60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

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1
York
— 5 nights
2
Alnwick
— 3 nights
3
Ambleside
— 6 nights
4
Woolacombe
— 4 nights
5
St Ives
— 5 nights
6
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 4 nights
7
Sandown, Isle of Wight
— 5 nights
8
Bath
— 5 nights
9
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 5 nights
10
Cambridge
— 4 nights
11
Norwich
— 6 nights
12
Eastbourne
— 5 nights

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Beverley Minster and St Michael's Church. Let the collections at The York Dungeon and Streetlife Museum of Transport capture your imagination. Explore York's surroundings by going to Whitby (199 Steps & Whitby Harbour), RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton) and Filey Beach (in Filey). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Sandsend Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Scarborough Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Castle Howard, and view the masterpieces at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our York route website.

Salt Lake City, USA to York is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 7 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in March: highs in York hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in York

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Whitby, Wakefield, RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Fountains Abbey, Beverley Minster
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 7:
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Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach
Beverley Minster ©
Beverley Minster

3
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Lindisfarne Castle and Lindisfarne Priory will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grace Darling Museum and Bamburgh Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Alnwick: Vindolanda (in Hexham), St Oswald's Church (in Wall) and Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall (in Haydon Bridge). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, stop by Barter Books, and admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Alnwick trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from York to Alnwick takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Alnwick are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hexham, Bamburgh, Holy Island, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cragside House and Gardens
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 10:
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Grace Darling Museum ©
Grace Darling Museum
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory

6
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Get some cultural insight at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery and Heaton Cooper Studio. Visit Castle Crag and Tarn Hows for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ambleside: Lake Windermere (in Windermere), Carlisle Cathedral (in Carlisle) and Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Cumberland Bird Of Prey Centre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Orrest Head, stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and explore the striking landscape at Jack"s Rake.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ambleside online road trip planner.

Drive from Alnwick to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Woolacombe.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carlisle, Keswick, Grasmere, Windermere, Jack"s Rake
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 16:
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery ©
Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag

4
nights
Woolacombe

Woolacombe ©
Woolacombe is a seaside resort on the coast of North Devon, England, which lies at the mouth of a valley (or 'combe') in the parish of Mortehoe. Popular historic sites such as Cotehele and Dunster Castle are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Barricane Beach and Welcombe Mouth Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Woolacombe side-trips: Westward Ho (Westward Ho Beach & The Beach Shop), Valley of the Rocks (in Lynmouth) and North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Croyde). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Northcott Mouth Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Woolacombe Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, and take in the spiritual surroundings of All Saints Church.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Woolacombe tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Woolacombe takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bideford, Welcombe Mouth Beach, Northcott Mouth Beach, Saunton Beach, Valley of the Rocks
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 21:
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Barricane Beach ©
Barricane Beach
Saunton Beach ©
Saunton Beach
Northcott Mouth Beach ©
Northcott Mouth Beach

5
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. You'll explore and learn at The Cowhouse Gallery and Tregony Gallery. The Alverton Gallery and Tintagel Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Ives: Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach (in Gunwalloe), Screech Owl Sanctuary (in St Columb Major) and Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Gwithian Beach, admire the natural beauty at Lanhydrock House and Garden, browse the exhibits of Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and stroll through Porthminster Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our St Ives road trip planner.

You can drive from Woolacombe to St Ives in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lanhydrock House and Garden, Porthchapel Beach, Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach, Tregony Gallery, Screech Owl Sanctuary
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 26:
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Gwithian Beach ©
Gwithian Beach
Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach ©
Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach
Porthchapel Beach ©
Porthchapel Beach

4
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. L'Artishe Gallery and Studio and Lucy's Farm will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Portland Bill Lighthouse and Corfe Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swanage: Poole (Sandbanks Beach, Poole Harbour, &more) and Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve, learn about all things military at The Tank Museum, and examine the collection at Langton Matravers Museum of the Stone Industry.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Swanage trip maker site.

