60 days in England Itinerary

60 days in England Itinerary

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60 days in England Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + train:  25​h
1
Eastbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Portsmouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bath
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Weymouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Torquay
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Newquay
— 5 nights
Fly + foot:  4​h 15​min
7
Telford
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
York
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Bamburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Norwich
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
11
London
— 9 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Eastbourne

Eastbourne ©
Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, 19mi east of Brighton. Museum-lovers will get to explore Hever Castle & Gardens and The Observatory Science Centre. Relax by the water at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters and Camber Sands. Change things up with these side-trips from Eastbourne: Bateman's (in Burwash), Battle Abbey and Battlefield (in Battle) and Brighton (Gustamps & North Laine). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Parish Church, take a stroll through Old Town Hastings, examine the collection at Hastings Fishermen's Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Beachy Head.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Eastbourne driving holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to Eastbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Eastbourne, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in May, things will get slightly colder in Eastbourne: highs are around 18°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hastings, Brighton and Hove, Battle Abbey and Battlefield, Bateman's, The White Cliffs of Dover
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Bateman's ©
Bateman's
Hever Castle & Gardens ©
Hever Castle & Gardens
Camber Sands ©
Camber Sands

5
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Take a break from the city and head to Hengistbury Head Beach and The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Winchester Cathedral and HMS Warrior 1860. Venture out of the city with trips to The Needles Battery (in Totland), Carisbrooke Castle (in Newport) and The Garlic Farm (in Newchurch). There's much more to do: examine the collection at HMS Victory, explore the historical opulence of The Great Hall, take in the exciting artwork at Petworth House and Park, and admire the natural beauty at Arundel Castle and Gardens.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Portsmouth trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Eastbourne to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Winchester, The Garlic Farm, Carisbrooke Castle, Hengistbury Head Beach, The Needles Battery
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Carisbrooke Castle ©
Carisbrooke Castle
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Arundel Castle and Gardens ©
Arundel Castle and Gardens

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Popular historic sites such as The Roman Baths and Wells Cathedral are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stonehenge and Gloucester Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Cotswold Motoring Museum (in Bourton-on-the-Water), Glastonbury (Glastonbury Abbey & Glastonbury Tor) and Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Worcester Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Old Baptist Chapel, admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, and get engrossed in the history at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Bath trip maker site .

Getting from Portsmouth to Bath by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Weymouth.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Tewkesbury, Glastonbury, Worcester Cathedral, Wells Cathedral, Sudeley Castle
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 6:
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No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Haynes International Motor Museum ©

5
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Fleet Air Arm Museum and Sculpture by the Lakes will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Lulworth Cove and Portland Bill Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Weymouth side-trips: StudlandBeachandNatureReserve (in Studland), Corfe Castle (Corfe Castle & Dorset Adventure Park) and Durlston Country Park (in Swanage). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Kingston Lacy, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbanks Beach, make a trip to Weymouth Harbour, and identify plant and animal life at Abbotsbury Swannery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Weymouth visit planner .

You can drive from Bath to Weymouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Swanage, Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove, Sandbanks Beach, Sculpture by the Lakes
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 11:
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Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Fleet Air Arm Museum ©
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Portland Bill Lighthouse ©
Portland Bill Lighthouse

5
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Dunster Castle and Coleton Fishacre will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Cockington Court and Knightshayes court. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Torquay: Saunton Beach (in Saunton), The Donkey Sanctuary (in Sidmouth) and Exmouth (A La Ronde & Exmouth Beach). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Woolacombe Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Brixham Harbour, stroll around Kents Cavern, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Exeter Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Torquay trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Weymouth to Torquay in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Newquay.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Exmouth, The Donkey Sanctuary, Saunton Beach, Dunster Castle, Knightshayes court
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:
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Kents Cavern ©
Kents Cavern
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Dunster Castle ©
Dunster Castle

5
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tintagel Castle and Perranporth Beach. Lanhydrock House and Garden and Pendennis Castle will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Newquay: National Maritime Museum Cornwall (in Falmouth), Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum (in Camelford) and Godrevy Beach (in Gwithian). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Westward Ho Beach, stroll through Carbis Bay Beach, and don't miss a visit to Truro Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Newquay road trip planner .

