55 days in England Itinerary

55 days in England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  11 h
1
London
— 9 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Lincoln
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
York
— 8 nights
Train:  1 h
6
Durham
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Keswick
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Liverpool
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Atlanta

9
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.
You've added Leighton House Museum, Old Hampstead Village, ISKCON-London Radha-Krishna Temple, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Buckingham Palace and Apsley House. National Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, walk around St. James's Park, make a trip to Big Ben, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary maker.

Atlanta, USA to London is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Atlanta in April, expect London to be a bit cooler, temps between 56°F and 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Windsor Castle, Hampton Court Palace
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 6:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

6
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Corinium Museum and American Museum & Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Brunel's SS Great Britain and The Jane Austen Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Salisbury (Old Sarum & Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta), Avebury (Avebury Manor, Avebury Stone Circle, &more) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Winchester Cathedral, explore the galleries of Beaulieu National Motor Museum, steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath City Church.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bath vacation maker tool.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Avebury, Salisbury, Cardiff, Saint Marks's Brithdir, Wells Cathedral
Find places to stay May 6 — 12:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

6
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Your inner history buff will appreciate Warwick Castle and Sudeley Castle. Cotswold Motoring Museum and Blists Hill Victorian Town will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stratford-upon-Avon: Blenheim Palace (in Woodstock), St Peter's Church (in Upper Slaughter) and Gloucester (Gloucester Docks, St Mary de Crypt Church, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Snowshill Manor, take in nature's colorful creations at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, go all around town with Stratford Town Walk, and get answers to all your questions at Old Court House.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Stratford-upon-Avon trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Bath to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Stratford-upon-Avon can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lincoln.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Warwick, Gloucester, Tewkesbury Abbey, Snowshill Manor, Blenheim Palace
Find places to stay May 12 — 18:
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Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

5
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Chatsworth House and Lincoln Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre and Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Dambusters Memorial (in Woodhall Spa), Mr Straw's House (in Worksop) and Belton House (in Grantham). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Kedleston Hall, admire the landmark architecture of Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace, explore the historical opulence of Lincoln Castle, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Lincoln journey planner.

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Lincoln in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Doncaster, Dambusters Memorial, Chatsworth House, Mr Straw's House, Kedleston Hall
Find places to stay May 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre ©
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Lincoln Castle ©
Lincoln Castle

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Railway Museum and National Coal Mining Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like York City Walls and York City Church. Step out of York to go to Ripon and see Fountains Abbey, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, step into the grandiose world of Castle Howard, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Shrine and Parish Church of All Saints North Street.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the York trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Fountains Abbey, National Coal Mining Museum
Find places to stay May 23 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Durham Cathedral and Crook Hall & Gardens. Let the collections at Stainmore Railway Company and Oriental Museum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durham: Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury), Alnwick (The Alnwick Garden, The Emporium, &more) and National Trust Wallington (in Morpeth). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Beamish Museum, make a trip to Palace Green, appreciate the extensive heritage of Durham Heritage Coast, and gain insight at Hall Hill Farm.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Durham vacation tool.

Traveling by train from York to Durham takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Durham can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Keswick.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Alnwick, Kirkby Stephen, Cragside House and Gardens, Beamish Museum, National Trust Wallington
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 6:
Highlights from your plan
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum
Stainmore Railway Company ©
Stainmore Railway Company

7
nights
Keswick

Keswick ©
Keswick is an English market town and civil parish, historically in Cumberland, and since 1974 in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria. Popular historic sites such as Castle Crag and Muncaster Castle are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lakeland Motor Museum and Loughrigg Fell. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Keswick: Sizergh Castle (in Kendal), Cartmel Priory (in Cartmel) and Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House (in Hawkshead). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aira Force Waterfall.

To find out how to plan a trip to Keswick, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Durham to Keswick in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Durham in June since evenings lows in Keswick dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Keswick

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ambleside, Windermere, Grasmere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Sizergh Castle
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 13:
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Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

5
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Caernarfon Castle and Royal Albert Dock Liverpool. Museum-lovers will get to explore Merseyside Maritime Museum and Science and Industry Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Liverpool: Chester (Chester Cathedral & Chester Zoo), Erddig (in Wrexham) and National Trust - Chirk Castle (in Chirk). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Portmeirion Village and take in the spiritual surroundings of Liverpool Cathedral.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Liverpool route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Keswick to Liverpool takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Liverpool are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chester, Caernarfon, Science and Industry Museum, Erddig, National Trust - Chirk Castle
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
National Trust - Chirk Castle ©
National Trust - Chirk Castle

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