31 days in England Itinerary

31 days in England Itinerary

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31 days in England Itinerary

Start: Monterrey
Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Holy Island
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ambleside
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Norwich
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Bath
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Falmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h
9
Newport, Isle of Wight
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Monterrey

1
night
Holy Island

Holy Island ©
On the 2nd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Berwick upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard and then don't miss a visit to The Elizabethan Walls.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Holy Island driving holiday planner.

Monterrey, Mexico to Holy Island is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 6 hours. In July in Holy Island, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Berwick upon Tweed
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Castle ©
Lindisfarne Castle

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Cragside House and Gardens, then stop by Barter Books, then step into the grandiose world of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, and finally explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, and then head off the coast to Farne Islands.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Alnwick travel route builder .

Getting from Holy Island to Alnwick by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July in Alnwick, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, Farne Islands, Cragside House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh ©
Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh
National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle ©
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage ©
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage

4
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House and Carlisle Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Muncaster Castle and Tarn Hows. Explore Ambleside's surroundings by going to St Catherine's Chruch (in Boot) and Fountains Abbey (in Ripon). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sizergh Castle, explore the activities along Derwentwater, make a trip to Townend, and look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ambleside day trip planner.

Drive from Alnwick to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Norwich.

Things to do in Ambleside

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Windermere, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Tarn Hows, Fountains Abbey, Derwentwater
Highlights from your plan
Townend ©
Townend
Carlisle Cathedral ©
Carlisle Cathedral
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey

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.
Sandringham House and Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Blickling Estate and Ickworth House. Get out of town with these interesting Norwich side-trips: Gorleston Beach (in Gorleston-on-Sea) and Ely Cathedral (in Ely). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Felbrigg Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Norwich Cathedral, and take in the pleasant sights at Taverham Mill Nature Reserve and Fishery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Norwich online visit planner .

You can drive from Ambleside to Norwich in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Taverham Mill Nature Reserve and Fishery, Ickworth, Ely Cathedral, Gorleston Beach, Blickling Estate
Highlights from your plan
Norwich Cathedral ©
Norwich Cathedral
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate ©
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate

4
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Worcester Cathedral and Sudeley Castle. Visit Tewkesbury Abbey and Ludlow Castle for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stratford-upon-Avon: Chedworth Roman Villa (in Yanworth), Berrington Hall (in Hereford) and Gloucester (Gloucester Docks & Gloucester Cathedral). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Stokesay Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, and contemplate the long history of Kenilworth Castle.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Stratford-upon-Avon travel route site .

You can drive from Norwich to Stratford-upon-Avon in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Stratford-upon-Avon can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ludlow, Gloucester, National Trust Berrington Hall, Chedworth Roman Villa, Kenilworth Castle
Highlights from your plan
Chedworth Roman Villa ©
Chedworth Roman Villa
Stokesay Castle
Stokesay Castle
National Trust Berrington Hall ©
National Trust Berrington Hall

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Dunster Castle and Chalice Well. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Avebury Stone Circle and Glastonbury Abbey. Venture out of the city with trips to Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe), Glastonbury (St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses & Glastonbury Tor) and Wells (The Bishop's Palace and Gardens & Wells Cathedral). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Highclere Castle, Head underground at Wookey Hole Caves, and admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bath day trip website .

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Glastonbury, Wells, Highclere Castle, Avebury Stone Circle, Dunster Castle
Highlights from your plan
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

3
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pendennis Castle and National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove. Your inner history buff will appreciate St Mawes Castle and Carn Euny Ancient Village. Venture out of the city with trips to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Newquay), Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel) and Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin). It doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Trebah Garden.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Falmouth visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Bath to Falmouth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Falmouth, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Corfe Castle.

Things to do in Falmouth

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tintagel Castle, National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, Carn Euny Ancient Village, St Mawes Castle, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Highlights from your plan
St Mawes Castle ©
St Mawes Castle
Carn Euny Ancient Village ©
Carn Euny Ancient Village
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): go for a walk through St Aldhelms Head - South West Coast Path walk, get to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, then cool off at Dorset Waterpark, and finally explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, contemplate the long history of Nothe Fort, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Lulworth Cove.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Corfe Castle trip app .

You can drive from Falmouth to Corfe Castle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Newport.

Things to do in Corfe Castle

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

St Aldhelms Head - South West Coast Path walk, Nothe Fort, Lulworth Cove, The Tank Museum
Highlights from your plan
Model Village Gardens & Cafe ©
Model Village Gardens & Cafe
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Nothe Fort ©
Nothe Fort

5
nights
Newport, Isle of Wight

Newport ©
Popular historic sites such as Carisbrooke Castle and Quarr Abbey are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Needles Battery and The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. Pack the 27th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Blackgang Chine.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport travel planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Corfe Castle to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Newport are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Arreton, Ryde, Ventnor, Isle of Wight Steam Railway, The Needles Battery
Highlights from your plan
St Catherine's Lighthouse ©
St Catherine's Lighthouse
Arreton Barns ©
Arreton Barns
St Peter's Church ©
St Peter's Church

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