50 days in England Itinerary

50 days in England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England trip planner

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Manchester
— 6 nights
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Liverpool
— 7 nights
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Derby
— 8 nights
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Bristol
— 6 nights
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Guildford
— 7 nights
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Brighton and Hove
— 7 nights
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Cambridge
— 2 nights
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Manchester

— 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manchester: Bowness-on-Windermere (The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction & Boat Tours & Water Sports), Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton) and York (York Minster, Jorvik Viking Centre, &more). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The City of Manchester Distillery, take in the exciting artwork at Manchester Art Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Manchester Town Hall, and take an in-depth tour of Manchester Jewish Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester driving holiday planner.

In June, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 7:

Liverpool

— 7 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Venture out of the city with trips to Llandudno (Great Orme & Llandudno Pier), Welsh Mountain Zoo (in Colwyn Bay) and Chester (Rococo Chocolates, Chester Cathedral, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Bodnant Garden, take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, take in the spiritual surroundings of Liverpool Cathedral, and take in the exciting artwork at Walker Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Liverpool trip app.

Drive from Manchester to Liverpool in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Liverpool are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Derby.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 14:

Derby

— 8 nights
Explore Derby's surroundings by going to Yorkshire Wildlife Park (in Doncaster), Alton Towers Theme Park (in Alton) and Lincoln (Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln Castle, &more).

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Derby road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Liverpool to Derby in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Derby, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Derby

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 22:

Birmingham

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): examine the collection at Cadbury World and then steep yourself in history at Birmingham Back to Backs. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's Birthplace, and then steep yourself in history at Warwick Castle.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Birmingham trip planner.

Traveling by car from Derby to Birmingham takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Birmingham

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:

Bristol

— 6 nights
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Explore Bristol's surroundings by going to Bath (The Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, &more), Wells (Wild Wookey, Wells Cathedral, &more) and Gloucester Cathedral (in Gloucester). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, take a leisurely stroll along Bristol City Docks, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, and snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bristol vacation builder website.

Drive from Birmingham to Bristol in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Guildford.

Things to do in Bristol

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 30:

Guildford

— 7 nights
Guildford is a large town in Surrey, England, located 27mi southwest of central London on the A3 trunk road midway between the capital and Portsmouth.The town has a population of just over 137,000 and is the seat of the wider Borough of Guildford which had an estimated 146,100 inhabitants in 2015.Guildford has Saxon roots and historians attribute its location to the existence of a gap in the North Downs where the River Wey was forded by the Harrow Way. Change things up with these side-trips from Guildford: Beaulieu National Motor Museum (in Beaulieu), Winchester (Winchester Cathedral & Winchester City Mill) and Windsor (Windsor Castle & LEGOLAND Windsor Resort). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at Paradox Parlours (formally Guildford Escape Rooms), get engrossed in the history at The Spike, pause for some serene contemplation at Watts Chapel, and stroll through Hampton Court Palace.

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

Traveling by car from Bristol to Guildford takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Guildford

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 7:

Brighton and Hove

— 7 nights

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brighton and Hove: Hawking About (in Arundel), Shoreham Tollbridge (in Shoreham-by-Sea) and Tj Board Hire (in Chichester). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at Pier Pressure Brighton Escape Rooms, stop by Gustamps, look for all kinds of wild species at East Sussex Falconry, and relax and rejuvenate at Chutima Therapy.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Brighton and Hove driving holiday tool.

Traveling by train from Guildford to Brighton and Hove takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 14:

Cambridge

— 2 nights

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of King's College Chapel, explore the activities along The River Cam, then explore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum, and finally deepen your understanding at King's College, University of Cambridge. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Cambridgeshire Wine School, then learn about all things military at IWM Duxford, then stroll the grounds of Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, and finally test your problem-solving skills at CryptX.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Cambridge online trip planner.

Drive from Brighton and Hove to Cambridge in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:

London

— 4 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, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, stroll around Hyde Park, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the London trip tool.

You can take a train from Cambridge to London in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:

England travel guide

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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.