60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England planner

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Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to London
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London
— 8 nights
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York
— 8 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 7 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 7 nights
Drive
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Castleton
— 7 nights
Fly
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Woolacombe
— 7 nights
Drive
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Glastonbury
— 7 nights
Drive
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 7 nights
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London

— 8 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Coca-Cola London Eye and Tower Bridge will thrill your kids. Visiting Dover Sea Safari and Isabella Plantation will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: The Hawking Centre (in Doddington), Joe's Bows (in Hernhill) and The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our London trip builder tool.

Bang Bo, Thailand to London is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Bang Bo to London, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bang Bo in May, things will get much colder in London: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 23 — 31:

York

— 8 nights

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.
Visiting Beacon Alpacas and Sally Mosley Guided Walks will get you outdoors. Attractions like Wainwright's Coast-to-Coast Walk and Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from York: National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley), RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton) and Cayton Bay Beach (in Cayton). The adventure continues: stroll through York Bird of Prey Centre, go for a walk through York City Walls, take a stroll through York Shambles, and examine the collection at York Castle Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the York trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. May in York sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in York

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 8:

Cockermouth

— 7 nights
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. Visiting Lakeland Mountain Guides and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours will get you outdoors. Kids will appreciate attractions like Catbells Lakeland Walk and Derwentwater. Venture out of the city with trips to Greystoke Outdoor Pool (in Greystoke), Allen Banks and Staward Gorge (in Bardon Mill) and Sheffield Pike (in Glenridding). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Buttermere Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall, examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, and stroll through Falconry Days.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cockermouth attractions planner.

Traveling by car from York to Cockermouth takes 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Cockermouth can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 15:

Windermere

— 7 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Get outdoors at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Old Man of Coniston. Attractions like Helvellyn and Tarn Hows make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Windermere side-trips: Grasmere (Wordsworth Daffodil Garden & Helm Crag), Haweswater Reservoir (in Burn Banks) and Bowness-on-Windermere (The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, St Martin's Church, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Holehird Gardens, contemplate the waterfront views at Coniston Water, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yorkshire Three Peaks Walk, and explore the historical opulence of Sizergh Castle.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Windermere route planner.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Castleton.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 22:

Castleton

— 7 nights
Castleton is a village in the High Peak district of Derbyshire, England, at the western end of the Hope Valley on the Peakshole Water, a tributary of the River Noe, between the Dark Peak to the north and the White Peak to the south. Attractions like Stanage Edge and Longshaw Estate make great kid-friendly stops. Get in touch with nature at Peak Mountaineering and Cave Dale. Venture out of the city with trips to New Horizons Snorkel & Dive Centre (in Macclesfield) and Digley Reservoir (in Holme). There's lots more to do: stroll through Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, hike along Jacob's Ladder, explore the fascinating underground world of Treak Cliff Cavern, and take in the dramatic natural features at Kinder Scout.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Castleton trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Windermere to Castleton in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can fly to Woolacombe.

Things to do in Castleton

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 29:

Woolacombe

— 7 nights
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. Get in touch with nature at Walk - Morte Point Trail and Ilfracombe Sea Safari. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Woolacombe Beach and Heddon Valley. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Woolacombe: Rocky Valley (in Tintagel), Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre (in Launceston) and North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Croyde). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating landscape at Hockings Dairy Cream Ices, enjoy the sand and surf at Barricane Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Marwood Hill Gardens, and play a few rounds at Saunton Golf Club.

Discover how to plan a Woolacombe trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Castleton to Woolacombe takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Woolacombe, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Glastonbury.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 6:

Glastonbury

— 7 nights
Bring the kids along to The Roman Baths and fossilwalks.com. Escape the urban bustle at West of England Falconry and Ham Wall Nature Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Glastonbury: Sally Lunn's Museum (in Bath), Hawk Conservancy Trust (in Weyhill) and Jurassic Safari (in Weymouth).

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Glastonbury road trip planner.

You can drive from Woolacombe to Glastonbury in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Glastonbury

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 13:

Bourton-on-the-Water

— 7 nights
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Family-friendly places like Tour Gems and Birdland will thrill your kids. Get outdoors at The Cotswold Range and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Explore Bourton-on-the-Water's surroundings by going to Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden), Feldon Valley (in Lower Brailes) and Tetbury (Westonbirt Arboretum & Chavenage House). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, stroll through Greystones Farm, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St. Mary.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bourton-on-the-Water online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Glastonbury to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bourton-on-the-Water are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 20:

England travel guide

4.4
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.