59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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1
Blackpool
— 2 nights
2
Lancaster
— 2 nights
3
Grange-over-Sands
— 2 nights
4
Ulverston
— 2 nights
5
Coniston
— 3 nights
6
Ambleside
— 1 night
7
Cockermouth
— 2 nights
8
Penrith
— 2 nights
9
Kielder
— 2 nights
10
Berwick upon Tweed
— 4 nights
11
Holy Island
— 2 nights
12
Bamburgh
— 2 nights
13
Alnwick
— 4 nights
14
Amble
— 2 nights
15
Morpeth
— 3 nights
16
South Shields
— 1 night
17
Sunderland
— 3 nights
18
Seaham
— 1 night
19
Houghton-le-Spring
— 1 night
20
Washington
— 2 nights
21
Gateshead
— 2 nights
22
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 2 nights
23
Durham
— 1 night
24
Bishop Auckland
— 2 nights
25
Hartlepool
— 2 nights
26
Whitby
— 2 nights
27
Bridlington
— 2 nights
28
York
— 1 night

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Blackpool

Blackpool ©
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.
On the 1st (Thu), take in the waterfront at North Pier, take in panoramic vistas at The Blackpool Tower, pause for some photo ops at Comedy Carpet, get your game on at The Blackpool Tower Dungeon, thenexamine the collection at Madame Tussauds Blackpool, and finally try to win big at Coral Island Blackpool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve, get your game on at Impact Blackpool, see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Blackpool, thenmake a splash at Sandcastle Waterpark, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Blackpool Beach, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Blackpool.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Blackpool itinerary planning tool.

Leeds to Blackpool is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Blackpool are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Lancaster.

Things to do in Blackpool

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
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The Blackpool Tower ©
The Blackpool Tower
Blackpool Pleasure Beach ©
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Blackpool Illuminations ©
Blackpool Illuminations

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Lancaster

Lancaster ©
Lancaster is a city and the county town of Lancashire, England. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Lancaster City Museum, learn about all things military at Lancaster Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Judges' Lodgings, thendon't miss a visit to Sambo's Grave, thenget outside with Sunderland Point, and finally get engrossed in the history at Cottage Museum. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Lancaster Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Lancaster Priory Church, get outside with Lune Aqueduct Canalside, contemplate the waterfront views at Lancaster Canal, thensample the tasty concoctions at Lancaster Brewery, and finally stroll around Williamson Park.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lancaster online trip builder.

Drive from Blackpool to Lancaster in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Lancaster sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Lancaster

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Morecambe
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5:
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Williamson Park ©
Williamson Park
Lancaster Castle ©
Lancaster Castle
Eric Morecambe Statue ©
Eric Morecambe Statue

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Grange-over-Sands

Grange-over-Sands ©
Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
On the 5th (Mon), experience rural life at Ducky's Park Farm, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake District National Park Guided Walks, explore the historical opulence of Sizergh Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve, thenadmire the striking features of Levens Hall, and finally don't miss a visit to Fairy Steps. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Ornamental Gardens, cruise along Hardknott Pass, sample the tasty concoctions at Unsworth’s Yard Brewery, thenlook for gifts at Cartmel Cheeses, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cartmel Priory, and finally stroll around Fell Foot Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grange-over-Sands trip planner.

You can drive from Lancaster to Grange-over-Sands in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ulverston.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newby Bridge, Kendal, Lake District National Park Guided Walks, Fairy Steps, Hardknott Pass
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Lake District National Park Guided Walks ©
Lake District National Park Guided Walks
Sizergh Castle ©
Sizergh Castle

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Ulverston

Ulverston ©
Ulverston is a market town in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria in North West England. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get outside with Gummer's How, enjoy breathtaking views from Finsthwaite Tower, contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill, thensee the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, thenrelax in the rural setting at Old Hall Farm, and finally make a trip to Ulverston Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: revel in the low prices at Cumbria Crystal, see the interesting displays at Laurel and Hardy Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Furness Abbey, thenexamine the collection at The Dock Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Sandscale Haws National Nature Reserve.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ulverston attractions planner.

