55 days in England Itinerary

55 days in England Itinerary

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London
— 6 nights
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Brighton and Hove
— 5 nights
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Glastonbury
— 6 nights
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Gloucester
— 5 nights
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Warwick
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bakewell
— 6 nights
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York
— 6 nights
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Grange-over-Sands
— 4 nights
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Cockermouth
— 5 nights
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Durham
— 5 nights
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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: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to Tower Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the London tour app.

Bangkok, Thailand to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Bangkok in November, things will get much colder in London: highs are around 13°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a train to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 13:

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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Brighton and Hove: The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden), Forest Falconry (in Landford) and Rye Waterworks MIcropub (in Rye). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Natural Balance Therapies, meet the residents at Hensting Alpacas alpaca walking, sample some tasty brews at Brighton Food Tours, and contemplate the long history of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brighton and Hove trip itinerary website.

Traveling by train from London to Brighton and Hove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Brighton and Hove sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Glastonbury.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 13 — 18:

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Glastonbury

Change things up with these side-trips from Glastonbury: Bath (The Jane Austen Centre, Bath Abbey, &more), Salisbury (Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta & Boscombe Down Aviation Collection) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury).

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Glastonbury online holiday builder.

You can drive from Brighton and Hove to Glastonbury in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Glastonbury are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Glastonbury

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 18 — 24:

5
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Gloucester

Explore Gloucester's surroundings by going to The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Bourton-on-the-Water (The Cotswold Brewing Company & Cotswold Motoring Museum).

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Gloucester trip builder.

Traveling by car from Glastonbury to Gloucester takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Gloucester can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Warwick.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 24 — 29:

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Warwick

Venture out of the city with trips to Formula Fast Indoor Karting (in Bletchley), Hook Norton Brewery (in Hook Norton) and Alain Rouveure Galleries (in Todenham).

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Warwick visit planner.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Warwick takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bakewell.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites · Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 4:

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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: Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre (in Northwich), Land Rover Experience (in Tarporley) and Church of the Holy Cross (in Ilam). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Chatsworth House, sample the fine beverages at Nelsons Distillery & School, get a dose of the wild on Peak Mountaineering, and don't miss a visit to Peak District Photography Gallery.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Bakewell vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Warwick to Bakewell takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Bakewell sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Bakewell

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 4 — 10:

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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.
Explore York's surroundings by going to Sheffield (Holly Hagg Community farm, Spas & Wellness, &more), Off-Road Tours (in Skipton) and Donna Nook Nature Reserve (in North Somercotes). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, get your game on at The York Dungeon, and admire the striking features of York Minster.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our York driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bakewell to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in York can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in York

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 10 — 16:

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Grange-over-Sands

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Grange-over-Sands side-trips: Grasmere (Helm Crag & Lake Grasmere), Kirkstone Pass (in Ambleside) and Windermere (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Orrest Head, &more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Grange-over-Sands attractions planner.

You can drive from York to Grange-over-Sands in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 20:

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Cockermouth

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. Get out of town with these interesting Cockermouth side-trips: Penrith (Aira Force Waterfall, Penrith Golf Hub, &more) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). The adventure continues: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cockermouth trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Grange-over-Sands to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. December in Cockermouth sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Durham.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 25:

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Durham

Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Venture out of the city with trips to Appleby Brewery (in Penrith), Roseberry Topping (in Middlesbrough) and Green Howards Museum (in Richmond). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to World War One Soldier Sculpture, take in nature's colorful creations at Crook Hall & Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Durham Cathedral, and take in the architecture and design of Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Durham trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Cockermouth to Durham by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Durham are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 30:

England travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.