19 days in England Itinerary

19 days in England Itinerary

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19 days in England Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  29​h
1
London
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Newquay
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Weymouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  35​h
End: Melbourne

4
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: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the London vacation builder.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in London, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust and Royal Crescent. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Salisbury Cathedral (in Salisbury), Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, get a taste of the local shopping with Pulteney Bridge, admire the striking features of Assembly Rooms, and indulge your taste buds at Fudge Kitchen.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bath tour planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from London in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bath, with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Newquay.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bristol, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Clifton Suspension Bridge ©
Clifton Suspension Bridge
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain

4
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Michael's Mount and Lanhydrock House and Garden. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newquay: Plymouth Hoe (in Plymouth), Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (in St Ives) and Padstow (National Lobster Hatchery & Padstow Harbour). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Newquay vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Bath to Newquay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Padstow, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, St. Michael's Mount, Tintagel Castle, The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Lanhydrock House and Garden ©
Lanhydrock House and Garden

2
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. On the 1st (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, enjoy breathtaking views from Jurassic Skyline, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Weymouth Beach. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, then make a trip to Sandworld Sculpture Park, then don't miss a visit to Weymouth Harbour, and finally make a trip to Portland Bill Lighthouse.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Weymouth custom trip planner.

Drive from Newquay to Weymouth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Weymouth sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lulworth Cove, Portland Bill Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Weymouth Harbour ©
Weymouth Harbour
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove

2
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at The Tank Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, then stop by Pursenalities, and finally see the interesting displays at Langton Matravers Museum of the Stone Industry. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Durlston Country Park, explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Swanage vacation trip planner.

Getting from Weymouth to Swanage by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in Swanage

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Wareham, Corfe Castle
Highlights from your plan
Monkey World ©
Monkey World
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park

1
night
Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Ventnor ©
On the 5th (Thu), look for gifts at Jurassic Jim, identify plant and animal life at Shanklin Chine, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Lawrence Parish Church. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monkey Haven, then make a trip to Isle of Wight Steam Railway, then make a trip to Godshill Model Village, and finally look for gifts at Island Gems.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ventnor itinerary planner.

Getting from Swanage to Ventnor by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or ride a ferry. In October, daytime highs in Ventnor are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Shanklin, Godshill, Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Monkey Haven
Highlights from your plan
Shanklin Chine ©
Shanklin Chine
Godshill Model Village ©
Godshill Model Village
Isle of Wight Steam Railway ©
Isle of Wight Steam Railway

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