27 days in England Itinerary

27 days in England Itinerary

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27 days in England Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  13​h
1
Newquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Bath
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Ambleside
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Durham
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
6
York
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
7
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newquay: Godrevy Beach (in Gwithian), St. Michael's Mount (in Marazion) and Eden Project (in Bodelva). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Kernow Coasteering, tour the pleasant surroundings at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, get interesting insight from Tours, and kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Newquay trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Newquay is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Godrevy Beach, Kernow Coasteering, St. Michael's Mount, Eden Project, Perranporth Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kernow Coasteering ©
Kernow Coasteering
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Eden Project ©
Eden Project

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Tetbury (The Royal Gardens at Highgrove & Chavenage House) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, contemplate the long history of Assembly Rooms, indulge your taste buds at Fudge Kitchen, and admire the striking features of Bath Abbey.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bath road trip tool .

You can drive from Newquay to Bath in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tetbury, Stonehenge, The Cotswold Range, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Brunel's SS Great Britain
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House

3
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Explore Stratford-upon-Avon's surroundings by going to St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook), Cotswold Falconry Centre (in Moreton-in-Marsh) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, play a few rounds at Stratford-upon-Avon Golf Club, take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, and look for all kinds of wild species at S&D Falconry.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Stratford-upon-Avon travel route website .

You can drive from Bath to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Stratford-upon-Avon sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Burford, Cotswold Falconry Centre, Warwick Castle, Hidcote Manor Garden
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden

3
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Change things up with these side-trips from Ambleside: Buttermere (in Buttermere) and Michael Coates Clay Shooting (in Windermere). The adventure continues: hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, explore the activities along Ullswater, have fun at Ambleside Climbing Wall, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Orrest Head.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ambleside itinerary website .

Drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Ambleside in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Durham.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Windermere, Ullswater, Catbells Lakeland Walk, Buttermere Lake
Highlights from your plan
Buttermere Lake ©
Buttermere Lake
Ullswater ©
Ullswater
Holehird Gardens ©
Holehird Gardens

3
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Get out of town with these interesting Durham side-trips: Embleton Bay (in Embleton) and Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Durham Cathedral, choose your vessel at Browns Rowing Boats, appreciate the extensive heritage of Durham Heritage Coast, and steep yourself in history at Crook Hall & Gardens.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Durham attractions planner.

You can drive from Ambleside to Durham in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cragside House and Gardens, Embleton Bay
Highlights from your plan
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Crook Hall & Gardens ©
Crook Hall & Gardens

4
nights
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Go for a jaunt from York to Helmsley to see National Centre for Birds of Prey about 50 minutes away. Pack the 19th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, wander the streets of York Shambles, and admire the natural beauty at Breezy Knees Gardens.

To plan York vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Take a train from Durham to York in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in York are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in York

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

National Centre for Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
National Centre for Birds of Prey ©
National Centre for Birds of Prey
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

6
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our London travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from York to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

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

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