34 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

34 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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34 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
Train:  1 h
1
Peterborough
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
2
Newark-on-Trent
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
3
Lincoln
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
4
Nottingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Matlock
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
6
Derby
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
7
Leicester
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
King's Lynn
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Cromer
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
10
Norwich
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
11
Great Yarmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
12
Southwold
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
13
Aldeburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
14
Ipswich
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
15
Colchester
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
End: London

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Peterborough

Peterborough ©
Peterborough is a cathedral city in Cambridgeshire, England, with a population of 183,631 in 2011. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Railworld Wildlife Haven. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Peterborough Cathedral, then get lost in a book at Peterborough Central Library & Archives, then get your game on at Jet Sim School, and finally let little ones run wild at Ferry Meadows Country Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Peterborough trip itinerary maker.

London to Peterborough is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In junio, daily temperatures in Peterborough can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a train to Newark-on-Trent.

Things to do in Peterborough

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors
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Jet Sim School ©
Jet Sim School
Peterborough Cathedral ©
Peterborough Cathedral
Ferry Meadows Country Park ©
Ferry Meadows Country Park

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Newark-on-Trent

Newark-on-Trent ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Southwell Minster, steep yourself in history at The Workhouse, Southwell, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hawks Of Steele, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Wilfrid Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Church, brush up on your military savvy at National Civil War Centre Newark Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Newark Air Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Newark Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Newark-on-Trent itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Peterborough to Newark-on-Trent takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Peterborough in junio, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Newark-on-Trent. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Lincoln.

Things to do in Newark-on-Trent

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

St Nicholas Church
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Southwell Minster ©
Southwell Minster
The Workhouse, Southwell ©
The Workhouse, Southwell
Newark Air Museum ©
Newark Air Museum

3
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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lincoln: Yorkshire Wildlife Park (in Doncaster) and Dambusters Memorial (in Woodhall Spa). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Lincoln Castle, brush up on your military savvy at International Bomber Command Centre, view the masterpieces at Sam Scorer Gallery, and look for gifts at Imperial Teas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lincoln sightseeing planning app.

Lincoln is just a short distance from Newark-on-Trent. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Newark-on-Trent in junio since evenings lows in Lincoln dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can take a train to Nottingham.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Dambusters Memorial, Yorkshire Wildlife Park
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Lincoln Castle ©
Lincoln Castle
Lincoln Cathedral ©
Lincoln Cathedral
International Bomber Command Centre ©
International Bomber Command Centre

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Nottingham

Nottingham ©
With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Wollaton Hall and Park, admire the masterpieces at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of City of Caves, then take an in-depth tour of National Justice Museum, and finally examine the collection at William Booth Birthplace Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): cool off at Twinlakes Family Theme Park and then steep yourself in history at Erewash Canal.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nottingham tour planner.

Getting from Lincoln to Nottingham by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In junio, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Matlock.

Things to do in Nottingham

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Twinlakes Family Theme Park, Erewash Canal
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Wollaton Hall and Park ©
Wollaton Hall and Park
National Justice Museum ©
National Justice Museum
William Booth Birthplace Museum ©
William Booth Birthplace Museum

3
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Matlock

Matlock ©
Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, England. Take a break from Matlock with a short trip to Hardwick Hall and Gardens in Chesterfield, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Heights of Abraham, get to know the fascinating history of Cromford Canal, go deep underground at Peak District Lead Mining Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lea Gardens.

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Getting from Nottingham to Matlock by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in junio, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Derby.

Things to do in Matlock

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hardwick Hall and Gardens, Chatsworth House
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Heights of Abraham ©
Heights of Abraham
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House

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Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, England. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at National Memorial Arboretum, then steep yourself in history at Kedleston Hall, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Derby Hydrangeas. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Trentham Monkey Forest and then admire the natural beauty at Trentham Gardens.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Derby trip builder app.

Traveling by train from Matlock to Derby takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In junio in Derby, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Leicester.

Things to do in Derby

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stoke-on-Trent, Kedleston Hall, National Memorial Arboretum
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National Memorial Arboretum ©
National Memorial Arboretum
Trentham Gardens ©
Trentham Gardens
Kedleston Hall ©
Kedleston Hall

3
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Leicester

Leicester ©
Leicester is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire. Explore Leicester's surroundings by going to Warwick Castle (in Warwick), Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh) and Bourton On The Water Cemetery (in Bourton-on-the-Water). There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at 45 Gin School - The Distillers Kitchen, meet the residents at Tropical Birdland, don't miss a visit to Stoneywell, and deepen your understanding at De Montfort University Heritage Centre.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Leicester trip planner.

Leicester is very close to Derby. In junio, daily temperatures in Leicester can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to King's Lynn.

Things to do in Leicester

Historic Sites Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bourton On The Water Cemetery, Cotswold Archery, Warwick Castle
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45 Gin School - The Distillers Kitchen ©
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Paintballing SAS 22 ©
Paintballing SAS 22

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nights
King's Lynn

King's Lynn ©
King's Lynn, known until 1537 as Bishop's Lynn, is a seaport and market town in Norfolk, England, about 98mi north of London, 36mi north-east of Peterborough, 44mi north north-east of Cambridge and 44mi west of Norwich. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Grey Friars Tower, stroll around Snettisham Park, examine the collection at The Royal Station, then admire the landmark architecture of Castle Acre: Castle Acre Priory, and finally admire the striking features of Oxburgh Hall. On the next day, head outdoors with ExTREEme Adventure, take in nature's colorful creations at Gooderstone Water Gardens & Nature Trails, and then contemplate the long history of Castle Acre Castle.

