60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England route maker

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London
— 7 nights
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Brighton and Hove
— 5 nights
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Bakewell
— 6 nights
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Huddersfield
— 3 nights
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Grange-over-Sands
— 5 nights
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Cockermouth
— 5 nights
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Durham
— 6 nights
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York
— 6 nights
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Warwick
— 3 nights
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Gloucester
— 6 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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London

— 7 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, stroll around Hyde Park, and take an in-depth tour of The British Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our London trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to London is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to London, you'll gain 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, things will get colder in London: highs are around 11°C and lows about 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Brighton and Hove

— 5 nights

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brighton and Hove: Seven Sisters Country Park (in Seaford), The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden) and Portsmouth (The Mary Rose, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, &more). There's much more to do: soothe aching muscles at Natural Balance Therapies, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at Fishbourne Roman Palace, and sample the tasty concoctions at Rye Waterworks MIcropub.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brighton and Hove tour builder website.

Take a train from London to Brighton and Hove in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to fly to Bakewell.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Bakewell

— 6 nights
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Get out of town with these interesting Bakewell side-trips: Northwich (Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre & Vale Royal Falconry Centre), Shrewsbury (Battlefield Falconry Centre & Shropshire Falconry Ltd) and Church of the Holy Cross (in Ilam). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, contemplate the long history of Tissington Hall, explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, and deepen your understanding at Tideswell School of Food.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bakewell travel route planning tool.

Getting from Brighton and Hove to Bakewell by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Bakewell can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Huddersfield.

Things to do in Bakewell

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Huddersfield

— 3 nights
Huddersfield is a large market town in West Yorkshire, England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Huddersfield: Sheffield (Spas & Wellness & Holly Hagg Community farm), SMJ Falconry (in Oxenhope) and Off-Road Tours (in Skipton). There's more to do: walk around Beaumont Park and get to know the resident critters at Reptile Rendezvous & Furry Friends.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Huddersfield tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Bakewell to Huddersfield in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Huddersfield

Parks · Spas · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grange-over-Sands

— 5 nights
Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grange-over-Sands: Windermere (Lake Windermere, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, &more), Grasmere (The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Helm Crag, &more) and The Fitzwilliam Gallery (in Hawkshead). Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Lake District National Park Guided Walks. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Predator Experience, take in panoramic vistas at Finsthwaite Tower, soothe aching muscles at Purusha Yoga & Wellness, and see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Grange-over-Sands attractions planner.

Drive from Huddersfield to Grange-over-Sands in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Cockermouth

— 5 nights
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cockermouth: Penrith (Aira Force Waterfall, Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest, &more) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Derwentwater, don't miss a visit to St James’ Church, hike along Helvellyn, and stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth trip planner.

Drive from Grange-over-Sands to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Cockermouth can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Durham.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Trails

Side Trips

Durham

— 6 nights
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durham: Roseberry Topping (in Middlesbrough), Appleby Brewery (in Penrith) and Green Howards Museum (in Richmond). There's much more to do: make a trip to Tommy World War One Soldier Sculpture - Eleven 'O' One, take in the architecture and design of Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Auckland Castle, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durham Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Durham road trip site.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Durham takes 2.5 hours. In January in Durham, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

York

— 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Harrogate (Nidderdale Llamas & Spirit of Harrogate Ltd), Donna Nook Nature Reserve (in North Somercotes) and South Cave Falconry (in South Cave). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, take a stroll through York Shambles, and tour the pleasant surroundings at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our York trip app.

Traveling by train from Durham to York takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Warwick.

Things to do in York

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Warwick

— 3 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Warwick side-trips: Alain Rouveure Galleries (in Todenham) and Hook Norton Brewery (in Hook Norton).

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Warwick trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from York to Warwick in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Warwick can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Warwick

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester

— 6 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gloucester: Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures (in Tewkesbury), Bourton-on-the-Water (The Cotswold Brewing Company & Cotswold Motoring Museum) and Stratford-upon-Avon (Bancroft Gardens & Stratford-upon-Avon Canal).

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Gloucester online trip planner.

Getting from Warwick to Gloucester by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Gloucester can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Bath

— 6 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 find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Silbury Hill (in Avebury), Ham Wall Nature Reserve (in Meare) and Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bath trip builder.

You can drive from Gloucester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

England travel guide

4.4
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.