59 days in England Itinerary

59 days in England Itinerary

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Plymouth
— 5 nights
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Gloucester
— 6 nights
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Bakewell
— 6 nights
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Manchester
— 7 nights
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Ambleside
— 6 nights
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Durham
— 6 nights
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York
— 7 nights
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London
— 8 nights
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Bath
— 7 nights
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Plymouth — 5 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Plymouth: Exeter Cathedral (in Exeter), Salcombe (Salcombe Distilling Company & Salcombe to Bolt Head Walk) and Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre (in Redruth). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plymouth Synagogue, head outdoors with Dartmoor Llama Walks, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and join the crowd at Raceworld Ltd.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Plymouth tour itinerary builder app.

Bristol to Plymouth is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gloucester.
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Gloucester — 6 nights

Venture out of the city with trips to Hook Norton Brewery (in Hook Norton), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall (in Stratford-upon-Avon).

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Gloucester attractions planner.

You can drive from Plymouth to Gloucester in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Gloucester are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bakewell.
Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Jan 26 — Feb 1:

Bakewell — 6 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. Get out of town with these interesting Bakewell side-trips: Hawks Of Steele (in Newark-on-Trent), Nelsons Distillery & School (in Uttoxeter) and Battlefield Falconry Centre (in Shrewsbury). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, see the interesting displays at David Mellor Design, get great views at Mam Tor, and explore the striking landscape at Kinder Scout.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bakewell trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bakewell takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In February in Bakewell, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Manchester.
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Find places to stay Feb 1 — 7:

Manchester — 7 nights

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Venture out of the city with trips to Le Petit Spa (in Halifax), Liverpool (Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Merseyside Maritime Museum, &more) and Land Rover Experience (in Tarporley). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at The City of Manchester Distillery, take in the views from The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse, hone your skills at Parthian Climbing, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Shropshire Falconry Ltd.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Manchester trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bakewell to Manchester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In February, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ambleside.
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Ambleside — 6 nights

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ambleside: Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest (in Penrith), Hallin Fell (in Pooley Bridge) and Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, relax and rejuvenate at Mayela Redondo - Holistic Therapist, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Man of Coniston, and get a dose of the wild on Lake District Sheepdog Experience.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Ambleside sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Ambleside takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Durham.
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Durham — 6 nights

Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Explore Durham's surroundings by going to Aysgarth Falls (in Aysgarth) and Allout Adventures (in Hexham). The adventure continues: stop by Fury Events, appreciate the extensive heritage of Durham Heritage Coast, work off some steam at Bannatyne Health Club And Spa - Durham, and steep yourself in history at Durham Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Durham online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Ambleside to Durham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can take a train to York.
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Find places to stay Feb 20 — 26:

York — 7 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from York: The Vulcan Experience (in Doncaster), Fountains Abbey (in Ripon) and Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle (in Tadcaster). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, admire the striking features of York Minster, sample the fine beverages at Spirit of Harrogate Ltd, and take a stroll through York Shambles.

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Traveling by train from Durham to York takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can catch the train to London.
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Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 5:

London — 8 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read London road trip planning website.

You can take a train from York to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, daytime highs in London are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bath.
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Find places to stay Mar 5 — 13:

Bath — 7 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), West Kennet Long Barrow (in Avebury) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, admire the landmark architecture of Wells Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Mar 13 — 20:

England travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.