60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly + Train:  26 h
1
York
— 10 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Ambleside
— 10 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Bakewell
— 9 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Bath
— 10 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
London
— 11 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Melbourne

10
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 some historical perspective at York Minster and Durham Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Railway Museum and York City Walls. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre (in Laxton), National Coal Mining Museum (in Overton) and Durham (St Laurence Church, Durham Castle, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, learn about all things military at Kohima Museum, make a trip to Castle Howard, and contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read York road trip website.

Melbourne, Australia to York is an approximately 27- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, subway, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. In July, York is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Durham, Ashworth Barracks Museum, Lincoln Castle, Fountains Abbey, Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 12:
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

10
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Do some cultural sightseeing at Townend and Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum. You'll explore and learn at Hawkshead Grammar School and Lakeland Motor Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Ulverston (Stott Park Bobbin Mill & Conishead Priory), J.B.Banks and Son Ltd (in Cockermouth) and Castle Crag (in Grange-in-Borrowdale). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Claife Viewing Station, explore the world behind art at Beatrix Potter Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Castlerigg Stone Circle.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ambleside trip planning website.

You can drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in Ambleside

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kendal, Penrith, Bowness-on-Windermere, Grange-over-Sands, Appleby-in-Westmorland
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 22:
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Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

9
nights
Bakewell

Bakewell ©
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. Get a sense of the local culture at Chatsworth House and Limestone Way / Bradford River Walk. Get some historical perspective at All Saints Church and Thornbridge Hall Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Bakewell side-trips: Kedleston Hall (in Kedleston), Ironbridge (Museum of the Gorge, Enginuity, &more) and Coalbrookdale (The Darby Houses, Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Bakewell Old House Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Eyam Parish Church of St Lawrence, don't miss a visit to Holy Trinity Parish Church, and contemplate the long history of Eyam Hall & Craft Centre.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Bakewell travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Ambleside to Bakewell by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Bakewell are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Bakewell

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Telford, Eyam, Castleton, St. John the Baptist Tideswell, Ladybower Reservoir
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 31:
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Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Ironbridge Gorge Museums ©
Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron ©
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

7
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Snowshill Manor and Sudeley Castle. Museum-lovers will appreciate Corinium Museum and Winchcombe Folk and Police Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to St Mary's Church (in Halford), St. Mary's Church (in Fairford) and Parish Church of St John Baptist (in Cirencester). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, admire the striking features of St Nicholas Church, steep yourself in history at Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square, and examine the collection at Combe Mill.

Planning Bourton-on-the-Water trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Bakewell to Bourton-on-the-Water in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bourton-on-the-Water are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Chipping Campden, Cirencester, Burford, Northleach
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 7:
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Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Combe Mill ©
Combe Mill

10
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll explore and learn at The Roman Baths and The Tank Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Stonehenge and Warwick Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Wells (The Bishop's Palace and Gardens & Wells Cathedral), Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury Abbey & Tewkesbury Battlefield) and Avebury (Avebury Stone Circle & West Kennet Long Barrow). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, explore the historical opulence of Berkeley Castle, and delve into the distant past at Hailes Abbey.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bath tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Gloucester, Avebury, Wells, Tewkesbury, Berkeley
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 17:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle

11
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore Natural History Museum and The British Museum. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and stroll around Hyde Park.

For traveler tips and tourist information, use the London route app.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 28:
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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