57 days in England Itinerary

57 days in England Itinerary

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57 days in England Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 11 nights
train:  1​h
2
Guildford
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Oxford
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Liverpool
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Leeds
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Bath
— 12 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
End: London

11
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Popular historic sites such as St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Long Melford Church (in Long Melford), Dover (Roman Painted House & Dover Castle) and Ickworth (in Horringer). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the London road trip planning website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to London. August in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Guildford.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dover, Long Melford Church, Ickworth, Hampton Court Palace
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

5
nights
Guildford

Guildford ©
Guildford is a large town in Surrey, England, located 27mi southwest of central London on the A3 trunk road midway between the capital and Portsmouth.The town has a population of just over 137,000 and is the seat of the wider Borough of Guildford which had an estimated 146,100 inhabitants in 2015.Guildford has Saxon roots and historians attribute its location to the existence of a gap in the North Downs where the River Wey was forded by the Harrow Way. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Windsor Castle and Hever Castle & Gardens. Venture out of the city with trips to Reading (Reload Laser Clay Shooting Range & Room Escape Games), English Martyrs Catholic Church (in Worthing) and Windsor (St. George's Chapel & Windsor & Eton Brewery). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Steam Dreams - The Cathedrals Express.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Guildford travel planner.

Traveling by train from London to Guildford takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You'll set off for Oxford on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Guildford

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Windsor, Reading, English Martyrs Catholic Church, Hever Castle & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel
Hever Castle & Gardens ©
Hever Castle & Gardens

4
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Get some historical perspective at Sudeley Castle and St Mary's Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oxford: Church of St Peter & St Paul (in Northleach), Hailes Abbey (in Hailes) and Winchcombe (Belas Knap, Hailes Church, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, steep yourself in history at Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate, witness the site of a historic battle at Tewkesbury Battlefield Commemorative Sculptures, and meet the residents at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oxford online vacation planner .

You can take a train from Guildford to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Oxford sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Burford, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury Battlefield, St. Mary's Church
Highlights from your plan
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church

10
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Get some historical perspective at Warwick Castle and The Shakespeare Heritage Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to St Peter's Church (in Upper Slaughter), Stow-on-the-Wold (Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square, St. Edward's Church, & more) and St Nicholas Church (in Lower Oddington). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Snowshill Manor, steep yourself in history at Kiftsgate Court Gardens, putt your heart out at Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Parish Church of St. Gregory the Great.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon tour itinerary app .

You can take a bus from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Oxford in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Stratford-upon-Avon, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Warwick, Moreton-in-Marsh, Broadway, Stow-on-the-Wold
Highlights from your plan
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
St. Edward's Church ©
St. Edward's Church
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church

3
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Get some historical perspective at Liverpool Cathedral and Walls of Chester. Venture out of the city with trips to Battlefield Falconry Centre (in Shrewsbury) and Chester (Chester Cathedral & Chester Zoo). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Casbah Coffee Club, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Liverpool journey planner .

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Liverpool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Leeds.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Chester, The Black Pearl New Brighton, Battlefield Falconry Centre
Highlights from your plan
Chester Zoo ©
Chester Zoo
Chester Cathedral ©
Chester Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral

4
nights
Leeds

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Your inner history buff will appreciate York Minster and Sizergh Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Leeds: York (York City Walls & National Railway Museum), St Paul's Church, Grange over Sands (in Grange-over-Sands) and Chatsworth House (in Bakewell). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Stott Park Bobbin Mill, take a memorable tour with Tours, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and look for gifts at Hales of Cartmel.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Leeds route builder tool .

You can take a train from Liverpool to Leeds in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. September in Leeds sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can take a train to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Leeds

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Grange-over-Sands, York, Windermere, Chatsworth House, Sizergh Castle
Highlights from your plan
York Minster ©
York Minster
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Cartmel Priory ©
Cartmel Priory

7
nights
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne ©
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Townend and Loughrigg Fell. Explore Newcastle upon Tyne's surroundings by going to Jesus Church (in Troutbeck), Coniston (Brantwood & Tarn Hows) and St Lawrences Church (in Crosby Ravensworth). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Durham Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Alpacaly Ever After, delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Michael's Church Barton.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Newcastle upon Tyne trip itinerary site .

Take a train from Leeds to Newcastle upon Tyne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Newcastle upon Tyne can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Penrith, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Coniston, Ambleside, Lake District
Highlights from your plan
Townend ©
Townend
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

12
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Stonehenge and Bath Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Wilton House (in Wilton), Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Berkeley (St. Mary's Church, Purton Ships Graveyard, & more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, steep yourself in history at Chavenage House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral, and head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Ltd.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bath takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Gloucester, Glastonbury, Cirencester, Wells, Tewkesbury
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

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