37 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

37 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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37 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  11​h
1
London
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 30​min
2
Maidstone
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Canterbury
— 1 night
Train:  30​min
4
Dover
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Northiam
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Chichester
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Lyme Regis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Christow
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Yelverton
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
10
Plymouth
— Few hours
Train:  30​min
11
Liskeard
— 1 night
Train:  30​min
12
Bodmin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
13
Falmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
14
Lizard
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
15
Marazion
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
16
Penzance
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
17
Sennen
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
18
Hayle
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
19
Tintagel
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
20
Wells
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
21
Amesbury
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace and then make a trip to Big Ben.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary maker tool .

Philadelphia, USA to London is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to London is 5 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in May, expect London to be slightly colder, temps between 62°F and 46°F. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Maidstone.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Big Ben ©
Big Ben

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Maidstone

Maidstone ©
Maidstone is a large, historically important town in Kent, England, of which it is the county town. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Belmont House and Gardens. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Kent Life, steep yourself in history at Thurnham Castle, and then don't miss a visit to Leeds Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Belmont House and Gardens, admire the striking features of Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint, and then admire the natural beauty at Westgate Gardens.

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

Take a train from London to Maidstone in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Maidstone can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Canterbury.

Things to do in Maidstone

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Canterbury, Belmont House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Leeds Castle ©
Leeds Castle
Thurnham Castle ©
Thurnham Castle
Belmont House and Gardens ©
Belmont House and Gardens

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night
Canterbury

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. You've now added Canterbury Cathedral to your itinerary.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Canterbury tour builder app .

Traveling by car from Maidstone to Canterbury takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Dover.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
The Canterbury Tales ©
The Canterbury Tales
Christ Church Gate ©
Christ Church Gate

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Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rye Heritage Centre. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at The White Cliffs of Dover.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dover road trip tool .

Dover is very close to Canterbury. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Northiam.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

St Leonards Church, Rye Heritage Centre
Highlights from your plan
The White Cliffs of Dover ©
The White Cliffs of Dover
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Roman Lighthouse ©
Roman Lighthouse

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Northiam

Northiam ©
Northiam is a village and civil parish in Sussex, England, 13 miles (21 km) north of Hastings in the valley of the River Rother. Your list of things to see and do now includes Bayham Old Abbey, Pashley Manor Gardens, Sissinghurst Castle Garden, and other attractions. Go for a jaunt from Northiam to Petworth to see Petworth House and Park about 1h 40 min away.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Northiam sightseeing tool .

Traveling by car from Dover to Northiam takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Northiam are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chichester.

Things to do in Northiam

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Pashley Manor Gardens, Bayham Old Abbey, Petworth House and Park
Highlights from your plan
Great Dixter House & Gardens ©
Great Dixter House & Gardens
Petworth House and Park ©
Petworth House and Park
Sissinghurst Castle Garden ©
Sissinghurst Castle Garden

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Chichester

Chichester ©
Chichester is a cathedral city in West Sussex, in South-East England. To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Chichester vacation builder tool .

You can drive from Northiam to Chichester in 2 hours. Traveling from Northiam in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 46°F in Chichester. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lyme Regis.

Things to do in Chichester

Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chichester Cathedral ©
Chichester Cathedral
Cass Sculpture Foundation ©
Cass Sculpture Foundation
Bosham Walk Art & Craft Centre ©
Bosham Walk Art & Craft Centre

1
night
Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis ©
Lyme Regis is a coastal town in West Dorset, England, situated 25mi west of Dorchester and 25mi east of Exeter. You've now added Old Forge Fossil Shop to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Uplyme Church, then look for gifts at Old Forge Fossil Shop, then take an in-depth tour of Colyton Heritage Centre, and finally admire the sheer force of Canonteign Waterfalls and Country Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lyme Regis travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chichester to Lyme Regis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in May, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Christow.

Things to do in Lyme Regis

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Colyton Heritage Centre, Canonteign Waterfalls and Country Park
Highlights from your plan
Uplyme Church ©
Uplyme Church
Old Forge Fossil Shop ©
Old Forge Fossil Shop

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Christow

Christow ©
Christow is a village and civil parish in the Teignbridge district of Devon, England, about southwest of Exeter. Your list of things to see and do now includes Lydford Castle & Saxon Town, Merrivale Prehistoric Settlement, Wistman's Wood, and other attractions.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Christow day trip planner.

You can drive from Lyme Regis to Christow in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Yelverton.

Things to do in Christow

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Dartmoor National Park, Postbridge, Merrivale Prehistoric Settlement, Lydford Castle & Saxon Town
Highlights from your plan
Lydford Castle & Saxon Town ©
Lydford Castle & Saxon Town
Merrivale Prehistoric Settlement ©
Merrivale Prehistoric Settlement
Grimspound ©
Grimspound

1
night
Yelverton

Yelverton ©
Yelverton is a large village on the south-western edge of Dartmoor, Devon, in England.When the village's railway station (on the Great Western Railway (GWR) line from Plymouth to Tavistock) opened in the 19th century, the village became a popular residence for Plymouth commuters. You've now added The Garden House to your itinerary. On the 18th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at The Garden House and then steep yourself in history at Buckland Abbey.

Plan a Yelverton trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Christow to Yelverton in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Yelverton

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Buckland Abbey ©
Buckland Abbey
The Garden House ©
The Garden House

few
hours
Plymouth

Plymouth
Once an important departure point for immigrants sailing for the New World, Plymouth is now mostly known for being one of the world’s most impressive natural harbors.
To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Plymouth trip planner.

Plymouth is just a short distance from Yelverton. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel to Liskeard.

Things to do in Plymouth

Outdoors Nightlife Parks

1
night
Liskeard

Liskeard ©
Liskeard is an ancient stannary and market town and civil parish in south east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.Liskeard is situated approximately 20 miles west of Plymouth, 14mi west of the River Tamar and the border with Devon, and 12 miles east of Bodmin. The Hurlers (3 stone circles) has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Elizabethan Gardens, make a trip to Mayflower Steps Guides, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church, then delve into the distant past at Trethevy Quoit, and finally explore the ancient world of The Hurlers (3 stone circles).

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Liskeard online trip builder .

Liskeard is just a stone's throw from Plymouth. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Bodmin.

Things to do in Liskeard

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Plymouth, Trethevy Quoit
Highlights from your plan
The Hurlers (3 stone circles) ©
The Hurlers (3 stone circles)
Trethevy Quoit ©
Trethevy Quoit
Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church ©
Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church

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nights
Bodmin

Bodmin ©
Bodmin is a civil parish and historic town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Restormel Castle, Lanhydrock House and Garden, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, and other attractions you added. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Lanhydrock House and Garden and then step into the grandiose world of Restormel Castle.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bodmin online trip itinerary maker .

Bodmin is just a stone's throw from Liskeard. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Bodmin

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Restormel Castle
Highlights from your plan
Lanhydrock House and Garden ©
Lanhydrock House and Garden
Restormel Castle ©
Restormel Castle
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glendurgan Garden as well as Penjerrick Garden. On the 22nd (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Penjerrick Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Glendurgan Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Trebah Garden, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Falmouth Seafront Promenade.

Find out how to plan Falmouth trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Bodmin to Falmouth by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Falmouth, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 47°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for Lizard.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Penjerrick Garden ©
Penjerrick Garden
Trebah Garden ©
Trebah Garden
Glendurgan Garden ©
Glendurgan Garden

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hours
Lizard

Lizard ©
The Lizard is a peninsula in southern Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove. On the 23rd (Sat), make a trip to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove.

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

You can drive from Falmouth to Lizard in an hour. May in Lizard sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Marazion.
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Marazion

Marazion ©
Marazion is a civil parish and town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. You've now added Marazion Beach to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Sat), kick back and relax at Marazion Beach.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Marazion fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Lizard to Marazion in an hour. May in Marazion sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Penzance.

Things to do in Marazion

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
All Saints' Church Marazion ©
All Saints' Church Marazion

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Penzance

Penzance ©
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. You've now added The Pipers to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Penzance travel planner.

Penzance is very close to Marazion. In May, daily temperatures in Penzance can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Sennen.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Sennen, Sancreed Church
Highlights from your plan
Morrab Gardens ©
Morrab Gardens
Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens ©
Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens
Merry Maidens ©
Merry Maidens

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Sennen

Sennen ©
Sennen is a coastal civil parish and a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cornish Coastal Path, steep yourself in history at Carn Euny Ancient Village, get to know the fascinating history of Tregeseal East Stone Circle, explore the historical opulence of Chun Castle, then don't miss a visit to Men-an-tol, and finally explore the ancient world of Lanyon Quoit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Tanglewood Wild Garden, admire the natural beauty at Trengwainton Garden, and then steep yourself in history at Chysauster Ancient Village.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sennen trip planner .

Sennen is just a stone's throw from Penzance. In May, daytime highs in Sennen are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tintagel.

Things to do in Sennen

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Penzance, Carn Euny Ancient Village, Chun Castle, Tregeseal East Stone Circle, Cornish Coastal Path
Highlights from your plan
Carn Euny Ancient Village ©
Carn Euny Ancient Village
Chysauster Ancient Village ©
Chysauster Ancient Village
Chun Castle ©
Chun Castle

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Hayle

Hayle ©
Hayle is a small town, civil parish and cargo port in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. On the 28th (Thu), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Old Foundry Chapel, then take an in-depth tour of Hayle Heritage Centre, and then steep yourself in history at Carn Brea.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hayle trip itinerary planner .

Hayle is very close to Sennen. In May in Hayle, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tintagel.

Things to do in Hayle

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Carn Brea
Highlights from your plan
Carn Brea ©
Carn Brea
Hayle Heritage Centre ©
Hayle Heritage Centre
The Old Foundry Chapel ©
The Old Foundry Chapel

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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 Tintagel Visitors Centre to your itinerary. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get all the information you need at Tintagel Visitors Centre, then take an unorthodox tour of Tintagel Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Materiana's Church, and finally make a trip to Trevena Square.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tintagel trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Hayle to Tintagel takes 1.5 hours. On the 31st (Sun), you'll travel to Wells.

Things to do in Tintagel

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boscastle Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Valley ©
Rocky Valley
St. Nectan's Glen ©
St. Nectan's Glen
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle

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Wells

Wells ©
Wells is a cathedral city and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset, on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Cheddar Gorge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Wells online tour builder .

You can drive from Tintagel to Wells in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Amesbury.

Things to do in Wells

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cheddar Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens ©
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens
Cheddar Gorge ©
Cheddar Gorge

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Amesbury

Amesbury ©
Amesbury is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. You've now added Amesbury History Centre to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Amesbury attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Wells to Amesbury takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Amesbury sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F at night. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Amesbury

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amesbury History Centre ©
Amesbury History Centre

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