Ulverston is very close to Grange-over-Sands. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Coniston.

Things to do in Ulverston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Barrow-in-Furness, Lakeland Motor Museum, Finsthwaite Tower, Horseback Riding Tours, Swinside Stone Circle
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre ©
Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

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Coniston

Coniston ©
Coniston is a village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria, England. Change things up with these side-trips from Coniston: Ravenglass (Roman Bath-house & Muncaster Castle), Giant's Grave (in Kirksanton) and Black Combe (in Millom). There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Coniston Water, take in the awesome beauty at Weatherlam Mountain, and explore the ancient world of Hardknott Roman Fort.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Coniston trip planner.

Coniston is just a short distance from Ulverston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Coniston

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ravenglass, Lake District, Millom, Little Langdale, Eskdale
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle

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Ambleside

Ambleside
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Oswald's Church, take some stellar pictures from Kirkstone Pass, admire the striking features of Bridge House, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Holehird Gardens, and finally see the interesting displays at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Alcock Tarn, take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, explore the activities along Easedale Tarn, stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, thenadmire the natural beauty at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, and finally make a trip to Lake Grasmere.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ambleside tour itinerary planner.

Ambleside is very close to Coniston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Grasmere, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Helvellyn
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

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Cockermouth

Cockermouth ©
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Cockermouth Castle, explore the galleries of Gallery Artemis, and then don't miss a visit to Cockermouth History Wall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the tasty concoctions at Jennings Brewery, take in the exciting artwork at Percy House Gallery, see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, stroll around Fitz Park, thensee the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, and finally explore the activities along Derwentwater.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth journey planner.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Cockermouth takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Keswick, Bassenthwaite, Central Fells, Skiddaw, Alpacaly Ever After
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

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Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. On the 15th (Thu), have some family-friendly fun at Laser Wars UK. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Gray Crag, pause for some serene contemplation at St Andrew's church, take in nature's colorful creations at Hutton in the Forest, buy something for everyone on your list at The Rheged Centre, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Penrith trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Penrith in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Penrith are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kielder.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Carlisle, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Ullswater
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest ©
Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hallin Fell ©
Hallin Fell

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Kielder

Kielder ©
Kielder Village is a small, remote village in western Northumberland, England. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kielder Water & Forest Park, identify plant and animal life at Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre, cool off at Kielder Waterside, look and learn at Kielder Observatory, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Osprey Watch, and finally hike along St Cuthbert's Way. Keep things going the next day: grab your bike and head to Thrunton Wood, stroll through Purple Mountain Bike Hire Centre, admire the natural beauty at Minotaur Maze, thenexplore the historical opulence of Kielder Castle Visitor Centre, and finally grab your bike and head to The Bike Place in Kielder Ltd.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kielder trip app.

Drive from Penrith to Kielder in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Penrith in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Kielder, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Berwick upon Tweed.

Things to do in Kielder

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Northumberland, Thrunton Wood
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Kielder Water & Forest Park ©
Kielder Water & Forest Park
Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre ©
Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre
Kielder Observatory ©
Kielder Observatory

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Berwick upon Tweed

Berwick upon Tweed ©
Explore Berwick upon Tweed's surroundings by going to Melrose (Harmony Garden, Melrose Abbey, &more), Kelso (Floors Castle & Gardens, Kelso Abbey, &more) and St. Boswells (Scott's View & Dryburgh Abbey).

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Berwick upon Tweed day trip planning app.

You can drive from Kielder to Berwick upon Tweed in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Holy Island.

