22 days in England Itinerary

22 days in England Itinerary

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22 days in England Itinerary

Start: Perth
+2
Fly + tram + train:  25​h
1
Carlisle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Whitby
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Norwich
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
St Ives
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Woolacombe
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Perth

2
nights
Carlisle

Carlisle ©
Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. Venture out of the city with trips to The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere), Aira Force (in Penrith) and Lake Windermere (in Windermere). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Carlisle Cathedral, explore the activities along Derwentwater, take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda, and hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Carlisle trip itinerary builder website .

Perth, Australia to Carlisle is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Carlisle, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Whitby.

Things to do in Carlisle

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keswick, Vindolanda, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Aira Force Waterfall, Lake Windermere
Highlights from your plan
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
The Lakes Distillery ©
The Lakes Distillery
Carlisle Cathedral ©
Carlisle Cathedral

2
nights
Whitby

Whitby ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the sheer force of Falling Foss Tea Garden and Waterfall, then enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Filey Beach. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Whitby Harbour, kick back and relax at Sandsend Beach, and then kick back and relax at Whitby Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Whitby travel route website .

Traveling by car from Carlisle to Whitby takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Whitby are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Norwich.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Scarborough Beach, Filey Beach
Highlights from your plan
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach
Whitby Beach ©
Whitby Beach

3
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Step off the beaten path and head to Corton Woods Local Nature Reserve and Adventure Island Golf. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Norwich: Southwold Pier (in Southwold), Cromer Pier (in Cromer) and Gorleston Beach (in Gorleston-on-Sea). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Wells Next The Sea Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Africa Alive!, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Norwich Cathedral.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Norwich itinerary app .

Drive from Whitby to Norwich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Norwich can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Norwich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft, Cromer Pier, Southwold Pier, Wells Next The Sea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Gorleston Beach ©
Gorleston Beach
Wells Next The Sea Beach ©
Wells Next The Sea Beach
Merrivale Model VIllage ©
Merrivale Model VIllage

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Portsmouth: Hengistbury Head Beach (in Bournemouth), Bombay Sapphire Distillery (in Whitchurch) and Isle of Wight Steam Railway (in Wootton). The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monkey Haven, see the interesting displays at HMS Victory, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and kick back and relax at Sandbanks Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Portsmouth day trip planner.

You can drive from Norwich to Portsmouth in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Corfe Castle.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hengistbury Head Beach, Bombay Sapphire Distillery, Monkey Haven, Room Escape Games, Isle of Wight Steam Railway
Highlights from your plan
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Bombay Sapphire Distillery ©
Bombay Sapphire Distillery
Sandbanks Beach ©
Sandbanks Beach

1
night
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 31st (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, make a splash at Dorset Waterpark, then have some family-friendly fun at Dorset Mud Trail, and finally explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Corfe Castle trip builder .

Drive from Portsmouth to Corfe Castle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Corfe Castle sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Corfe Castle

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trip

Lulworth Cove
Highlights from your plan
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove
Dorset Mud Trail ©
Dorset Mud Trail
Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park

3
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Get out of town with these interesting St Ives side-trips: Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin), Falmouth (Trebah Garden & Pendennis Castle) and Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Porthminster Beach, kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for St Ives using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Corfe Castle to St Ives takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Corfe Castle in August, you will find days in St Ives are a bit cooler (21°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Woolacombe.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Falmouth, Perranporth Beach, Lanhydrock House and Garden
Highlights from your plan
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach
Porthmeor Beach ©
Porthmeor Beach

5
nights
Woolacombe

Woolacombe ©
Woolacombe is a seaside resort on the coast of North Devon, England, which lies at the mouth of a valley (or 'combe') in the parish of Mortehoe. Step off the beaten path and head to Saunton Beach and Sandymouth Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Woolacombe: The Milky Way Adventure Park (in Clovelly), Westward Ho Beach (in Westward Ho) and The Big Sheep. (in Bideford). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Barricane Beach, step into the grandiose world of Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, make a trip to Tunnels Beaches, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Woolacombe Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Woolacombe holiday tool .

You can drive from St Ives to Woolacombe in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Woolacombe are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Bideford, Ilfracombe, Saunton Beach, Sandymouth Beach, The Milky Way Adventure Park
Highlights from your plan
Barricane Beach ©
Barricane Beach
Saunton Beach ©
Saunton Beach
Westward Ho Beach ©
Westward Ho Beach

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