60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

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60 days in England Itinerary

Start: Bournemouth
train:  2​h
1
London
— 9 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Southampton
— 8 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Bath
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Cirencester
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Coniston
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Buttermere
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
York
— 9 nights
+2
train + subway + train:  4​h 30​min
End: Bournemouth

9
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.
Attractions like Tower Bridge and St. Paul's Cathedral make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Dover Castle (in Dover) and Warwick (Warwick Castle & The Mill Garden). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, stroll around Hyde Park, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our London day trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to London. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Southampton.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Warwick, Dover Castle
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

8
nights
Southampton

Southampton ©
Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hawk Conservancy Trust and New Forest Activities. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Southampton: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Insight Activities (in Fordingbridge) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). Next up on the itinerary: make a splash at Dorset Adventure Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking, get outside with Jurassic Safari, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Southampton online road trip planner .

Traveling by train from London to Southampton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Southampton

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Weymouth, New Forest Activities, Insight Activities, Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking, The Tank Driving Company
Highlights from your plan
Hawk Conservancy Trust ©
Hawk Conservancy Trust
Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
Insight Activities ©
Insight Activities

9
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Family-friendly places like The Roman Baths and Cheddar Gorge will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Cheltenham (Walks With Hawks & Cleeve Hill), Glastonbury Tor (in Glastonbury) and Wells Cathedral (in Wells). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cotswold Way, explore the striking landscape at Dover's Hill, identify plant and animal life at The Severn Ham, and enjoy some diversion at Lady’s Wood Shooting School.

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Traveling by train from Southampton to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Chipping Sodbury, Broadway Playground
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
Cotswold Farm Park ©
Cotswold Farm Park
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

8
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Attractions like The Cotswold Range and Cattle Country Adventure Park make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford), WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Falconry Centre & Cotswold Archery). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Chavenage House, find something for the whole family at Dragonfly Maze, head outdoors with WMSki, and identify plant and animal life at Greystones Farm.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cirencester trip maker website .

You can drive from Bath to Cirencester in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Coniston.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Moreton-in-Marsh, Upper Slaughter, Lower Slaughter, Tetbury
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Clay Club ©
Cotswold Clay Club
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

6
nights
Coniston

Coniston ©
Coniston is a village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria, England. Get out of town with these interesting Coniston side-trips: Black Combe (in Millom), Silecroft Beach (in Silecroft) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). There's still lots to do: trek along Old Man of Coniston, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Weatherlam Mountain, take in the dramatic natural features at Jack"s Rake, and stroll through Scafell Pike Mountain.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Coniston visit planner .

You can drive from Cirencester to Coniston in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Buttermere.

Things to do in Coniston

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Eskdale, Bowfell, Scafell Pike Mountain, Lake Grasmere, Newby Bridge Weir
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston
Silecroft Beach ©
Silecroft Beach

10
nights
Buttermere

Buttermere
Kids will appreciate attractions like Keswick Climbing Wall and KONG Adventure. Change things up with these side-trips from Buttermere: Sheffield Pike (in Glenridding), Aira Force (in Matterdale End) and St Sunday Crag (in Patterdale).

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Buttermere road trip website .

Traveling by car from Coniston to Buttermere takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to York.

Things to do in Buttermere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Braithwaite, Lake District, Haweswater Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Buttermere Lake ©
Buttermere Lake
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

9
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.
Attractions like York Maze and Yorkshire Wildlife Park make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford), Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle (in Leeds) and Chatsworth House (in Bakewell). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read York sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Buttermere to York in 3 hours. In November, daily temperatures in York can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Doncaster, Ladybower Reservoir, Durham Cathedral, National Centre for Birds of Prey, Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle
Highlights from your plan
Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir
York Maze ©
York Maze

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