60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

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Start: Lusaka
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
London
— 8 nights
Train:  2 h
2
York
— 9 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Grasmere
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Cirencester
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Bath
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Newquay
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h
End: Lusaka

8
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.
Let the collections at The British Museum and Churchill War Rooms capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Imperial War Museums, and make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London trip builder site.

Lusaka, Zambia to London is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Africa Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 28:
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

9
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Durham Heritage Coast and National Railway Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Riverside Golf Club and Fulford Golf Club. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Orton (Kennedys Fine Chocolates & Orton Farmers' Market), Bakewell (All Saints Church, White Peakhouse Gallery, &more) and Appleby-in-Westmorland (St Anne's Hospital & Courtyard Gallery). Pack the 31st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of York Shambles, admire the striking features of York Minster, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and explore the galleries of Pyramid Gallery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the York day trip planner.

Getting from London to York by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In July, daytime highs in York are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Bakewell, Orton, Durham, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Riverside Golf Club
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 6:
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

9
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Silecroft Beach and Seascale Beach. Appreciate the collections at Viridian Gallery and Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Grasmere side-trips: SpindleCraft (in Holmrook), Whinlatter Forest Park (in Braithwaite) and Hardknott Roman Fort (in Eskdale). There's much more to do: stroll through Helvellyn, hike along Scafell Pike Mountain, take in the awesome beauty at Old Man of Coniston, and explore the historical opulence of Castle Crag.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Grasmere day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from York to Grasmere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Borrowdale, Braithwaite, Eskdale
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 15:
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag

8
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. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Cotswold Lavender and Montpellier Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Feldon Valley and Welford-On-Avon Golf Course. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stratford-upon-Avon: Broadway (Broadway Golf Course, Richard Hagen, &more), Showborough House Sculpture Garden (in Tewkesbury) and Snowshill Manor (in Snowshill). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, play a few rounds at Ingon Manor Golf Club, and admire the natural beauty at Kiftsgate Court Gardens.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Stratford-upon-Avon itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Broadway, Chipping Campden, Moreton-in-Marsh, Shipston on Stour, Warwick
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 23:
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Snowshill Manor
Snowshill Manor

7
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Let the collections at Fosse Gallery and Cotswold Perfumery capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sudeley Castle and Berkeley Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cirencester: Hailes Church (in Winchcombe), Stow-on-the-Wold (Tara Antiques Centre, Peter Martin Gallery, &more) and Swinbrook (St Mary's Church & St Oswald's Church). And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at Head 4 Heights Waterpark, admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church.

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You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Cirencester in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Stow-on-the-Wold, Burford, Bourton-on-the-Water, Winchcombe, Berkeley Castle
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 30:
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

9
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 Stonehenge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum and Quest Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Hailes Abbey (in Hailes), Cleeve Hill Golf Club Ltd (in Cleeve Hill) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Lilley Brook Golf Club, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, see the interesting displays at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center, and hike along Cotswold Way.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bath trip builder.

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Gloucester, Belas Knap, Chipping Sodbury Golf Club, Tewkesbury Abbey
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 8:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center ©
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center

7
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Take a break from the city and head to Woolacombe Beach and Crantock Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Michael's Mount and The Cowhouse Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Newquay side-trips: Barricane Beach (in Mortehoe), Gwithian Beach (in St Ives) and Godrevy Beach (in Gwithian). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar, brush up on your military savvy at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, head outdoors with Kernow Coasteering, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Newquay visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Newquay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Woolacombe, Museum of Cornish Life, Helston, The Cowhouse Gallery, Tintagel Castle, Wheal Coates
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum ©
Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach

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