25 days in Southern England Itinerary

25 days in Southern England Itinerary

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London
— 6 nights
2
Rye
— 4 nights
3
Arundel
— 2 nights
4
Winchester
— 4 nights
5
Penzance
— 3 nights
6
Oxford
— 4 nights

6
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and make a trip to Tower Bridge.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read London trip planner.

Calgary, Canada to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Calgary to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in London, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rye.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

4
nights
Rye

Rye ©
Rye is a small town in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex, within the historic County of Sussex, England, which stands approximately two miles from the open sea and is at the confluence of three rivers: the Rother, the Tillingham and the Brede. Change things up with these side-trips from Rye: The Hawking Centre (in Doddington), Joe's Bows (in Hernhill) and Dover (Secret Wartime Tunnels & Dover Castle). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rye Waterworks MIcropub, practice your aim at 1066 Target Sports, and take in the exciting artwork at Nigel Greaves Gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rye trip itinerary maker app.

Take a train from London to Rye in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Rye are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Arundel.

Things to do in Rye

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dover, The Hawking Centre, East Sussex Falconry, Nigel Greaves Gallery, 1066 Target Sports
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Joe's Bows ©
Joe's Bows
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve ©
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

2
nights
Arundel

Arundel ©
Arundel is a market town and civil parish in a steep vale of the South Downs, West Sussex, England. On the 14th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Huxley's Birds of Prey Centre and Gardens, then have some family-friendly fun at The Spitfire Experience, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hawking About. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at English Martyrs Catholic Church, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Aerospace, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Highdown Hill.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Arundel travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rye to Arundel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Arundel can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Winchester.

Things to do in Arundel

Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Worthing, The Spitfire Experience, Huxley's Birds of Prey Centre and Gardens, Virtual Aerospace
Find places to stay May 13 — 15:
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Huxley's Birds of Prey Centre and Gardens ©
Huxley's Birds of Prey Centre and Gardens
Virtual Aerospace ©
Virtual Aerospace
The Spitfire Experience ©
The Spitfire Experience

4
nights
Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. Get out of town with these interesting Winchester side-trips: New Forest Activities (in Beaulieu), Insight Activities (in Fordingbridge) and Portsmouth (The Mary Rose & Portsmouth Historic Dockyard). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Hawk Conservancy Trust, steep yourself in history at Hospital of St Cross, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and step into the grandiose world of The Great Hall.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Winchester itinerary planner.

Getting from Arundel to Winchester by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Winchester are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Penzance.

Things to do in Winchester

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Speed Boats Tours, New Forest Activities, Insight Activities, Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking
Find places to stay May 15 — 19:
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Hawk Conservancy Trust ©
Hawk Conservancy Trust
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
Penzance

Penzance ©
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Change things up with these side-trips from Penzance: St Just-in-Roseland Church (in St Just in Roseland), The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary (in Penryn) and Skinner's Brewery (in Truro). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Kernow Coasteering, step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, enjoy the sand and surf at Hayle Towans Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Godrevy Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Penzance day trip app.

Drive from Winchester to Penzance in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Penzance are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary, Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre, St. Michael's Mount, St Just-in-Roseland Church, Godrevy Beach
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
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Kernow Coasteering ©
Kernow Coasteering
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
St Just-in-Roseland Church ©
St Just-in-Roseland Church

4
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Venture out of the city with trips to UK Wolf Conservation Trust (in Beenham), Stanlake Park Wine Estate (in Twyford) and Reload Laser Clay Shooting Range (in Reading). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Vertigo VR, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hook Norton Brewery, examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, and steep yourself in history at Blenheim Palace.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Oxford online journey planner.

You can drive from Penzance to Oxford in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May in Oxford, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oxford

Fun & Games · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Milton Keynes, Reading, Blenheim Palace, UK Wolf Conservation Trust, Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm
Find places to stay May 22 — 26:
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Stanlake Park Wine Estate ©
Stanlake Park Wine Estate
Reload Laser Clay Shooting Range ©
Reload Laser Clay Shooting Range
Vertigo VR ©
Vertigo VR

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