20 days in United Kingdom & Calais Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom & Calais Itinerary

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20 days in United Kingdom & Calais Itinerary

Start: Lisse, Holland
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Calais, France
— Few hours
train:  1​h
2
Folkestone, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Salisbury, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Bude, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Newquay, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
St Ives, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Bodelva, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Torquay, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Weymouth, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Swanage, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Folkestone, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Lisse, Holland


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Calais, France

Calais
Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Calais trip planner .

Lisse, The Netherlands to Calais is an approximately 4-hour car ride. In June, daily temperatures in Calais can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will leave for Folkestone on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Calais

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Folkestone, United Kingdom

Folkestone
Folkestone is a port town on the English Channel, in Kent, south-east England. For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Folkestone trip itinerary planning app .

Folkestone is very close to Calais. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Folkestone are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salisbury.

Things to do in Folkestone

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

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Salisbury, United Kingdom

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. On the 23rd (Sun), delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Salisbury online tour planner .

Getting from Folkestone to Salisbury by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Folkestone in June, Salisbury is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. On the 24th (Mon), you'll travel to Bude.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stonehenge
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Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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Bude, United Kingdom

Bude ©
Bude is a small seaside resort town in north Cornwall, England, UK, in the civil parish of Bude-Stratton and at the mouth of the River Neet (also known locally as the River Strat). On the 24th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Bude Tunnel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Crooklets Beach, kick back and relax at Sandymouth Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Hawker's Hut.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bude online trip maker .

You can drive from Salisbury to Bude in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Newquay.

Things to do in Bude

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Hawker's Hut
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Crooklets Beach ©
Crooklets Beach
The Castle Bude ©
The Castle Bude
Hawker's Hut ©
Hawker's Hut

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Newquay, United Kingdom

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Crantock Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Newquay trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Bude to Newquay in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Crantock Beach
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Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Trerice ©
Trerice

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St Ives, United Kingdom

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Get some historical perspective at St. Michael's Mount and Chysauster Ancient Village. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hayle Towans Beach and Porthgwidden Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at St Ives Harbour Beach, don't miss a visit to St Ives Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gwithian Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the St Ives road trip planning website .

You can drive from Newquay to St Ives in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June in St Ives, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off toBodelva.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Michael's Mount, Chysauster Ancient Village, Hayle Towans Beach
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Gwithian Beach ©
Gwithian Beach
Hayle Towans Beach ©
Hayle Towans Beach
Porthgwidden Beach ©
Porthgwidden Beach

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Bodelva, United Kingdom

Bodelva ©
Bodelva is a hamlet in south Cornwall, England, UK. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eden Project.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bodelva trip itinerary site .

You can drive from St Ives to Bodelva in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 6th (Sat), you'll travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Bodelva

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Treffry Viaduct
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Eden Project ©
Eden Project
Treffry Viaduct ©
Treffry Viaduct

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Torquay, United Kingdom

Torquay
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. On the 6th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Tyneham and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Beer Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Donkey Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Teignmouth Town Beach.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Torquay vacation planning app .

You can drive from Bodelva to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tyneham, The Donkey Sanctuary, Slapton Sands, Beer Beach, Teignmouth Town Beach
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Slapton Sands
Slapton Sands
Tyneham ©
Tyneham
The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary

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Weymouth, United Kingdom

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 your second day here, delve into the distant past at Sandsfoot Castle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Weymouth route planner.

Traveling by car from Torquay to Weymouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Swanage.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

National Trust - Hardy's Cottage, Sherborne Abbey
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Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach) ©
Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach)
Sherborne Abbey ©
Sherborne Abbey
National Trust - Hardy's Cottage ©

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Swanage, United Kingdom

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Swanage trip maker website .

Drive from Weymouth to Swanage in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Swanage can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Littlehampton.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove
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Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom

Littlehampton
Littlehampton is a seaside resort and pleasure harbour, and the most populous civil parish in the Arun District of West Sussex, England. Plan a Littlehampton trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Swanage to Littlehampton with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to Folkestone.

Things to do in Littlehampton

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

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Folkestone, United Kingdom

Folkestone
To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Folkestone road trip app .

Traveling by car from Littlehampton to Folkestone takes 2.5 hours. On the 13th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Folkestone

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

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