60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Bakewell
— 7 nights
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York
— 7 nights
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Ambleside
— 6 nights
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Edinburgh
— 7 nights
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Brighton and Hove
— 5 nights
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London
— 7 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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Cheltenham
— 6 nights
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Crewe
— 8 nights
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Bakewell

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bakewell: National Trust - Chirk Castle (in Chirk), River Rafting & Tubing (in Llangollen) and Charnwood Forest Alpacas (in Boundary). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, stroll through Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, look for all kinds of wild species at Longshaw Estate, and explore the fascinating underground world of Druids Caves.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bakewell trip builder tool.

Manchester to Bakewell is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus. December in Bakewell sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Bakewell

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

7
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Manchester Town Hall (in Manchester), Holly Hagg Community farm (in Sheffield) and Stonerig Raceway (in Oldham). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Bolton Steam Museum, have fun at Warren Gill, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our York online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bakewell to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. December in York sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Tours

Side Trips

6
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Change things up with these side-trips from Ambleside: Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest (in Penrith), Windermere (Lake Windermere & Michael Coates Clay Shooting) and Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass). There's much more to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head, don't miss a visit to Lake Grasmere, and contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ambleside route maker app.

You can drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

7
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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Ardross Farm Shop (in Elie) and The Scottish Clay Shooting Centre (in Leuchars). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

You can drive from Ambleside to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. December in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

5
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Brighton and Hove

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 Brighton and Hove's surroundings by going to East Sussex Falconry (in Herstmonceux), Tulleys Farm (in Turners Hill) and Sussex High Weald Dairy (in Horsted Keynes). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Chutima Therapy, stop by Gustamps, relax in the rural setting at Plaw Hatch Farm, and explore the galleries of Nigel Greaves Gallery.

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Getting from Edinburgh to Brighton and Hove by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Brighton and Hove can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

7
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London

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read London journey planning website.

Getting from Brighton and Hove to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. January in London sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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Bath

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury), Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral, get a dose of the wild on West of England Falconry, and get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bath vacation planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

6
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Cheltenham

Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Change things up with these side-trips from Cheltenham: Parish Church of St John Baptist (in Cirencester), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, try to win big at Warwick Racecourse, surround yourself with nature on Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures, and explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cheltenham trip planner.

Getting from Bath to Cheltenham by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Crewe.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Casinos

Side Trips

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Crewe

Crewe is a railway town and civil parish within the borough of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. You've now added Bentley Motors Factory Tour to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Crewe: Exotic Zoo (in Telford), Coalbrookdale (The Merrythought Teddy Bear Shop, Loamhole Dingle, &more) and Ironbridge (The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse, The Coracle Micropub And Beer Shop, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at The Long Mynd, let little ones run wild at Woolston Play and Sensory Centre, Woolston Neighbourhood Hub, WA1 4PN, explore the activities along The Quarry, and stroll through Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Crewe trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Cheltenham to Crewe in 2 hours. January in Crewe sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Crewe

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.