10 days in South West England Itinerary

10 days in South West England Itinerary

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10 days in South West England Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Bus:  15 h 45 min
1
Amesbury
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Exmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Port Isaac
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Holsworthy
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Clovelly
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Tewkesbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
7
Gloucester
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Bath
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles

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Amesbury

Amesbury ©
Amesbury is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. On the 2nd (Sat), delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Amesbury trip itinerary planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Amesbury is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Amesbury, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Amesbury is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Amesbury

Historic Sites
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Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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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. On the 3rd (Sun), walk around The Byes Riverside Park, then get to know the resident critters at World of Country Life, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Exmouth trip tool.

Traveling by car from Amesbury to Exmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in May, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Isaac.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

The Byes Riverside Park
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Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre ©
Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre
World of Country Life ©
World of Country Life

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Port Isaac

Port Isaac ©
Port Isaac is a small and picturesque fishing village on the Atlantic coast of north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. On the 4th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle, learn about all things military at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at South West Coast Path.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Isaac visit planner.

Getting from Exmouth to Port Isaac by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Holsworthy.

Things to do in Port Isaac

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, Tintagel Castle
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Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle

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Holsworthy

Holsworthy ©
Holsworthy is a small market town and civil parish in the local government district of Torridge, Devon, England. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): tee off at Holsworthy Golf Club, have some family-friendly fun at Dragon Archery Centre, and then take in the exciting artwork at West Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Holsworthy trip planner.

Getting from Port Isaac to Holsworthy by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Clovelly.

Things to do in Holsworthy

Golf Outdoors Fun & Games
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Dragon Archery Centre ©
Dragon Archery Centre
Holsworthy Golf Club ©
Holsworthy Golf Club

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Clovelly

Clovelly ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): find something for the whole family at The Milky Way Adventure Park and then get your game on at Little Stars.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Clovelly trip maker app.

Drive from Holsworthy to Clovelly in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Tewkesbury.

Things to do in Clovelly

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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The Milky Way Adventure Park ©
The Milky Way Adventure Park
Little Stars ©
Little Stars

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Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury ©
Tewkesbury is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Bourton House Garden, then have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, then get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Church. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Tewkesbury Battlefield, admire the natural beauty at Victoria Pleasure Gardens, examine the collection at Tewkesbury Museum, then delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey, then steep yourself in history at Old Baptist Chapel, and finally examine the collection at John Moore Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tewkesbury online holiday planner.

Drive from Clovelly to Tewkesbury in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in May, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Tewkesbury

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, St Peter's Church
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

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Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): walk around Robinswood Hill Country Park, have some family-friendly fun at SimAir737, then examine the collection at Jet Age Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Gloucester vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Gloucester is just a short distance from Tewkesbury. May in Gloucester sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

SimAir737
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Robinswood Hill Country Park ©
Robinswood Hill Country Park
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum

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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bath sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Gloucester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Spas

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