Things to do in Berwick upon Tweed

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

North Berwick, Kelso, Melrose, Dunbar, Eyemouth
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Scottish Seabird Centre ©
Scottish Seabird Centre
St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve ©
St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve
The Elizabethan Walls ©
The Elizabethan Walls

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Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Lindisfarne Castle, delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, thenidentify plant and animal life at Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve, and finally don't miss a visit to Lindisfarne Scriptorium. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Lindisfarne Centre.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Holy Island vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Holy Island is just a short distance from Berwick upon Tweed. In October, daytime highs in Holy Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sun) before leaving for Bamburgh.

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Hirsel Estate
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve ©
Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve
The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin ©

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Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): kick back and relax at St Aiden Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, thenplay a few rounds at Bamburgh Castle Golf Club, thendon't miss a visit to Budle Bay, and finally contemplate the long history of Longstone Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Ross Back Sands Beach, see the interesting displays at Belford Museum, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenplay a few rounds at Seahouses Golf Club, thenkick back and relax at Beadnell Bay Beach, and finally admire the striking features of Preston Tower.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bamburgh trip site.

Bamburgh is very close to Holy Island. In October in Bamburgh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Alnwick.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seahouses, Wooler, Chillingham, Belford, Farne Islands
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Bamburgh Beach ©
Bamburgh Beach
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

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Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get out of town with these interesting Alnwick side-trips: The Lady's Well (in Holystone) and Caistron Trout Fishery (in Rothbury). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle, play a few rounds at Alnmouth Golf Club Foxton Hall, enjoy the sand and surf at Embleton Bay, and look for all kinds of wild species at Branton Lakes Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Alnwick route planner.

Alnwick is just a short distance from Bamburgh. In October in Alnwick, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Amble.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Rothbury, Longframlington Gardens, Sycamore Gap, The Lady's Well
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

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Amble

Amble ©
Amble is a town, civil parish and seaport on the North Sea coast of Northumberland, England. On the 31st (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St lawrence church. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Amble Harbour Village, look for gifts at Artique at The Marina, kick back and relax at Warkworth Beach, play a few rounds at Warkworth Golf Club, thenexplore the historical opulence of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, and finally explore the galleries of Fenwick Gallery.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amble road trip planner.

Amble is just a stone's throw from Alnwick. In October in Amble, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Mon) before leaving for Morpeth.

Things to do in Amble

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

A1 Glass Studio
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Amble Harbour Village ©
Amble Harbour Village
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage ©
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage
St lawrence church ©
St lawrence church

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Morpeth

Morpeth ©
Morpeth is a historic market town in the north-east of England, lying on the River Wansbeck. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Harnham Buddhist Monastery, admire the striking features of National Trust Wallington, don't miss a visit to Kirkharle Courtyard, browse the fresh offerings at Wyevale Garden Centre, Heighley Gate, thenwalk around Druridge Bay Country Park, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Northumberland Country Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Old Bakehouse Millennium Green Wildlife Garden, experience rural life at Whitehouse Farm Centre, walk around Northumberlandia, thenget your game on at Airbox, thenfind something for the whole family at Woodhorn Narrow Gauge Railway, and finally examine the collection at Woodhorn Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Morpeth trip itinerary builder.

Morpeth is very close to Amble. November in Morpeth sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to South Shields.

Things to do in Morpeth

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ashington, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Belsay, Cramlington, Kirkharle Courtyard
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Druridge Bay Country Park ©
Druridge Bay Country Park
National Trust Wallington ©
National Trust Wallington
Stanton Hall Gardens and Nursery ©
Stanton Hall Gardens and Nursery

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South Shields

South Shields ©
South Shields is a coastal town at the mouth of the River Tyne, England, about 4.84mi downstream from Newcastle upon Tyne. On the 5th (Thu), head outdoors with Waves Leisure Centre, don't miss a visit to Whitley Bay Links and Beach, steep yourself in history at Seaton Delaval Hall, steep yourself in history at Spanish City, thenappreciate the history behind Lord Collingwood Monument, and finally find something for the whole family at Ocean Beach Pleasure Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Sandhaven Beach, explore the ancient world of Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort, take an in-depth tour of South Shields Museum & Art Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cullercoats Beach, thenpause for some photo ops at Fiddler's Green Fishermen's Memorial, and finally make a trip to Old Low Light Heritage Centre & Cafe.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the South Shields trip planner.

