27 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

27 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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27 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Canterbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Bridport
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Okehampton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Falmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Bath
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Chipping Campden
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Bakewell
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Ellesmere Port
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Windermere
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3 h
11
Melrose, Scotland
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3 h 15 min
12
Malham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
13
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
14
Norwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
15
Cambridge
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
End: London

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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.
Ightham Mote and Standen will appeal to history buffs. Polesden Lacey and Southwark Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Somerset House, make a trip to Horse Guards Parade, browse the eclectic array of goods at Greenwich Market, and examine the collection at The London Film Museum - Covent Garden.

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If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Canterbury.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Standen, Polesden Lacey, Ightham Mote
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Standen ©
Standen
Ightham Mote ©
Ightham Mote
Polesden Lacey ©
Polesden Lacey

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Canterbury

Canterbury ©
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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas R C Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Church, examine the collection at The Kent Museum of Freemasonry, then steep yourself in history at Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint, then steep yourself in history at Eastbridge Hospital, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Buttermarket. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Union Mill, steep yourself in history at Smallhythe Place, then get outside with Treetop Challenge, then look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Christ Church Gate.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Canterbury online trip itinerary builder .

Take a train from London to Canterbury in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bridport.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Smallhythe Place, Union Mill
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Smallhythe Place ©
Smallhythe Place
St. Martin's Church ©
St. Martin's Church
Christ Church Gate ©
Christ Church Gate

1
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Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a market town in Dorset, England, situated approximately 1.5mi inland from the English Channel near the confluence of the small River Brit and its tributary the Asker. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Artwave West Gallery, browse the exhibits of Sladers Yard Gallery, learn more about the world around you at West Bay Discovery Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Blue Sky Gallery, then stop by Bridport Yarn, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Langdon Hill and St Gabriel's Chapel Walk.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Bridport driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Canterbury to Bridport takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Okehampton.

Things to do in Bridport

Shopping Museums
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Artwave West Gallery ©
Artwave West Gallery
Sladers Yard Gallery ©
Sladers Yard Gallery
West Bay Discovery Centre ©
West Bay Discovery Centre

2
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Okehampton

Okehampton ©
Okehampton is a town and civil parish in West Devon in the English county of Devon. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Eastcott Vineyard, pause for some serene contemplation at St Petroc's Church, then stroll the grounds of St. Pancras Church, then steep yourself in history at Church House, and finally browse the exhibits of Stone Lane Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: let the kids burn off some steam at Simmons Park, then get outside with Adventure Okehampton, and then delve into the distant past at The Oxenham Arms and South Zeal Menhir Dartmoor Devon.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Okehampton online road trip planner.

You can drive from Bridport to Okehampton in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Okehampton

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Widecombe in the Moor, Stone Lane Gardens, St Petroc's Church
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St. Pancras Church ©
St. Pancras Church
Church House
Church House

2
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Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Leach Pottery, see the interesting displays at St Ives Museum, and then head off the coast to The Island - Pendinas. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Falmouth Lifeboat, admire the natural beauty at Queen Mary Gardens, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gyllyngvase Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Falmouth itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Okehampton to Falmouth takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Beaches Museums

Side Trip

St Ives
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Leach Pottery ©
Leach Pottery
Gyllyngvase Beach ©
Gyllyngvase Beach
St Ives Museum ©
St Ives Museum

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Caerleon Amphitheatre, then explore the historical opulence of Caldicot Castle, then don't miss a visit to Great Pulteney Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St John The Evangelist Church. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon, then look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen, and then contemplate the long history of Bath's Old Orchard Street Theatre.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bath vacation planner.

You can drive from Okehampton to Bath in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon, Caerleon Amphitheatre, Caldicot Castle
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Caldicot Castle ©
Caldicot Castle
Caerleon Amphitheatre ©
Caerleon Amphitheatre
The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon ©
The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon

2
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Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden ©
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Edward's Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Hailes Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of High Street Broadway, then take in the exciting artwork at Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to Market Hall.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chipping Campden travel planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bath to Chipping Campden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

St. Edward's Church, Hailes Church, High Street Broadway
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St. Edward's Church ©
St. Edward's Church
St. James' Church ©
St. James' Church
Market Hall ©
Market Hall

1
night
Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bakewell route builder website .

