58 days in England Itinerary

58 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip planner

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Birmingham
— 7 nights
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Lincoln
— 7 nights
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York
— 7 nights
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Penrith
— 6 nights
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Portsmouth
— 7 nights
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Wareham
— 3 nights
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Torquay
— 7 nights
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Newquay
— 6 nights
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Oxford
— 6 nights
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Birmingham

— 7 nights

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Take a break from the city and head to Flatout Factory and Sutton Park. Get some historical perspective at St. Martin in the Bull Ring and Soho House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Birmingham: Harvington Hall (in Harvington), The Firs: Birthplace of Sir Edward Elgar (in Broadheath) and Wolves Museum (in Wolverhampton). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall Birmingham, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Birmingham Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Walsall Leather Museum, and explore the galleries of Aston Hall.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Birmingham trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Birmingham is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to Birmingham. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect Birmingham to be much colder, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lincoln.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 15:

Lincoln

— 7 nights
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace and Mr Straw's House. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at RSPB Frampton Marsh and Museum of RAF Firefighting. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lincoln: Waltham Windmill (in Waltham), Docks Beers (in Grimsby) and Vicar Water Country Park (in Clipstone). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Jew's House, take an in-depth tour of RAF Wickenby Memorial Museum, stroll through The Boston Woods Trust, and contemplate the long history of Westmoor Caravans.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lincoln online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Lincoln takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Lincoln are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Lincoln

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 22:

York

— 7 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Rievaulx Abbey and York Cold War Bunker. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Treasurer's House and Knaresborough Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Ripon Cathedral (in Ripon), Nunnington Hall (in Nunnington) and St Peter and St Paul's Church, Pickering (in Pickering). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Barley Hall, contemplate the long history of Merchant Adventurers' Hall, learn about all things military at The York Army Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read York trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Lincoln to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in York can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 22 — 29:

Penrith

— 6 nights
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Do some cultural sightseeing at Long Meg and her Daughters and Shap Abbey. Take a break from the city and head to Hallin Fell and Allout Adventures. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to St Andrew's church, take an in-depth tour of Penrith Museum, admire the natural beauty at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens, and contemplate the long history of Mayburgh Henge.

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Traveling by car from York to Penrith takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Penrith, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Penrith

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 4:

Portsmouth

— 7 nights
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. Get outdoors at Winchester City Mill and Lee On Solent Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The D-Day Story and National Museum of the Royal Navy. Change things up with a short trip to Wolvesey Castle in Winchester (about 42 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Southsea Castle, step aboard HMS M.33, contemplate the long history of Dockyard Apprentice, and get engrossed in the history at Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Portsmouth trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Penrith to Portsmouth by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Wareham.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 11:

Wareham

— 3 nights
Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wareham Saxon Wall Walk and Wareham Town Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Kimmeridge Bay and South West Coast Path- Lulworth Cove & The Fossil Forest Walk. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Holme for Gardens, see the interesting displays at Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Nicholas Church.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wareham trip planner.

Getting from Portsmouth to Wareham by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Wareham can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Wareham

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:

Torquay

— 7 nights

English Riviera

Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. You'll get in some beach time at Meadfoot Beach and Sandy Bay Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cockington and Torquays Dinosaur World. Change things up with a short trip to Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre in Exmouth (about 42 minutes away). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Torquay Harbour (Inner Dock), get up close to creatures of the deep with Devon Sea Safari, kick back and relax at Broadsands Beach, and get outside with Dartmoor Llama Walks.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Torquay day trip app.

You can drive from Wareham to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 21:

Newquay

— 6 nights

Surf Capital of the UK

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Get in touch with nature at Holywell Bay Beach and Great Western Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Trevone Bay Beach and Wheal Coates. Take a break from Newquay with a short trip to Rock Beach in Rock, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Newquay Beach, stroll through Poly Joke Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Blue Hills Tin Streams.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Newquay trip planning tool.

You can drive from Torquay to Newquay in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can fly to Oxford.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 27:

Oxford

— 6 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Magdalen College and St Mary's C Of E Church. Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote and Weston Library are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Oxford to go to Windsor and see Kayaking & Canoeing, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Oxford University Parks, gain insight at Wadham College, look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen, and get your bearings at Radcliffe Camera.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Oxford trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Newquay to Oxford takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 3:

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.