B.Banks and Son Ltd ©
J.B.Banks and Son Ltd
Jennings Brewery ©
Jennings Brewery
Keswick Information Centre ©
Keswick Information Centre

3
nights
Whitby

Whitby ©
On the 18th (Sat), snap pictures at Swing Bridge, examine the collection at Robin Hood's Bay and Fylingdales Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Robin Hoods Bay Beach, then don't miss a visit to Mallyan Spout, and finally don't miss a visit to Goathland Station. On the next day, appreciate the history behind The Whalebone Arch, see the interesting displays at Whitby Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Whitby Lighthouse, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pannett Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Whitby day trip planning app .

Drive from Portinscale to Whitby in 3 hours. In August in Whitby, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to King's Lynn.

Things to do in Whitby

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Goathland, Robin Hoods Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Robin Hood's Bay and Fylingdales Museum ©
Whitby Museum ©
Whitby Museum
Whitby Lighthouse ©
Whitby Lighthouse

2
nights
King's Lynn

King's Lynn ©
King's Lynn, known until 1537 as Bishop's Lynn, is a seaport and market town in Norfolk, England, about 98mi north of London, 36mi north-east of Peterborough, 44mi north north-east of Cambridge and 44mi west of Norwich. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Heacham Beach and then steep yourself in history at Peckover House.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our King's Lynn driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Whitby to King's Lynn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in King's Lynn can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Aylsham.

Things to do in King's Lynn

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Bircham Windmill, Peckover House, Heacham South Beach
Highlights from your plan
Peckover House ©
Peckover House
Church of St. Mary Magdalene ©
Church of St. Mary Magdalene
Castle Acre: Castle Acre Priory ©
Castle Acre: Castle Acre Priory

2
nights
Aylsham

Aylsham ©
Aylsham is a historic market town and civil parish on the River Bure in north Norfolk, England, nearly 9mi north of Norwich. On the 23rd (Thu), explore the activities along Hickling Broad and then kick back and relax at Sea Palling Beach.

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Drive from King's Lynn to Aylsham in 1.5 hours. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aylsham

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sea Palling Beach, Hickling Broad, The Museum of the Broads
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of the Broads ©
The Museum of the Broads
Hickling Broad ©
Hickling Broad

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