27 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

27 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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27 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Canterbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Bridport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Falmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Okehampton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Bath
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Chipping Campden
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Bakewell
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Ellesmere Port
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
11
Melrose
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
12
Malham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Norwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
15
Cambridge
— 1 night
train:  1​h
End: London

3
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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.
Ightham Mote and Standen will appeal to history buffs. Polesden Lacey and Southwark Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Somerset House, make a trip to Horse Guards Parade, browse the eclectic array of goods at Greenwich Market, and examine the collection at The London Film Museum - Covent Garden.

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If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Canterbury.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Polesden Lacey, Ightham Mote, Standen
Highlights from your plan
Standen ©
Standen
Ightham Mote ©
Ightham Mote
Polesden Lacey ©
Polesden Lacey

2
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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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas R C Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Church, examine the collection at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, then steep yourself in history at Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint, then steep yourself in history at Eastbridge Hospital, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Buttermarket. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Union Mill, steep yourself in history at Smallhythe Place, then get outside with Treetop Challenge, then look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Christ Church Gate.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Canterbury online trip itinerary builder .

Take a train from London to Canterbury in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bridport.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Smallhythe Place, Union Mill
Highlights from your plan
St Thomas R C Church ©
St Thomas R C Church
Smallhythe Place ©
Smallhythe Place
Union Mill ©
Union Mill

1
night
Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a market town in Dorset, England, situated approximately 1.5mi inland from the English Channel near the confluence of the small River Brit and its tributary the Asker. On the 6th (Sat), go for a walk through Langdon Hill and St Gabriel's Chapel Walk, stop by Bridport Yarn, take in the exciting artwork at Bridport Arts Centre, get engrossed in the history at Bridport Museum, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Dorset Nectar Cider, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Artwave West Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bridport trip planner.

You can drive from Canterbury to Bridport in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Bridport

Museums Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Bridport Museum ©
Bridport Museum
Bridport Arts Centre ©
Bridport Arts Centre
Bridport Yarn ©
Bridport Yarn

2
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): go for a walk through Maenporth to Swanpool Path Walk, then take in the pleasant sights at St. Anthony Head Walk, and then explore the historical opulence of Restormel Castle. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Quarry Target Sports, pause for some serene contemplation at St Just-in-Roseland Church, then make a trip to Falmouth Lifeboat, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Falmouth trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Bridport to Falmouth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Falmouth sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Okehampton.

Things to do in Falmouth

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Anthony Head Walk, Restormel Castle, St Just-in-Roseland Church
Highlights from your plan
St Just-in-Roseland Church ©
St Just-in-Roseland Church
Restormel Castle ©
Restormel Castle
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
Okehampton

Okehampton ©
Okehampton is a town and civil parish in West Devon in the English county of Devon. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Winkleigh Cider Company, then explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Pancras Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at 13th Century Church of Saint Michael De Rupe, and finally learn about winemaking at Eastcott Vineyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Dartmoor Life, get outside with Adventure Okehampton, and then let little ones run wild at Simmons Park.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Okehampton trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Falmouth to Okehampton takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Okehampton

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Winkleigh Cider Company, 13th Century Church of Saint Michael De Rupe, St. Pancras Church
Highlights from your plan
St. Pancras Church ©
St. Pancras Church
Eastcott Vineyard ©
Eastcott Vineyard

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Caerleon Amphitheatre, then explore the historical opulence of Caldicot Castle, then don't miss a visit to Great Pulteney Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St John The Evangelist Church. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon, then look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen, and then contemplate the long history of Bath's Old Orchard Street Theatre.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bath vacation planner.

You can drive from Okehampton to Bath in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Caerleon Amphitheatre, Caldicot Castle, The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon
Highlights from your plan
Caerleon Amphitheatre ©
Caerleon Amphitheatre
Caldicot Castle ©
Caldicot Castle
The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon ©
The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon

2
nights
Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden ©
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Edward's Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Hailes Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of High Street Broadway, then take in the exciting artwork at Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to Market Hall.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chipping Campden travel planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bath to Chipping Campden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

St. Edward's Church, High Street Broadway, Hailes Church
Highlights from your plan
St. Edward's Church ©
St. Edward's Church
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church
St. James' Church ©
St. James' Church

1
night
Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bakewell route builder website .

