17 days in Southeast England Itinerary

17 days in Southeast England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeast England trip planner

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Sandown, Isle of Wight
— 2 nights
2
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
3
Eastbourne
— 2 nights
4
Dover
— 3 nights
5
Broadstairs, Isle of Thanet
— 3 nights
6
Windsor
— 3 nights

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Sandown, Isle of Wight

Sandown ©
A holiday in Sandown offers opportunities for leisure, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly activities.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Osborne House, take in the dramatic natural features at The Needles, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shanklin Chine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary and then enjoy the sand and surf at Steve's Beach.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sandown trip planner.

Durham, USA to Sandown is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Durham to Sandown due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durham in June, you will find days in Sandown are much colder (65°F), and nights are slightly colder (51°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Sandown

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Osborne House, The Needles, Shanklin Chine, The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:
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Steve's Beach ©
Steve's Beach
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
The Needles ©
The Needles

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Winchester Cathedral. Step out of the city life by going to New Forest National Park and West Wittering Beach. When in Portsmouth, make a side trip to see Hawk Conservancy Trust in Weyhill, approximately Weyhill away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Catholic Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Portsmouth travel planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Sandown to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Eastbourne.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

West Wittering Beach, Hawk Conservancy Trust, New Forest National Park, Winchester Cathedral
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral
New Forest National Park ©
New Forest National Park

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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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): wander the streets of North Laine, visit The Lanes, and then stroll through Brighton Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the verdant scenery at Beachy Head and then identify plant and animal life at East Sussex Falconry.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Eastbourne trip builder.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Eastbourne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Eastbourne can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dover.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, East Sussex Falconry
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:
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Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
The Lanes ©
The Lanes
East Sussex Falconry ©
East Sussex Falconry

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Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Visit Dover Castle and St Mary's Church for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to The White Cliffs of Dover and The Big Cat Sanctuary. Venture out of the city with trips to Camber Sands (in Camber), Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (in Rye) and The Hawking Centre (in Doddington).

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dover trip planner.

You can drive from Eastbourne to Dover in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Broadstairs.

Things to do in Dover

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rye, The Hawking Centre, The Big Cat Sanctuary
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:
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Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
The Big Cat Sanctuary ©
The Big Cat Sanctuary
The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre

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Broadstairs, Isle of Thanet

Broadstairs ©
Broadstairs is a coastal town on the Isle of Thanet in the Thanet district of east Kent, England, about 80mi east of London. Canterbury Cathedral and St Mary the Virgin will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Viking Bay and Botany Bay. There's still lots to do: stroll through Joss Bay, kick back and relax at West Bay Beach, meet the residents at Wingham Wildlife Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter-in-Thanet.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Broadstairs day trip website.

Traveling by car from Dover to Broadstairs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Windsor.

Things to do in Broadstairs

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

St Mary the Virgin, Botany Bay, Canterbury Cathedral, West Bay Beach, Wingham Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:
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Joss Bay ©
Joss Bay
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
St Mary the Virgin ©
St Mary the Virgin

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Windsor

Windsor ©
Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. Get some cultural insight at Windsor Castle and Bletchley Park. St. George's Chapel and Blenheim Palace will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Windsor with a short trip to Hampton Court Palace in East Molesey, about 30 minutes away. There's more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Rebellion Beer Co. Ltd. and stop by Fudge Kitchen.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Windsor trip planner.

You can drive from Broadstairs to Windsor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and subway. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Windsor

Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Blenheim Palace, Hampton Court Palace, Bletchley Park, Rebellion Beer Co. Ltd.
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:
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Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Bletchley Park ©
Bletchley Park