60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip planner

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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bath
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Bath
— 5 nights
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Torquay
— 5 nights
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Newquay
— 5 nights
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Weymouth
— 4 nights
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Portsmouth
— 6 nights
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Oxford
— 4 nights
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London
— 6 nights
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Norwich
— 5 nights
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Lincoln
— 3 nights
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York
— 5 nights
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Penrith
— 5 nights
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Alnwick
— 5 nights
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Bath

— 5 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Cotswold Range and Clifton Suspension Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Glastonbury Tor (in Glastonbury), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral, and browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, use the Bath itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Bath is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Torquay

— 5 nights

English Riviera

Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kents Cavern and The Donkey Sanctuary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Torquay: Royal Albert Memorial Museum (in Exeter), Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum (in Barnstaple) and Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Babbacombe Model Village, stroll around Cockington Country Park, hike along Fire Beacon Hill Local Nature Reserve, and explore the activities along Brixham Harbour.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Torquay trip planner.

Getting from Bath to Torquay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Newquay

— 5 nights

Surf Capital of the UK

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fistral Beach Bar and Glendurgan Garden. Change things up with these side-trips from Newquay: St. Michael's Mount (in Marazion), Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin) and The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan). Pack the 2nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at The Big Sheep.. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Trebah Garden, take a leisurely stroll along Padstow Harbour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perranporth Beach, and don't miss a visit to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Newquay tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Torquay to Newquay in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Weymouth

— 4 nights
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Weymouth Beach and Monkey World. Venture out of the city with trips to Durlston Country Park (in Swanage), Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth) and Corfe Castle (Corfe Castle & Dorset Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Abbotsbury Swannery, learn more about the world around you at The Bones Museum, make a trip to Weymouth Harbour, and enjoy the sea views from Portland Bill Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Weymouth travel route planner.

You can drive from Newquay to Weymouth in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Portsmouth

— 6 nights
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Mary Rose and Arundel Castle and Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: Old Harry Rocks (in Swanage), Osborne House (in East Cowes) and Brownsea Island (in Poole). There's much more to do: step aboard HMS Warrior 1860, examine the collection at HMS Victory, pause for some serene contemplation at Winchester Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Chichester Cathedral.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Weymouth to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Oxford

— 4 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology and Walking tours. Explore Oxford's surroundings by going to The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water), Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, admire the striking features of Shakespeare's Birthplace, browse the collection at Bodleian Library, and contemplate the long history of Bletchley Park.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Oxford sightseeing app.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. May in Oxford sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

London

— 6 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Colchester Zoo and Trafalgar Square. When in London, make a side trip to see Dover Castle in Dover, approximately Dover away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Oxford to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Norwich.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Norwich

— 5 nights

Cultural Capital of East Anglia

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Horsey Beach and Oxburgh Hall. Change things up with these side-trips from Norwich: Netherhall Manor (in Ely), Abbey Gardens (in Bury St. Edmunds) and Cromer Pier (in Cromer). Pack the 26th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at BeWILDerwood. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, surround yourself with nature on Ross' Wildlife Boat Trips, enjoy the sand and surf at Gorleston-on-Sea Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Norwich Cathedral.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Norwich trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from London to Norwich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Norwich sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Norwich

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Lincoln

— 3 nights
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hawks Of Steele and Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lincoln: Dambusters Memorial (in Woodhall Spa) and Natureland Seal Sanctuary (in Skegness). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Lincoln Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Lincolnshire Life, get to know the fascinating history of Steep Hill, and explore the historical opulence of Lincoln Castle.

You can plan Lincoln trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Norwich to Lincoln in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Lincoln are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

York

— 5 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fountains Abbey and Peasholm Park. Explore York's surroundings by going to Whitby (Whitby Harbour & Whitby Abbey), Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton) and Scarborough Beach (in Scarborough). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at National Trust Brimham Rocks, steep yourself in history at Durham Cathedral, stroll through Filey Beach, and get in on the family fun at The Forbidden Corner.

Plan trip to York with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in York

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Penrith

— 5 nights
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Discover out-of-the-way places like Go Ape Grizedale and Orrest Head. Venture out of the city with trips to St Catherine's Chruch (in Boot), The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere) and Windermere (Lake Windermere & Canyoning & Rappelling Tours). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Carlisle Cathedral, admire the sheer force of Aira Force Waterfall, and steep yourself in history at Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Penrith trip builder website.

Drive from York to Penrith in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alnwick

— 5 nights
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Alnwick Garden and Alnwick Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Alnwick: The Elizabethan Town Walls (in Berwick upon Tweed), Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island) and National Trust Wallington (in Morpeth). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, identify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Alnwick trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Penrith to Alnwick takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Penrith in June, Alnwick is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

England travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.