60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

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60 days in England Itinerary

Start: Lusaka
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
London
— 8 nights
train:  2​h
2
York
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Grasmere
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Cirencester
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Bath
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Newquay
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Lusaka

8
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Camden Market and The Queen's Gallery. Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey for their historical value. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Churchill War Rooms, make a trip to Tower of London, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds London, and explore the wide array of goods at Harrods.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London day trip planner.

Lusaka, Zambia to London is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lusaka to London is minus 2 hours. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

9
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 outdoors at Riverside Golf Club and Fulford Golf Club. Do your shopping at York Shambles and Courtyard Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Bakewell (All Saints Church, White Peakhouse Gallery, & more), St Anne's Hospital (in Appleby-in-Westmorland) and Orton (Kennedys Fine Chocolates & Orton Farmers' Market). Pack the 31st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durham Cathedral, don't miss a visit to York City Walls, and steep yourself in history at York Minster.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the York online visit planner .

Take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in York are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Bakewell, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Durham, Orton, Sizergh Castle
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 6:
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

9
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Visiting Helvellyn and Silecroft Beach will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Viridian Gallery and Thornthwaite Galleries. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grasmere: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Braithwaite (Central Fells & Whinlatter Forest Park) and SpindleCraft (in Holmrook). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Seascale Beach, browse the exhibits of Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, hike along Old Man of Coniston, and view the masterpieces at Castlegate House Gallery.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grasmere trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from York to Grasmere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Braithwaite, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 15:
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston

8
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 Warwick Castle and The Shakespeare Heritage Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Feldon Valley, Cotswolds and Cotswold Falconry Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stratford-upon-Avon: Snowshill Manor (in Snowshill), Broadway (Cotswold Lavender, Broadway Golf Course, & more) and Chipping Campden (Walk to Broadway Tower, The Gallery at The Guild, & more). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, play a few rounds at Ingon Manor Golf Club, get your game on at Cotswold Archery, and steep yourself in history at Kiftsgate Court Gardens.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Stratford-upon-Avon tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Stratford-upon-Avon can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Broadway, Moreton-in-Marsh, Warwick, Shipston on Stour
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 23:
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Snowshill Manor
Snowshill Manor

7
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Take a break from the city and head to Head 4 Heights Ltd and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Shop till you drop at Cotswold Perfumery and Art Couture Painswick Gallery. Explore Cirencester's surroundings by going to Stow-on-the-Wold (Tara Antiques Centre, Fosse Gallery, & more), Winchcombe (Hailes Church & Sudeley Castle) and Berkeley Castle (in Berkeley). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mary's Church, and admire the striking features of Chavenage House.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cirencester online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Cirencester in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Stow-on-the-Wold, Burford, Bourton-on-the-Water, Winchcombe, St. Mary's Church
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 30:
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

9
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Appreciate the collections at The Roman Baths and Gloucestershire Arts and Crafts Centre. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stonehenge and Bath Abbey. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Hailes Abbey (in Hailes), Cleeve Hill Golf Club Ltd (in Cleeve Hill) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Lilley Brook Golf Club, take in the exciting artwork at The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, admire the masterpieces at Nature in Art, and stroll through Cotswold Way.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Cirencester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Gloucester, Chipping Sodbury Golf Club, Castle Combe Village, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 8:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center ©
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center

7
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Woolacombe Beach and Godrevy Beach. Let the collections at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum and Helston Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Barricane Beach (in Mortehoe), Porthcurno (in Porthcurno) and Gwithian Beach (in St Ives). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Crantock Beach, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Just in Roseland Church, and delve into the mystery of Tintagel Castle.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Newquay holiday planner .

You can drive from Bath to Newquay in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Woolacombe, Kernow Coasteering, Godrevy Beach, Museum of Cornish Life, Helston, Crantock Beach
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 15:
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Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

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