Drive from Morpeth to South Shields in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in South Shields can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sunderland.

Things to do in South Shields

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Whitley Bay, Tynemouth, North Shields, Cullercoats Beach
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Tynemouth Aquarium ©
Tynemouth Aquarium
Tynemouth Priory & Castle ©
Tynemouth Priory & Castle
Fiddler's Green Fishermen's Memorial ©
Fiddler's Green Fishermen's Memorial

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Sunderland

Sunderland ©
Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 miles northeast of Durham, 101 miles southeast of Edinburgh and 240 miles north of London. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Mowbray Park, have some family-friendly fun at Laser Quest Sunderland, examine the collection at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, explore the world behind art at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, thensee the interesting displays at National Glass Centre, and finally examine the collection at Monkwearmouth Station Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Sunderland route maker tool.

Sunderland is very close to South Shields. In November, daily temperatures in Sunderland can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Seaham.

Things to do in Sunderland

Museums Parks Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:
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National Glass Centre ©
National Glass Centre
St Peter's Church ©
St Peter's Church
Laser Quest Sunderland ©
Laser Quest Sunderland

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Seaham

Seaham ©
Seaham, formerly Seaham Harbour, is a small town in County Durham, situated 6mi south of Sunderland and 13mi east of Durham. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): appreciate the history behind War Memorial Cross, make a trip to World War One Soldier Sculpture, and then pause for some photo ops at Tommy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Sharpley Golf Club, get your game on at Funshack, buy something for everyone on your list at Dalton Park Outlet, thentee off at Seaham Golf Club, thenstroll around Horden Welfare Park, and finally head outdoors with Go Jump "The AFF School".

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Seaham online journey planner.

Seaham is very close to Sunderland. In November, daily temperatures in Seaham can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Houghton-le-Spring.

Things to do in Seaham

Outdoors Golf Fun & Games

Side Trips

Peterlee, Dalton Park Outlet, Horden Welfare Park
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
World War One Soldier Sculpture ©
World War One Soldier Sculpture
Horden Welfare Park ©
Horden Welfare Park
Go Jump ©
Go Jump "The AFF School"

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Houghton-le-Spring

Houghton-le-Spring ©
Houghton-le-Spring is a town in North East England, which has its recorded origins in Norman times. To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Houghton-le-Spring online trip builder.

Houghton-le-Spring is very close to Seaham. November in Houghton-le-Spring sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Washington.

Things to do in Houghton-le-Spring

Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 11:
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Elba Park ©
Elba Park
Penshaw Monument ©
Penshaw Monument
Houghton Hillside Cemetery ©
Houghton Hillside Cemetery

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Washington

Washington ©
For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Washington trip maker site.

Washington is just a short distance from Houghton-le-Spring. November in Washington sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gateshead.

Things to do in Washington

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chester-le-Street, Lanchester Roman Fort, Thought Foundation, Beamish Museum
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum
Washington Air Rifle Range ©
Washington Air Rifle Range
Washington Old Hall ©
Washington Old Hall

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Gateshead

Gateshead ©
Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England, on the southern bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne. On the 13th (Fri), explore the galleries of Shipley Art Gallery, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Saltwell Park, and then buy something for everyone on your list at MetroCentre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): experience rural life at Bill Quay Community Farm, see the interesting displays at Bowes Railway, don't miss a visit to The Angel of the North, see the interesting displays at Tanfield Railway, thentake in the exciting artwork at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, and finally snap pictures at Gateshead Millennium Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gateshead day trip website.

