22 days in England Itinerary

22 days in England Itinerary

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22 days in England Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + train:  33​h
1
Falmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Cambridge
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Scarborough
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Holy Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Bamburgh
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Lanhydrock House and Garden and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Falmouth: Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth), Porthminster Beach (in St Ives) and Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Carbis Bay Beach, sample the tasty concoctions at Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm, don't miss a visit to Truro Cathedral, and admire the natural beauty at Trebah Garden.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Falmouth road trip planning site .

Melbourne, Australia to Falmouth is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Falmouth is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Falmouth, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Corfe Castle.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Truro, Tintagel Castle, Lanhydrock House and Garden, Perranporth Beach
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Lanhydrock House and Garden ©
Lanhydrock House and Garden
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, then steep yourself in history at Nothe Fort, and then explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Durlston Country Park, cool off at Dorset Waterpark, and then explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Corfe Castle trip builder website .

Drive from Falmouth to Corfe Castle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Falmouth in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 10°C in Corfe Castle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Corfe Castle

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Nothe Fort, The Tank Museum, Durlston Country Park, Lulworth Cove
Highlights from your plan
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

5
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Sandringham House and Wimpole Estate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Edmundsbury Cathedral and The Royal Station. Change things up with these side-trips from Cambridge: Ely Cathedral (in Ely), Norwich (Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Norwich Cathedral, & more) and Ickworth House (in Horringer). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of University of Cambridge, explore the activities along The River Cam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at King's College Chapel, and take in nature's colorful creations at Abbey Gardens.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cambridge trip planner.

You can drive from Corfe Castle to Cambridge in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Scarborough.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Norwich, Bury St. Edmunds, The Royal Station, Ely Cathedral, Wimpole Estate
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University of Cambridge ©
University of Cambridge
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral ©
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral
The Royal Station ©
The Royal Station

3
nights
Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at 199 Steps and Castle Howard. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Scarborough: Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton) and Sandsend Beach (in Sandsend). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Filey Beach, explore the historical opulence of Scarborough Castle, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Scarborough Beach.

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

You can drive from Cambridge to Scarborough in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Holy Island.

Things to do in Scarborough

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Whitby, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Filey Beach, Castle Howard
Highlights from your plan
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach
199 Steps ©
199 Steps

2
nights
Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, explore the historical opulence of Lindisfarne Castle, and then explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Paxton House, make a trip to The Elizabethan Walls, and then steep yourself in history at Berwick upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Holy Island trip maker site .

You can drive from Scarborough to Holy Island in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September in Holy Island, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Berwick upon Tweed
Highlights from your plan
Paxton House ©
Paxton House

4
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grace Darling Museum and Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh. Get a sense of the local culture at Roman Army Museum and National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Bamburgh side-trips: Housesteads Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall (in Haydon Bridge), Vindolanda (in Hexham) and Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, take in the views from Gateshead Millennium Bridge, and take a stroll through The Quayside.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bamburgh trip itinerary planning website .

Bamburgh is very close to Holy Island. In September, daily temperatures in Bamburgh can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hexham, Cragside House and Gardens, National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, The Quayside, Gateshead Millennium Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh ©
Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh
Grace Darling Museum ©
Grace Darling Museum
National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle ©

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