8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Newcastle Airport, Drive to Bamburgh
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Bamburgh
— 1 day
Drive
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Windermere
— 1 night
Drive
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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 1 night
Drive
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London
— 3 nights
Fly

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Bamburgh

— 1 day
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 traveler tips, other places to visit, 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

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Windermere

— 1 night
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.

For reviews, where to stay, 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 · Museums

Side Trips

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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

— 1 night
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 photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Swanage trip planner.

Drive from Windermere to Swanage in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train 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 · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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London

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Swanage to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. 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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England travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.