10 days in Northern England Itinerary

10 days in Northern England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern England travel route maker
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Fly
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Liverpool
— 1 night
Drive
2
Hoylake
— 1 night
Drive
3
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bassenthwaite
— 2 nights
Drive
5
York
— 2 nights
Train
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Durham
— 1 night
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Liverpool — 1 night

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): head outdoors with The Romans, then see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story, then make a trip to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Liverpool online travel route planner.

Boston, USA to Liverpool is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Boston to Liverpool, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boston in July: high temperatures in Liverpool hover around 69°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hoylake.
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Hoylake — 1 night

Hoylake is a seaside town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, Merseyside, England. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): walk around Royden Park, stroll around North Wirral Country Park, and then tee off at Royal Liverpool Golf Club.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hoylake online tour itinerary planner.

Hoylake is just a short distance from Liverpool. In July, daily temperatures in Hoylake can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Windermere.
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Windermere — 2 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 18th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tarn Hows. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Orrest Head, and finally contemplate the long history of Bridge House.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Windermere vacation planner.

You can drive from Hoylake to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bassenthwaite.
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Bassenthwaite — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, explore the activities along Derwentwater, then see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ashness Bridge, then trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then get a dose of the wild on Lakeland Mountain Guides.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bassenthwaite trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Windermere to Bassenthwaite in 1.5 hours. July in Bassenthwaite sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to York.
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York — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, admire the striking features of York Minster, then take a stroll through York Shambles, and finally examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the York road trip website.

Traveling by car from Bassenthwaite to York takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Bassenthwaite in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in York, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a train to Durham.
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Durham — 1 night

Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. On the 24th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Lindisfarne Gospels, pause for some serene contemplation at Durham Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Crook Hall & Gardens.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Durham road trip planning site.

You can take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from York in July, expect nights in Durham to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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