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:  11​h
1
York
— 1 day
+2
train + bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
St. Brelade, Jersey
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  2​h 45​min
3
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Penzance
— 1 night
+3
train + bus + Fly + bus:  12​h
5
Isle of Skye
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
day
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.
On the 15th (Mon), examine the collection at York Castle Museum, then examine the collection at The York Dungeon, then examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, and finally delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

To see maps and more tourist information, read York vacation planning site .

Newark, USA to York is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Newark in April, with highs in York at 55°F and lows at 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to St. Brelade.

Things to do in York

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story

2
nights
St. Brelade, Jersey

St. Brelade ©
If you're looking for places to see in St.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the history at M-132 Underground Command Bunker Noirmont Point, then shop like a local with The Harbour Gallery Jersey, then stroll the grounds of St. Saviour Parish Church, and finally examine the collection at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Mont Orgueil Castle, take in the exciting artwork at Jane James Handmade Ceramics, then explore the historical opulence of Elizabeth Castle, and finally enjoy the sea views from Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere).

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the St. Brelade route planning website .

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from York to St. Brelade in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in April, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in St. Brelade

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

St. Helier, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, Mont Orgueil Castle, St. Saviour Parish Church
Highlights from your plan
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. On the 18th (Thu), examine the collection at The Mary Rose Museum, then examine the collection at HMS Victory, then steep yourself in history at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and finally take an in-depth tour of HMS Warrior 1860.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Portsmouth online travel route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from St. Brelade to Portsmouth in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In April, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Penzance.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
HMS Warrior 1860 ©
HMS Warrior 1860
HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum

1
night
Penzance

Penzance ©
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Carn Euny Ancient Village, contemplate the long history of Zennor Head, take in the exciting artwork at St. Ives Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Anima-Mundi, then shop like a local with The Cowhouse Gallery, and finally step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Penzance tour builder .

Drive from Portsmouth to Penzance in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in April, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Penzance

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

St Ives, The Cowhouse Gallery, Zennor Head, Carn Euny Ancient Village, St. Michael's Mount
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Carn Euny Ancient Village ©
Carn Euny Ancient Village
Zennor Head ©
Zennor Head

1
day
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): look for gifts at JR Art Gallery (Jeremy Rossiter), then view the masterpieces at Skyeworks Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Quiraing (Hill Walk), and finally view the masterpieces at Trotternish Art Gallery.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Isle of Skye trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Penzance to Isle of Skye in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Skyeworks Gallery ©
Skyeworks Gallery
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
JR Art Gallery (Jeremy Rossiter) ©
JR Art Gallery (Jeremy Rossiter)

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