17 days in England Itinerary

17 days in England Itinerary

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Start: Bangkok
Fly + Train:  14 h 15 min
1
London
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
2
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Bournemouth
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
4
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Bideford
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
8
Grasmere
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Whitby
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Bamburgh
— 1 night
+4
Bus + Train + Foot + Tram + Fly:  20 h
End: Bangkok

1
night
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.
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Bangkok, Thailand to London is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bangkok in July: highs in London hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ightham Mote, Chartwell
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Greenwich ©
Greenwich
Ightham Mote ©
Ightham Mote
Chartwell ©
Chartwell

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nights
Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Ventnor ©
On the 6th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Boniface Old Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, then kick back and relax at Steephill Cove Beach, and finally stroll around Ventnor Park and Putting Green. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ventnor Beach, then contemplate the long history of Appuldurcombe House, then stop by The Rock Shop, and finally kick back and relax at Shanklin Beach.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ventnor online trip maker.

Getting from London to Ventnor by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ventnor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shanklin, Appuldurcombe House
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Steephill Cove Beach ©
Steephill Cove Beach
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
Appuldurcombe House ©
Appuldurcombe House

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nights
Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at The Polar Bear on the Isle of Wight, don't miss a visit to The Square, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mudeford Quay, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Solent Way Walk, and finally stroll through Mudeford Sandbank Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): kick back and relax at Bournemouth Beach, get outside with RockReef Adventure Activity Attraction, take in the waterfront at Boscombe Pier, then admire the natural beauty at Boscombe Chine Gardens, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bournemouth trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ventnor to Bournemouth takes 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bournemouth can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Swanage.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mudeford Quay, The Solent Way Walk
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Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
RockReef Adventure Activity Attraction ©
RockReef Adventure Activity Attraction
The Solent Way Walk ©
The Solent Way Walk

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night
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. On the 10th (Wed), head outdoors with Dancing Ledge and then kick back and relax at Shell Bay.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Swanage tour itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Bournemouth to Swanage in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Swanage are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Swanage

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Shell Bay ©
Shell Bay
Dancing Ledge ©
Dancing Ledge

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nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Hope Cove Beach, take a stroll through Cockington, then stroll around Cockington Court, and finally take in panoramic vistas at English Riviera Wheel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Babbacombe, see the interesting displays at Bygones, take in the pleasant sights at Babbacombe & Oddicombe - South West Coast Path, then explore the fascinating underground world of Kents Cavern, and finally explore the activities along Inner Harbour.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Torquay vacation site.

You can drive from Swanage to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hope Cove Beach
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Hope Cove Beach ©
Hope Cove Beach
Kents Cavern ©
Kents Cavern
Babbacombe ©
Babbacombe

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Carbis Bay Beach, explore the world behind art at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, then get great views at Cape Cornwall, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Perranporth Beach. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at The Penwith Gallery, examine the collection at St Ives Museum, kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Zennor Circular Walk - South West Coast Path Walk.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the St Ives sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Torquay to St Ives takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bideford.

Things to do in St Ives

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Perranporth Beach, Cape Cornwall
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Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

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night
Bideford

Bideford ©
Bideford is a historic port town on the estuary of the River Torridge in north Devon, south-west England. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): kick back and relax at Sandymouth Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Westward Ho Beach, and then kick back and relax at Instow beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bideford journey maker website.

Drive from St Ives to Bideford in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Bideford sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Bideford

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Sandymouth Beach
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Westward Ho Beach ©
Westward Ho Beach
Instow beach ©
Instow beach

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night
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, head outdoors with Alpacaly Ever After, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, then look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and finally stroll the grounds of St. Oswald's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, then take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag, then take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, and finally explore the activities along Buttermere Lake.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grasmere itinerary maker website.

Drive from Bideford to Grasmere in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Whitby.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Helvellyn, Alpacaly Ever After, Buttermere Lake
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Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Buttermere Lake ©
Buttermere Lake

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night
Whitby

Whitby ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Mary, Whitby, don't miss a visit to 199 Steps, take an in-depth tour of Captain Cook Memorial Museum Whitby, see the interesting displays at Whitby Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of Victorian Science, and finally make a trip to Goathland Station.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Whitby trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Grasmere to Whitby in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Whitby

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Robin Hoods Bay Beach, Goathland Station
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Museum of Victorian Science ©
Museum of Victorian Science
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby ©
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby
Goathland Station ©
Goathland Station

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Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. On the 19th (Fri), look for gifts at R Carter & Sons, step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, take an in-depth tour of Grace Darling Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin.

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Drive from Whitby to Bamburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Holy Island
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Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Grace Darling Museum ©
Grace Darling Museum
The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin ©
The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin

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