Traveling by car from Chipping Campden to Bakewell takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Chipping Campden in June since evenings lows in Bakewell dip to 11°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ellesmere Port.

Things to do in Bakewell

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Holy Trinity Parish Church ©
Holy Trinity Parish Church

1
night
Ellesmere Port

Ellesmere Port is a large town and port in Cheshire, England, south of the Wirral. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Manley Mere.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ellesmere Port tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Bakewell to Ellesmere Port takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Ellesmere Port sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Ellesmere Port

Shopping Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Hadlow Road Station, Manley Mere
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Hadlow Road Station ©
Hadlow Road Station

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Windermere trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Ellesmere Port to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Melrose.

Things to do in Windermere

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Jenkin Crag, Kendal Parish Church, St Bega's Church, Claife Viewing Station, Wordsworth Daffodil Garden
Highlights from your plan
Kendal Parish Church ©
Kendal Parish Church
Wordsworth Daffodil Garden ©
Wordsworth Daffodil Garden

2
nights
Melrose

Melrose ©
Melrose is a small town and civil parish in the Scottish Borders, historically in Roxburghshire. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Three Hills Roman Heritage Centre- Trimontium Museum, take in the views from The Leaderfoot Viaduct, also known as the Drygrange Viaduct, take some stellar pictures from Rhymer's Stone, then examine the collection at Halliwell's House Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at The Abbey Mill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Smailholm Tower, see the interesting displays at Coldstream Museum, take in the history at Flodden, then see the interesting displays at Lady Waterford Hall, and finally explore the historical opulence of Norham Castle.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melrose itinerary app .

You can drive from Windermere to Melrose in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Melrose are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Malham.

Things to do in Melrose

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Smailholm Tower, Halliwell's House Museum, Lady Waterford Hall, Coldstream Museum, Norham Castle
Highlights from your plan
Rhymer's Stone ©
Rhymer's Stone
Norham Castle ©
Norham Castle
The Abbey Mill ©
The Abbey Mill

2
nights
Malham

Malham ©
Malham is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Skipton Castle Woods, then contemplate the long history of Heptonstall, and then steep yourself in history at Top Withens. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Malham Tarn, stop by The Courtyard Dairy, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church,.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Malham trip planner .

Traveling by car from Melrose to Malham takes 3.5 hours. In June in Malham, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Malham

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Skipton, The Courtyard Dairy, Top Withens, Heptonstall
Highlights from your plan
Malham Tarn ©
Malham Tarn
Top Withens ©
Top Withens
Holy Trinity Church, ©
Holy Trinity Church,

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen York. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Le Bydoulre Tower, get engrossed in the history at The York Army Museum, delve into the mystery of Haunted, 35 Stonegate, then steep yourself in history at Bootham Bar, and finally steep yourself in history at The Hospitium.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the York trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Malham to York takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in York can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Norwich.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bootham Bar ©
Bootham Bar
The Red Tower ©
The Red Tower
The York Army Museum ©
The York Army Museum

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Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Castle Keep and then buy something for everyone on your list at Royal Arcade. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of St. Helen's Church, steep yourself in history at University of East Anglia, make a trip to Norwich Arts Centre, then don't miss a visit to Surrey House, and finally contemplate the long history of Hungate Medieval Art.

Plan a Norwich trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from York to Norwich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. June in Norwich sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Cambridge.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

St. Helen's Church
Highlights from your plan
St. Helen's Church ©
St. Helen's Church
University of East Anglia ©
University of East Anglia
Hungate Medieval Art ©
Hungate Medieval Art

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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 26th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Girton College, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Bene’t’s Church, and then steep yourself in history at Jesus College. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Pembroke College, pause for some serene contemplation at Emmanuel United reformed Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Little St Mary's Church (Church of England), then contemplate the long history of Peterhouse Cambridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Botolph's Parish Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Corpus Christi College.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cambridge trip builder .

You can drive from Norwich to Cambridge in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St Bene’t’s Church ©
St Bene’t’s Church
Girton College ©
Girton College

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