60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip planner
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Gloucester
— 8 nights
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Bath
— 7 nights
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Winchester
— 7 nights
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London
— 8 nights
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York
— 7 nights
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Cockermouth
— 7 nights
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Windermere
— 7 nights
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Warwick
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Gloucester — 8 nights

Kids will enjoy Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and Cotswold Falconry Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Gloucester side-trips: Blenheim Palace (in Woodstock), Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gloucester trip itinerary planner.

Doha, Qatar to Gloucester is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Doha to Gloucester. In May, Gloucester is cooler than Doha - with highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
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Bath — 7 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Bring the kids along to Dorset Adventure Park and Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to The Tank Museum (in Bovington), Insight Activities Dorset (in Tolpuddle) and Fore/Adventure (in Studland). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, take in breathtaking views at Cheddar Gorge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bath trip planner.

You can drive from Gloucester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Winchester.
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Winchester — 7 nights

Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. Bring the kids along to Hawk Conservancy Trust and Winchester Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Winchester side-trips: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Wilton House (in Wilton) and Salisbury (Old Sarum, Mompesson House, &more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hawking About, contemplate the long history of Hospital of St Cross, get in on the family fun at Go Ape Southampton, and see the interesting displays at Romsey Signal Box.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Winchester holiday website.

Traveling by car from Bath to Winchester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to London.
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London — 8 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and The British Museum. Step out of London with an excursion to The Animal Experience in Stretham--about 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our London vacation planner.

You can drive from Winchester to London in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in London, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the train to York.
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York — 7 nights

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 visit kid-friendly attractions like National Railway Museum and Durham Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens (in Durham), Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton) and Stanage Edge (in Hathersage). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at York Minster, look for all kinds of wild species at National Centre for Birds of Prey, go for a walk through York City Walls, and experience rural life at Farm Adventure.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our York trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a train from London to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daytime highs in York are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cockermouth.
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Cockermouth — 7 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. Bring the kids along to Lakeland Mountain Guides and Derwentwater. Venture out of the city with trips to Falconry Days (in Hexham), Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass) and Penrith (Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest & Aira Force Waterfall). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum, and get great views at Walla Crag.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cockermouth trip planner.

You can drive from York to Cockermouth in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from York in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Cockermouth, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.
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Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
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Windermere — 7 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kids will appreciate attractions like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Helvellyn. Change things up with these side-trips from Windermere: Lake District Sheepdog Experience (in Crosthwaite), Rydal Mount & Gardens (in Rydal) and Lake Grasmere (in Grasmere). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Tarn Hows, examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Windermere visit planning app.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Warwick.
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Warwick — 8 nights

Kids will enjoy Warwick Castle and Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum. Explore Warwick's surroundings by going to Catanger Llamas (in Towcester) and Tanks-Alot (in Helmdon).

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Warwick trip builder.

You can drive from Windermere to Warwick in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Warwick are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 24th (Sun), you're off to home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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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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