26 days in England Itinerary

26 days in England Itinerary

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26 days in England Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + Train:  5 h 15 min
1
Scarborough
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Train:  5 h 15 min
2
Broadstairs, Isle of Thanet
— 3 nights
Drive + Ferry:  3 h 30 min
3
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Weymouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Woolacombe
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
St Ives
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Paignton
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Dublin

3
nights
Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sandsend Beach and RSPB Bempton Cliffs. We've included these beaches for you: Whitby Beach and Scarborough Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Filey Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Peasholm Park, don't miss a visit to St Martin on the Hill, and look for gifts at Crofts Chocolates.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Scarborough trip itinerary maker.

Dublin, Ireland to Scarborough is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Broadstairs.

Things to do in Scarborough

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Whitby, RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Filey Beach
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RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach

3
nights
Broadstairs, Isle of Thanet

Broadstairs ©
Broadstairs is a coastal town on the Isle of Thanet in the Thanet district of east Kent, England, about 80mi east of London. Bring the kids along to Botany Bay and Louisa Bay. We've included these beaches for you: Kingsgate Bay and Stone Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Broadstairs: Dover (Dover Castle & White Cliffs of Dover). Next up on the itinerary: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Tiverton Books and stop by Arrowsmiths.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Broadstairs itinerary builder.

Getting from Scarborough to Broadstairs by train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in Broadstairs

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dover, Kingsgate
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Stone Bay ©
Stone Bay
Louisa Bay ©
Louisa Bay
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle

5
nights
Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Ventnor ©
Get in touch with nature at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary and Steephill Cove Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Garlic Farm and Blackgang Chine. Step out of Ventnor to go to Ryde and see Climbing Tours, which is approximately 30 minutes away.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ventnor trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Broadstairs to Ventnor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Weymouth.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Shanklin, Sandown, Godshill Model Village, Monkey Haven
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Monkey Haven ©
Monkey Haven
Steephill Cove Beach ©
Steephill Cove Beach
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary

3
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Relax by the water at Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach) and Sandbanks Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to StudlandBeachandNatureReserve and Hengistbury Head. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach, explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, learn about all things military at The Tank Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Jurassic Skyline.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Weymouth vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Ventnor to Weymouth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Woolacombe.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Wareham, Lulworth Cove, Sandbanks Beach, Hengistbury Head Beach, StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
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Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach) ©
Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach)
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Sandbanks Beach ©
Sandbanks Beach

2
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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): stroll through Barricane Beach, then kick back and relax at Westward Ho Beach, and then kick back and relax at Saunton Beach. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle and then stroll through Woolacombe Beach.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Woolacombe itinerary maker.

You can drive from Weymouth to Woolacombe in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Woolacombe can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Westward Ho Beach, Saunton Beach, Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle
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Barricane Beach ©
Barricane Beach
Westward Ho Beach ©
Westward Ho Beach
Saunton Beach ©
Saunton Beach

4
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Escape the urban bustle at Crantock Beach and Perranporth Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Carbis Bay Beach and Trebah Garden. Go for a jaunt from St Ives to Newquay to see Fistral Beach about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach, stroll through Porthminster Beach, step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, and go for a walk through South West Coast Path - Penzance to Marazion.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the St Ives itinerary maker.

You can drive from Woolacombe to St Ives in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Paignton.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

South West Coast Path - Penzance to Marazion, Fistral Beach Bar, Trebah Garden, Crantock Beach, Perranporth Beach
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Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach

5
nights
Paignton

Paignton ©
Paignton is a seaside town on the coast of Tor Bay in Devon, England. We've included these beaches for you: Bigbury-on-Sea Beach and Bantham Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Dawlish Warren Beach and Brixham Harbour. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paignton: The Donkey Sanctuary (in Sidmouth) and Exmouth Beach (in Exmouth). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, meet the residents at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, wander the streets of Babbacombe, and Head underground at Kents Cavern.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paignton holiday planner.

Drive from St Ives to Paignton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Paignton can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paignton

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Torquay, Dawlish Warren Beach, Bigbury-on-Sea Beach, Brixham Harbour, Exmouth Beach
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Bantham Beach ©
Bantham Beach
Bigbury-on-Sea Beach ©
Bigbury-on-Sea Beach
Exmouth Beach ©
Exmouth Beach

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