13 days in England Itinerary

13 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  32 h
1
Newport, Isle of Wight
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Cambridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Ripon
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Bamburgh
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  29 h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Newport, Isle of Wight

Newport ©
On the 10th (Thu), browse the exhibits of Carisbrooke Castle, steep yourself in history at The Needles Battery, then visit a coastal fixture at St Catherine's Lighthouse, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St George, look for all kinds of wild species at Shanklin Chine, then admire the masterpieces at Brading Roman Villa, then see the interesting displays at Bembridge Lifeboat Station, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mildred's Church.

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Sydney, Australia to Newport is an approximately 29- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Newport. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect Newport to be slightly colder, temps between 18°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Swanage.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

The Needles Battery, St Peter's Church, Church of St George, Brading Roman Villa, Shanklin Chine
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St Catherine's Lighthouse ©
St Catherine's Lighthouse
Bembridge Lifeboat Station ©
Bembridge Lifeboat Station
Brading Roman Villa ©
Brading Roman Villa

2
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. On the 12th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, then explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, and then examine the collection at Langton Matravers Museum of the Stone Industry. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Tank Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Sculpture by the Lakes, and then explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Swanage trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Newport to Swanage takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Swanage can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cambridge.

Things to do in Swanage

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Sculpture by the Lakes, Lulworth Cove, The Tank Museum
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Model Village Gardens & Cafe ©
Model Village Gardens & Cafe
Langton Matravers Museum of the Stone Industry ©
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum

2
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 14th (Mon), steep yourself in history at St. John's College, contemplate the long history of Ickworth, and then brush up on your military savvy at IWM Duxford. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of King's College Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Anglesey Abbey.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Cambridge journey builder.

Traveling by car from Swanage to Cambridge takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ripon.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

IWM Duxford, Anglesey Abbey, Ickworth
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King's College Chapel ©
King's College Chapel
St. John's College ©
St. John's College
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford

1
night
Ripon

Ripon ©
Ripon is a cathedral city in the Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. On the 16th (Wed), examine the collection at The York Dungeon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, and then delve into the distant past at Fountains Abbey.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ripon trip builder tool.

You can drive from Cambridge to Ripon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Ripon

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

York, Rievaulx Abbey
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Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Rievaulx Abbey ©
Rievaulx Abbey

2
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. On the 18th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, and then step into the grandiose world of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, step into the grandiose world of Lindisfarne Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Grace Darling Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bamburgh holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Ripon to Bamburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bamburgh can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Holy Island, Cragside House and Gardens, National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, Warkworth Castle & Hermitage
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Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh ©
Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh
The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin ©
The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin
Lindisfarne Castle ©
Lindisfarne Castle

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