36 days in Southern England Itinerary

36 days in Southern England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Joplin
Fly + Drive:  18 h 45 min
1
Winchester
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Newquay
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Oxford
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h
4
London
— 12 nights
Train:  1 h
5
Canterbury
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Eastbourne
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Joplin

4
nights
Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. Get out of town with these interesting Winchester side-trips: Hawking About (in Arundel), The Mary Rose (in Portsmouth) and St. Botolph's Church (in Pulborough). There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking, sample the tasty concoctions at Ringwood Brewery, steep yourself in history at Hospital of St Cross, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Winchester visit planner.

Joplin, USA to Winchester is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Joplin to Winchester. Traveling from Joplin in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 36°F in Winchester. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Winchester

Fun & Games Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Golden Gecko Climbing, Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking, Hawking About, The Mary Rose, Insight Activities
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Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking ©
Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking
Ringwood Brewery ©
Ringwood Brewery
The Spitfire Experience ©
The Spitfire Experience

6
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newquay: Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum (in Davidstow), Boscastle - South West Coast Path walk (in Boscastle) and Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum (in Camelford). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary, play a few rounds at Whealdream Golf and Football Golf, contemplate the long history of The Gildhouse, Poundstock, and make a trip to Trevena Square.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Newquay trip planner.

You can drive from Winchester to Newquay in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gorran Haven, Tintagel, Falmouth, St Just-in-Roseland Church, Holywell Cave
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The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary
Hayle Golf Range ©
Hayle Golf Range
Whealdream Golf and Football Golf ©
Whealdream Golf and Football Golf

5
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Get out of town with these interesting Oxford side-trips: Marlow (Statue in Memory of Charles Frohman & Rebellion Beer Co. Ltd.), Reload Laser Clay Shooting Range (in Reading) and Stanlake Park Wine Estate (in Twyford). And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at The Race Hut Berkshire, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hook Norton Brewery, contemplate the long history of Bletchley Park, and partake in some friendly competition at Locked In A Room.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Oxford online trip planner.

Getting from Newquay to Oxford by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. March in Oxford sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 34°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Milton Keynes, Marlow, Reading, Blenheim Palace, Hook Norton Brewery
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The Race Hut Berkshire ©
The Race Hut Berkshire
Reload Laser Clay Shooting Range ©
Reload Laser Clay Shooting Range
Hook Norton Brewery ©
Hook Norton Brewery

12
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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Virtual Flight Centre in Horsham (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, make a trip to Tower Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

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Getting from Oxford to London by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In March in London, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Canterbury.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Virtual Flight Centre
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

3
nights
Canterbury

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Explore Canterbury's surroundings by going to Dover Castle (in Dover), Playopolis Board Game Cafe (in Rochester) and Maidstone (Allington Castle & Kent Owl Academy). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Joe's Bows, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Canterbury Cathedral, and pause for some photo ops at Amy Johnson Statue.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Canterbury trip builder tool.

You can take a train from London to Canterbury in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Eastbourne.

Things to do in Canterbury

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Maidstone, Joe's Bows, Amy Johnson Statue, The Hawking Centre, Dover Castle
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Joe's Bows ©
Joe's Bows
Playopolis Board Game Cafe ©
Playopolis Board Game Cafe
Kent Owl Academy ©
Kent Owl Academy

4
nights
Eastbourne

Eastbourne ©
Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, 19mi east of Brighton. Get out of town with these interesting Eastbourne side-trips: Battle Brewery (in Battle), Standen (in East Grinstead) and Rye (Rye Harbour Nature Reserve & Rye Waterworks MIcropub). And it doesn't end there: hit the bull's-eye at 1066 Target Sports, appreciate the views at Beachy Head, stroll around Seven Sisters Country Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Nigel Greaves Gallery.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Eastbourne road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Canterbury to Eastbourne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Eastbourne sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 38°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Eastbourne

Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Rye, Seven Sisters Country Park, 1066 Target Sports, Battle Brewery, East Sussex Falconry
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1066 Target Sports ©
1066 Target Sports
Nigel Greaves Gallery ©
Nigel Greaves Gallery
Rye Waterworks MIcropub ©
Rye Waterworks MIcropub

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