4 days in Rye, Shanklin & Oxford Itinerary

4 days in Rye, Shanklin & Oxford Itinerary

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Rye
— 1 day
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Drive to Portsea, Portsmouth IOW Car Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, Drive to Shanklin
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Shanklin
— 2 nights
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Drive to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, Ferry to Portsmouth Portsea IOW Car Ferry Terminal, Drive to Oxford
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Oxford
— 1 night
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Rye

Rye is a small town in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex, within the historic County of Sussex, England, which stands approximately two miles from the open sea and is at the confluence of three rivers: the Rother, the Tillingham and the Brede. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Camber Sands.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rye travel route builder tool.

Barcelona, Spain to Rye is an approximately 8-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. In October, Rye is little chillier than Barcelona - with highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shanklin.

Things to do in Rye

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors
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Shanklin

Shanklin is a popular seaside resort and civil parish on the Isle of Wight, England, located on Sandown Bay. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Shanklin Chine, identify plant and animal life at Seaview Wildlife Encounter, stop by Godshill Cider Company, then don't miss a visit to Godshill Model Village, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Monkey Haven, then steep yourself in history at Osborne House, and then examine the collection at Isle of Wight Postal Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Shanklin vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Rye to Shanklin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Shanklin can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Shanklin

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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Oxford

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, and then see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Oxford trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Shanklin to Oxford takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. October in Oxford sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oxford

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