37 days in England Itinerary

37 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip planner

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London
— 1 night
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Maidstone
— 1 night
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Canterbury
— 1 night
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Dover
— 2 nights
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Northiam
— 2 nights
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Chichester
— 1 night
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Lyme Regis
— 1 night
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Christow
— 3 nights
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Yelverton
— 1 night
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Plymouth
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Liskeard
— 1 night
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Bodmin
— 3 nights
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Falmouth
— 1 night
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Lizard
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Marazion
— 1 night
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Penzance
— 2 nights
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Sennen
— 1 night
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Hayle
— 1 night
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Tintagel
— 3 nights
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Wells
— 1 day
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Amesbury
— 9 nights
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London

— 1 night

The Square Mile

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 5th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace and then make a trip to Big Ben.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip builder website.

Philadelphia, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Philadelphia to London due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in May: high temperatures in London hover around 62°F and lows are around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Maidstone.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 4 — 6:

Maidstone

— 1 night
Maidstone is a large, historically important town in Kent, England, of which it is the county town. Your day by day itinerary now includes Belmont House and Gardens. On the 6th (Wed), experience rural life at Kent Life, then contemplate the long history of Thurnham Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Leeds Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Belmont House and Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint, and then admire the natural beauty at Westgate Gardens.

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

Getting from London to Maidstone by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Canterbury.

Things to do in Maidstone

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 6 — 7:

Canterbury

— 1 night
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Canterbury Cathedral has been added to your itinerary.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Canterbury vacation planning app.

You can drive from Maidstone to Canterbury in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dover.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay May 7 — 8:

Dover

— 2 nights
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Rye Heritage Centre. On the 8th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at The White Cliffs of Dover.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dover day trip planning website.

Dover is very close to Canterbury. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Northiam.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 8 — 10:

Northiam

— 2 nights
You've added Bayham Old Abbey, Pashley Manor Gardens, Sissinghurst Castle Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Northiam to go to Petworth and see Petworth House and Park, which is approximately 1h 40 min away.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Northiam travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Dover to Northiam by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Chichester.

Things to do in Northiam

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 10 — 12:

Chichester

— 1 night
Chichester is a cathedral city in West Sussex, in South-East England. Before you visit Chichester, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Northiam to Chichester takes 2 hours. Traveling from Northiam in May, Chichester is a bit cooler at night with lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lyme Regis.

Things to do in Chichester

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:

Lyme Regis

— 1 night
Lyme Regis is a coastal town in West Dorset, England, situated 25mi west of Dorchester and 25mi east of Exeter. You've now added Old Forge Fossil Shop to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Uplyme Church, then stop by Old Forge Fossil Shop, then get engrossed in the history at Colyton Heritage Centre, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Canonteign Falls.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lyme Regis trip planner.

Drive from Chichester to Lyme Regis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Christow.

Things to do in Lyme Regis

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 13 — 14:

Christow

— 3 nights
Christow is a village and civil parish in the Teignbridge district of Devon, England, about southwest of Exeter. Your day by day itinerary now includes Lydford Castle & Saxon Town, Merrivale Prehistoric Settlement, Wistman's Wood, and other attractions you added.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Christow trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Lyme Regis to Christow takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yelverton.

Things to do in Christow

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 17:

Yelverton

— 1 night
Yelverton is a large village on the south-western edge of Dartmoor, Devon, in England.When the village's railway station (on the Great Western Railway (GWR) line from Plymouth to Tavistock) opened in the 19th century, the village became a popular residence for Plymouth commuters. You've now added The Garden House to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at The Garden House and then contemplate the long history of Buckland Abbey, National Trust.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yelverton travel route site.

Traveling by car from Christow to Yelverton takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Plymouth.

Things to do in Yelverton

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 17 — 18:

Plymouth

Spirit of Discovery

Once an important departure point for immigrants sailing for the New World, Plymouth is now mostly known for being one of the world’s most impressive natural harbors.
Before you visit Plymouth, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Plymouth is very close to Yelverton. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel to Liskeard.

