60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom planner
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London
— 5 nights
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Canterbury
— 12 nights
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Cambridge
— 4 nights
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Oxford
— 8 nights
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Burford
— 3 nights
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 1 night
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Moreton-in-Marsh
— 3 nights
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Bath
— 4 nights
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Cardiff
— 8 nights
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Manchester
— 3 nights
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York
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London — 5 nights

The Square Mile

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Tower of London.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the London online journey builder.

Hobart, Australia to London is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Hobart in December: highs in London hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Canterbury.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 6:

Canterbury — 12 nights

Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Canterbury: Rye (St. Mary's Parish Church, Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, &more), East Sussex Falconry (in Herstmonceux) and Dover Castle (in Dover). And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, relax and rejuvenate at Ryan Fearn Personal Trainer, pause for some serene contemplation at Canterbury Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Synagogue.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Canterbury trip planning tool.

Getting from London to Canterbury by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cambridge.
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Find places to stay Dec 6 — 18:

Cambridge — 4 nights

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cambridge: Thursford (in Fakenham) and Norwich Cathedral (in Norwich). There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at The Cambridge Gin Laboratory, take in nature's colorful creations at Cambridge University Botanic Garden, do a tasting at Cambridgeshire Wine School, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambridge trip planner.

Getting from Canterbury to Cambridge by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. December in Cambridge sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Oxford.
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Find places to stay Dec 18 — 22:

Oxford — 8 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oxford: Bletchley Park (in Bletchley), Room Escape Games (in Southampton) and Winchester (St.-Swithun-upon-Kingsgate Church & Winchester Cathedral). There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rebellion Beer Co. Ltd., and steep yourself in history at Blenheim Palace.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Oxford online route planner.

Getting from Cambridge to Oxford by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Burford.
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Find places to stay Dec 22 — 30:

Burford — 3 nights

Burford is a medieval town on the River Windrush in the Cotswold hills in West Oxfordshire, England. Explore Burford's surroundings by going to Old Downs Pursuits (in Cirencester) and Spa 6 (in South Cerney). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary's Church, look for gifts at The Cotswold Cheese, meet the residents at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John the Baptist.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Burford trip itinerary app.

Getting from Oxford to Burford by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.
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Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:

Bourton-on-the-Water — 1 night

Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. On the 3rd (Wed), indulge in some personalized pampering at Beautylicious, make a trip to The Model Village, then identify plant and animal life at Birdland, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Hawkstone Brewery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bourton-on-the-Water day trip planning website.

Bourton-on-the-Water is just a stone's throw from Burford. In January, daytime highs in Bourton-on-the-Water are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.
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Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:

Moreton-in-Marsh — 3 nights

Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Change things up with these side-trips from Moreton-in-Marsh: Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures (in Tewkesbury) and War Memorial Evesham (in Evesham). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, admire the natural beauty at Whichford Pottery, sample some tasty brews at The Moreton Beer Cellar, and make a trip to The Moreton Gallery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Moreton-in-Marsh road trip planning website.

Moreton-in-Marsh is just a short distance from Bourton-on-the-Water. In January, daytime highs in Moreton-in-Marsh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bath.
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Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6:

Bath — 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Bristol (Room Escape Games & Brunel's SS Great Britain), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Salisbury (Old Sarum & Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, don't miss a visit to Malmesbury Market Cross, admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, and snap pictures at Pulteney Bridge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Bath attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cardiff.
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Find places to stay Jan 6 — 10:

Cardiff — 8 nights

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cardiff: Baked Bean Museum of Excellence (in Port Talbot) and Swansea (Gower Peninsula & Whiteford National Nature Reserve). Next up on the itinerary: visit Other, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Sir Gareth Edwards, and look for gifts at Welsh Love Spoon Gallery.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cardiff road trip app.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cardiff takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. January in Cardiff sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Manchester.
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Find places to stay Jan 10 — 18:

Manchester — 3 nights

Capital of the North

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 Liverpool (Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, Ghost & Vampire Tours, &more). There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Manchester Gin Distillery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manchester Cathedral, explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Manchester Town Hall.

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Getting from Cardiff to Manchester by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. January in Manchester sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to York.
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York — 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle (in Tadcaster), Selby Abbey (in Selby) and The Vulcan Experience (in Doncaster). Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, and don't miss a visit to Palace Green.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the York road trip planner.

You can drive from Manchester to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daily temperatures in York can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Jan 21 — 27:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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Cotswolds travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Zoos
Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.
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