8 days in England Itinerary

8 days in England Itinerary

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8 days in England Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  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): step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, get engrossed in the history at Grace Darling Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bamburgh day trip planning website .

Cairo, Egypt to Bamburgh is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Cairo in September, things will get cooler in Bamburgh: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can 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), examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, then explore the activities along Lake Windermere, then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tarn Hows.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Windermere trip planner .

Getting from Bamburgh to Windermere by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Swanage.

Things to do in Windermere

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Kick 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 look for all kinds of wild species at Durlston Country Park. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through St Aldhelms Head - South West Coast Path walk, then don't miss a visit to Old Harry Rocks, and then identify plant and animal life at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Swanage sightseeing planner.

Getting from Windermere to Swanage by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Swanage can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to 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
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Old Harry Rocks ©
Old Harry Rocks

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, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our London trip planner .

You can drive from Swanage to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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