60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England route maker

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Newquay
— 6 nights
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Weymouth
— 6 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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London
— 6 nights
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Norwich
— 6 nights
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Lincoln
— 5 nights
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Whitby
— 5 nights
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York
— 6 nights
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Liverpool
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Penrith
— 6 nights
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Alnwick
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Newquay

— 6 nights

Surf Capital of the UK

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Lanhydrock House and Garden. Step out of the city life by going to St. Michael's Mount and Westward Ho Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newquay: Carbis Bay Beach (in Carbis Bay), St Ives (Porthmeor Beach & Porthminster Beach) and Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach, brush up on your military savvy at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crantock Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Greenway House.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Newquay travel planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Newquay is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Weymouth.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Weymouth

— 6 nights
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Monkey World and Corfe Castle. Visiting Weymouth Beach and Studland beach and Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Weymouth: Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth), Dorset Adventure Park (in Corfe Castle) and Fleet Air Arm Museum (in Ilchester). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, identify plant and animal life at Abbotsbury Swannery, enjoy the sea views from Portland Bill Lighthouse, and don't miss a visit to Weymouth Harbour.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Weymouth online trip builder.

You can drive from Newquay to Weymouth in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Roman Baths and Avebury Stone Circle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta and Gloucester Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe) and Wells Cathedral (in Wells). The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Mottisfont Abbey, make a trip to Old Sarum, get engrossed in the history at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tewkesbury Abbey.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bath day trip website.

Traveling by car from Weymouth to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dover Castle and Fortnum & Mason. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Arundel Castle and Gardens in Arundel (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds London.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London day trip site.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Norwich.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Norwich

— 6 nights

Cultural Capital of East Anglia

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Norwich Cathedral and Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Wells Next The Sea Beach and Ross' Wildlife Boat Trips. Explore Norwich's surroundings by going to Gorleston-on-Sea Beach (in Gorleston-on-Sea), Warham Camp (in Warham) and Holkham Hall (in Holkham). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Blickling Estate, admire the landmark architecture of Ely Cathedral, stroll through Cromer Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Anglesey Abbey.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Norwich travel planner.

Drive from London to Norwich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Lincoln

— 5 nights
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Lincoln Cathedral and Steep Hill will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre and Garners Fine Art, Antiques & Interiors. Venture out of the city with trips to The Workhouse, Southwell (in Southwell), Tattershall Castle (in Tattershall) and Natureland Seal Sanctuary (in Skegness). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at National Trust - Calke Abbey and step into the grandiose world of Lincoln Castle.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Lincoln trip planner.

Traveling by car from Norwich to Lincoln takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Whitby.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Whitby

— 5 nights
Get a sense of the local culture at Whitby Abbey and Flamborough Lighthouse. Durham Cathedral and The Quayside will appeal to history buffs. Explore Whitby's surroundings by going to The Angel of the North (in Gateshead), RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton) and Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery (in Hunmanby).

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Whitby day trip planning app.

You can drive from Lincoln to Whitby in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In June in Whitby, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Whitby

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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.
For shopping fun, head to Yorkshire Sculpture Park or York Shambles. Appreciate the collections at York's Chocolate Story and The York Dungeon. Explore York's surroundings by going to Derwent Bike Hire, Repair and Service Centre (in Bamford), Rievaulx Abbey (in Helmsley) and Chatsworth House (in Bakewell). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Knaresborough Castle, learn about all things military at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Ripon Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Fountains Abbey.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read York online trip planner.

Drive from Whitby to York in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in York are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Liverpool

— 4 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Visit Ludlow Castle and Bunbury Mill for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The British Ironwork Centre and Walker Art Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Stokesay Castle (in Ludlow), Black Country Living Museum (in Dudley) and Blists Hill Victorian Town (in Ironbridge). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museum of Liverpool and take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

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Getting from York to Liverpool by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Penrith

— 6 nights
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Get outdoors at Lake Windermere and Muncaster Castle. Step off the beaten path and head to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Vindolanda. Change things up with these side-trips from Penrith: St Catherine's Chruch (in Boot), Lake District Sheepdog Experience (in Crosthwaite) and Sizergh Castle (in Kendal). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tarn Hows, take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, and steep yourself in history at Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Penrith day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Penrith takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Penrith sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in Penrith

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Alnwick

— 3 nights
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Step off the beaten path and head to Alnwick Castle and Boat Tours & Water Sports. The Alnwick Garden and The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, see the interesting displays at Grace Darling Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, and stop by Barter Books.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Alnwick journey planner.

Drive from Penrith to Alnwick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Penrith in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Alnwick. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

England travel guide

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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.