10 days in Northern England Itinerary

10 days in Northern England Itinerary

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10 days in Northern England Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  19 h
1
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Bowness-on-Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Hexham
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Railway Museum and Streetlife Museum of Transport. Get some historical perspective at Rievaulx Abbey and York City Walls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: National Coal Mining Museum for England (in Overton), Filey Beach (in Filey) and Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton).

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the York online journey planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to York is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to York due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, expect York to be cooler, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bowness-on-Windermere.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Rievaulx Abbey, Filey Beach, Streetlife Museum of Transport, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, National Coal Mining Museum for England
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©

3
nights
Bowness-on-Windermere

Bowness-on-Windermere ©
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lakeland Motor Museum and Tarn Hows. Step out of the city life by going to Muncaster Castle and Alpacaly Ever After. Step out of Bowness-on-Windermere to go to Boot and see St Catherine's Chruch, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sizergh Castle, see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and take in nature's colorful creations at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bowness-on-Windermere tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from York to Bowness-on-Windermere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hexham.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Keswick, St Catherine's Chruch, Alpacaly Ever After, Tarn Hows, Sizergh Castle
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Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After

2
nights
Hexham

Hexham ©
Hexham is a market town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, south of the River Tyne, and was the administrative centre for the Tynedale district from 1974 to 2009. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda, then contemplate the long history of Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, then get engrossed in the history at Roman Army Museum, and finally trek along Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Hexham Abbey, get engrossed in the history at Carlisle Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, and finally explore the ancient world of Corbridge Roman Town.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hexham route maker .

Drive from Bowness-on-Windermere to Hexham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Hexham sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hexham

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Carlisle, Corbridge Roman Town
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Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Carlisle Cathedral ©
Carlisle Cathedral