60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

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60 days in England Itinerary

Start: Manchester
train:  45​min
1
Liverpool
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Grasmere
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bamburgh
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
York
— 7 nights
train:  2​h
5
London
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Bath
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Gloucester
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Torquay
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Newquay
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Manchester

6
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Popular historic sites such as Plas Mawr and National Trust - Chirk Castle are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zip World Fforest and Powis Castle and Garden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liverpool: Llandudno (Llandudno Pier, Great Orme, & more), Bodnant Garden (in Tal-y-Cafn) and Conwy (Conwy Town Walls, Conwy Castle, & more). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of National Trust Penrhyn Castle, contemplate the long history of Caernarfon Castle, stroll through Barmouth Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liverpool Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Liverpool holiday builder tool .

Manchester to Liverpool is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Conwy, Llandudno, Pistyll Rhaeadr, Nercwys Forest, Penrhyn Castle (National Trust)
Highlights from your plan
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr

7
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Take a break from the city and head to Climbing Tours and Scafell Pike Mountain. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Easedale Tarn and Old Man of Coniston. Venture out of the city with trips to Seascale Beach (in Seascale), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Buttermere (in Buttermere). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Coniston Water, trek along Walla Crag, explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag, and stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Grasmere driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Grasmere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Coniston, Lake District, Scafell Pike Mountain, Alpacaly Ever After
Highlights from your plan
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Buttermere Lake ©
Buttermere Lake

6
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Get outdoors at Ross Back Sands Beach and St Aiden Beach. Visit Abbotsford House and Lindisfarne Priory for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bamburgh: Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury), Kelso Abbey (in Kelso) and Melrose Abbey (in Melrose). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Alnwick Garden, explore the activities along Embleton Bay, and step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bamburgh trip itinerary app .

Getting from Grasmere to Bamburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Bamburgh, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Alnwick, Melrose, Beadnell Bay Beach, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cragside House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Abbotsford House ©
Abbotsford House
St Aiden Beach ©
St Aiden Beach

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Rievaulx Abbey and York City Walls. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sandsend Beach and Filey Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Whitby (Whitby Harbour & Whitby Abbey), Fountains Abbey (in Ripon) and RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton). Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Lake District National Park Guided Walks - Walks to Inspire. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durham Cathedral, contemplate the long history of York Minster, and wander the streets of York Shambles.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read York tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bamburgh to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in York, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Whitby, Lincoln, RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Peasholm Park, Durham Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach

7
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.
Ely Cathedral and St. Paul's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Camber Sands and Canterbury Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Dover Castle (in Dover), Bletchley Park (in Bletchley) and Beachy Head (in Eastbourne). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the London trip maker site .

Take a train from York to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Camber Sands, Dover Castle, Bletchley Park, Canterbury Cathedral, Ely Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Camber Sands ©
Camber Sands
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head

6
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Escape the urban bustle at Lulworth Cove and Bournemouth Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Castle Combe Village and The Bishop's Palace and Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), St Peter's Church (in Upper Slaughter) and St. Edward's Church (in Stow-on-the-Wold). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Caerphilly Castle, steep yourself in history at Winchester Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Tintern Abbey, and browse the exhibits of Big Pit National Coal Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bath trip itinerary planner .

Take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Longleat, Cotswolds Distillery, Caerphilly Castle, St. Edward's Church, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Dunster Castle ©
Dunster Castle
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern Abbey

7
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Escape the urban bustle at The Cotswold Range and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Your inner history buff will appreciate Berkeley Castle and Goodrich Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gloucester: Purton Ships Graveyard (in Berkeley), Elan Valley (in Rhayader) and Tetbury (Chavenage House & The Royal Gardens at Highgrove). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Ludlow Castle, steep yourself in history at Stokesay Castle, get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral.

Discover how to plan a Gloucester trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bath to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. August in Gloucester sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tetbury, Berkeley, Ludlow, Slimbridge, Cirencester
Highlights from your plan
Elan Valley ©
Elan Valley
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Stokesay Castle ©
Stokesay Castle

7
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Saunton Beach and Goodrington Sands. Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of the Rocks and Exmouth Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth), Abbotsbury Swannery (in Abbotsbury) and Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Coleton Fishacre, steep yourself in history at Greenway House, stroll through Westward Ho Beach, and admire the striking features of A La Ronde.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Torquay travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Gloucester to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Exmouth, Dartmouth, Weymouth, The Donkey Sanctuary, Goodrington Sands
Highlights from your plan
Abbotsbury Swannery ©
Abbotsbury Swannery
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Yarak Bird of Prey ©
Yarak Bird of Prey

6
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Get in touch with nature at Godrevy Beach and Porthminster Beach. Pendennis Castle and St. Michael's Mount will appeal to history buffs. Explore Newquay's surroundings by going to Wheal Coates (in St Agnes), National Lobster Hatchery (in Padstow) and The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Trebah Garden, stroll through Perranporth Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Tintagel Castle.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Newquay journey planning website .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Newquay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Falmouth, Wheal Coates, Lanhydrock House and Garden, St. Michael's Mount
Highlights from your plan
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Godrevy Beach ©
Godrevy Beach
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach

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