26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Valencia
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Newquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Penzance
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Plymouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Salisbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Lacock
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
7
Castle Combe
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
8
Avebury
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
10
Oxford
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
11
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Valencia

2
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Michael's Mount and Lanhydrock House and Garden. Get outdoors at Eden Project and National Lobster Hatchery. Change things up with a short trip to Land's End Landmark in Sennen (about 1h 5 min away). The adventure continues: stroll through Perranporth Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Newquay trip itinerary site.

Valencia, Spain to Newquay is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Penzance.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eden Project, Perranporth Beach, Land's End Landmark, St. Michael's Mount, Lanhydrock House and Garden
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Eden Project ©
Eden Project
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach

2
nights
Penzance

Penzance ©
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): look for gifts at St. Ives Bookseller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at Cornish Seal Sanctuary,SEA LIFE Trust, thenstep into the grandiose world of St. Michael's Mount, and finally take some stellar pictures from Land's End Landmark.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Penzance trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Newquay to Penzance takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Penzance, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Plymouth.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Cornish Seal Sanctuary,SEA LIFE Trust, St. Michael's Mount, Land's End Landmark
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden ©
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

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nights
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 13th (Sun), walk around Cockington Court, stop by Babbacombe, and then get a new perspective on things with Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Brixham Harbour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Plymouth tour planning site.

You can drive from Penzance to Plymouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Salisbury.

Things to do in Plymouth

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Torquay, Paignton, Brixham Harbour
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Cockington Court ©
Cockington Court
Brixham Harbour ©
Brixham Harbour

2
nights
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Old Sarum, explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle, thentake an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge, and finally admire the striking features of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Highclere Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Winchester Cathedral, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Hawk Conservancy Trust.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Salisbury trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Plymouth to Salisbury takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Avebury Stone Circle, Hawk Conservancy Trust, Stonehenge, Highclere Castle, Winchester Cathedral
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Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral

2
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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and then steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey. On your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Cheddar Gorge and then make a trip to Glastonbury Tor.

For traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Bath online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Salisbury to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lacock.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Glastonbury Tor, Stonehenge, Cheddar Gorge
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Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cheddar Gorge ©
Cheddar Gorge

2
nights
Lacock

Lacock ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Stonehenge. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, thenadmire the natural beauty at Westonbirt Arboretum, and then steep yourself in history at Avebury Stone Circle.

Make your Lacock itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Bath to Lacock takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Castle Combe.

Things to do in Lacock

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Avebury Stone Circle, Castle Combe Village, Stonehenge, Westonbirt Arboretum
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Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Westonbirt Arboretum ©
Westonbirt Arboretum
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

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nights
Castle Combe

Castle Combe ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Cheddar Gorge and then experience rural life at Marshfield Farm Ice Cream. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, thenmake a trip to Avebury Stone Circle, and then don't miss a visit to Stonehenge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Castle Combe trip planning app.

Castle Combe is very close to Lacock. In August, daily temperatures in Castle Combe can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Avebury.

Things to do in Castle Combe

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Avebury Stone Circle, Stonehenge, Marshfield Farm Ice Cream, Cheddar Gorge
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:
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Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

2
nights
Avebury

Avebury ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Westonbirt Arboretum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, and then delve into the distant past at Avebury Stone Circle. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Wilton House, thenmake a trip to Stonehenge, and then steep yourself in history at Avebury Manor.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Avebury online day trip planner.

You can drive from Castle Combe to Avebury in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Avebury

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Castle Combe Village, Stonehenge, Wilton House, Westonbirt Arboretum
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Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Westonbirt Arboretum ©
Westonbirt Arboretum

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nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): deepen your understanding of the past and present with Stratford Town Walk, thenexperience rural life at Cotswold Farm Park, and then step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): admire the striking features of Shakespeare's Birthplace, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, and then contemplate the long history of Blenheim Palace.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Avebury to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Warwick Castle, Cotswold Farm Park, Blenheim Palace
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Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Cotswold Farm Park ©
Cotswold Farm Park
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace

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nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Blenheim Palace, and then steep yourself in history at Highclere Castle. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Cotswold Farm Park, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and then see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Oxford trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Oxford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Stratford-upon-Avon in August since evenings lows in Oxford dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highclere Castle, Cotswold Farm Park, Blenheim Palace, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
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Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Cotswold Farm Park ©
Cotswold Farm Park

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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.
Tower of London and Westminster Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Imperial Bird of Prey Academy in Billericay (about 56 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at One Tree Hill, and contemplate the waterfront views at Shadwell Basin outdoor Activity Centre.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read London driving holiday planner.

Drive from Oxford to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Imperial Bird of Prey Academy
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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