13 days in Northern England Itinerary

13 days in Northern England Itinerary

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13 days in Northern England Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + train:  9​h 45​min
1
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Portinscale
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Grange-over-Sands
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Blackpool
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Liverpool
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
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.
On the 2nd (Wed), examine the collection at National Railway Museum, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, then contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, then contemplate the long history of York Minster, and finally wander the streets of York Shambles. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum and then get in on the family fun at York Maze.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the York trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to York is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Tel Aviv to York, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, expect York to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in York

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

2
nights
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
On the 4th (Fri), head outdoors with Alpacaly Ever After, then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then get great views at Walla Crag. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, then make a trip to Castlerigg Stone Circle, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alpacaly Ever After.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Portinscale online tour planner .

You can drive from York to Portinscale in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After
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Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

2
nights
Grange-over-Sands

Grange-over-Sands ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Church, Grange over Sands, contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill, then enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, and finally shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Predator Experience.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grange-over-Sands trip builder website .

You can drive from Portinscale to Grange-over-Sands in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Blackpool.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Windermere, Lakeland Motor Museum, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Climbing Tours
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill

3
nights
Blackpool

Blackpool
Over 12 million people visit Blackpool each year, making it Britain’s top holiday resort and one of its most visited cities overall, second only to London.
Get out of town with these interesting Blackpool side-trips: Loughrigg Fell (in Ambleside), Buttermere (in Buttermere) and Windermere (Holehird Gardens & Orrest Head). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, take in panoramic vistas at The Blackpool Tower, and get your game on at The Blackpool Tower Dungeon.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Blackpool online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Grange-over-Sands to Blackpool in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Blackpool can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Blackpool

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Windermere, Buttermere Lake, Loughrigg Fell, Helvellyn
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Blackpool Pleasure Beach ©
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
The Blackpool Tower ©
The Blackpool Tower

3
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Chester Zoo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and then take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral, then examine the collection at Museum of Liverpool, and finally make a trip to The Black Pearl New Brighton.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Liverpool trip builder app .

You can drive from Blackpool to Liverpool in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Chester Zoo, The Black Pearl New Brighton, Room Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Chester Zoo ©
Chester Zoo
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum