7 days in England Itinerary

7 days in England Itinerary

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7 days in England Itinerary

Start: London
train:  1​h 45​min
1
Bournemouth
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
2
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Newquay
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: London

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Hengistbury Head, then admire the masterpieces at Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, and then kick back and relax at Sandbanks Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bournemouth trip planner .

London to Bournemouth is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November in Bournemouth, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sandbanks Beach
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Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Sandbanks Beach ©
Sandbanks Beach
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum ©

2
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Explore hidden gems such as Durlston Country Park and StudlandBeachandNatureReserve. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Corfe Castle and The Tank Museum. When in Swanage, make a side trip to see Lulworth Cove in West Lulworth, approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, view the masterpieces at L'Artishe Gallery and Studio, and stop by Lucy's Farm.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Swanage vacation maker website .

You can drive from Bournemouth to Swanage in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Swanage are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

The Tank Museum, Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove
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Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

3
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Relax by the water at Carbis Bay Beach and Porthmeor Beach. Get some cultural insight at Pendennis Castle and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. Take a break from Newquay with a short trip to Porthminster Beach in St Ives, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Perranporth Beach, stroll through Crantock Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mawgan Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Newquay travel planner .

You can drive from Swanage to Newquay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Crantock Beach, Perranporth Beach, Pendennis Castle
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Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach

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