11 days in England Itinerary

11 days in England Itinerary

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11 days in England Itinerary

Start: Flam
Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Penrith
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Woolacombe
— 1 day
3
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h 15​min
4
Ryde, Isle of Wight
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + bus + train:  2​h 15​min
5
London
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  9​h 45​min
End: Flam

1
night
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. On the 17th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, then explore the activities along Derwentwater, and then explore the activities along Lake Windermere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Penrith road trip planning site .

Flam, Norway to Penrith is an approximately 28-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Flam to Penrith, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Flam in July, Penrith is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Woolacombe.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Lake Windermere
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Aira Force ©
Aira Force

1
day
Woolacombe

Woolacombe ©
Woolacombe is a seaside resort on the coast of North Devon, England, which lies at the mouth of a valley (or 'combe') in the parish of Mortehoe. On the 19th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, then don't miss a visit to Tunnels Beaches, then kick back and relax at Barricane Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Woolacombe Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Woolacombe trip planner.

You can drive from Penrith to Woolacombe in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Swanage.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ilfracombe
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Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle ©
Tunnels Beaches ©
Tunnels Beaches

2
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, get your game on at Dorset Mud Trail, then cool off at Dorset Waterpark, and finally explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Durlston Country Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Swanage day trip site .

Traveling by car from Woolacombe to Swanage takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Swanage are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Ryde.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove
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Dorset Waterpark ©
Dorset Waterpark
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park

2
nights
Ryde, Isle of Wight

Ryde ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkey Haven, then relax in the rural setting at The Garlic Farm, and then get your game on at Wight Karting. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Isle of Wight Steam Railway, relax in the rural setting at Tapnell Farm Park, and then browse the exhibits of Carisbrooke Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Ryde holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Swanage to Ryde takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Ryde are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Ryde

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Newport, Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Tapnell Farm Park, The Garlic Farm
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Monkey Haven ©
Monkey Haven
Wight Karting ©
Wight Karting
Tapnell Farm Park ©
Tapnell Farm Park

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the world behind art at National Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Ryde to London by combination of ferry and train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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