60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

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60 days in England Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  6​h
1
London
— 8 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Winchester
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cheltenham
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bakewell
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Grange-over-Sands
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Cockermouth
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Penrith
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
York
— 10 nights
train + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Helsinki

8
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planning app .

Helsinki, Finland to London is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Helsinki to London is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Helsinki in October: high temperatures in London hover around 19°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Winchester.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

4
nights
Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Winchester: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Southampton (Steamship Shieldhall & Speed Boats Tours) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Hawk Conservancy Trust, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Winchester Cathedral, get outside with The Tank Driving Company, and steep yourself in history at Hospital of St Cross.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Winchester road trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from London to Winchester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Winchester are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Winchester

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Southampton, Portsmouth, Hawk Conservancy Trust, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Hawk Conservancy Trust ©
Hawk Conservancy Trust
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©

9
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheltenham: Head 4 Heights Ltd (in Shorncote), St John the Evangelist Church, Slimbridge, Glos (in Slimbridge) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, stroll through Cotswold Falconry Centre, admire the striking features of Chavenage House, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cheltenham sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by car from Winchester to Cheltenham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Cirencester, Gloucester, Bath, Tetbury
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

6
nights
Bakewell

Bakewell ©
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Alton Towers (in Alton), Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill (in Castleton) and Battlefield Falconry Centre (in Shrewsbury). And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, stroll through Kinder Scout, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take in the dramatic natural features at Stanage Edge.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bakewell travel route planner.

Getting from Cheltenham to Bakewell by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bakewell can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Bakewell

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Telford, Northwich, The Long Mynd, Wild Park Derbyshire, Battlefield Falconry Centre
Highlights from your plan
Vale Royal Falconry Centre ©
Vale Royal Falconry Centre
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Alton Towers
Alton Towers

6
nights
Grange-over-Sands

Change things up with these side-trips from Grange-over-Sands: Coniston (Old Man of Coniston, Tarn Hows, & more), Windermere (Michael Coates Clay Shooting, Climbing Tours, & more) and Ambleside (Loughrigg Fell & Ambleside Climbing Wall). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on Predator Experience, admire the striking features of Levens Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cartmel Priory, and see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grange-over-Sands visit site .

You can drive from Bakewell to Grange-over-Sands in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Windermere, Ambleside, Coniston, Kendal, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience

8
nights
Cockermouth

Cockermouth ©
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cockermouth: Castle Crag (in Grange-in-Borrowdale), Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Fells, and trek along Buttermere.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cockermouth day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Grange-over-Sands to Cockermouth takes 1.5 hours. November in Cockermouth sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Penrith.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Bassenthwaite, Braithwaite, Muncaster Castle, Castle Crag
Highlights from your plan
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Buttermere Lake ©
Buttermere Lake

8
nights
Penrith

Penrith
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Get out of town with these interesting Penrith side-trips: Grasmere (Helm Crag, Easedale Tarn, & more), St Sunday Crag (in Patterdale) and St John's in the Vale (in Threlkeld). There's lots more to do: hike along Helvellyn, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, play a few rounds at Penrith Golf Centre and Driving Range, and stroll through High Cup Nick.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Penrith trip planner .

Getting from Cockermouth to Penrith by car takes about an hour. November in Penrith sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Grasmere, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Lake District, St John's in the Vale, St Lawrences Church
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Ullswater ©
Ullswater
Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn

10
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from York: Durham (Low Burnhall Woods & Durham Cathedral), Farm Adventure (in Masham) and Fury Events (in Witton Gilbert). Pack the 22nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, contemplate the long history of York Minster, identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brew York.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our York road trip tool .

You can drive from Penrith to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in York can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Durham, Nidderdale Llamas, Wainwright's Coast-to-Coast Walk, York Bird of Prey Centre, Farm Adventure Yorkshire
Highlights from your plan
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

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