46 days in England Itinerary

46 days in England Itinerary

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46 days in England Itinerary

Start: Christchurch
Fly:  28​h
1
London
— 7 nights
train:  2​h
2
Bournemouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
St Ives
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Woolacombe
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Bath
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Cheltenham
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
York
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Bamburgh
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  36​h
End: Christchurch

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Buckingham Palace.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the London holiday maker .

Christchurch, New Zealand to London is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Christchurch to London, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Christchurch in July: high temperatures in London hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bournemouth.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Greenwich ©
Greenwich
Westminster ©
Westminster

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. Get out of town with these interesting Bournemouth side-trips: Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth), Ringwood Brewery (in Ringwood) and Salisbury (Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta & Old Sarum). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bournemouth Beach, cool off at West Wittering Beach, kick back and relax at Hengistbury Head Beach, and contemplate the long history of Hospital of St Cross.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bournemouth online road trip planner .

You can take a train from London to Bournemouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bournemouth are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Salisbury, West Wittering Beach, Branksome Chine, Hospital of St Cross, Weymouth Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ringwood Brewery ©
Ringwood Brewery
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach

5
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Get out of town with these interesting St Ives side-trips: Trebah Garden (in Falmouth), Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth) and Crantock Beach (in Crantock). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Godrevy Beach, stroll through Gwithian Beach, admire the natural beauty at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Just in Roseland Church.

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

Drive from Bournemouth to St Ives in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bournemouth in August, expect nights in St Ives to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Woolacombe.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Michael's Mount, Perranporth Beach, Crantock Beach, Godrevy Beach, Kernow Coasteering
Highlights from your plan
Godrevy Beach ©
Godrevy Beach
Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach
Gwithian Beach ©
Gwithian Beach

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Woolacombe: North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Croyde) and Summerleaze Beach (in Bude). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Woolacombe Beach, stroll through Saunton Beach, make a trip to Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room, and get outside with Tunnels Beaches.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Woolacombe trip maker site .

You can drive from St Ives to Woolacombe in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. August in Woolacombe sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ilfracombe, Summerleaze Beach, North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Saunton Beach
Highlights from your plan
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Barricane Beach ©
Barricane Beach
Summerleaze Beach ©
Summerleaze Beach

6
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Cotswold Edge Golf Club (in Wotton-under-Edge) and Chipping Sodbury Golf Club (in Chipping Sodbury). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, admire the striking features of Assembly Rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bath travel planner.

You can drive from Woolacombe to Bath in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Bath

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castle Combe, Cotswold Edge Golf Club, Wells Cathedral, Stonehenge, Chalice Well
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Edge Golf Club ©
Cotswold Edge Golf Club
Chipping Sodbury Golf Club ©
Chipping Sodbury Golf Club
Victoria Falls Adventure Golf ©
Victoria Falls Adventure Golf

6
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cheltenham: Welford-On-Avon Golf Course (in Welford on Avon), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare's Birthplace & Stratford-upon-Avon Golf Club). And it doesn't end there: tee off at Lilley Brook Golf Club, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, and take a stroll through Montpellier District.

To plan Cheltenham vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cheltenham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cheltenham can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Tewkesbury Abbey, Warwick Castle, Cotswolds Distillery, Hidcote Manor Garden
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Sibling Distillery ©
Sibling Distillery
Lilley Brook Golf Club ©
Lilley Brook Golf Club

7
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from York: Filey Beach (in Filey), Riverside Golf Club (in Ravenstonedale) and High Cup Wines (in Appleby-in-Westmorland). Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through York Shambles, get interesting insight from York Marina, take an in-depth tour of York Castle Museum, and make a trip to York City Walls.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the York online holiday maker .

Take a train from Cheltenham to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in York when traveling from Cheltenham in September, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in York

Outdoors Theme Parks Golf

Side Trips

High Cup Wines, Filey Beach, Riverside Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Riverside Golf Club ©
Riverside Golf Club
Fulford Golf Club ©
Fulford Golf Club

2
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): meet the residents at Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre and then kick back and relax at Ross Back Sands Beach. On your second day here, head off the coast to Farne Islands and then stroll through Embleton Bay.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bamburgh online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from York to Bamburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. September in Bamburgh sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre, Farne Islands, Embleton Bay
Highlights from your plan
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay
Ross Back Sands Beach ©
Ross Back Sands Beach
Farne Islands ©
Farne Islands

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