18 days in England Itinerary

18 days in England Itinerary

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18 days in England Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
London
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Eastbourne
— 2 nights
3
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Newquay
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
5
Penrith
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Alnwick
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Head to Camden Market and Street Food Union - Rupert Street SOHOfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to Big Ben, look for gifts at Katherine Elizabeth Millinery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Harrods.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read London trip planner.

New Delhi, India to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from New Delhi to London. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in London at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can take a train to Eastbourne.

Things to do in London

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Camden Market ©
Camden Market
Harrods ©
Harrods

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take a stroll through North Laine, stop by Gustamps, then go for a walk through Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, and finally appreciate the views at Beachy Head. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Drusillas Park, wander the streets of Old Town Hastings, and then step into the grandiose world of Bodiam Castle.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Eastbourne trip builder app .

You can take a train from London to Eastbourne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Eastbourne can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Old Town Hastings, Drusillas Park, Bodiam Castle
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Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters ©
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Gustamps ©
Gustamps

2
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. On the 5th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve, then get to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Lulworth Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then identify plant and animal life at Durlston Country Park.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Swanage day trip site .

Getting from Eastbourne to Swanage by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Swanage sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove
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StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove

3
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Take a break from the city and head to Carbis Bay Beach and Porthminster Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Porthmeor Beach. There's much more to do: stroll through Perranporth Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Newquay travel route app .

You can drive from Swanage to Newquay in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Penrith.

Things to do in Newquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Perranporth Beach, Screech Owl Sanctuary
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Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach

2
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Visiting Catbells Lakeland Walk and Predator Experience will get you outdoors. Head to The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop and Yew Tree Barnfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Penrith side-trips: Lake Windermere (in Windermere), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and K Village, the Lakes Outlet (in Kendal). It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force and contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Penrith day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Newquay to Penrith takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Keswick, Grange-over-Sands, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Lake Windermere, K Village, the Lakes Outlet
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Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience

3
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. For shopping fun, head to Barter Books or The Mick Oxley Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre and Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre. Go for a jaunt from Alnwick to Bamburgh to see St Aiden Beach about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Low Newton by the Sea Beach, admire the striking features of Brinkburn Priory, stroll through Alnmouth Beach, and play a few rounds at Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Alnwick trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Penrith to Alnwick in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Penrith in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Alnwick, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Aiden Beach, Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre, Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre, Brinkburn Priory
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Barter Books ©
Barter Books
Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre ©
Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre
St Aiden Beach ©
St Aiden Beach

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