22 days in England Itinerary

22 days in England Itinerary

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22 days in England Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Scarborough
— 1 night
Train:  3​h 15​min
3
London
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
4
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Weymouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Torquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Newquay
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Farne Islands and The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Take a break from Alnwick with a short trip to Lindisfarne Priory in Holy Island, about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Alnwick Garden.

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Newark, USA to Alnwick is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. When traveling from Newark in July, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Alnwick: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Scarborough.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bamburgh Castle, Lindisfarne Priory, Farne Islands
Highlights from your plan
Farne Islands ©
Farne Islands
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

1
night
Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. On the 5th (Sun), stroll around Peasholm Park, then step into the grandiose world of Scarborough Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Filey Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Scarborough trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alnwick to Scarborough takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Scarborough sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Scarborough

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Filey Beach
Highlights from your plan
Peasholm Park ©
Peasholm Park
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Scarborough Castle ©
Scarborough Castle

3
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, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London trip builder site .

Traveling by train from Scarborough to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In July, daytime highs in London are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

3
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Explore hidden gems such as Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Beaulieu National Motor Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: Osborne House (in East Cowes), Paultons Park (in Romsey) and Wight Karting (in Ryde). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose Museum and admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth planner .

Traveling by train from London to Portsmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Corfe Castle.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Paultons Park, Wight Karting, Osborne House, Beaulieu National Motor Museum
Highlights from your plan
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Wight Karting ©
Wight Karting
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©

2
nights
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck

Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle is a fortification standing above the village of the same name on the Isle of Purbeck in the English county of Dorset. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a splash at Dorset Adventure Park, then explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at Durlston Country Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Lulworth Cove and then identify plant and animal life at Monkey World.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Corfe Castle journey builder site .

Drive from Portsmouth to Corfe Castle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Corfe Castle, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Corfe Castle

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Durlston Country Park, Lulworth Cove, Monkey World
Highlights from your plan
Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove

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 14th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Portland Bill Lighthouse, then make a trip to Weymouth Harbour, and then kick back and relax at Weymouth Beach. On your second day here, stroll around Lower Gardens and then steep yourself in history at Nothe Fort.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Weymouth trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Corfe Castle to Weymouth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Weymouth

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lower Gardens, Portland Bill Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Portland Bill Lighthouse ©
Portland Bill Lighthouse
Weymouth Harbour ©
Weymouth Harbour
Nothe Fort ©
Nothe Fort

3
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Coleton Fishacre and Cockington Court. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Torquay: Exeter Cathedral (in Exeter), Virtual Jet Centre (in Chudleigh) and Plymouth Hoe (in Plymouth). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Kents Cavern, contemplate the waterfront views at Brixham Harbour, admire the natural beauty at Greenway House, and find something for the whole family at Babbacombe Model Village.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip app .

You can drive from Weymouth to Torquay in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Dartmouth, Brixham Harbour, Plymouth Hoe, Virtual Jet Centre, Exeter Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Virtual Jet Centre ©
Virtual Jet Centre
Kents Cavern ©
Kents Cavern
Coleton Fishacre ©
Coleton Fishacre

4
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Explore hidden gems such as Fistral Beach Bar and Screech Owl Sanctuary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newquay: Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin), Trebah Garden (in Falmouth) and The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, step into the grandiose world of Tintagel Castle, identify plant and animal life at National Lobster Hatchery, and head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Newquay trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Newquay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Padstow, Screech Owl Sanctuary, Tintagel Castle, St. Michael's Mount, Porthminster Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Lanhydrock House and Garden ©
Lanhydrock House and Garden
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary

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