8 days in Northern England Itinerary

8 days in Northern England Itinerary

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8 days in Northern England Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  10​h
1
Liverpool
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Grange-over-Sands
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Portinscale
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
York
— 3 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  10​h
End: Cairo

1
night
Liverpool

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, look for gifts at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Liverpool road trip planning app .

Cairo, Egypt to Liverpool is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cairo to Liverpool due to the time zone difference. In August, Liverpool is cooler than Cairo - with highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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Room Escape Games
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum

1
night
Grange-over-Sands

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then get interesting insight from Tours, then steep yourself in history at Stott Park Bobbin Mill, and finally identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Grange-over-Sands trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Grange-over-Sands takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Climbing Tours, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
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Climbing Tours
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill

2
nights
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
On the 23rd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Alpacaly Ever After, then trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then get great views at Walla Crag. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, examine the collection at The Puzzling Place, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Portinscale trip builder website .

You can drive from Grange-over-Sands to Portinscale in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Portinscale are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to York.

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Keswick
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Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

3
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.
On the 25th (Sun), see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, then steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at York Minster, and finally take a stroll through York Shambles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): examine the collection at York Castle Museum and then get in on the family fun at York Maze.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the York day trip planning app .

You can drive from Portinscale to York in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in York are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York City Walls ©
York City Walls