16 days in Northern England Itinerary

16 days in Northern England Itinerary

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Fly
1
Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Borrowdale
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Carlisle
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Alnwick
— 3 nights
Train
5
York
— 3 nights
Train to London Kings Cross, Fly to Cairo

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Liverpool

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then stroll the grounds of Liverpool Cathedral, then view the masterpieces at Walker Art Gallery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Liverpool visit planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Liverpool is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Liverpool is minus 2 hours. In October, Liverpool is cooler than Cairo - with highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Borrowdale.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

4
nights
Borrowdale

Borrowdale is a valley and civil parish in the English Lake District in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England.Borrowdale lies within the historic county boundaries of Cumberland, and is sometimes referred to as Cumberland Borrowdale to distinguish it from another Borrowdale in the historic county of Westmorland.GeographyThe valley rises in the central Lake District and runs north carrying the River Derwent into the lake of Derwent Water. Let the collections at The Puzzling Place and Castlegate House Gallery capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Tarn Hows and Castlerigg Stone Circle are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Borrowdale: St Oswald's Church, Ravenstonedale (in Ravenstonedale), St Catherine's Chruch (in Boot) and Grasmere (Heaton Cooper Studio, Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Muncaster Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, view the masterpieces at Viridian Gallery, and sample the tasty concoctions at The Ennerdale Brewery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Borrowdale trip site.

You can drive from Liverpool to Borrowdale in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Carlisle.

Things to do in Borrowdale

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

2
nights
Carlisle

Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lanercost Priory, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Martin's Church. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andrew's Church, look for gifts at The Wool Clip Shop, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, then explore the world behind art at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Carlisle Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Carlisle online day trip planner.

Getting from Borrowdale to Carlisle by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Carlisle are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in Carlisle

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

3
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get some cultural insight at National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle and Grace Darling Museum. Popular historic sites such as Paxton House and Warkworth Castle & Hermitage are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Alnwick side-trips: Norham Castle (in Norham), Mary Ann Rogers Gallery (in West Woodburn) and Lady Waterford Hall (in Berwick upon Tweed). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Barter Books, look and learn at Kielder Observatory, take in the exciting artwork at The Bakehouse Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Old Bewick.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Alnwick journey planner.

You can drive from Carlisle to Alnwick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Alnwick sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

3
nights
York

City of Festivals

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 National Coal Mining Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Streetlife Museum of Transport and York Cold War Bunker. Venture out of the city with trips to Beverley (Beverley Minster & The Creative Lab). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our York trip planner.

Traveling by train from Alnwick to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in York, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips