60 days in Northern England Itinerary

60 days in Northern England Itinerary

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Alnwick
— 6 nights
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Braithwaite
— 14 nights
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Windermere
— 7 nights
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Blackpool
— 7 nights
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Liverpool
— 9 nights
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York
— 8 nights
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Durham
— 8 nights

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Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Explore Alnwick's surroundings by going to Ross Back Sands Beach (in Bamburgh), Berwick upon Tweed (Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre, Cocklawburn Beach, &more) and Falconry Days (in Hexham). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Embleton Bay, admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, stroll through Bamburgh Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Alnwick trip app.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Alnwick is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Alnwick are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Braithwaite.

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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden

14
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Braithwaite

Braithwaite ©
Braithwaite is a village in the northern Lake District, in Cumbria, England. Change things up with a short trip to Ennerdale Water in Ennerdale Bridge (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at Go Ape Whinlatter, get thoroughly spooked out with Lakeland Hauntings Ghost Walks, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Braithwaite road trip planning tool.

Drive from Alnwick to Braithwaite in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Braithwaite can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Braithwaite

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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Go Ape Whinlatter ©
Go Ape Whinlatter
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

7
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Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore Windermere's surroundings by going to Merz Barn (in Elterwater), Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere) and Bowness-on-Windermere (St Martin's Church, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, &more). The adventure continues: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get interesting insight from Kankku Off Road Driving Adventures, have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, and test your problem-solving skills at Cliffhanger Rooms.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Windermere trip maker app.

Getting from Braithwaite to Windermere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Blackpool.

Things to do in Windermere

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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

7
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Blackpool

Blackpool ©

Seaside Resort that Never Sleeps

Over 12 million people visit Blackpool each year, making it Britain’s top holiday resort and one of its most visited cities overall, second only to London.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Blackpool: Malham Cove (in Malham), Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Coniston) and Settle (Stainforth Force & Yorkshire Dales Guides). Pack the 29th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. The adventure continues: try out the rides at The Blackpool Tower, get to know the resident critters at Blackpool Zoo, Head underground at White Scar Cave, and get thoroughly spooked out with Blackpool Ghost Walks & Supernatural Events.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Blackpool trip planning site.

Drive from Windermere to Blackpool in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Blackpool are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Blackpool

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Blackpool Zoo ©
Blackpool Zoo
Blackpool Pleasure Beach ©
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
The Blackpool Tower ©
The Blackpool Tower

9
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Liverpool

Liverpool ©

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Explore Liverpool's surroundings by going to Chester (Chester Cathedral & Chester Zoo), Imperial War Museum North (in Stretford) and Manchester (Manchester Cathedral & Science and Industry Museum). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Museum of Liverpool, and contemplate the long history of Casbah Coffee Club.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Liverpool trip planner.

Drive from Blackpool to Liverpool in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

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Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Walking tours

8
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York

York ©

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Hunmanby (Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery & War Memorial Hunmanby), South Cave Falconry (in South Cave) and Scarborough (Diving Belle statue Scarborough & Peasholm Park). Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, get your game on at The York Dungeon, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, and cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Great Britain.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our York trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daytime highs in York are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Parks · Museums · Tours · Theme Parks

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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Maze ©
York Maze

8
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Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Get out of town with these interesting Durham side-trips: Aysgarth Edwardian Rock Garden (in Aysgarth), Allout Adventures (in Hexham) and Graculus Sculptures (in Reeth). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at Escape Rooms Durham, admire the striking features of Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens, deepen your understanding at Hall Hill Farm, and see the interesting displays at Beamish Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Durham online itinerary planner.

Take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Durham, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Durham

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

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Escape Rooms Durham ©
Escape Rooms Durham
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum

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