52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
St. Helier
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
St. Ouen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Vale
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
4
Castel
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
5
St. Pierre du Bois
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
6
St Martin
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
7
St Peter Port
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
8
Herm
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Newquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
St Austell
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
11
Plymouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
12
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
13
Exeter
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
14
Llantrisant
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
15
Bristol
— 2 nights
train:  15​min
16
Bath
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
17
Gloucester
— 1 night
train:  15​min
18
Cheltenham
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
19
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
20
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
21
Aberystwyth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
22
Pistyll
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
23
Portmeirion
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
24
Betws-y-Coed
— 2 nights
25
Birmingham
— 1 night
train:  30​min
26
Warwick
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
27
Oxford
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  2​h 30​min
28
Sandown
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
29
Portsmouth
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
30
Brighton and Hove
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
31
Canterbury
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
End: London

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St. Helier

St. Helier ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the waterfront activity at Gorey Harbour, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Jersey Zoo, and then examine the collection at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Brelade's Bay Beach, then make a trip to Liberation Square, and then explore the historical opulence of Elizabeth Castle.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the St. Helier trip planning tool .

London to St. Helier is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In July in St. Helier, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to St. Ouen.

Things to do in St. Helier

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Jersey Zoo, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, Gorey Harbour, St. Brelade's Bay Beach
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Jersey Zoo ©
Jersey Zoo
St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach

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St. Ouen

St. Ouen ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): do a tasting at La Mare Wine Estate, then learn about all things military at The Channel Islands Military Museum, then look for gifts at Jersey Pearl, and finally step into the grandiose world of Grosnez Castle.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our St. Ouen trip itinerary maker site .

St. Ouen is just a short distance from St. Helier. July in St. Ouen sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vale.

Things to do in St. Ouen

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

St. Mary
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Tamba Park ©
Tamba Park
The Channel Islands Military Museum ©
Greve de Lecq ©
Greve de Lecq

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Vale

Vale ©
Vale is one of the ten parishes of Guernsey.In 933 the islands, formerly under the control of William I, then Duchy of Brittany were annexed by the Duchy of Normandy. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stroll through Pembroke Bay, buy something for everyone on your list at Oatlands Village, then steep yourself in history at Vale Castle, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Beaucette marina.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vale day trip planning site .

Getting from St. Ouen to Vale by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Vale, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Castel.

Things to do in Vale

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Guernsey, Oatlands Village
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Oatlands Village ©
Oatlands Village
Beaucette marina ©
Beaucette marina
Vale Castle ©
Vale Castle

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Castel

Castel ©
Castel is the largest parish in Guernsey in terms of area.The Parish has clear evidence of changes in ancient sea-levels, with trunks of an oak forest visible on Vazon beach at very low tide and at 8m above sea level an ancient beach.The old Guernésiais nickname for people from Castel was ânes pur sàng.The parish plays host to both Le Viaër Marchi and the North Show which includes the Battle of Flowers annually. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): join in the after-dark buzz at Le Friquet Garden Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Saumarez Park, and then stroll through Vazon Bay.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Castel tour itinerary planner .

Castel is just a short distance from Vale. In July, daytime highs in Castel are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to St. Pierre du Bois.

Things to do in Castel

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Vazon Bay ©
Vazon Bay
Saumarez Park ©
Saumarez Park
Le Friquet Garden Centre ©
Le Friquet Garden Centre

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St. Pierre du Bois

St. Pierre du Bois ©
On the 8th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Lihou Island Nature Reserve, then look for gifts at Guernsey Pearl, then get engrossed in the history at Fort Grey, and finally make a trip to Coach House Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the St. Pierre du Bois vacation planner.

St. Pierre du Bois is just a stone's throw from Castel. July in St. Pierre du Bois sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St Martin.

Things to do in St. Pierre du Bois

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lihou Island Nature Reserve
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Lihou Island Nature Reserve ©
Lihou Island Nature Reserve
Fort Grey ©
Fort Grey
Coach House Gallery ©
Coach House Gallery

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St Martin

St Martin ©
Saint Martin is a parish in Guernsey, The Channel Islands. On the 9th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Sausmarez Manor, then examine the collection at German Occupation Museum, then contemplate the long history of The Little Chapel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Moulin Huet Bay.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the St Martin trip itinerary maker tool .

St Martin is just a stone's throw from St. Pierre du Bois. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to St Peter Port.

Things to do in St Martin

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Little Chapel, German Occupation Museum
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The Little Chapel ©
The Little Chapel
German Occupation Museum ©
German Occupation Museum
Sausmarez Manor ©
Sausmarez Manor

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St Peter Port

St Peter Port ©
Saint Peter Port is the capital of Guernsey as well as the main port. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): learn about all things military at La Vallette Underground Military Museum, explore the historical opulence of Castle Cornet, steep yourself in history at Hauteville House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Town Church St Peter Port, and finally admire the natural beauty at Candie Gardens.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the St Peter Port vacation maker site .