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Traveling by car from Leicester to King's Lynn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In junio, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cromer.

Things to do in King's Lynn

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Snettisham Park ©
Snettisham Park
The Royal Station ©
The Royal Station
Oxburgh Hall ©
Oxburgh Hall

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Cromer

Cromer ©
Cromer is a coastal town and civil parish on the north coast of the English county of Norfolk. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cromer Parish Church (St Peter and St Paul), take a leisurely stroll along Cromer Pier, then examine the collection at RNLI Henry Blogg Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cromer Beach. On your second day here, browse for treasures at Brisbane Antiques, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hillside Shire Horse Sanctuary, then steep yourself in history at Blickling Estate, and finally get your game on at KartTrak Cromer.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cromer trip tool.

Traveling by car from King's Lynn to Cromer takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Norwich.

Things to do in Cromer

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Blickling Estate
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Blickling Estate ©
Blickling Estate
Cromer Pier ©
Cromer Pier
RNLI Henry Blogg Museum ©
RNLI Henry Blogg Museum

3
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Norwich is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Norwich Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate the long history of Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Norwich trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cromer to Norwich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In julio in Norwich, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Great Yarmouth.

Things to do in Norwich

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Boat Tours & Water Sports, Radley's
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Norwich Cathedral ©
Norwich Cathedral
RAF Air Defence Radar Museum ©
RAF Air Defence Radar Museum
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate ©
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate

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Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth ©
Great Yarmouth, often known to locals as Yarmouth, is a coastal town in Norfolk, England. On the 6th (Mon), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Centre Great Yarmouth, take an in-depth tour of The David Howkins memorial Charity Museum, then kick back and relax at Gorleston Beach, and finally find something for the whole family at Pleasurewood Hills. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Time and Tide Museum, stop by Merrivale Model VIllage, then tee off at Pirates Cove Adventure Golf, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Corton Woods Local Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Great Yarmouth trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Norwich to Great Yarmouth by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In julio, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Southwold.

Things to do in Great Yarmouth

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Lowestoft
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Gorleston Beach ©
Gorleston Beach
Merrivale Model VIllage ©
Merrivale Model VIllage
Time and Tide Museum ©
Time and Tide Museum

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Southwold

Southwold ©
Southwold is a small town on the English North Sea coast in the Waveney district of Suffolk. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Alfred Corry Lifeboat Museum Trust, enjoy the sand and surf at Dunwich Heath and Beach, then experience rural life at Oasis Camel Park, and finally look for gifts at Adnams Southwold Store. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a leisurely stroll along Southwold Pier, then examine the collection at East Anglia Transport Museum, and then visit a coastal fixture at Southwold Lighthouse.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Southwold trip planner.

Getting from Great Yarmouth to Southwold by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Aldeburgh.

Things to do in Southwold

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Dunwich Heath and Beach, East Anglia Transport Museum, Oasis Camel Park
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Alfred Corry Lifeboat Museum Trust ©
Alfred Corry Lifeboat Museum Trust
Southwold Pier ©
Southwold Pier
Southwold Lighthouse ©
Southwold Lighthouse

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Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh ©
Aldeburgh is a coastal town in the English county of Suffolk. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at RSPB Minsmere, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael's Church, then explore the historical opulence of Framlingham Castle, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Lanman Museum.

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Traveling by car from Southwold to Aldeburgh takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ipswich.

Things to do in Aldeburgh

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Framlingham, RSPB Minsmere
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RSPB Minsmere ©
RSPB Minsmere
Framlingham Castle ©
Framlingham Castle
St Michael's Church ©
St Michael's Church

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Ipswich

Ipswich ©
Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk, England, located on the estuary of the River Orwell, about 60mi north east of London. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): stroll around Christchurch Park, then examine the collection at Christchurch Mansion, then take an in-depth tour of Ipswich Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Ipswich Waterfront. Keep things going the next day: browse for treasures at Sarah's Attic, then steep yourself in history at St. Edmundsbury Cathedral, then admire the natural beauty at Abbey Gardens, and finally steep yourself in history at Bury St. Edmunds.

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

Drive from Aldeburgh to Ipswich in an hour. julio in Ipswich sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Colchester.

Things to do in Ipswich

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bury St. Edmunds, Sarah's Attic, Bury St. Edmunds
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Ipswich Waterfront ©
Ipswich Waterfront
Christchurch Park ©
Christchurch Park
Ipswich Museum ©
Ipswich Museum

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Colchester

Colchester ©
Colchester is an historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of Essex.At the time of the census in 2011, it had a population of 121,859, marking a considerable rise from the previous census and with considerable development since 2001 and ongoing building plans; it has been named as one of Britain's fastest growing towns. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to St. Helen's Chapel, then stroll around Castle Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Colchester Arts Centre, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Colchester Zoo. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Colchester Castle Museum, contemplate the long history of The Claudius Gateway, stop by Rocks & Rubies, admire the natural beauty at The Beth Chatto Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Sentinel Gallery.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Colchester trip itinerary site.

Colchester is just a short distance from Ipswich. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in julio, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Colchester

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Colchester Zoo ©
Colchester Zoo
Colchester Arts Centre ©
Colchester Arts Centre
Castle Park ©
Castle Park

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