9 days in England Itinerary

9 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England journey planner

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Bristol
— 1 night
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Weymouth
— 3 nights
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Scarborough
— 1 night
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Alnwick
— 2 nights
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Bristol

— 1 night
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at University of Bristol Botanic Garden, examine the collection at Hopewell Colliery, and then make a trip to Kymin Hill. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour of The Matthew of Bristol, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, don't miss a visit to John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Oakham Treasures, and finally have some family-friendly fun at You&Meow Cat Cafe.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bristol online holiday planner.

Croydon to Bristol is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Bristol

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trips

Weymouth

— 3 nights
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Weymouth: Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth), Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Corfe Castle (in Corfe Castle). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Portland Bill Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach, and don't miss a visit to Weymouth Harbour.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Weymouth road trip site.

Traveling by car from Bristol to Weymouth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Scarborough.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Scarborough

— 1 night
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Falling Foss Tea Garden and Waterfall, kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Filey Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Scarborough itinerary planning app.

Drive from Weymouth to Scarborough in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Scarborough, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in Scarborough

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Alnwick

— 2 nights
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle.

Before you visit Alnwick, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Scarborough to Alnwick in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will leave for home on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.