19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Drive:  30​min
1
Wylam
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Hexham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Holy Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Bamburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
South Shields
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Wallsend
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
8
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 3 nights
Train:  15​min
9
Durham
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h
10
York
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

1
day
Wylam

Wylam ©
Wylam is a small village about west of Newcastle upon Tyne. You've now added George Stephenson's Birthplace to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Go Ape at Matfen Hall, then meet the residents at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens, then contemplate the long history of George Stephenson's Birthplace, and finally get engrossed in the history at Wylam Railway Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Wylam itinerary app .

Newcastle upon Tyne to Wylam is an approximately half hour car ride. In June in Wylam, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Hexham.

Things to do in Wylam

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Go Ape Matfen, Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Go Ape Matfen ©
Go Ape Matfen
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens ©
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens
Wylam Railway Museum ©
Wylam Railway Museum

2
nights
Hexham

Hexham ©
Hexham is a market town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, south of the River Tyne, and was the administrative centre for the Tynedale district from 1974 to 2009. Chesters Roman Fort has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire the sheer force of High Force Waterfall, take an in-depth tour of Roman Army Museum, then explore the ancient world of Chesters Roman Fort, then contemplate the long history of Hexham Abbey, and finally contemplate the long history of Hexham Old Gaol. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Vindolanda, then take in the pleasant sights at Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall, then make a trip to Cawfields Roman Wall, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Days.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hexham trip itinerary maker tool .

Newcastle upon Tyne to Hexham is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. June in Hexham sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in Hexham

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

High Force Waterfall, Cawfields Roman Wall
Highlights from your plan
Falconry Days ©
Falconry Days
High Force Waterfall ©
High Force Waterfall
Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall ©
Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall

2
nights
Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lindisfarne Priory. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve and then explore the activities along Pease Bay. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory, explore the historical opulence of Lindisfarne Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Holy Island trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Hexham to Holy Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Holy Island

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve, Pease Bay
Highlights from your plan
Pease Bay ©
Pease Bay
St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve ©
Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve ©

2
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. You've now added Ross Back Sands Beach to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Eyemouth Harbour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ross Back Sands Beach. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Beadnell Bay Beach, get engrossed in the history at Grace Darling Museum, and then kick back and relax at St Aiden Beach.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bamburgh day trip planning website .

Drive from Hexham to Bamburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bamburgh are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Beadnell Bay Beach, Eyemouth Harbour
Highlights from your plan
Ross Back Sands Beach ©
Ross Back Sands Beach
Beadnell Bay Beach
Beadnell Bay Beach
St Aiden Beach ©
St Aiden Beach

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Embleton Bay has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle, then admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Embleton Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, then explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Alnwick trip planner .

Newcastle upon Tyne to Alnwick is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Cragside House and Gardens, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bamburgh Castle
Highlights from your plan
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle

2
nights
South Shields

South Shields ©
South Shields is a coastal town at the mouth of the River Tyne, England, about 4.84mi downstream from Newcastle upon Tyne. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum. On the 13th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, then see the interesting displays at National Glass Centre, and finally head outdoors with Roker & Seaburn Beaches. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Blue Reef Aquarium, then admire all the interesting features of Stadium Of Light, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at South and North Marine Parks.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the South Shields online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Alnwick to South Shields in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in South Shields

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sunderland, Tynemouth Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Tynemouth Aquarium ©
Tynemouth Aquarium
South and North Marine Parks ©
South and North Marine Parks
Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort ©
Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort

1
night
Wallsend

Wallsend ©
Wallsend, historically Wallsend on Tyne, is a town in North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, North East of England. You've now added Segedunum to your itinerary. On the 15th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Segedunum, indulge your taste buds at Last Orders Wallsend, and then identify plant and animal life at WWT Washington Wetland Centre.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Wallsend trip planner .

Wallsend is just a short distance from South Shields. In June in Wallsend, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Wallsend

Parks Wildlife Nightlife

Side Trip

WWT Washington Wetland Centre
Highlights from your plan
Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum ©
Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum

3
nights
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne ©
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
You've added The Literary & Philosophical Society, The Castle, Newcastle, Great North Museum: Hancock, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Forbidden Corner and Adventure Valley. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newcastle upon Tyne: Durham (Durham Cathedral & Durham Castle). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Beamish Museum and take in the history at Never Give Up Newcastle.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Newcastle upon Tyne trip itinerary website .

Newcastle upon Tyne is just a short distance from Wallsend. In June, daily temperatures in Newcastle upon Tyne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Durham.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Durham, Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, Beamish Museum, The Forbidden Corner, Seaton Delaval Hall
Highlights from your plan
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Adventure Valley ©
Adventure Valley
The Forbidden Corner ©
The Forbidden Corner

2
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crook Hall & Gardens. On the 14th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Crook Hall & Gardens, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seaham Beach, and then have fun at Mini Moos Fun Farm. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to World War One Soldier Sculpture, then look for all kinds of wild species at Walworth Castle Birds of Prey, and then examine the collection at Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Durham travel route planning tool .

Durham is just a stone's throw from Newcastle upon Tyne. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Durham

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Locomotion, World War One Soldier Sculpture, Walworth Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
Walworth Birds of Prey ©
Walworth Birds of Prey
Crook Hall & Gardens ©
Crook Hall & Gardens
World War One Soldier Sculpture ©
World War One Soldier Sculpture

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castle Howard. On the 14th (Thu), delve into the distant past at York City Walls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at York Minster, then step into the grandiose world of Castle Howard, and finally examine the collection at National Railway Museum. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at York Maze.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a York trip simple and quick.

Traveling by train from Newcastle upon Tyne to York takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in York are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in York

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
York Maze ©
York Maze
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

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