60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Porto
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
London
— 19 nights
Train:  2 h
2
York
— 8 nights
Train:  1 h
3
Durham
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Penrith
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Ulverston
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Gloucester
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Bath
— 7 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Porto

19
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get a sense of the local culture at The British Museum and Natural History Museum. National Gallery and Imperial War Museums will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our London vacation maker.

Porto, Portugal to London is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Porto in September, things will get a bit cooler in London: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Musical Museum
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 26:
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

8
nights
York

York ©
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.
National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum will appeal to museum buffs. York Minster and York's Chocolate Story are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, learn about all things military at The Royal Dragoon Guards Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Guildhall.

Before you visit York, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can take a train from London to York in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September in York, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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York Minster ©
York Minster
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

6
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Museum-lovers will get to explore Beamish Museum and Durham Museum. Durham Cathedral and Oriental Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Green Howards Museum (in Richmond), Easby Abbey (in Easby) and Swaledale Museum (in Reeth). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Zetland Lifeboat Museum and Redcar Heritage Centre, learn about all things military at DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery, go for a walk through Durham Riverside Walk, and step into the grandiose world of Durham Castle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Durham tour itinerary planner.

Getting from York to Durham by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October in Durham, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Durham

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Beamish Museum, Swaledale Museum, Zetland Lifeboat Museum and Redcar Heritage Centre
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 10:
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Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Green Howards Museum ©
Green Howards Museum

7
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Appreciate the collections at Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum and Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Townend and St Lawrences Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Penrith: Ambleside (Bridge House & Loughrigg Fell), Kendal (Kendal Unitarian Chapel & Quaker Tapestry) and Hawkshead (Hawkshead Grammar School & Beatrix Potter Gallery). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castle Crag, stroll the grounds of St. Oswald's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Andrew's Church, and steep yourself in history at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Penrith road trip site.

Traveling by car from Durham to Penrith takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Penrith are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ulverston.

Things to do in Penrith

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ambleside, Grasmere, Keswick, Kendal, Troutbeck
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 17:
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Townend ©
Townend
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
St Lawrences Church ©
St Lawrences Church

5
nights
Ulverston

Ulverston ©
Ulverston is a market town in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria in North West England. Let the collections at Lakeland Motor Museum and Laurel and Hardy Museum capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Stott Park Bobbin Mill and Conishead Priory are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Ulverston side-trips: Brantwood (in Coniston), Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass) and Levens Hall (in Kendal). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Hardknott Roman Fort, contemplate the long history of Eskdale Mill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cartmel Priory, and get great views at Hampsfell Hospice.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ulverston online route planner.

Traveling by car from Penrith to Ulverston takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Ulverston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Grange-over-Sands, Kendal, Eskdale, Brantwood, Muncaster Castle
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 22:
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Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle

7
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Get some cultural insight at Corinium Museum and Jet Age Museum. Get some historical perspective at Chavenage House and Hailes Abbey. Get out of town with these interesting Gloucester side-trips: Parish Church of St John Baptist (in Cirencester), Bourton-on-the-Water (St Lawrence's Church & Cotswold Motoring Museum) and Winchcombe (Hailes Church, Belas Knap, &more).

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gloucester attractions planner.

You can drive from Ulverston to Gloucester in 4 hours. October in Gloucester sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Shipston on Stour, Cirencester
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 29:
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center ©
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center

7
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
The Roman Baths and No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath will appeal to museum buffs. Stonehenge and St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Salisbury (Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta & Old Sarum), Wilton House (in Wilton) and Wells (Mendip Hospital Cemetery, Wells Cathedral, &more). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, explore the world behind art at Holburne Museum, steep yourself in history at Avebury Manor, and explore the ancient world of Silbury Hill.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bath itinerary planner.

Drive from Gloucester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Avebury, Wells, Salisbury, Glastonbury, Brunel's SS Great Britain
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 5:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

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