60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

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London
— 6 nights
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Brighton and Hove
— 5 nights
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Winchester
— 5 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
Drive
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Gloucester
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bakewell
— 6 nights
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Liverpool
— 5 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 4 nights
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Cockermouth
— 5 nights
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Durham
— 5 nights
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York
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London

— 6 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read London journey tool.

Manila, Philippines to London is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manila to London due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Manila in February: high temperatures in London hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can take a train to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Brighton and Hove

— 5 nights

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brighton and Hove: Nigel Greaves Gallery (in Eastbourne), Rye (Rye Waterworks MIcropub & Rye Harbour Nature Reserve) and Seven Sisters Country Park (in Seaford). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at The Therapy Shop, examine the collection at Gatwick Aviation Museum, identify plant and animal life at East Sussex Falconry, and sample some tasty brews at Brighton Food Tours.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brighton and Hove trip app.

Traveling by train from London to Brighton and Hove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Brighton and Hove sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Winchester.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Winchester

— 5 nights
Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. Explore Winchester's surroundings by going to Robin's Nest Emporium (in Southampton), Pennybridge Farm Alpacas (in Hook) and UK Wolf Conservation Trust (in Beenham). The adventure continues: indulge your senses at Hampshire Wine School, examine the collection at The Mary Rose, take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge, and sample the tasty concoctions at Ringwood Brewery.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Winchester travel route planner.

Drive from Brighton and Hove to Winchester in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. February in Winchester sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Winchester

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bath

— 6 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Glastonbury (White Spring Well & Temple, Somerset Rural Life Museum, &more), Yarak Bird of Prey (in Cullompton) and Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wells Cathedral, explore the ancient world of West Kennet Long Barrow, and admire the natural beauty at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT).

For where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Bath route planner.

Getting from Winchester to Bath by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Gloucester

— 5 nights
Explore Gloucester's surroundings by going to Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall (in Stratford-upon-Avon), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton).

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Drive from Bath to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Bakewell

— 6 nights
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Change things up with these side-trips from Bakewell: Derby (Hopton Hall Holiday Cottages & Gardens & Derby Hydrangeas), Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill (in Castleton) and Mam Tor (in Hope). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering, explore the historical opulence of Lincoln Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, and get engrossed in the history at Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bakewell journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bakewell takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bakewell when traveling from Gloucester in March, with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Bakewell

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Liverpool

— 5 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Change things up with these side-trips from Liverpool: The City of Manchester Distillery (in Manchester), Imperial War Museum North (in Stretford) and Stonerig Raceway (in Oldham). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, identify plant and animal life at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, browse the exhibits of Walker Art Gallery, and meet the residents at Vale Royal Falconry Centre.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Liverpool day trip planner.

Getting from Bakewell to Liverpool by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Windermere

— 4 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore Windermere's surroundings by going to Bowness-on-Windermere (Boat Tours & Water Sports & The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction) and Grasmere (The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Easedale Tarn, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Fitzwilliam Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tarn Hows, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Windermere road trip planning site.

You can drive from Liverpool to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Cockermouth

— 5 nights
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Venture out of the city with trips to Penrith (Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest & Aira Force Waterfall) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Lakes Distillery, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, steep yourself in history at Castlerigg Stone Circle, and see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cockermouth sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Cockermouth takes 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Cockermouth are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Durham.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Durham

— 5 nights
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Get out of town with these interesting Durham side-trips: Roseberry Topping (in Middlesbrough) and Allout Adventures (in Hexham). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to World War One Soldier Sculpture, take in nature's colorful creations at Crook Hall & Gardens, stroll through Seaham Beach, and admire the striking features of Durham Castle.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Durham day trip planner.

Drive from Cockermouth to Durham in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Durham when traveling from Cockermouth in April, with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in Durham

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

York

— 6 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: My Little Farm Spa (in Liversedge), Off-Road Tours (in Skipton) and Newcastle upon Tyne (Victoria Tunnel & Riverside Falconry). Next up on the itinerary: sample some tasty brews at Brewtown Tours, examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre, get your game on at The York Dungeon, and admire the striking features of York Minster.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our York tour itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Durham to York in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daily temperatures in York can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

England travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.