Things to do in Plymouth

Outdoors · Parks · Nightlife · Tours
Find places to stay May 18 — 19:

Liskeard

— 1 night
Liskeard is an ancient stannary and market town and civil parish in south east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.Liskeard is situated approximately 20 miles west of Plymouth, 14mi west of the River Tamar and the border with Devon, and 12 miles east of Bodmin. The Hurlers (3 stone circles) has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Elizabethan Gardens, don't miss a visit to Mayflower Steps Guides, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Liskeard Wesley Methodist Church, then delve into the distant past at Trethevy Quoit, and finally explore the ancient world of The Hurlers (3 stone circles).

Discover how to plan a Liskeard trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Plymouth to Liskeard in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Bodmin.

Things to do in Liskeard

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 18 — 19:

Bodmin

— 3 nights
Bodmin is a civil parish and historic town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Your list of things to see and do now includes Restormel Castle, Lanhydrock House and Garden, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, and other attractions. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Lanhydrock House and Garden and then explore the historical opulence of Restormel Castle.

Start your trip to Bodmin by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Bodmin is just a stone's throw from Liskeard. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Bodmin

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 19 — 22:

Falmouth

— 1 night
Falmouth is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Your day by day itinerary now includes Glendurgan Garden as well as Penjerrick Garden. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Penjerrick Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Glendurgan Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Trebah Garden, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Falmouth Seafront Promenade.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Falmouth trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bodmin to Falmouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Lizard.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks
Find places to stay May 22 — 23:

Lizard

The Lizard is a peninsula in southern Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. You've now added National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): make a trip to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove.

Plan my Lizard trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by car from Falmouth to Lizard takes an hour. In May in Lizard, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Marazion.
Find places to stay May 23 — 24:

Marazion

— 1 night
Marazion is a civil parish and town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. You've now added Marazion Beach to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Sat), kick back and relax at Marazion Beach.

Plan a trip to Marazion easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Lizard to Marazion takes an hour. In May, daytime highs in Marazion are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Penzance.

Things to do in Marazion

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches
Find places to stay May 23 — 24:

Penzance

— 2 nights
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Pipers. On the 24th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Penzance road trip tool.

Penzance is just a stone's throw from Marazion. In May in Penzance, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sennen.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — 26:

Sennen

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): hike along Cornish Coastal Path, steep yourself in history at Carn Euny Ancient Village, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tregeseal East Stone Circle, explore the historical opulence of Chun Castle, then make a trip to Men-an-tol, and finally delve into the distant past at Lanyon Quoit. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Tanglewood Wild Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Trengwainton Garden, and then contemplate the long history of Chysauster Ancient Village.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sennen trip planner.

Sennen is very close to Penzance. In May, daytime highs in Sennen are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hayle.

Things to do in Sennen

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 27:

Hayle

— 1 night
Hayle is a small town, civil parish and cargo port in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): look for gifts at The Old Foundry Chapel, get engrossed in the history at Hayle Heritage Centre, and then contemplate the long history of Bassett Monument.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hayle trip planner.

Hayle is just a stone's throw from Sennen. In May, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tintagel.

Things to do in Hayle

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 27 — 28:

Tintagel

— 3 nights
Tintagel or Trevena is a civil parish and village situated on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. You've now added Tintagel Visitors Centre to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: get all the information you need at Tintagel Visitors Centre, then delve into the mystery of Tintagel Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Materiana's Church, and finally make a trip to Trevena Square.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tintagel trip maker tool.

You can drive from Hayle to Tintagel in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Wells.

Things to do in Tintagel

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 28 — 31:

Wells

— 1 day
Wells is a cathedral city and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset, on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills. On the 31st (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Cheddar Gorge, admire the landmark architecture of Wells Cathedral, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Wells trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Tintagel to Wells takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Amesbury.

Things to do in Wells

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:

Amesbury

— 9 nights
You've now added Amesbury History Centre to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Amesbury online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Wells to Amesbury takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Amesbury

Museums
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 9:
Highlights from your trip

England travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.