St Peter Port is just a stone's throw from St Martin. In July, daytime highs in St Peter Port are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Herm.

Things to do in St Peter Port

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Hauteville House ©
Hauteville House
Castle Cornet ©
Castle Cornet
Candie Gardens ©
Candie Gardens

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Herm

Herm ©
Herm is one of the Channel Islands and part of the Parish of St Peter Port in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of St Tugual's Chapel and then kick back and relax at Shell Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Herm trip itinerary maker site .

Herm is just a stone's throw from St Peter Port. In July, daytime highs in Herm are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Newquay.

Things to do in Herm

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
St Tugual's Chapel ©
St Tugual's Chapel

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Newquay

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then meet the residents at Blue Reef Aquarium. Keep things going the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, admire the landmark architecture of Trerice, then meet the residents at Newquay Zoo, and finally look for gifts at Roly's Fudge Pantry Newquay.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Newquay trip maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Herm to Newquay. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to St Austell.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Newquay Zoo ©
Newquay Zoo

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St Austell

St Austell ©
St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Cscape Art, then get engrossed in the history at Charlestown Shipwreck Centre, then take in nature's colorful creations at Pinetum Gardens, and finally have fun at Cornwall Football Golf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at St Austell Brewery, then see the interesting displays at Wheal Martyn, and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our St Austell day trip planning tool .

Drive from Newquay to St Austell in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Plymouth.

Things to do in St Austell

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Cornwall Football Golf ©
Cornwall Football Golf
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
St Austell Brewery ©
St Austell Brewery

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Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Once an important departure point for immigrants sailing for the New World, Plymouth is now mostly known for being one of the world’s most impressive natural harbors.
On the 16th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Burrator Reservoir, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then don't miss a visit to Plymouth Hoe, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Plymouth Gin Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of National Trust - Saltram, then meet the residents at National Marine Aquarium, then view the masterpieces at Glass!!, and finally wander the streets of The Barbican.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Plymouth tour itinerary planning tool .

Getting from St Austell to Plymouth by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Plymouth

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Burrator Reservoir
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National Marine Aquarium ©
National Marine Aquarium
Plymouth Hoe ©
Plymouth Hoe
The Barbican ©
The Barbican

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Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Babbacombe Model Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Kents Cavern, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Corbyn Headland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Living Coasts, steep yourself in history at Cockington Court, then see the interesting displays at Bygones, and finally take a stroll through Babbacombe.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Torquay route builder .

Drive from Plymouth to Torquay in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Exeter.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Kents Cavern ©
Kents Cavern
Babbacombe Model Village ©
Babbacombe Model Village
Cockington Court ©
Cockington Court

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Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Crealy Theme Park & Resort, then admire the landmark architecture of Exeter Cathedral, and then don't miss a visit to Exeter Quay. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Powderham Castle, test your team's savvy at Red House Mysteries, then see the interesting displays at Royal Albert Memorial Museum, then stop by No Guts No Glory, and finally see the interesting displays at Tucker's Hall. The Guild of Weavers, Fullers and Shearman.

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You can drive from Torquay to Exeter in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Llantrisant.

Things to do in Exeter

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Red House Mysteries Exeter ©
Red House Mysteries Exeter
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral
Crealy Family Theme Park ©
Crealy Family Theme Park

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Llantrisant

Llantrisant
Llantrisant is a town in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf in Wales, within the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan, Wales, lying on the River Ely and the Afon Clun. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): head outdoors with Ynysangharad Park, let little ones run wild at Lido Ponty, and then view the masterpieces at Workers Gallery & Workshops.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Llantrisant trip planner .

Traveling by car from Exeter to Llantrisant takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Llantrisant

Outdoors Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Pontypridd, Workers Gallery & Workshops
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Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at Bristol Activity Centre, then put a fun spin on your tour with Locked In A Room, then snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge, and finally see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then contemplate the long history of Bristol Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary Redcliffe Church, and finally get your game on at ImmotionVR.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read our Bristol holiday maker .

Drive from Llantrisant to Bristol in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Bristol

Tours Fun & Games Museums
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Locked In A Room ©
Locked In A Room
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
Clifton Suspension Bridge ©
Clifton Suspension Bridge

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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.
On the 25th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, contemplate the long history of Bath Abbey, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bath attractions planner.

Bath is just a stone's throw from Bristol. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Walking tours
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. On the 26th (Sun), examine the collection at Jet Age Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mariners Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gloucester Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Gloucester Docks.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Gloucester day trip planning app .

You can drive from Bath to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Gloucester are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can take a train to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Gloucester

Museums Historic Sites
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Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Gloucester Docks ©
Gloucester Docks

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Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Old Baptist Chapel, then steep yourself in history at Tewkesbury Abbey, then explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, and finally take a stroll through Montpellier District.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham trip planner.

