31 days in England Itinerary

31 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England travel planner

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Fly
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London
— 5 nights
Train
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Bath
— 5 nights
Drive
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Weymouth
— 3 nights
Drive
4
St Ives
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Whitby
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Alnwick
— 4 nights
Drive
7
Penrith
— 5 nights
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London

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The British Museum and Dover Castle. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beachy Head and Royal Hospital Chelsea. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Roman Painted House (in Dover) and Gustamps (in Brighton). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, make a trip to Big Ben, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the London route builder app.

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Brisbane to London due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in London are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

5
nights
Bath

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wells Cathedral and Dunster Castle. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa and Beaulieu National Motor Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: White Spring Well & Temple (in Glastonbury), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at St Cuthbert's parish Church, and contemplate the long history of West Kennet Long Barrow.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bath journey planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

3
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Weymouth

Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Tank Museum and Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach). Get outdoors at Weymouth Beach and Monkey World. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Weymouth: Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth) and Corfe Castle (in Corfe Castle). It doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Portland Bill Lighthouse.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Weymouth day trip planning site.

You can drive from Bath to Weymouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

4
nights
St Ives

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Perranporth Beach. St. Michael's Mount and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Trebah Garden (in Mawnan Smith), Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay) and St Just-in-Roseland Church (in St Just in Roseland). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach and stroll through Lanhydrock House and Garden.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the St Ives road trip website.

You can drive from Weymouth to St Ives in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in St Ives sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Whitby.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

3
nights
Whitby

Popular historic sites such as Whitby Abbey and 199 Steps are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Filey Beach and Sandsend Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton), The Angel of the North (in Gateshead) and Durham (Durham Castle, Durham Cathedral, &more).

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Whitby itinerary maker.

You can drive from St Ives to Whitby in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June in Whitby, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

4
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Step out of the city life by going to Boat Tours & Water Sports and St Aiden Beach. Alnwick Castle and The Alnwick Garden are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Alnwick to Morpeth to see National Trust Wallington about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, head off the coast to Farne Islands, explore the historical opulence of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, and take an in-depth tour of Grace Darling Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Alnwick online tour planner.

You can drive from Whitby to Alnwick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Alnwick can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

5
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Penrith

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Step out of the city life by going to Derwentwater and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Discover out-of-the-way places like Aira Force Waterfall and Castlerigg Stone Circle. Venture out of the city with trips to Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House (in Bowness-on-Windermere), Vindolanda (in Hexham) and Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall (in Haydon Bridge). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sizergh Castle, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Carlisle Cathedral, and explore the activities along Lake Windermere.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Penrith trip app.

You can drive from Alnwick to Penrith in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Alnwick in July, Penrith is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

England travel guide

4.3
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.