8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

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Start: Cairo
Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Bamburgh
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
2
Windermere
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Cairo

1
day
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, examine the collection at Grace Darling Museum, and then make a trip to Lindisfarne Priory.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bamburgh journey maker tool.

Cairo, Egypt to Bamburgh is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cairo in September, things will get much colder in Bamburgh: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Lindisfarne Priory
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Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Grace Darling Museum ©
Grace Darling Museum

1
night
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 11th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Tarn Hows.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Windermere holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Bamburgh to Windermere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Windermere

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lakeland Motor Museum, Tarn Hows
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Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, then take in the exciting artwork at Lucy's Farm, and finally identify plant and animal life at Durlston Country Park. On the next day, go for a walk through St Aldhelms Head - South West Coast Path walk, then make a trip to Old Harry Rocks, and then look for all kinds of wild species at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Swanage trip planner.

Drive from Windermere to Swanage in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to London.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lulworth Cove, Corfe Castle
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Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

3
nights
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Swanage to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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