60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

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60 days in England Itinerary

Start: Budapest
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h
1
York
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Penrith
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Bamburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Whitby
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Norwich
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
6
London
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Bath
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Gloucester
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Exeter
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Portsmouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
12
Eastbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Budapest


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5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Beverley Minster and Steep Hill are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at York Bird of Prey Centre and Aysgarth Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Spirit of Harrogate Ltd (in Harrogate), Fountains Abbey (in Ripon) and Rievaulx Abbey (in Helmsley). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Castle Howard, get your game on at The York Dungeon, take an in-depth tour of Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, and examine the collection at National Railway Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our York online holiday planner .

Budapest, Hungary to York is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In November in York, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Steep Hill, Royal Armouries Museum, Streetlife Museum of Transport, Rievaulx Abbey, Spirit of Harrogate Ltd
Highlights from your plan
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Steep Hill ©
Steep Hill

6
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Catbells Lakeland Walk and Housesteads Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall. Step out of the city life by going to Aira Force and Derwentwater. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Penrith: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Castle Crag (in Grange-in-Borrowdale) and Carlisle Cathedral (in Carlisle). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Quayside, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Predator Experience, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tarn Hows.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Penrith trip website .

You can drive from York to Penrith in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Penrith can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Hexham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Windermere, Alpacaly Ever After
Highlights from your plan
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows

4
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Step off the beaten path and head to St Aiden Beach and National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ross Back Sands Beach and Embleton Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Bamburgh side-trips: Spittal Beach (in Spittal) and Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory, see the interesting displays at Grace Darling Museum, don't miss a visit to The Elizabethan Walls, and explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bamburgh day trip tool .

You can drive from Penrith to Bamburgh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Bamburgh can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Whitby.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Alnwick, Berwick upon Tweed, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Lindisfarne Priory, Cragside House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

5
nights
Whitby

Whitby ©
Visit 199 Steps and Flamborough Lighthouse for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Sandsend Beach and Robin Hoods Bay Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Whitby: Durham (Durham Cathedral & Durham Heritage Coast), Scarborough Castle (in Scarborough) and RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton).

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Whitby trip builder tool .

You can drive from Bamburgh to Whitby in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in Whitby can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Norwich.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bridlington, Durham, The Angel of the North, Roker & Seaburn Beaches, Robin Hoods Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Whitby Beach ©
Whitby Beach
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach

5
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Get a sense of the local culture at Felbrigg Hall and Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre. You'll discover tucked-away gems like RSPB Titchwell Marsh and Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Norwich: Gorleston Beach (in Gorleston-on-Sea), Ely Cathedral (in Ely) and Horsey Beach (in Horsey). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Norwich Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wells Next The Sea Beach, contemplate the long history of Sandringham House, and identify plant and animal life at Natureland Seal Sanctuary.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Norwich trip website .

Traveling by car from Whitby to Norwich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Norwich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Natureland Seal Sanctuary, Ely Cathedral, Gorleston Beach, RSPB Titchwell Marsh, Horsey Beach
Highlights from your plan
Norwich Cathedral ©
Norwich Cathedral
Horsey Beach ©
Horsey Beach
Gorleston Beach ©
Gorleston Beach

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waddesdon Manor and Pitt Rivers Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Houses of Parliament and Victoria and Albert Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: King's College Chapel (in Cambridge) and IWM Duxford (in Duxford). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the London tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Norwich to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

King's College Chapel, Waddesdon Manor, Pitt Rivers Museum, IWM Duxford
Highlights from your plan
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Waddesdon Manor ©
Waddesdon Manor
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Castle Combe Village and The Bishop's Palace and Gardens. Explore hidden gems such as Tewkesbury Abbey and Avebury Stone Circle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), St Mary's Church (in Swinbrook) and Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Worcester Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Glastonbury Abbey, explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, and admire the striking features of Bath Abbey.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Glastonbury, Wells, Avebury Stone Circle, Stonehenge, Tewkesbury Abbey
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

6
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Visiting The Cotswold Range and Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Hereford Cathedral and Gloucester Cathedral are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Ludlow (Stokesay Castle, Ludlow Castle, & more), Goodrich Castle (in Goodrich) and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Gloucester Docks, pause for some serene contemplation at Malmesbury Abbey, get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, and contemplate the long history of Purton Ships Graveyard.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gloucester holiday planner .

Drive from Bath to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Gloucester sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Exeter.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ludlow, Slimbridge, Cirencester, Tetbury, Malmesbury
Highlights from your plan
Hereford Cathedral ©
Hereford Cathedral
Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

6
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Dunster Castle and Valley of the Rocks will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Exeter Cathedral and Cockington Court. Venture out of the city with trips to Saunton Beach (in Saunton), Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe) and Barricane Beach (in Mortehoe). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Westward Ho Beach, identify plant and animal life at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Coleton Fishacre, and admire the striking features of A La Ronde.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Exeter journey planner.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Exeter takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Exeter

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Woolacombe, Coleton Fishacre, A La Ronde, Screech Owl Sanctuary, The Donkey Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary

2
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, then explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, and then look for all kinds of wild species at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Durlston Country Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Lulworth Cove, and then cool off at Dorset Waterpark.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Swanage fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Exeter to Swanage in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Swanage sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove
Highlights from your plan
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park

5
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson and Winchester Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Hengistbury Head Beach and The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: Winchester City Mill (in Winchester), Carisbrooke Castle (in Newport) and Highclere Castle (in Newbury). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at HMS Warrior 1860, steep yourself in history at Arundel Castle and Gardens, examine the collection at HMS Victory, and head off the coast to Brownsea Island.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Portsmouth itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Swanage to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Eastbourne.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Poole, Winchester, Highclere Castle, Arundel Castle and Gardens, Carisbrooke Castle
Highlights from your plan
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Arundel Castle and Gardens ©
Arundel Castle and Gardens
Sandbanks Beach ©
Sandbanks Beach

4
nights
Eastbourne

Eastbourne ©
Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, 19mi east of Brighton. Get some cultural insight at Battle Abbey and Battlefield and Bateman's. Take a break from the city and head to Camber Sands and White Cliffs of Dover. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Eastbourne: Brighton (North Laine & Brighton Museum and Art Gallery) and Bodiam Castle (in Bodiam). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, take a stroll through Old Town Hastings, admire the verdant scenery at Beachy Head, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Parish Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Eastbourne trip builder site .

You can drive from Portsmouth to Eastbourne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January in Eastbourne, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Rye, Brighton and Hove, Battle Abbey and Battlefield, Bateman's, Bodiam Castle
Highlights from your plan
Bodiam Castle ©
Bodiam Castle
Camber Sands ©
Camber Sands
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head

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