16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Train:  13 h 45 min
1
Brighton
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Cardiff
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
St Ives
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Bournemouth
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Sandown, Isle of Wight
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Brighton

Brighton ©
Once a sleepy little fishing village, Brighton is a modern seaside town known for its Asian architecture and a large gay community.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wilderness Wood as well as Scotney Castle Garden. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wilderness Wood, thenexplore the striking landscape at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seaford Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach and then admire the natural beauty at Scotney Castle Garden.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Brighton trip planning site.

Vancouver, Canada to Brighton is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Brighton is 8 hours. When traveling from Vancouver in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Brighton: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, Scotney Castle Garden, Wilderness Wood, Seaford Beach
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Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters ©
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters
Wilderness Wood ©
Wilderness Wood
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): walk around Holyrood Park, thensteep yourself in history at Tantallon Castle, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yellowcraig Beach. On the next day, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, and then kick back and relax at Portobello Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh online attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Brighton to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cardiff.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

North Berwick, Rosslyn Chapel
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Portobello Beach
Portobello Beach
Tantallon Castle ©
Tantallon Castle
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Rest Bay Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): kick back and relax at Kilve Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cardiff travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Cardiff takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cardiff are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Cardiff

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kilve Beach, Rest Bay Beach, Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes
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Rest Bay Beach ©
Rest Bay Beach
Kilve Beach ©
Kilve Beach
Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes ©
Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes

4
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 St Ives Harbour Beach and Porthcurno Beach. Visiting Fowey Estuary and Sennen Cove Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Tolcarne Beach (in Newquay) and Cornwall Football Golf (in St Austell). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gwithian Beach, admire the natural beauty at Trengwainton Garden, and explore the world behind art at Penlee House Gallery & Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our St Ives road trip planning site.

Drive from Cardiff to St Ives in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in St Ives can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Penzance, Sennen Cove Beach, Porthcurno Beach, Fowey Estuary, Tolcarne Beach
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Fowey Estuary ©
Fowey Estuary
Porthcurno Beach ©
Porthcurno Beach
Gwithian Beach ©
Gwithian Beach

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): kick back and relax at Weymouth Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbanks Beach, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Compton Acres.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bournemouth trip planner.

You can drive from St Ives to Bournemouth in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from St Ives in July, expect nights in Bournemouth to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Sandown.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Poole, Weymouth Beach, Mudeford Quay
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Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Sandbanks Beach ©
Sandbanks Beach
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park ©
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park

2
nights
Sandown, Isle of Wight

Sandown ©
A holiday in Sandown offers opportunities for leisure, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly activities.
On the 19th (Wed), kick back and relax at Yaverland Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ryde Beach and then relax in the rural setting at West Wight Alpacas.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sandown itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Bournemouth to Sandown takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Sandown can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sandown

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Shanklin, Ryde Beach, West Wight Alpacas, Steephill Cove Beach
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Yaverland Beach ©
Yaverland Beach
Steephill Cove Beach ©
Steephill Cove Beach
Shanklin to Ventnor Coastal Walk ©
Shanklin to Ventnor Coastal Walk

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