9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
train:  1​h 30​min
1
Portsmouth
— 1 day
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Bournemouth
— 3 nights
train:  15​min
3
Poole
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Bude
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Newquay
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: London


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1
day
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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): see the interesting displays at HMS Victory, take a leisurely stroll along Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, then examine the collection at The Mary Rose Museum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Spinnaker Tower.

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London to Portsmouth is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In August in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum
Spinnaker Tower ©
Spinnaker Tower

3
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. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bournemouth Beach and The Roman Baths. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bournemouth: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Bath Abbey (in Bath) and Room Escape Games (in Southampton). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Paultons Park, take in the waterfront at Bournemouth Pier, and identify plant and animal life at Hengistbury Head Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Bournemouth online route planner .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Bournemouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Poole.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bath, Room Escape Games, Paultons Park, Stonehenge
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Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Paultons Park ©
Paultons Park
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

2
nights
Poole

Poole ©
Poole is a large coastal town and seaport in the county of Dorset, on the south coast of England. On the 5th (Mon), head off the coast to Brownsea Island, then tee off at Sandbanks Crazy Golf, and then kick back and relax at Sandbanks Beach. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, and then look for gifts at Precious Memories.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Poole route planner.

Poole is very close to Bournemouth. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bude.

Things to do in Poole

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Lulworth Cove
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Brownsea Island ©
Brownsea Island
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove
Sandbanks Beach ©
Sandbanks Beach

1
night
Bude

Bude ©
Bude is a small seaside resort town in north Cornwall, England, UK, in the civil parish of Bude-Stratton and at the mouth of the River Neet (also known locally as the River Strat). Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Walk Bude - Coastal & Canal, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre, and then go for a walk through Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bude tour planner .

You can drive from Poole to Bude in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Bude

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre, Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum
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2
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of St. Michael's Mount and then identify plant and animal life at Eden Project. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary, then enjoy some diversion at Cornwall Football Golf, and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Newquay trip planner .

Getting from Bude to Newquay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall Football Golf, Screech Owl Sanctuary, Eden Project
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Cornwall Football Golf ©
Cornwall Football Golf
Eden Project ©
Eden Project
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

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