30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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30 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:  15 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
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
15
Cambridge
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
End: London

3
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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 Parks Shopping

Side Trips

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

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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 Outdoors

Side Trips

Smallhythe Place, Union Mill
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St Thomas R C Church ©
St Thomas R C Church
Smallhythe Place ©
Smallhythe Place
St. Martin's Church ©
St. Martin's Church

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, St Petroc's Church, Stone Lane Gardens
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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 Outdoors

Side Trip

St Ives
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Queen Mary Gardens ©
Queen Mary Gardens
Gyllyngvase Beach ©
Gyllyngvase Beach
Leach Pottery ©
Leach Pottery

1
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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.
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

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

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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 The Parish Church of St. Mary, pause for some serene contemplation at St Lawrence's Church, view the masterpieces at The Gallery at The Guild, then explore the world behind art at Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to Market Hall.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chipping Campden online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bath to Chipping Campden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Chipping Campden can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 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 Lawrence's Church, The Parish Church of St. Mary
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The Gallery at The Guild ©
The Gallery at The Guild
St. James' Church ©
St. James' Church
The Parish Church of St. Mary ©
The Parish Church of St. Mary

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 do a combination of bus and train. 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

Side Trip

St Peter's Church
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The Rutland Antiques Centre ©
The Rutland Antiques Centre
Holy Trinity Parish Church ©
Holy Trinity Parish Church
St Peter's Church ©
St Peter's Church

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): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Little Sutton Methodist Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Ellesmere Port day trip planning website.

Drive from Bakewell to Ellesmere Port in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Ellesmere Port can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Ellesmere Port

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Corks Out Wine and Spirits Merchant, Thurstaston Beach, Royal Liverpool Golf Club
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Royal Liverpool Golf Club ©
Royal Liverpool Golf Club
Little Sutton Methodist Church ©
Little Sutton Methodist Church
Spas

2
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Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at Ruskin Museum, admire the natural beauty at Rydal Hall Gardens, then admire the natural beauty at Rydal Mount & Gardens, and finally take some stellar pictures from Claife Viewing Station. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Grasmere Chocolate Cottage, then take in nature's colorful creations at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, and then get great views at Jenkin Crag.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Windermere trip itinerary builder app.

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

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ambleside, Grasmere, Ruskin Museum, Claife Viewing Station
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Rydal Hall Gardens ©
Rydal Hall Gardens
Rydal Mount & Gardens ©
Rydal Mount & Gardens
Ruskin Museum ©
Ruskin Museum

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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 19th (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Abbey Mill, then contemplate the long history of Robert Smail's Printing Works, and then contemplate the long history of Bowhill House & Country Estate. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery, Melrose, get engrossed in the history at Three Hills Roman Heritage Centre- Trimontium Museum, then snap pictures at The Leaderfoot Viaduct, also known as the Drygrange Viaduct, then take in the exciting artwork at Kinsman-Blake Gallery, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Harmony Garden.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Melrose trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Windermere to Melrose. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Malham.

Things to do in Melrose

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kinsman-Blake Gallery, Bowhill House & Country Estate, Robert Smail's Printing Works
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The Abbey Mill ©
The Abbey Mill
Robert Smail's Printing Works ©
Robert Smail's Printing Works
Harmony Garden ©
Harmony Garden

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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 21st (Sun): look for gifts at Jackson's of Cracoe, then explore the different monuments and memorials at St Michael and All Angels Church, and then identify plant and animal life at Grass Wood Nature Reserve. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Pennine Way National Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael and All Angels Church, then head outdoors with Coniston Falcon Centre, and finally get engrossed in the history at Town Head Barn.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Malham trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Melrose to Malham with the Route module. June in Malham sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to York.

Things to do in Malham

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Pennine Way National Trail, Catrigg Force Waterfall, St Michael and All Angels Church, Grass Wood Nature Reserve, Jackson's of Cracoe
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Catrigg Force Waterfall ©
Catrigg Force Waterfall
St Michael and All Angels Church ©
St Michael and All Angels Church
St Michael and All Angels Church ©
St Michael and All Angels Church

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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 23rd (Tue): sample the tasty concoctions at Brew York. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Le Bydoulre Tower, then get engrossed in the history at The York Army Museum, then delve into the mystery of Haunted, 35 Stonegate, and finally stop by Fudge Kitchen York.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the York trip maker site.

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 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Norwich.

Things to do in York

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
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Fudge Kitchen York ©
Fudge Kitchen York
The Red Tower ©
The Red Tower
The York Army Museum ©
The York Army Museum

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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.
Head to Yoxford Antiques Centre and Royal Arcadefor some retail therapy. Castle Keep and The South Asia Collection are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Norwich: Framlingham (St Michael's Church & Shawsgate Vineyard). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Peter Mancroft, make a trip to Norwich Arts Centre, and look for gifts at Radley's.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Norwich planning app.

You can drive from York to Norwich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to 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 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Cambridge.

Things to do in Norwich

Shopping Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Framlingham, Yoxford Antiques Centre, Radley's
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Royal Arcade ©
Royal Arcade
St Michael's Church ©
St Michael's Church
Yoxford Antiques Centre ©
Yoxford Antiques Centre

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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Holy Trinity Long Melford Church and St Bene’t’s Church. Little St Mary's Church (Church of England) and Saint Botolph's Parish Church will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to St. Mary's Church in Bury St. Edmunds (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: gain insight at Corpus Christi College, take an in-depth tour of Whipple Museum of the History of Science, pause for some serene contemplation at Emmanuel United reformed Church, and contemplate the long history of Jesus College.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cambridge online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Norwich to Cambridge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cambridge can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Holy Trinity Long Melford Church, St. Mary's Church
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Holy Trinity Long Melford Church
Holy Trinity Long Melford Church
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

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