Cheltenham is very close to Gloucester. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Tewkesbury, Sudeley Castle
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Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Montpellier District ©
Montpellier District

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Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Bourton-on-the-Water is known for museums, wildlife, theme parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, and find something for the whole family at Dragonfly Maze.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bourton-on-the-Water trip itinerary planning app .

Bourton-on-the-Water is just a stone's throw from Cheltenham. Traveling from Cheltenham in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Bourton-on-the-Water. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Broadway Tower, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Cotswolds Distillery
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens

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Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm, take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kiftsgate Court Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Shakespeare's Grave, and finally steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): stroll through Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, experience rural life at Mary Arden's Farm, then explore the world behind art at The MAD Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's Birthplace.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Stratford-upon-Avon tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Bourton-on-the-Water to Stratford-upon-Avon by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Aberystwyth.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Chipping Campden
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Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden
Kiftsgate Court Gardens ©
Kiftsgate Court Gardens
Shakespeare's Birthplace ©
Shakespeare's Birthplace

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Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth is a historic market town, administrative centre, and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales, often colloquially known as Aber. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then go deep underground at Silver Mountain Experience, and then delve into the distant past at Aberystwyth Castle. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Aberystwyth War Memorial, then get lost in a book at Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / National Library of Wales, and then get engrossed in the history at Ceredigion Museum.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Aberystwyth trip itinerary app .

Getting from Stratford-upon-Avon to Aberystwyth by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Pistyll.

Things to do in Aberystwyth

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ceredigion Museum ©
Ceredigion Museum

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Pistyll

Pistyll ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Penarth Fawr and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Beuno's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St Cybi's Well, then find something for the whole family at Glasfryn Parc, and then stroll through Pwllheli Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Pistyll trip builder tool .

You can drive from Aberystwyth to Pistyll in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Portmeirion.

Things to do in Pistyll

Outdoors Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pwllheli, St Beuno's Church, St Cybi's Well, Nant Gwrtheyrn
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Clwb Golff Pwllheli ©
Clwb Golff Pwllheli
St Cybi's Well ©
St Cybi's Well
Glasfryn Parc ©
Glasfryn Parc

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Portmeirion

Portmeirion ©
Portmeirion is a tourist village in Gwynedd, North Wales. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get outside with Dragon Raiders Activity Park and then steep yourself in history at Portmeirion Village.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Portmeirion fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Pistyll to Portmeirion takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Portmeirion can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Betws-y-Coed.

Things to do in Portmeirion

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Dragon Raiders Activity Park
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Dragon Raiders Activity Park ©
Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village

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Betws-y-Coed

Betws-y-Coed ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): make a trip to Betws-y-Coed Railway Station, take in the dramatic scenery at Swallow Falls, then identify plant and animal life at Zip World Fforest, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Glen. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Sappers Suspension Bridge, contemplate the long history of St. Michael's Old Church, stop by Candlespower, then examine the collection at Conwy Valley Railway Museum & Model Shop, and finally admire the sheer force of Conwy Falls.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Betws-y-Coed route planner .

Traveling by car from Portmeirion to Betws-y-Coed takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Betws-y-Coed

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Zip World Fforest ©
Zip World Fforest
Swallow Falls ©
Swallow Falls

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
On the 9th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then steep yourself in history at Birmingham Back to Backs, and finally meet the residents at National Sea Life Centre.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip planning website .

Drive from Betws-y-Coed to Birmingham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Birmingham are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Warwick.

Things to do in Birmingham

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National Sea Life Centre
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Birmingham Back to Backs

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Warwick

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Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England. On the 10th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Charlecote Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jephson Gardens. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Catanger Llamas, see the interesting displays at British Motor Museum, and then admire the striking features of Baddesley Clinton.

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Warwick is very close to Birmingham. In August in Warwick, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Oxford.

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Catanger Llamas
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Warwick Castle
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Oxford

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A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, gain insight at Balliol College, then admire the landmark architecture of Bodleian Library, then get a new perspective on nature at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Oxford Castle & Prison, then examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum, and then deepen your understanding at University of Oxford.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Oxford online visit planner .

Getting from Warwick to Oxford by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Oxford when traveling from Warwick in August, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sandown.

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Sandown

Sandown ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Isle of Wight Zoo.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sandown tour planner.

Getting from Oxford to Sandown by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Sandown can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Portsmouth.

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Isle of Wight Zoo

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Portsmouth

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Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sandown to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. In August in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Brighton and Hove.

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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

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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.
Brighton and Hove is known for nightlife, shopping, beaches, spas, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Royal Pavilion, admire the natural beauty at Kipling Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at British Airways i360, and take in the waterfront at Brighton Palace Pier.

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Traveling by train from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Canterbury.

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Gustamps
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Royal Pavilion
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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. Canterbury is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stop by Canterbury Jewellers and Pawnbrokers, admire the natural beauty at Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens, and admire the masterpieces at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge.

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Traveling by car from Brighton and Hove to Canterbury takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

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Canterbury Cathedral
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Howletts Wild Animal Park

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