11 days in Northern England Itinerary

11 days in Northern England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern England vacation planner
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Fly to Manchester Airport, Drive to Liverpool
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Liverpool
— 1 night
Drive
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York
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portinscale
— 2 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Blackpool
— 3 nights
Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Gaziantep

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, then head outdoors with The Romans, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Liverpool trip itinerary planner.

Gaziantep, Turkey to Liverpool is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Gaziantep in October: highs in Liverpool hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to 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.
On the 5th (Wed), see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, then examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, then see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read York online trip maker.

You can drive from Liverpool to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in York, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portinscale.
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Portinscale — 2 nights

Nestled on the western shore of Derwentwater, Portinscale serves as a perfect base for a walking holiday in the English Lake District.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then identify plant and animal life at Alpacaly Ever After, then look for gifts at Sweet Treats, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Derwentwater, see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum, and then get a dose of the wild on Lakeland Mountain Guides.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Portinscale trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from York to Portinscale in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Windermere.
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Windermere — 2 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 9th (Sun), get great views at Orrest Head, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tarn Hows. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, and finally explore the activities along Lake Windermere.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Windermere online visit planner.

You can drive from Portinscale to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Blackpool.
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Blackpool — 3 nights

Seaside Resort that Never Sleeps

Over 12 million people visit Blackpool each year, making it Britain’s top holiday resort and one of its most visited cities overall, second only to London.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Freckleton Air Disaster Memorial, then find something for the whole family at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Memorial. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Blackpool, enjoy breathtaking views from The Blackpool Tower, and then make a trip to Blackpool Illuminations.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Blackpool trip website.

Getting from Windermere to Blackpool by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In October in Blackpool, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.
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