7 days in South East England & South West England Itinerary

7 days in South East England & South West England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England itinerary maker

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Oxford
— 1 day
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Exmouth
— 2 nights
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St Ives
— 2 nights
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Dartmouth
— 1 night
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Drive to Lymington, Ferry to Yarmouth, Drive to Newport
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Newport, Isle of Wight
— 1 night
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Drive to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Portsmouth Portsea IOW Car Ferry Terminal, Drive to London

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Oxford

— 1 day

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Oxford Castle & Prison, engage your brain at History of Science Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Christ Church Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Magdalen College.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Oxford online trip builder.

London to Oxford is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:

Exmouth

— 2 nights
Exmouth is a port town, civil parish and seaside resort in East Devon, England, sited on the east bank of the mouth of the River Exe. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): kick back and relax at Dawlish Warren Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Shaldon Wildlife Trust, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Exmouth Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Powderham Castle, see the interesting displays at Royal Albert Memorial Museum, and then make a trip to Underground Passages.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Exmouth trip site.

Traveling by car from Oxford to Exmouth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Exmouth can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:

St Ives

— 2 nights
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Trelissick, then kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach, and then kick back and relax at Godrevy Beach. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthmeor Beach, then explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and then stroll through Porthminster Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the St Ives road trip planner.

You can drive from Exmouth to St Ives in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Dartmouth.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:

Dartmouth

— 1 night
Dartmouth is a town and civil parish in the English county of Devon. On the 30th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Coleton Fishacre and then take in nature's colorful creations at Greenway House.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dartmouth trip itinerary website.

You can drive from St Ives to Dartmouth in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Dartmouth

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:

Newport, Isle of Wight

— 1 night
On the 1st (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Carisbrooke Castle, admire the natural beauty at Godshill Model Village, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Newport day trip planning website.

Getting from Dartmouth to Newport by combination of car and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. April in Newport sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1: