29 days in England Itinerary

29 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England journey planner

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Oxford
— 1 night
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Bamburgh
— 1 night
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Alnwick
— 1 night
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Hexham
— 1 night
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Newcastle upon Tyne
— 2 nights
Drive
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Berwick upon Tweed
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rothbury
— 2 nights
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Hexham
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seahouses
— 3 nights
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Morpeth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kielder
— 3 nights
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Amble
— 3 nights
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Corbridge
— 1 night
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Ashington
— 1 night
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Oxford

— 1 night

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): deepen your understanding at University of Oxford.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Oxford trip itinerary planning site.

Porto, Portugal to Oxford is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Porto in July since evenings lows in Oxford dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Museums

Bamburgh

— 1 night
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at St Aiden Beach, examine the collection at Grace Darling Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Lindisfarne Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin. On your second day here, stroll through The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and then steep yourself in history at Lindisfarne Priory.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bamburgh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oxford to Bamburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oxford in July, you will find days in Bamburgh are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Alnwick

— 1 night
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, then look for gifts at Barter Books, and finally step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Alnwick trip planner.

Alnwick is just a short distance from Bamburgh. In July, daytime highs in Alnwick are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hexham.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Hexham

— 1 night
Hexham is a market town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, south of the River Tyne, and was the administrative centre for the Tynedale district from 1974 to 2009. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Hexham Abbey, take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda, get engrossed in the history at Roman Army Museum, then steep yourself in history at Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, and finally delve into the distant past at Chesters Roman Fort.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hexham tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Alnwick to Hexham in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In July, daytime highs in Hexham are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Hexham

Historic Sites · Museums

Newcastle upon Tyne

— 2 nights

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Durham Cathedral, then snap pictures at Gateshead Millennium Bridge, and then contemplate the long history of Victoria Tunnel. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Durham Castle and then steep yourself in history at Crook Hall & Gardens.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Newcastle upon Tyne trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hexham to Newcastle upon Tyne by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Newcastle upon Tyne sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Berwick upon Tweed.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Berwick upon Tweed

— 3 nights
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Town Hall and Town Gaol Berwick upon Tweed. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Norham Castle, then witness the site of a historic battle at Flodden, and then stroll through St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Berwick upon Tweed trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Berwick upon Tweed in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Berwick upon Tweed sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rothbury.

Things to do in Berwick upon Tweed

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Rothbury

— 2 nights
On the 18th (Wed), stroll through Caistron Trout Fishery, then steep yourself in history at Cragside House and Gardens, and then take in the exciting artwork at Crown Studio Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Pots & Paws, admire the landmark architecture of Brinkburn Priory, walk around Bolam Lake Country Park, then take in the exciting artwork at The Congregational, and finally make a trip to The Lady's Well.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rothbury day trip planning app.

Getting from Berwick upon Tweed to Rothbury by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hexham.

Things to do in Rothbury

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hexham

— 2 nights
On the 20th (Fri), stroll through Falconry Days. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Killhope Lead Mining Museum, contemplate the long history of Shap Abbey, then explore the ancient world of Brougham Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Long Meg and her Daughters.

Make your Hexham itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Rothbury to Hexham in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Seahouses.

Things to do in Hexham

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Seahouses

— 3 nights
Seahouses is a large village on the North Northumberland coast in England. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): stroll through Beadnell Bay Beach, then see the interesting displays at Lindisfarne Centre, and then step off the mainland to explore Farne Islands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): tee off at Seahouses Golf Club, then admire the landmark architecture of Preston Tower, and then look for gifts at Swallow Fish.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Seahouses trip planner.

Drive from Hexham to Seahouses in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will leave for Morpeth on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Seahouses

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Nature

Side Trips

Morpeth

— 2 nights
Morpeth is a historic market town in the north-east of England, lying on the River Wansbeck. On the 25th (Wed), shop like a local with Azure Garden Centre & Cafe and then admire the landmark architecture of National Trust Wallington. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St George's United Reformed Church Morpeth, then examine the collection at Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum, then walk around Plessey Woods Country Park, and finally stroll around Bolam Lake Country Park.

Plan a trip to Morpeth easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Seahouses to Morpeth in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Morpeth are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kielder.

Things to do in Morpeth

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Kielder

— 3 nights
Kielder Village is a small, remote village in western Northumberland, England. On the 28th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Abbotsford House, contemplate the long history of Robert Smail's Printing Works, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Velvet Hall Alpacas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Powillimount Beach, then steep yourself in history at New Abbey Corn Mill, and then take in the pleasant sights at Robert Burns Ellisland Farm.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kielder travel planner.

Traveling by car from Morpeth to Kielder takes 1.5 hours. July in Kielder sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Amble.

Things to do in Kielder

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Amble

— 3 nights
Amble is a town, civil parish and seaport on the North Sea coast of Northumberland, England. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stroll through Warkworth Beach. On the next day, play a few rounds at Warkworth Golf Club, then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery 45, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre - Northumberland Wildlife Trust.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Amble trip planning tool.

Getting from Kielder to Amble by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Corbridge.

Things to do in Amble

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Golf

Side Trip

Corbridge

— 1 night
Corbridge is a village in Northumberland, England, west of Newcastle and 4mi east of Hexham. On the 2nd (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and then explore the activities along Derwent Reservoir.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Corbridge trip planner.

Drive from Amble to Corbridge in an hour. In August in Corbridge, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ashington.

Things to do in Corbridge

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ashington

— 1 night
Ashington is a town and civil parish in Northumberland, England. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Woodhorn Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ashington trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Corbridge to Ashington by car takes about an hour. In August in Ashington, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ashington

Theme Parks · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

England travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.