60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

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60 days in England Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
London
— 9 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Newquay
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Liverpool
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Portinscale
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Durham
— 7 nights
train:  1​h
8
York
— 7 nights
train + Fly:  14​h
End: Vancouver

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Victoria and Albert Museum and Churchill War Rooms. Shop till you drop at Camden Market and Harrods. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get engrossed in the history at British Museum, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds London, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the London trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in London when traveling from Vancouver in April, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

6
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Step out of the city life by going to Bournemouth Beach and Weymouth Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like The Roman Baths and Ham Wall Nature Reserve. Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Wells Cathedral (in Wells), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Chipping Sodbury Golf Club (in Chipping Sodbury). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, explore the striking landscape at Glastonbury Tor, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and take in the awesome beauty at Little Solisbury Hill.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bath journey builder website .

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Glastonbury, Wells Cathedral, Stonehenge, Avebury Manor, Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd ©
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd

8
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Family-friendly places like Eden Project and Gwithian Beach will thrill your kids. We've included these beaches for you: Godrevy Beach and Crantock Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newquay: St. Michael's Mount (in Marazion), St Ives (Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden & Porthminster Beach) and Mortehoe (Grunta Beach & Barricane Beach). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Woolacombe Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Godrevy Head, relax in the rural setting at Indicknowle Farm, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Porth Joke Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Newquay trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Bath to Newquay in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St Ives, Woolacombe, Crantock, St. Michael's Mount, Eden Project
Highlights from your plan
Godrevy Beach ©
Godrevy Beach
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach

7
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Head to Alain Rouveure Galleries and Waterside Food and Craft Marketfor plenty of shopping. Escape the urban bustle at S&D Falconry and Welford-On-Avon Golf Course. Venture out of the city with trips to Cheltenham (Montpellier District & Walks With Hawks), Tewkesbury Abbey (in Tewkesbury) and Crickley Hill (in Birdlip). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, tour the water at your own pace with Kate Boats, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Welcombe Hills, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon planner .

You can drive from Newquay to Stratford-upon-Avon in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Warwick, Cheltenham, Burford, Tewkesbury Abbey, Crickley Hill
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

7
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Appreciate the collections at Chatsworth House and Walker Art Gallery. Relax by the water at Formby Beach and St. Anne's Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Liverpool side-trips: Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre (in Northwich), Shrewsbury (Battlefield Falconry Centre & The Quarry) and Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary (in Preston). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Albert Dock, identify plant and animal life at Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and kick back and relax at Crosby Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Liverpool online visit planner .

Getting from Stratford-upon-Avon to Liverpool by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. May in Liverpool sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Chester, Shrewsbury, Formby Beach, Helsby Hill, Peak Volumes
Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Battlefield Falconry Centre ©
Battlefield Falconry Centre

7
nights
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
Attractions like Predator Experience and Sheffield Pike make great kid-friendly stops. Head to Grasmere Chocolate Cottage and The Soap Co Cicfor plenty of shopping. Explore Portinscale's surroundings by going to Seascale Beach (in Seascale), Helm Crag (in Grasmere) and St Catherine's Chruch (in Boot).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Portinscale online visit planner .

You can drive from Liverpool to Portinscale in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Durham.

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Grasmere, Penrith, Buttermere Lake, St Catherine's Chruch
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell
Walla Crag ©
Walla Crag

7
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Get some historical perspective at Durham Heritage Coast and Cragside House and Gardens. Get outdoors at Embleton Bay and Falconry Days. Change things up with these side-trips from Durham: The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Seahouses), Walworth Castle Birds of Prey (in Walworth) and Bamburgh (Ross Back Sands Beach & St Aiden Beach). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Seaham Beach, contemplate the long history of Durham Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Low Burnhall Woods, and relax in the rural setting at Mini Moos Fun Farm.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Durham planning site .

Getting from Portinscale to Durham by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Portinscale in May since evenings lows in Durham dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in Durham

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Cragside House and Gardens, Walworth Castle Birds of Prey, Falconry Days, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Highlights from your plan
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay
Walworth Castle Birds of Prey ©
Walworth Castle Birds of Prey

7
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.
Visit York Minster and Guildhall for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to York Shambles or The Imaginarium. Explore York's surroundings by going to RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton), National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley) and Filey Beach (in Filey). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, relax in the rural setting at Nidderdale Llamas, look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the York online day trip planner .

You can take a train from Durham to York in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. June in York sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sandsend Beach, National Centre for Birds of Prey, Nidderdale Llamas, York Bird of Prey Centre, RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Highlights from your plan
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

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