11 days in Northern England Itinerary

11 days in Northern England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern England trip planner
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Fly to Manchester, Train to Windermere
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Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bassenthwaite
— 2 nights
Drive
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York
— 3 nights
Drive
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Liverpool
— 2 nights
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Windermere — 3 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore Windermere's surroundings by going to Predator Experience (in Ayside), Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Bowness-on-Windermere). The adventure continues: push the limits with an extreme tour, see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tarn Hows, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Windermere trip itinerary maker website.

Toronto, Canada to Windermere is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Windermere due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Bassenthwaite.
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Bassenthwaite — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and finally delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on Lakeland Mountain Guides and then examine the collection at The Puzzling Place.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bassenthwaite driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Bassenthwaite takes 1.5 hours. July in Bassenthwaite sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to York.
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York — 3 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.
Go for a jaunt from York to Helmsley to see National Centre for Birds of Prey about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and go for a walk through York City Walls.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the York road trip tool.

You can drive from Bassenthwaite to York in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bassenthwaite in July since evenings lows in York dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.
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Liverpool — 2 nights

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 9th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Chester Zoo, get outside with The Romans, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Liverpool Cathedral. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then don't miss a visit to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Liverpool trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from York to Liverpool takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Liverpool sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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