Drive from St Ives to Swanage in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sandown.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Poole, Corfe Castle, Portland Bill Lighthouse, Lulworth Cove, The Tank Museum
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 30:
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Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park

5
nights
Sandown, Isle of Wight

Sandown ©
A holiday in Sandown offers opportunities for leisure, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly activities.
Explore hidden gems such as St Catherine's Lighthouse and Quarr Abbey. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St Peter's Church and St Agnes Church. Step out of Sandown to go to Totland and see The Needles Battery, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Appley Beach, stroll through Steve's Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, and get engrossed in the history at Bembridge Heritage Centre.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sandown trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Swanage to Sandown by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Sandown

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ventnor, Ryde, Niton, Newport, St Peter's Church
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 4:
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St Catherine's Lighthouse ©
St Catherine's Lighthouse
Appley Beach ©
Appley Beach
Steve's Beach ©
Steve's Beach

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get some cultural insight at Holburne Museum and No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath. Let the collections at Emma Rose Art Works and Fleet Air Arm Museum capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge), Wells Cathedral (in Wells) and Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe). Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at New Forest National Park. There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, contemplate the long history of Highclere Castle, and shop like a local with Pulteney Bridge.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Bath tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Sandown to Bath in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Highclere Castle, Avebury Stone Circle, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Wells Cathedral
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
New Forest National Park ©
New Forest National Park
Holburne Museum ©
Holburne Museum
Emma Rose Art Works ©
Emma Rose Art Works

5
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 Goodrich Castle and Holy Trinity Church. Museum-lovers will get to explore Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum Cosford and Blists Hill Victorian Town. Get out of town with these interesting Stratford-upon-Avon side-trips: Tewkesbury Abbey (in Tewkesbury), Gloucester (Gloucester Docks & Gloucester Cathedral) and Bourton-on-the-Water (Cotswold Motoring Museum & Birdland). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Ludlow Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hereford Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, and steep yourself in history at Worcester Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon travel route app.

You can drive from Bath to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. April in Stratford-upon-Avon sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester, Bourton-on-the-Water, Burford, Tewkesbury Abbey, Hereford Cathedral
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Goodrich Castle ©
Goodrich Castle
Ludlow Castle ©
Ludlow Castle
St Oswald's Church ©
St Oswald's Church

4
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Popular historic sites such as University of Cambridge and Wimpole Estate are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre and Fitzwilliam Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Ickworth (in Horringer), Ely (Waterside Antiques & Ely Cathedral) and Natureland Seal Sanctuary (in Skegness). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, explore the activities along The River Cam, learn about all things military at IWM Duxford, and admire the striking features of Anglesey Abbey.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cambridge online visit planner.

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Cambridge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Cambridge sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Norwich.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ely, Ickworth, Wimpole Estate, IWM Duxford, Anglesey Abbey
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
University of Cambridge ©
University of Cambridge
Wimpole Estate ©
Wimpole Estate
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre ©
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

6
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate and Hickling Broad. Visit Horsey Beach and Cley Marshes Nature Reserve and Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Norwich: Gorleston Beach (in Gorleston-on-Sea), Happisburgh Beach (in Happisburgh) and Wells Next The Sea Beach (in Wells-next-the-Sea). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at RSPB Titchwell Marsh, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Church, step into the grandiose world of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Sutton Hoo.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Norwich trip maker.

You can drive from Cambridge to Norwich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Norwich are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Eastbourne.

Things to do in Norwich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Horsey Beach, Southwold Pier, Bacton Beach, Hickling Broad, St Nicholas Church
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 24:
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Horsey Beach ©
Horsey Beach
RSPB Titchwell Marsh ©
RSPB Titchwell Marsh
Happisburgh Beach ©
Happisburgh Beach

5
nights
Eastbourne

Eastbourne ©
Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, 19mi east of Brighton. For shopping fun, head to North Laine or Gustamps. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Mary's Parish Church and Bodiam Railway Station. Venture out of the city with trips to St Augustine Church (in Brookland), Chichester Cathedral (in Chichester) and Camber Sands (in Camber). There's still lots to do: take in the history at Battle Abbey and Battlefield, find something for the whole family at Drusillas Park, explore the historical opulence of Bodiam Castle, and take in the dramatic natural features at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Eastbourne online journey maker.

Getting from Norwich to Eastbourne by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Eastbourne sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Rye, Bodiam, St Augustine Church, Arundel Castle and Gardens
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Parish Church ©
St. Mary's Parish Church
Camber Sands ©
Camber Sands
St Augustine Church ©
St Augustine Church

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