6 days in England Itinerary

6 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip planner
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Norwich
— 1 night
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Brighton and Hove
— 1 night
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Plymouth
— 2 nights
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St Austell
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Penzance
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Norwich — 1 night

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
On the 20th (Mon), do a tasting at Winbirri Vineyards and then awaken your taste buds at Norfolk Wine School.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Norwich vacation planner.

Liverpool to Norwich is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. June in Norwich sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Brighton and Hove.
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Wineries · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Tours

Brighton and Hove — 1 night

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Brighton and Hove holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Norwich to Brighton and Hove takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for Plymouth on the 22nd (Wed).
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Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Plymouth — 2 nights

Once an important departure point for immigrants sailing for the New World, Plymouth is now mostly known for being one of the world’s most impressive natural harbors.
On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of National Trust - Saltram, go for a walk through Hoe Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Plymouth Synagogue. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Clapper Bridge, then get in on the family fun at Babbacombe Model Village, and then wander the streets of The Barbican.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Plymouth trip planner.

Drive from Brighton and Hove to Plymouth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. On the 24th (Fri), you're off to St Austell.
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St Austell

St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. It is situated on the south coast, approximately south of Bodmin and west of the border with Devon.St Austell is one of the largest towns in Cornwall; in the 2011 Census, St Austell civil parish had a population of 19,958, with a total of 34,700 living in the wider area comprising several other civil parishes.HistoryNamed after Saint Austol (Saint Austell is mostly unrelated), one of the earliest references to the village of St Austell is in John Leland's Itinerary, where he says "At S. Austelles is nothing notable but the paroch chirch".Not long after William Cookworthy discovered china clay at Tregonning hill in west Cornwall, the same mineral was found in greater quantity in Hensbarrow downs north of St Austell. On the 24th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Shipwreck Treasure Museum and then contemplate the long history of The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our St Austell sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Plymouth to St Austell in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Penzance.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Penzance

Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Penzance day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from St Austell to Penzance takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will leave for home on the 24th (Fri).
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England travel guide

4.4
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.
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Cornwall travel guide

3.8
Gardens · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Cornwall, or Kernow as the locals often call it, features the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain. No longer just a series of idyllic beaches and imposing cliffs, this rugged region has recently experienced a cultural and culinary revival that has turned it into one of the most vibrant parts of the country. Considered home of the legendary King Arthur, Cornwall is one of the more distinct parts of the UK, providing a vacation that will immerse you in its diverse Celtic heritage and an enormous wealth of archaeology. During your trip you will experience the many locals, fiercely protective of their Celtic roots, considering themselves more Cornish than British. Regardless of how they see themselves, the world regards the land of the proud Cornish as a captivating blend of ancient and new, where modern attractions stand right alongside historical mines and picturesque market towns.
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