8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Newquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Plymouth
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Southampton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hounslow
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newquay: Eden Project (in Bodelva) and St. Michael's Mount (in Marazion). There's lots more to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mawgan Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar, and find something for the whole family at Asylum Entertainment.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Newquay trip planner .

Newark, USA to Newquay is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Newark to Newquay, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Michael's Mount, Eden Project
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Eden Project ©
Eden Project
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre ©
Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre

1
night
Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Once an important departure point for immigrants sailing for the New World, Plymouth is now mostly known for being one of the world’s most impressive natural harbors.
On the 10th (Thu), put a fun spin on your tour with Roomsmiths Escape Rooms, wander the streets of The Barbican, appreciate the history behind Naval Memorial, then make a trip to Plymouth Hoe, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plymouth Synagogue.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Plymouth visit planner.

Drive from Newquay to Plymouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Southampton.

Things to do in Plymouth

Fun & Games Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Plymouth Synagogue ©
Plymouth Synagogue
Naval Memorial ©
Naval Memorial
Plymouth Hoe ©
Plymouth Hoe

2
nights
Southampton

Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. On the 11th (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then look for gifts at Oceans Gift Shop, then delve into the mystery of Stonehenge, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Winchester Cathedral, take a tour of Steamship Shieldhall, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Southampton road trip planning tool .

Drive from Plymouth to Southampton in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Southampton, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hounslow.

Things to do in Southampton

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Stonehenge, Winchester Cathedral
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Speed Boats Tours
Room Escape Games
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©

1
night
Hounslow

Hounslow ©
On the 13th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, then see the interesting displays at The Musical Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Marianne North Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Hounslow day trip website .

Traveling by car from Southampton to Hounslow takes 1.5 hours. In October in Hounslow, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hounslow

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Kew, The Musical Museum
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The Musical Museum ©
The Musical Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ©
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Marianne North Gallery ©
Marianne North Gallery

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