Drive from Torquay to Newquay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Telford.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Falmouth, Godrevy Beach, Tintagel Castle, Perranporth Beach
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 21:
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Lanhydrock House and Garden ©
Lanhydrock House and Garden
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach

5
nights
Telford

Telford
Telford is a large new town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England, about 13mi east of Shrewsbury, and 30mi north west of Birmingham. Do some cultural sightseeing at Black Country Living Museum and Ludlow Castle. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Blists Hill Victorian Town and Hereford Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Telford: National Trust Berrington Hall (in Hereford), Croft Castle and Parkland (in Yarpole) and Ludlow (Stokesay Castle & St Laurence's Church). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Dana Prison - Jailhouse Tours, admire the natural beauty at Attingham Park, take in the exciting artwork at British Ironworks Centre & Shropshire Sculpture Park, and take an in-depth tour of Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum Cosford.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Telford online travel route planner .

You can fly from Newquay to Telford in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Telford

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ludlow, Hereford, Bakewell, Shrewsbury, Black Country Living Museum
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 26:
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Stokesay Castle
Stokesay Castle
Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum Cosford ©
Blists Hill Victorian Town ©
Blists Hill Victorian Town

5
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.
Appreciate the collections at National Railway Museum and Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fountains Abbey and Filey Beach. Explore York's surroundings by going to Sandsend Beach (in Sandsend), Scarborough (Scarborough Castle & Scarborough Beach) and Whitby Harbour (in Whitby). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at RSPB Bempton Cliffs, see the interesting displays at Streetlife Museum of Transport, appreciate the extensive heritage of Steep Hill, and snap pictures at The Humber Bridge.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the York online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Telford to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Bamburgh.

Things to do in York

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kingston-upon-Hull, Whitby, Scarborough, Steep Hill, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:
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Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach

4
nights
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Step off the beaten path and head to Bamburgh Castle and Cragside House and Gardens. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lindisfarne Priory and Grace Darling Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Bamburgh: Berwick upon Tweed (Paxton House & Chain Bridge Honey Farm). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, stop by Barter Books, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, and enjoy the sand and surf at St Aiden Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bamburgh trip simple and quick.

Drive from York to Bamburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from York in July, plan for little chillier days in Bamburgh, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Norwich.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Berwick upon Tweed, Alnwick, Holy Island, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cragside House and Gardens
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:
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Grace Darling Museum ©
Grace Darling Museum
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

5
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Gorleston Beach and Wells Next The Sea Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Horsey Beach and Natureland Seal Sanctuary. Get out of town with these interesting Norwich side-trips: Sutton Hoo (in Woodbridge), Framlingham Castle (in Framlingham) and Blickling Estate (in Blickling). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Norwich Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, and admire the striking features of Ely Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Norwich road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bamburgh to Norwich takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bamburgh in July: highs in Norwich hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Norwich

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ely Cathedral, Blickling Estate, Framlingham Castle, Natureland Seal Sanctuary, St. Edmundsbury Cathedral
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 10:
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Norwich Cathedral ©
Norwich Cathedral
Horsey Beach ©
Horsey Beach
Gorleston Beach ©
Gorleston Beach

9
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like IWM Duxford and King's College Chapel. Popular historic sites such as Tower of London and Buckingham Palace are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Viking Bay (in Broadstairs), Ramsgate Tunnels (in Ramsgate) and Oxford (Christ Church Cathedral, Pitt Rivers Museum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds London, and browse the exhibits of Churchill War Rooms.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our London tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Norwich to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, 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 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Oxford, Cambridge, IWM Duxford, Ramsgate Tunnels, Viking Bay
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 19:
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Viking Bay ©
Viking Bay

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