25 days in England Itinerary

25 days in England Itinerary

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25 days in England Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
Fly + Tram + Train:  21 h 45 min
1
Alnwick
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Scarborough
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Newquay
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Woolacombe
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Bournemouth
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Washington DC

4
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get outdoors at Ross Back Sands Beach and Low Newton by the Sea Beach. Get some cultural insight at Lindisfarne Castle and Housesteads Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall. Get out of town with these interesting Alnwick side-trips: The Quayside (in Newcastle upon Tyne), Corbridge Roman Town (in Corbridge) and Durham Cathedral (in Durham). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, get engrossed in the history at Vindolanda, admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Alnwick trip itinerary builder.

Washington DC, USA to Alnwick is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Washington DC to Alnwick due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for colder days in Alnwick, with highs around 56°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Scarborough.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Hexham, Cragside House and Gardens, The Quayside, Corbridge Roman Town
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Corbridge Roman Town ©
Corbridge Roman Town
Low Newton by the Sea Beach ©
Low Newton by the Sea Beach
Ross Back Sands Beach ©
Ross Back Sands Beach

5
nights
Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. Eden Camp and Filey Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Fountains Abbey and Whitby Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from Scarborough: Sandsend Beach (in Sandsend), RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton) and York's Chocolate Story (in York). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Whitby Beach, stroll through Filey Beach, explore the activities along Peasholm Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, Scarborough.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Scarborough vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Alnwick to Scarborough takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Scarborough sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Newquay.

Things to do in Scarborough

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Whitby, Filey, RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Fountains Abbey, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
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Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
St Mary's Church, Scarborough ©
St Mary's Church, Scarborough
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach

5
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Crantock Beach and Fistral Beach. Visit St. Michael's Mount and St. Mawgan Church for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newquay: Out of the Blue Gallery (in Marazion), Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin) and St Ives (Porthminster Beach, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, & more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach, examine the collection at The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, admire the natural beauty at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, and explore the historical opulence of Tintagel Castle.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Newquay custom trip planner.

Getting from Scarborough to Newquay by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Newquay can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Woolacombe.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St Ives, Marazion, Tintagel Castle, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Lanhydrock House and Garden
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Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach
Porthmeor Beach ©
Porthmeor Beach
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

5
nights
Woolacombe

Woolacombe ©
Woolacombe is a seaside resort on the coast of North Devon, England, which lies at the mouth of a valley (or 'combe') in the parish of Mortehoe. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Westward Ho Beach and Dunster Castle. Visiting Saunton Beach and Woolacombe Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Valley of the Rocks (in Lynmouth), Welcombe Mouth Beach (in Welcombe) and North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Croyde). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Grunta Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnels Beaches, step into the grandiose world of Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle, and examine the collection at Lynton Cinema.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Woolacombe tour planner.

Getting from Newquay to Woolacombe by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Woolacombe can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ilfracombe, North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Welcombe Mouth Beach, Lynton Cinema, Saunton Beach
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Saunton Beach ©
Saunton Beach
Valley of the Rocks ©
Valley of the Rocks

3
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. Visit Corfe Castle and Salisbury Cathedral for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at The Tank Museum and Beaulieu National Motor Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bournemouth: Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth), Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth) and Monkey World (in Wareham). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hengistbury Head and enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbanks Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bournemouth itinerary planner.

You can drive from Woolacombe to Bournemouth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Wareham, Sandbanks Beach, Corfe Castle, Weymouth Beach, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
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Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Sandbanks Beach ©
Sandbanks Beach

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