59 days in England Itinerary

59 days in England Itinerary

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59 days in England Itinerary

Start: Hanoi
+2
Fly + subway + train:  17​h
1
York
— 4 nights
2
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Grasmere
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Norwich
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Exeter
— 5 nights
6
Newquay
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Bideford
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Bournemouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Eastbourne
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
11
London
— 8 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Hanoi

4
nights
York

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sandsend Beach and Filey Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to The Forbidden Corner (in Middleham), Whitby (Whitby Beach & Whitby Harbour) and RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton). Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, wander the streets of York Shambles, learn about all things military at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, and identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our York trip maker website .

Hanoi, Vietnam to York is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Hanoi to York, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in York are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in York

Parks Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Whitby, Filey Beach, The Forbidden Corner, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, York Bird of Prey Centre
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:
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Room Escape Games
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs

5
nights
Newcastle upon Tyne

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Explore hidden gems such as Climbing Tours and Farne Islands. Venture out of the city with trips to Aira Force (in Penrith), Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh) and The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Seahouses). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, take a stroll through The Quayside, get outside with Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall, and examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Newcastle upon Tyne trip planner .

Traveling by train from York to Newcastle upon Tyne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Windermere, Tarn Hows, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Farne Islands
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:
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Climbing Tours
Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows

5
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Step off the beaten path and head to Climbing Tours and Catbells Lakeland Walk. Head to The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop and Melville Tyson Ltdfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Grasmere side-trips: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Buttermere (in Buttermere) and Whinlatter Forest Park (in Braithwaite). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Old Man of Coniston, take in the views from Ashness Bridge, contemplate the long history of Castlerigg Stone Circle, and take in the exciting artwork at Heaton Cooper Studio.

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You can drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Grasmere in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Norwich.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Lake District, Old Man of Coniston, Whinlatter Forest Park, Buttermere Lake
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 21:
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Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston
Buttermere Lake ©
Buttermere Lake

4
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to RSPB Titchwell Marsh and Wells Next The Sea Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Norwich side-trips: Merrivale Model VIllage (in Great Yarmouth), Gorleston Beach (in Gorleston-on-Sea) and Skegness (Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve & Natureland Seal Sanctuary). Pack the 25th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at BeWILDerwood. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at RSPB Minsmere, contemplate the long history of Norwich Cathedral, and take a leisurely stroll along Southwold Pier.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Norwich trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Norwich takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Norwich can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Exeter.

Things to do in Norwich

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Skegness, Great Yarmouth, RSPB Titchwell Marsh, Wells Next The Sea Beach, BeWILDerwood
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 26:
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Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve ©
RSPB Titchwell Marsh ©
RSPB Titchwell Marsh
Gorleston Beach ©
Gorleston Beach

5
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Explore hidden gems such as Berry Head National Nature Reserve and Exmouth Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Exeter side-trips: Pecorama (in Beer), The Donkey Sanctuary (in Sidmouth) and Torquay (Cockington Court, Babbacombe Model Village, & more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Goodrington Sands, explore the activities along Brixham Harbour, don't miss a visit to The Cobb, and look for all kinds of wild species at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Exeter visit website .

Getting from Norwich to Exeter by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Newquay.

Things to do in Exeter

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Torquay, Brixham, Goodrington Sands, Exmouth Beach, The Cobb
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:
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The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary
Berry Head National Nature Reserve ©

5
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Step off the beaten path and head to Crantock Beach and Porthmeor Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Newquay: Carbis Bay Beach (in Carbis Bay), Porthminster Beach (in St Ives) and Padstow (Padstow Harbour & National Lobster Hatchery). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Porth Beach, admire the masterpieces at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lanhydrock House and Garden.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Newquay itinerary builder .

Getting from Exeter to Newquay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bideford.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Padstow, Falmouth, Screech Owl Sanctuary, Perranporth Beach
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 6:
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Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach

5
nights
Bideford

Bideford ©
Bideford is a historic port town on the estuary of the River Torridge in north Devon, south-west England. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bude Sea Pool and Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre. Explore Bideford's surroundings by going to Saunton Beach (in Saunton), Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle (in Ilfracombe) and Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe). Pack the 9th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at The Milky Way Adventure Park. Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at The Big Sheep.. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Westward Ho Beach and get to know the fascinating history of Valley of the Rocks.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bideford tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Newquay to Bideford takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Bideford

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, Bude Sea Pool, Woolacombe Beach, Saunton Beach, The Milky Way Adventure Park
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 11:
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Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre ©
Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Westward Ho Beach ©
Westward Ho Beach

5
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Cotswold Range and Room Escape Games. Venture out of the city with trips to Abbotsbury Swannery (in Abbotsbury), Head 4 Heights Ltd (in Shorncote) and Bath (The Roman Baths & Bath Abbey). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hengistbury Head Beach, make a trip to Weymouth Harbour, step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, and step off the mainland to explore Brownsea Island.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bournemouth trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Bideford to Bournemouth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Bournemouth, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ventnor.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Poole, Bath, Weymouth, Cirencester, Lulworth Cove
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 16:
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Sandbanks Beach ©
Sandbanks Beach
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park ©
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park

5
nights
Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Ventnor ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Steephill Cove Beach and Haven Falconry. Change things up with these side-trips from Ventnor: Quarr Abbey (in Ryde), Tapnell Farm Park (in Yarmouth) and Seaview Wildlife Encounter (in Seaview).

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ventnor trip planning app .

Drive from Bournemouth to Ventnor in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ventnor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Eastbourne.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ryde, Newport, Shanklin, The Needles Battery, Seaview Wildlife Encounter
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 21:
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Seaview Wildlife Encounter ©
Seaview Wildlife Encounter
Steephill Cove Beach ©
Steephill Cove Beach
Tapnell Farm Park ©
Tapnell Farm Park

4
nights
Eastbourne

Eastbourne ©
Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, 19mi east of Brighton. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Camber Sands and White Cliffs of Dover. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Gustamps and North Laine. Explore Eastbourne's surroundings by going to Battle Abbey and Battlefield (in Battle) and Bodiam Castle (in Bodiam). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Beachy Head, wander the streets of Old Town Hastings, find something for the whole family at Drusillas Park, and steep yourself in history at St. Mary's Parish Church.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Eastbourne trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Ventnor to Eastbourne takes 3.5 hours. In July in Eastbourne, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, East Sussex Falconry, St. Mary's Parish Church, Old Town Hastings, Battle Abbey and Battlefield
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:
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Camber Sands ©
Camber Sands
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters ©
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters
The White Cliffs of Dover ©
The White Cliffs of Dover

8
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and Cotswolds Distillery. Head to Covent Garden and Farringdons Jewelleryfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: The River Cam (in Cambridge) and Leeds Castle (in Maidstone). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Westminster Abbey, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the London road trip app .

You can take a train from Eastbourne to London in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Cotswolds Distillery, The River Cam, Leeds Castle
Find places to stay Jul 25 — Aug 2:
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

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