60 days in England Itinerary

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London
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Brighton and Hove
— 4 nights
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Newquay
— 5 nights
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Plymouth
— 5 nights
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Bath
— 4 nights
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Winchester
— 5 nights
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Cheltenham
— 5 nights
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Bakewell
— 4 nights
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York
— 5 nights
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Cockermouth
— 5 nights
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Durham
— 3 nights
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Alnwick
— 3 nights
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Norwich
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London — 5 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Churchill War Rooms. For shopping fun, head to Covent Garden or Harrods. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Coda Falconry (in Hounslow), Colchester Arts Centre (in Colchester) and Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, admire the striking features of Tower of London, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our London road trip planning tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to London. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, things will get much colder in London: highs are around 9°C and lows about 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Brighton and Hove.
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Brighton and Hove — 4 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Hever Castle & Gardens and Labyrinth Gallery. Brighton Food Tours and Paradox Place are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Brighton and Hove side-trips: Bexhill-on-Sea (Bexhill Beach & Murmurations Art Gallery), Rye (Rye Art Gallery, Rye Heritage Centre, &more) and Camber Sands (in Camber). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Chutima Therapy, wander the streets of North Laine, kick back and relax at Brighton Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Big Cat Sanctuary.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Brighton and Hove journey planner.

Traveling by train from London to Brighton and Hove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Brighton and Hove sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Newquay.
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Newquay — 5 nights

Surf Capital of the UK

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
You'll explore and learn at Glazed Expression and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. Visiting Watergate Bay and Carbis Bay Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newquay: Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre (in Redruth), Jon Tremaine, Wildlife Artist Studio (in Lelant) and St Ives (Wills Lane Gallery, Anima Mundi, &more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Porthcothan Beach, stroll through Fistral Beach Bar, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and cool off at Great Western Beach.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Newquay trip planner.

Fly from Brighton and Hove to Newquay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Plymouth.
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Plymouth — 5 nights

Spirit of Discovery

Once an important departure point for immigrants sailing for the New World, Plymouth is now mostly known for being one of the world’s most impressive natural harbors.
Get outdoors at Slapton Sands and Wembury Beach. Get some cultural insight at Alder Vineyard and The Hoe Promenade. Get out of town with these interesting Plymouth side-trips: Salcombe (Salcombe to Bolt Head Walk & Salcombe Distilling Company), Calancombe Estate (in Modbury) and The Timehouse (in Totnes). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Teignmouth Back Beach, stop by Gandy Street, pause for some serene contemplation at Exeter Cathedral, and get a dose of the wild on Dartmoor Llama Walks.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Plymouth trip tool.

Traveling by car from Newquay to Plymouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Bath.
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Bath — 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Visiting West of England Falconry and Westonbirt Arboretum will get you outdoors. Head to Somerset Crafts and National Museum Cardifffor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Chipping Sodbury Golf Club (in Chipping Sodbury), Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe) and Nunney Castle (in Nunney). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, take in the views from Pulteney Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bath road trip website.

Traveling by car from Plymouth to Bath takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Winchester.
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Winchester — 5 nights

Winchester is a city and the county town of Hampshire, England. Get in touch with nature at Pennybridge Farm Alpacas and Forest Falconry. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Winchester Studio & Gallery and Mottisfont Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from Winchester: Portsmouth (Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, The Mary Rose, &more), Otter Gallery - University of Chichester (in Chichester) and Salisbury (Stonehenge & Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Winchester Cathedral, contemplate the long history of The Great Hall, identify plant and animal life at West Sussex Falconry, and don't miss a visit to Winchester City Mill.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Winchester trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Bath to Winchester in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cheltenham.
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Cheltenham — 5 nights

Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Woodchester Valley Vineyard and Tewkesbury Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum and The Coventry Music Museum. Explore Cheltenham's surroundings by going to Bicester Village (in Bicester), Oxford (Bodleian Library, Oxford University Museum of Natural History, &more) and STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway (in Swindon). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, try your luck at Cheltenham Racecourse, sample the tasty concoctions at Hook Norton Brewery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cheltenham vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Winchester to Cheltenham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bakewell.
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Bakewell — 4 nights

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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chatsworth House and Apedale Heritage Centre. Let the collections at White Peakhouse Gallery and Gladstone Pottery Museum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bakewell: Hawks Of Steele (in Newark-on-Trent), Lincoln Cathedral (in Lincoln) and Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre (in Laxton). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering, Head underground at Druids Caves, stop by Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop, and sample the tasty concoctions at Thornbridge Brewery.

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Getting from Cheltenham to Bakewell by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in Bakewell are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to York.
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York — 5 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.
Get outdoors at Ravenscar Beach and Scarborough Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at York Shambles and York City Walls. Venture out of the city with trips to Filey Beach (in Filey), Whitby (Arnold Palmer Putting Course, 199 Steps, &more) and Sandsend Beach (in Sandsend). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, admire the striking features of York Minster, and get your game on at The York Dungeon.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our York sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bakewell to York in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. February in York sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Cockermouth.
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Cockermouth — 5 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. Relax by the water at Silecroft Beach and Seascale Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Muncaster Castle and Aira Force Waterfall. Change things up with these side-trips from Cockermouth: Julie Dumbarton Fine Art Painter (in Langholm), Penrith (Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest, The Rheged Centre, &more) and Courtyard Gallery (in Appleby-in-Westmorland). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Alpacaly Ever After, contemplate the waterfront views at Crummock Water, tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk, and hike along Rannerdale Knotts.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cockermouth itinerary planning app.

You can drive from York to Cockermouth in 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Cockermouth can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Durham.
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Durham — 3 nights

Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Visit Durham Heritage Coast and Roker & Seaburn Beaches for some beach relaxation. Beamish Museum and Graculus Sculptures are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durham: Lacey's Cheese (in Reeth), The Station (in Richmond) and Aysgarth Falls (in Aysgarth). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Seaham Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durham Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at The White Room Gallery, and take in the pleasant sights at Durham Riverside Walk.

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

You can drive from Cockermouth to Durham in 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Durham are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Alnwick.
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Alnwick — 3 nights

Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get outdoors at Embleton Bay and Low Newton by the Sea Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Grace Darling Museum and Fenwick Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Alnwick side-trips: Ross Back Sands Beach (in Bamburgh) and Kielder (Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre, Kielder Observatory, &more). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Beadnell Bay Beach, kick back and relax at Bamburgh Beach, step into the grandiose world of The Alnwick Garden, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Alnwick trip planner.

Drive from Durham to Alnwick in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Norwich.
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Norwich — 5 nights

Cultural Capital of East Anglia

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Blickling Estate and Ickworth will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Norfolk Wine School and Anglesey Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from Norwich: Holkham (Holkham National Nature Reserve & Holkham Hall), Wells Next The Sea Beach (in Wells-next-the-Sea) and Bircham Gallery (in Holt). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Horsey Beach, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll through Bertie And Bettie Boutique Beach Huts, and explore the world behind art at Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Norwich holiday maker website.

You can fly from Alnwick to Norwich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. February in Norwich sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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England travel guide

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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.
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