43 days in England Itinerary

43 days in England Itinerary

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43 days in England Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + train:  13​h
1
Durham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Bamburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Orton
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Barrow-in-Furness
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Woolacombe
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
St Ives
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Bournemouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Bath
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
London
— 7 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Let the collections at The Fitzwilliam Gallery and Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House capture your imagination. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Durham Heritage Coast and Seaham Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Durham: Wray Castle (in Ambleside), Cookhouse Gallery (in Windermere) and Hawkshead (Beatrix Potter Gallery, Hawkshead Grammar School, & more). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at FAB Home Interiors, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durham Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, and examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Durham trip itinerary app .

New York City, USA to Durham is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in May, things will get little chillier in Durham: highs are around 57°F and lows about 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ambleside, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cookhouse Gallery, Ruskin Museum
Highlights from your plan
Durham Heritage Coast ©
Durham Heritage Coast
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

2
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. On the 23rd (Thu), look for gifts at Barter Books, stroll through Embleton Bay, and then kick back and relax at Beadnell Bay Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ross Back Sands Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at St Aiden Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bamburgh attractions app .

Getting from Durham to Bamburgh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. May in Bamburgh sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orton.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Alnwick, Beadnell Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
St Aiden Beach ©
St Aiden Beach
Beadnell Bay Beach
Beadnell Bay Beach
Ross Back Sands Beach ©
Ross Back Sands Beach

4
nights
Orton

Orton ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sizergh Castle and Brough Castle. Courtyard Gallery and Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orton: Kendal (The Antiques Emporium, Kendal Parish Church, & more).

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Orton sightseeing website .

Traveling by car from Bamburgh to Orton takes 3 hours. In May in Orton, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barrow-in-Furness.

Things to do in Orton

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Kendal, Appleby-in-Westmorland, St Lawrences Church, Brough Castle
Highlights from your plan
Sizergh Castle ©
Sizergh Castle
Orton Farmers' Market ©
Orton Farmers' Market
Brough Castle ©
Brough Castle

3
nights
Barrow-in-Furness

Barrow-in-Furness ©
Barrow-in-Furness is a town and borough in Cumbria, England. Stott Park Bobbin Mill and St Catherine's Chruch will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at SpindleCraft and Melville Tyson Ltd. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Barrow-in-Furness: Silecroft Beach (in Silecroft), Seascale Beach (in Seascale) and Yew Tree Barn (in Low Newton). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Haverigg Beach, delve into the distant past at Furness Abbey, and stroll through Earnse Bay.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Barrow-in-Furness trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Orton to Barrow-in-Furness takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Woolacombe.

Things to do in Barrow-in-Furness

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Melville Tyson Ltd, Silecroft Beach, St Catherine's Chruch, Seascale Beach, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Highlights from your plan
Silecroft Beach ©
Silecroft Beach
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
SpindleCraft ©
SpindleCraft

2
nights
Woolacombe

Woolacombe ©
Woolacombe is a seaside resort on the coast of North Devon, England, which lies at the mouth of a valley (or 'combe') in the parish of Mortehoe. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Woolacombe Beach and Saunton Beach. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Barricane Beach, kick back and relax at Crow Point, and hike along Walk - Morte Point Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Woolacombe trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Barrow-in-Furness to Woolacombe by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Croyde Bay, Saunton Beach, Crow Point
Highlights from your plan
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Barricane Beach ©
Barricane Beach
Rockham Bay ©
Rockham Bay

5
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Godrevy Beach and Crantock Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Ives: Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay), Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth) and Towan Beach - The Roseland (in Ruan High Lanes). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gwithian Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Porthcurno, take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and explore the striking landscape at Godrevy Head.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our St Ives sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Woolacombe to St Ives in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in St Ives, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Perranporth Beach, Towan Beach - The Roseland, Porthcurno Beach, Porthchapel Beach, Godrevy Beach
Highlights from your plan
Godrevy Beach ©
Godrevy Beach
Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach
Porthcurno Beach ©
Porthcurno Beach

5
nights
Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Popular historic sites such as Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta and Wilton House are in your itinerary. Head to Sculpture by the Lakes and Woodgreen Community Shopfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Aldwick Beach (in Bognor Regis), Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth) and The Tank Museum (in Bovington). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Bournemouth Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbanks Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Hengistbury Head Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bournemouth day trip website .

Drive from St Ives to Bournemouth in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from St Ives in June, you will find days in Bournemouth are somewhat warmer (68°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sandbanks Beach, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Weymouth Beach, Sculpture by the Lakes, Woodgreen Community Shop
Highlights from your plan
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Appreciate the collections at The Roman Baths and Showborough House Sculpture Garden. For shopping fun, head to Stroud Farmers' Market or Art Couture Painswick Gallery. Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury Abbey & Tewkesbury Battlefield Commemorative Sculptures), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Gloucester (Gloucestershire Arts and Crafts Centre & Gloucester Quays). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and design of Westonbirt House and Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Fifi's Fancy Furniture, and step into the grandiose world of Berkeley Castle.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Bournemouth to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Stonehenge, Art Couture Painswick Gallery, Fifi's Fancy Furniture
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

4
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Get some historical perspective at Warwick Castle and Sudeley Castle. Head to Alain Rouveure Galleries and The Barnfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moreton-in-Marsh: St Mary's Church (in Swinbrook), Mechanical Music Museum (in Northleach) and Montpellier Gallery (in Stratford-upon-Avon). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Fosse Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Edward's Church, get a taste of the local shopping with John Noott Galleries, and examine the collection at Combe Mill.

Plan a trip to Moreton-in-Marsh easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Bath to Moreton-in-Marsh in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Moreton-in-Marsh are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Stow-on-the-Wold, Broadway, Stratford-upon-Avon, Winchcombe, Alain Rouveure Galleries
Highlights from your plan
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

7
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.
Westminster Abbey and Tower of London will appeal to history buffs. National Gallery and Natural History Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Market, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the London day trip tool .

Take a train from Moreton-in-Marsh to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in London can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Camden Market ©
Camden Market
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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