20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom tour planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19​h 45​min
1
Brecon Beacons National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cardiff
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Padstow
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
London
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Launceston
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
7
Tintagel
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Brecon Beacons National Park

Brecon Beacons National Park ©
Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Maen Llia.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Brecon Beacons National Park online attractions planner .

New York City, USA to Brecon Beacons National Park is an approximately 20-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from New York City in November, expect nights in Brecon Beacons National Park to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are little chillier, around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Brecon Beacons National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pen y Fan ©
Pen y Fan
Maen Llia ©
Maen Llia

1
night
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cardiff tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Brecon Beacons National Park to Cardiff takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Cardiff are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Begelly.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths
Highlights from your plan
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths ©
Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths

2
nights
Padstow

Padstow ©
Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. On the 26th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at The Cornish Birds of Prey Centre, then take a leisurely stroll along Padstow Harbour, then see the interesting displays at Padstow Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at National Lobster Hatchery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Enodoc Church, then stroll through Rock Beach, and then take in the pleasant sights at Padstow and Stepper Point Walk.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Padstow vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Padstow takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Padstow

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

The Cornish Birds of Prey Centre, Rock Beach, St. Enodoc Church
Highlights from your plan
The Cornish Birds of Prey Centre ©
The Cornish Birds of Prey Centre
National Lobster Hatchery ©
National Lobster Hatchery
St. Enodoc Church ©
St. Enodoc Church

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St Ives Harbour Beach. On the 27th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at St Ives Harbour Beach and then view the masterpieces at The Penwith Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at St Ives Museum, then head off the coast to The Island - Pendinas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Porthkidney Sands, and finally steep yourself in history at Carn Euny Ancient Village.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the St Ives online journey maker .

Traveling by car from Padstow to St Ives takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in St Ives are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to London.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Carn Euny Ancient Village
Highlights from your plan
St Ives Harbour Beach ©
St Ives Harbour Beach
Carn Euny Ancient Village ©
Carn Euny Ancient Village
Barnoon Cemetery ©
Barnoon Cemetery

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.
Get some historical perspective at Tower of London and St. George's Chapel. Get some cultural insight at Natural History Museum and Buckingham Palace. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Cutty Sark, get engrossed in the history at Museum of London, and enjoy breathtaking views from The Monument to the Great Fire of London.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the London trip planner.

Getting from St Ives to London by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 41°F. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Launceston.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. George's Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

3
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
You've now added Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to The Hidden Valley Discovery Park and Trethorne Golf Club. Visiting 13th Century Church of Saint Michael De Rupe and Kit Hill will get you outdoors.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Launceston attractions planner .

Traveling by car from London to Launceston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tintagel.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kit Hill, 13th Century Church of Saint Michael De Rupe, Cheesewring
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Tintagel

Tintagel ©
Tintagel or Trevena is a civil parish and village situated on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. You've now added Merlin's Cave to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Trevena Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Materiana's Church, then stroll through Trebarwith Strand Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Rocky Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): trek along South West Coast Path, take an in-depth tour of Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum, and then take in the pleasant sights at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tintagel online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Launceston to Tintagel in an hour. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tintagel

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum, The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, South West Coast Path
Highlights from your plan
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle
The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic ©

Similar Plans

24 days in Wales BY A USER FROM SWEDEN October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in England, Wales & Scotland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in England, Scotland & Wales BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 23 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in Wales BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in Wales BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 37 days in Wales BY A USER FROM SWEDEN October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 19 days in Wales BY A USER FROM SWEDEN September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Wales BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans