20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Ryde
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Dover
— 1 night
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Bury St. Edmunds
— 1 night
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Great Yarmouth
— 1 night
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Norwich
— 1 night
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Scarborough
— 1 night
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York
— 1 night
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Durham
— 1 night
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Windermere
— 1 night
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Ambleside
— 1 night
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Liverpool
— 1 night
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Manchester
— 1 night
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Birmingham
— 1 night
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Stratford-upon-Avon
— 1 night
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Bristol
— 1 night
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Cardiff
— 1 night
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St Ives
— 1 night
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Newquay
— 1 night
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Exmouth
— 1 night
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Lyndhurst
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Ryde

Ryde ©
Serving as the gateway to the Isle of White, Ryde remains a quintessential English seaside holiday town.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Quarr Abbey, then browse the exhibits of Carisbrooke Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ryde, use our trip itinerary maker.

London to Ryde is an approximately 3-hour combination of car and ferry. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Dover.

Things to do in Ryde

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:
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Quarr Abbey ©
Quarr Abbey
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
Carisbrooke Castle ©
Carisbrooke Castle

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Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. On the 9th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at South Foreland Lighthouse, kick back and relax at St Margaret-at-Cliffe, and then step into the grandiose world of Walmer Castle and Gardens.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dover trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ryde to Dover takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ryde in July, Dover is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bury St. Edmunds.

Things to do in Dover

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:
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South Foreland Lighthouse ©
South Foreland Lighthouse
St Margaret-at-Cliffe ©
St Margaret-at-Cliffe
Walmer Castle and Gardens ©
Walmer Castle and Gardens

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Bury St. Edmunds

Bury St. Edmunds
On the 10th (Wed), contemplate the long history of St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, then take in nature's colorful creations at Abbey Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Lavenham Guildhall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ickworth.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bury St. Edmunds visit site.

Getting from Dover to Bury St. Edmunds by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Great Yarmouth.

Things to do in Bury St. Edmunds

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:
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Ickworth
Ickworth
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral ©
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral
Lavenham Guildhall ©
Lavenham Guildhall

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Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth ©
Great Yarmouth, often known to locals as Yarmouth, is a coastal town in Norfolk, England. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): play a few rounds at Pirates Cove Adventure Golf, then identify plant and animal life at Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens, and then kick back and relax at Gorleston-on-Sea Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Great Yarmouth trip planner.

Getting from Bury St. Edmunds to Great Yarmouth by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Great Yarmouth can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Norwich.

Things to do in Great Yarmouth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:
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Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens ©
Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens
Gorleston-on-Sea Beach ©
Gorleston-on-Sea Beach
Pirates Cove Adventure Golf ©
Pirates Cove Adventure Golf

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Norwich

Norwich ©

Cultural Capital of East Anglia

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
On the 12th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Norwich Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverside Walk, and finally steep yourself in history at Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Norwich day trip planning site.

You can drive from Great Yarmouth to Norwich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Scarborough.

Things to do in Norwich

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:
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Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery ©
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate ©
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate
Room Escape Games

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Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stroll through Filey Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Scarborough Castle, and then admire the natural beauty at Falling Foss Tea Garden and Waterfall.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Scarborough visit planning tool.

You can drive from Norwich to Scarborough in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Scarborough

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:
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Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Scarborough Castle ©
Scarborough Castle
Falling Foss Tea Garden and Waterfall ©
Falling Foss Tea Garden and Waterfall

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York

York ©

City of Festivals

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, then go for a walk through York City Walls, then admire the striking features of York Minster, and finally examine the collection at National Railway Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the York online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Scarborough to York takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

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Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Crook Hall & Gardens, go for a walk through Durham Riverside Walk, then contemplate the long history of Durham Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Durham Castle.

Plan trip to Durham with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by train from York to Durham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from York in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Durham: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:
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Crook Hall & Gardens ©
Crook Hall & Gardens
Durham Castle ©
Durham Castle
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

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Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andrew's Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Windermere vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Durham to Windermere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in Windermere

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:
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Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

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Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. On the 17th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Tarn Hows, then stroll through Helvellyn, then pause for some serene contemplation at Jesus Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Sizergh Castle.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ambleside route planner.

Ambleside is just a short distance from Windermere. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Ambleside

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Sizergh Castle ©
Sizergh Castle

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Liverpool

Liverpool ©

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 18th (Thu), kick back and relax at Crosby Beach, steep yourself in history at Casbah Coffee Club, and then steep yourself in history at Speke Hall.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Liverpool trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Liverpool takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Liverpool are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Speke Hall ©
Speke Hall
Casbah Coffee Club ©
Casbah Coffee Club
Crosby Beach ©
Crosby Beach

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Manchester

Manchester ©

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
On the 19th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Manchester Cathedral, have fun and explore at People's History Museum, then contemplate the long history of Stockport Air Raid Shelters, then see the interesting displays at The Manchester Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Granada Studios.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Manchester journey site.

You can drive from Liverpool to Manchester in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Stockport Air Raid Shelters ©
Stockport Air Raid Shelters
The Manchester Museum ©
The Manchester Museum
People's History Museum ©
People's History Museum

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs, then look for all kinds of wild species at Walsall Arboretum, and then identify plant and animal life at Sutton Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Birmingham online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Manchester to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Birmingham Back to Backs ©
Birmingham Back to Backs
Sutton Park ©
Sutton Park
Walsall Arboretum ©
Walsall Arboretum

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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. On the 21st (Sun), stroll through The River Avon Trail, then relax in the rural setting at Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm, then get engrossed in the history at Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Stratford-upon-Avon trip builder website.

You can drive from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Stratford-upon-Avon are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Bristol.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
The River Avon Trail ©
The River Avon Trail
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church
Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall ©
Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall

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Bristol

Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
On the 22nd (Mon), stroll the grounds of Arnos Vale Cemetery, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then admire the striking features of Tyntesfield.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bristol trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bristol by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bristol

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Tyntesfield ©
Tyntesfield
Arnos Vale Cemetery ©
Arnos Vale Cemetery

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Cardiff

Cardiff ©

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Caerphilly Castle, step into the grandiose world of Castell Coch, then get a new perspective on nature at National Museum Cardiff, and finally step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cardiff online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bristol to Cardiff in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Cardiff

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Caerphilly Castle ©
Caerphilly Castle
Castell Coch ©
Castell Coch
National Museum Cardiff ©
National Museum Cardiff

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St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. On the 24th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthmeor Beach, admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and then stroll through Porthminster Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the St Ives online day trip planner.

Drive from Cardiff to St Ives in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in St Ives, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden ©

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Newquay

Newquay ©

Surf Capital of the UK

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary, take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour, and then kick back and relax at Watergate Bay.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Newquay online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from St Ives to Newquay in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Watergate Bay ©
Watergate Bay
Padstow Harbour ©
Padstow Harbour

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Exmouth

Exmouth ©
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 (Fri): admire the striking features of A La Ronde, then enjoy the sand and surf at Exmouth Beach, and then stroll through Dawlish Warren Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Exmouth trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Newquay to Exmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Exmouth sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Lyndhurst.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Exmouth Beach ©
Exmouth Beach
Dawlish Warren Beach ©
Dawlish Warren Beach
A La Ronde ©
A La Ronde

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Lyndhurst

Lyndhurst ©
Lyndhurst is a large village and civil parish situated in the New Forest National Park in Hampshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at New Forest National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lyndhurst trip planner.

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Lyndhurst takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Lyndhurst are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyndhurst

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
New Forest National Park ©
New Forest National Park

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