60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England visit planner
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Bath
— 4 nights
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Torquay
— 6 nights
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St Ives
— 5 nights
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Whitby
— 4 nights
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Alnwick
— 3 nights
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Bowness-on-Windermere
— 5 nights
Fly to Southampton, Ferry to Newport
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Newport, Isle of Wight
— 4 nights
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Drive to Yarmouth, Ferry to Lymington, Drive to Weymouth
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Weymouth
— 5 nights
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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
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Southampton
— 5 nights
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London
— 6 nights
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Norwich
— 6 nights
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Dover
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Bath — 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fashion Museum Bath and Lacock Abbey. Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Bath Skyline. Change things up with a short trip to The Cotswold Range in Somerford Keynes (about 56 minutes away). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, look for all kinds of wild species at West of England Falconry, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Bath at Work, and steep yourself in history at Farleigh Hungerford Castle.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bath day trip planning site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bath is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Bath. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.
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Torquay — 6 nights

English Riviera

Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Anstey's Cove and Ness Cove. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Torre Abbey Leisure Park and Torquay Harbour (Inner Dock). Explore Torquay's surroundings by going to Dawlish Museum (in Dawlish) and Exeter Cathedral (in Exeter). Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with Devon Sea Safari, stop by Cockington, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and kick back and relax at Meadfoot Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Torquay tour itinerary builder website.

Drive from Bath to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to St Ives.
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St Ives — 5 nights

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. St. Michael's Mount and Penlee House Gallery & Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Porthminster Beach and Tolcarne Beach. Get out of town with these interesting St Ives side-trips: Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Newquay) and Land's End Landmark (in Sennen). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at St Ives Harbour Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Marazion Beach, and admire the artistry at Leach Pottery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the St Ives trip planning tool.

Drive from Torquay to St Ives in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in St Ives are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Whitby.
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Whitby — 4 nights

Step out of the city life by going to Falling Foss Tea Garden and Waterfall and Hidden Horizons. Step off the beaten path and head to Church of Saint Mary, Whitby and Boggle Hole.

For ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Whitby trip builder site.

Fly from St Ives to Whitby in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Alnwick.
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Alnwick — 3 nights

Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Escape the urban bustle at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Alnmouth Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course and Belford Museum. Step out of Alnwick with an excursion to Heatherslaw Cornmill in Cornhill on Tweed--about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Alnwick online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Whitby to Alnwick takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Bowness-on-Windermere.
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Bowness-on-Windermere — 5 nights

Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. Get a sense of the local culture at Blackwell - The Arts & Crafts house and The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction. Get in touch with nature at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Brant Fell Above the Bustle. There's much more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, cruise along Wrynose Pass, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and contemplate the long history of Townend.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bowness-on-Windermere trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Alnwick to Bowness-on-Windermere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Newport.
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Newport, Isle of Wight — 4 nights

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Monkey Haven - Primate Rescue Centre and Compton Beach. Get in touch with nature at Appley Beach and Black Rock Charters and Fishing.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Newport attractions tool.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Bowness-on-Windermere to Newport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Weymouth.
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Weymouth — 5 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. Take a break from the city and head to Weymouth Beach and The Fleet Explorer. Get some cultural insight at Sandsfoot Castle and Saint Nicholas Church. There's lots more to do: stroll through Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach), enjoy breathtaking views from Jurassic Skyline, deepen your understanding of the past and present with Yomp and Chomp, and fly down the slopes at Warmwell Holiday Park Ski Slope.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Weymouth online route planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Newport to Weymouth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Swanage.
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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck — 2 nights

Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum and then stroll through Studland to Swanage Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the deep blue sea with Studland Sea School and then get outside with Fore/Adventure.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Swanage trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Weymouth to Swanage takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Southampton.
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Southampton — 5 nights

Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Solent Sky Museum and Wolvesey Castle. Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking. Take a break from Southampton with a short trip to Arundells in Salisbury, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, step aboard Steamship Shieldhall, examine the collection at The Brickworks Museum, and browse the exhibits of Tudor House and Garden.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Southampton route planner.

Drive from Swanage to Southampton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Southampton are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to London.
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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 Wallace Collection and Beer Tastings & Tours. Westminster Abbey and Holland Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Old Royal Naval College, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read London road trip app.

Traveling by car from Southampton to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Norwich.
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Norwich — 6 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Winbirri Vineyards and Blickling Estate. Get some cultural insight at Norwich Cathedral and Tombland. Go for a jaunt from Norwich to Horsey to see Ross' Wildlife Boat Trips about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, awaken your taste buds at Norfolk Wine School, make a trip to St Julian's Shrine, and brush up on your military savvy at RAF Air Defence Radar Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Norwich travel planner.

Traveling by car from London to Norwich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dover.
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Dover — 4 nights

Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Do some cultural sightseeing at Dover Museum And Bronze Age Boat Gallery and Deal Museum. Escape the urban bustle at St Margaret-at-Cliffe and Samphire Hoe. Get out of town with these interesting Dover side-trips: Ramsgate (Ramsgate Main Sands & Rib Request - Day Tours). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Sunny Sands.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dover trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Norwich to Dover in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dover when traveling from Norwich in July, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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England travel guide

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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.
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