Traveling by car from Chipping Campden to Bakewell takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Chipping Campden in June since evenings lows in Bakewell dip to 11°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ellesmere Port.

Things to do in Bakewell

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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The Rutland Antiques Centre ©
The Rutland Antiques Centre
Holy Trinity Parish Church ©
Holy Trinity Parish Church
Bath Gardens ©
Bath Gardens

1
night
Ellesmere Port

Ellesmere Port ©
Ellesmere Port is a large town and port in Cheshire, England, south of the Wirral. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Manley Mere.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ellesmere Port tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Bakewell to Ellesmere Port takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Ellesmere Port sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Ellesmere Port

Shopping Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Manley Mere, Hadlow Road Station
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The Coliseum Shopping Park ©
The Coliseum Shopping Park
Spas
Hadlow Road Station ©
Hadlow Road Station

2
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Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Windermere trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Ellesmere Port to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Melrose.

Things to do in Windermere

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kendal Parish Church, Claife Viewing Station, Jenkin Crag, Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, St Bega's Church
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Kendal Parish Church ©
Kendal Parish Church
Wordsworth Daffodil Garden ©
Wordsworth Daffodil Garden
St Bega's Church ©
St Bega's Church

2
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Melrose, Scotland

Melrose ©
Melrose is a small town and civil parish in the Scottish Borders, historically in Roxburghshire. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Three Hills Roman Heritage Centre- Trimontium Museum, take in the views from The Leaderfoot Viaduct, also known as the Drygrange Viaduct, take some stellar pictures from Rhymer's Stone, then examine the collection at Halliwell's House Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at The Abbey Mill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Smailholm Tower, see the interesting displays at Coldstream Museum, take in the history at Flodden, then see the interesting displays at Lady Waterford Hall, and finally explore the historical opulence of Norham Castle.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melrose itinerary app .

You can drive from Windermere to Melrose in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Melrose are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Malham.

Things to do in Melrose

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Norham Castle, Smailholm Tower, Halliwell's House Museum, Lady Waterford Hall, Flodden
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Smailholm Tower ©
Smailholm Tower
Flodden ©
Flodden
The Abbey Mill ©
The Abbey Mill

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Malham

Malham ©
Malham is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Skipton Castle Woods, then contemplate the long history of Heptonstall, and then steep yourself in history at Top Withens. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Malham Tarn, stop by The Courtyard Dairy, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church,.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Malham trip planner .

Traveling by car from Melrose to Malham takes 3.5 hours. In June in Malham, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Malham

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Skipton, Top Withens, The Courtyard Dairy, Heptonstall
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Top Withens ©
Top Withens
Heptonstall ©
Heptonstall
The Courtyard Dairy ©
The Courtyard Dairy

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York

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen York. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Le Bydoulre Tower, get engrossed in the history at The York Army Museum, delve into the mystery of Haunted, 35 Stonegate, then steep yourself in history at Bootham Bar, and finally steep yourself in history at The Hospitium.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the York trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Malham to York takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in York can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Norwich.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Bootham Bar ©
Bootham Bar
The York Army Museum ©
The York Army Museum
Fudge Kitchen York ©
Fudge Kitchen York

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Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Castle Keep and then buy something for everyone on your list at Royal Arcade. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of St. Helen's Church, steep yourself in history at University of East Anglia, make a trip to Norwich Arts Centre, then don't miss a visit to Surrey House, and finally contemplate the long history of Hungate Medieval Art.

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You can drive from York to Norwich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. June in Norwich sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Cambridge.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

St. Helen's Church
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St. Helen's Church ©
St. Helen's Church
University of East Anglia ©
University of East Anglia
Hungate Medieval Art ©
Hungate Medieval Art

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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 26th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Girton College, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Bene’t’s Church, and then steep yourself in history at Jesus College. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Pembroke College, pause for some serene contemplation at Emmanuel United reformed Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Little St Mary's Church (Church of England), then contemplate the long history of Peterhouse Cambridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Botolph's Parish Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Corpus Christi College.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cambridge trip builder .

You can drive from Norwich to Cambridge in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites
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St Bene’t’s Church ©
St Bene’t’s Church
Pembroke College ©
Pembroke College

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