22 days in United Kingdom, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin & Leusden Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin & Leusden Itinerary

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Bath, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Ashburton, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Chagford, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Cherbourg-Octeville, France
— 2 nights
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Leusden, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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Bath, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Bring the kids along to The Roman Baths and The Cotswold Range. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham), Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and Chavenage House (in Tetbury). Pack the 21st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Bath Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St. Mary, experience rural life at Cotswold Farm Park, and stop by Octavia's Bookshop.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bath is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salisbury.

Things to do in Bath

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Salisbury, United Kingdom

— 3 nights
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Kids will enjoy Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta and Hawk Conservancy Trust. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Paultons Park, don't miss a visit to Stonehenge, admire the landmark architecture of Sarum College, and steep yourself in history at High Street Gate.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salisbury trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Salisbury takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Salisbury are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Salisbury

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bournemouth, United Kingdom

— 4 nights
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. Bring the kids along to Bournemouth Beach and Hengistbury Head Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth), Fore/Adventure (in Studland) and London (Churchill War Rooms & Buckingham Palace). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Tank Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Lower Gardens, look for gifts at Burley Fudge, and find something for the whole family at Insight Activities Dorset.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bournemouth tour planner.

You can drive from Salisbury to Bournemouth in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bournemouth can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lyme Regis.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Lyme Regis, United Kingdom

— 1 night
Lyme Regis is a coastal town in West Dorset, England, situated 25mi west of Dorchester and 25mi east of Exeter. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Seaton Labyrinth, then take in the pleasant sights at South West Coast Path - Hooken Cliffs, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally head outdoors with fossilwalks.com.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lyme Regis travel route planning website.

Drive from Bournemouth to Lyme Regis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Exmouth.

Things to do in Lyme Regis

Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

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Exmouth, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Exmouth is a port town, civil parish and seaside resort in East Devon, England, sited on the east bank of the mouth of the River Exe. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): pick up some local products at Exmouth Indoor Market, look for all kinds of wild species at Exmouth Local Nature Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Exmouth Beach, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Manor Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of A La Ronde, then gain interesting insight with Exeter Cathedral, and finally experience rural life at Peak Hill Llamas.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Exmouth day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Lyme Regis to Exmouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Exmouth are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Ashburton.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ashburton, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Ashburton is a small town on the south-southeastern edge of Dartmoor in Devon, adjacent to the A38.It was formerly important as a stannary town (a centre for the administration of tin-mining), and remains the largest town within the National Park, with a population of around 3,800, increasing to 4,170 in 2011. On the 2nd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, relax in the rural setting at Pennywell Farm, and then explore the striking landscape at Combestone Tor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): head outdoors with Dartmoor Llama Walks, then get a new perspective on things with Devon Sea Safari, then browse for treasures at Tom Wood Antiques and Coins, and finally explore by horseback at Shilstone Rocks.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ashburton holiday planner.

Drive from Exmouth to Ashburton in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Chagford.

Things to do in Ashburton

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Chagford, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Bellever Forest, then get to know the resident critters at Miniature Pony Centre, and then delve into the distant past at Spinster's Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Go Coasteering, then take in the dramatic scenery at Lydford Gorge, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Petroc's Church, and finally view the masterpieces at Three Hares Gallery.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chagford trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ashburton to Chagford by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cherbourg-Octeville.

Things to do in Chagford

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cherbourg-Octeville, France

— 2 nights
Cherbourg holds an arsenal of the French Navy.
On the 6th (Fri), explore the activities along Rade de Cherbourg, observe the fascinating underwater world at Cite de La Mare, and then stroll around Parc Emmanuel Liais. On the next day, stop by Librairie Ryst, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ravalet, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre-Dame de la Delivrande.

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Traveling by car from Chagford to Cherbourg-Octeville takes 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In August in Cherbourg-Octeville, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Leusden.

Things to do in Cherbourg-Octeville

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trip

Leusden, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Leusden is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of Utrecht. For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Leusden trip planning site.

You can drive from Cherbourg-Octeville to Leusden in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. August in Leusden sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Leusden

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Trails

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Dartmoor National Park travel guide

4.3
Waterfalls · Wildlife Areas · Sacred & Religious Sites

Cherbourg-en-Cotentin travel guide

3.5
Aquariums · Castles · Parks