25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Train:  3 h 45 min
1
Eastbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Brighton and Hove
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Brecon Beacons National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Betws-y-Coed
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Prestatyn
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Castleton
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Malham
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
8
Ingleton
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
10
Ambleside
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
11
Penrith
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
12
Rothbury
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Brussels

1
night
Eastbourne

Eastbourne ©
Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, 19mi east of Brighton. On the 1st (Wed), walk around Seven Sisters Country Park and then admire the verdant scenery at Beachy Head. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, hit the bull's-eye at 1066 Target Sports, and then look for all kinds of wild species at East Sussex Falconry.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Eastbourne trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Eastbourne is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. Traveling from Brussels to Eastbourne, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. juli in Eastbourne sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trips

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, 1066 Target Sports, Seven Sisters Country Park, East Sussex Falconry
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:
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1066 Target Sports ©
1066 Target Sports
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve ©
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

3
nights
Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove ©
The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brighton and Hove: Portsmouth (The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Royal Pavilion, take a leisurely stroll along Brighton Palace Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach, and stop by Gustamps.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Brighton and Hove online itinerary planner.

Getting from Eastbourne to Brighton and Hove by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In juli, daily temperatures in Brighton and Hove can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Brecon Beacons National Park.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Portsmouth
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:
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Royal Pavilion ©
Royal Pavilion
Brighton Palace Pier ©
Brighton Palace Pier
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

4
nights
Brecon Beacons National Park

Brecon Beacons National Park ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Brecon Beacons National Park: Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Bath (No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, Bath Abbey, &more). Spend the 9th (Thu) in the animal kingdom at Folly Farm.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Brecon Beacons National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Brighton and Hove to Brecon Beacons National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in juli, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Betws-y-Coed.

Things to do in Brecon Beacons National Park

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bath, The Cotswold Range, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Chavenage House, Malmesbury Market Cross
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:
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Sgwd yr Eira ©
Sgwd yr Eira
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

2
nights
Betws-y-Coed

Betws-y-Coed ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Capel Garmon Burial Chamber, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at St Gwyddelan's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Harlech Castle, then kick back and relax at Harlech Beach, and then admire the sheer force of Swallow Falls.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Betws-y-Coed visit planner.

Traveling by car from Brecon Beacons National Park to Betws-y-Coed takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in juli, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Prestatyn.

Things to do in Betws-y-Coed

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Harlech, Snowdon, St Gwyddelan's Church
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
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Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Harlech Beach ©
Harlech Beach
Swallow Falls ©
Swallow Falls

2
nights
Prestatyn

Prestatyn ©
Prestatyn is a seaside resort, town and community in Denbighshire, Wales. On the 12th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Gwrych Castle, then relax in the rural setting at Manorafon Farm Park, and then kick back and relax at Lido Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): stroll around Loggerheads Country Park, play a few rounds at Mold Golf Club, and then don't miss a visit to Moel Famau.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Prestatyn day trip planning app.

Drive from Betws-y-Coed to Prestatyn in an hour. In juli, daytime highs in Prestatyn are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Castleton.

Things to do in Prestatyn

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mold, Abergele
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
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Loggerheads Country Park ©
Loggerheads Country Park
Manorafon Farm Park ©
Manorafon Farm Park
Gwrych Castle ©
Gwrych Castle

1
night
Castleton

Castleton ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): Head underground at Speedwell Cavern, then trek along Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kinder Scout, and finally explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Castleton road trip planning app.

You can drive from Prestatyn to Castleton in 2 hours. In juli, daily temperatures in Castleton can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Malham.

Things to do in Castleton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinder Scout, Ladybower Reservoir
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:
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Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill ©
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill
Kinder Scout ©
Kinder Scout

1
night
Malham

Malham ©
Malham is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Malham Cove, take in the dramatic scenery at Janet's Foss, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gordale Scar.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Malham day trip planner.

You can drive from Castleton to Malham in 2.5 hours. juli in Malham sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ingleton.

Things to do in Malham

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:
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Janet's Foss ©
Janet's Foss
Malham Cove ©
Malham Cove
Gordale Scar
Gordale Scar

1
night
Ingleton

Ingleton ©
Ingleton is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. On the 16th (Thu), hike along Ingleborough, stop by Ingleton Pottery, then Head underground at White Scar Cave, and finally trek along Ingleton Waterfalls Trail.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ingleton trip planner.

Drive from Malham to Ingleton in an hour. juli in Ingleton sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Ingleton

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Ingleborough
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:
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Ingleton Waterfalls Trail ©
Ingleton Waterfalls Trail
White Scar Cave ©
White Scar Cave
Ingleborough ©
Ingleborough

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Windermere, take in the exciting artwork at Cookhouse Gallery, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and finally get great views at Orrest Head. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill, identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience Ltd, then have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, and finally explore the activities along Newby Bridge Weir.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Windermere road trip app.

Drive from Ingleton to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Newby Bridge Weir, Predator Experience Ltd, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

3
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ambleside: Alpacaly Ever After (in Cockermouth) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Go Ape Grizedale, examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, contemplate the waterfront views at Easedale Tarn, and browse for treasures at The Fitzwilliam Gallery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ambleside trip planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Ambleside in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Bowness-on-Windermere, Grasmere, Alpacaly Ever After, Keswick Brewing Company, Alpacaly Ever After
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Go Ape Grizedale ©
Go Ape Grizedale
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Penrith is known for parks, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Aira Force Waterfall, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Penrith online journey planner.

You can drive from Ambleside to Penrith in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. juli in Penrith sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rothbury.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keswick, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Hallin Fell ©
Hallin Fell

1
night
Rothbury

Rothbury ©
Rothbury is a town and civil parish in Northumberland, England. On the 25th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Tosson Lime Kilns, trek along Rothbury Riverside Walk, then admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, and finally view the masterpieces at Crown Studio Gallery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rothbury, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Penrith to Rothbury in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Penrith in juli, Rothbury is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rothbury

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Crown Studio Gallery ©
Crown Studio Gallery

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