Gateshead is just a stone's throw from Washington. In November, daily temperatures in Gateshead can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Gateshead

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Causey Arch
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Saltwell Park ©
Saltwell Park
North East Falconry ©
North East Falconry
Gateshead Millennium Bridge ©
Gateshead Millennium Bridge

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Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne ©
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
On the 15th (Sun), kick back and relax at Long Sands Beach, visit a coastal fixture at St. Mary's Lighthouse and Visitor Centre, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Church, thenget curious at Life Science Centre, thenwalk around Jesmond Dene Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Great North Museum: Hancock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Allen Banks and Staward Gorge, take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda, contemplate the long history of Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, delve into the distant past at Chesters Roman Fort, thensteep yourself in history at Hexham Abbey, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pele Tower Pub.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Newcastle upon Tyne online travel route planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne is very close to Gateshead. In November in Newcastle upon Tyne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Durham.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hexham, St. Mary's Lighthouse and Visitor Centre, Pele Tower Pub, Long Sands Beach, St. Mary's Church
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
EXIT Newcastle ©
EXIT Newcastle
Victoria Tunnel
Victoria Tunnel

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Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stroll through Crook Hall & Gardens, go for a walk through Durham Riverside Walk, pause for some serene contemplation at Durham Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Durham Castle, thenmake a trip to Palace Green, and finally explore the galleries of Durham Museum. On your second day here, stop by Durham Market Hall, appreciate the history behind Neptune Statue, take an in-depth tour of Oriental Museum, thenadmire the natural beauty at Durham University Botanic Garden, thenvisit Fury Events, and finally don't miss a visit to Finchale Priory.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Durham trip planner.

Durham is just a short distance from Newcastle upon Tyne. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bishop Auckland.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Durham Riverside Walk ©
Durham Riverside Walk
Oriental Museum ©
Oriental Museum

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Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland ©
Bishop Auckland is a market town and civil parish in County Durham in north east England. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Auckland Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Escomb Saxon Church, explore the historical opulence of Raby Castle, thenexamine the collection at The Bowes Museum, thenexplore the ancient world of Egglestone Abbey, and finally explore the activities along Grassholme Reservoir. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Weardale Outdoor Centre, examine the collection at Locomotion, get engrossed in the history at Mining Art Gallery, explore the ancient world of Binchester Roman Fort, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Hamsterley Forest, and finally admire the sheer force of High Force Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bishop Auckland day trip app.

Bishop Auckland is just a short distance from Durham. In November, daily temperatures in Bishop Auckland can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hartlepool.

Things to do in Bishop Auckland

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Barnard Castle, Middleton in Teesdale, Darlington, Hamsterley Forest, Steam Machine Brewing Company
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High Force Waterfall ©
High Force Waterfall
Escomb Saxon Church ©
Escomb Saxon Church
Binchester Roman Fort ©
Binchester Roman Fort

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Hartlepool

Hartlepool ©
Hartlepool is a town and unitary authority in County Durham, England. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Ward Jackson Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Summerhill Country Park and Outdoor Activities Centre, take a tour of HMS Trincomalee, explore the activities along Teesmouth national nature reserve, thenidentify plant and animal life at RSPB Saltholme, and finally snap pictures at Tees Transporter Bridge.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hartlepool route planning site.

You can drive from Bishop Auckland to Hartlepool in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Whitby.

Things to do in Hartlepool

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Stockton-on-Tees, Middlesbrough, Redcar, Hardwick Park, Castle Eden Dene
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Kirkleatham Owl Center ©
Kirkleatham Owl Center
Ward Jackson Park ©
Ward Jackson Park

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Whitby

Whitby ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Whitby - Scarborough Trailway, walk around Peasholm Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, experience rural life at Beacon Farm, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Poets Cottage Shrub Nursery, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Whitby Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Saltwick Bay Beach, appreciate the history behind Captain Cook Statue, stroll through Whitby Beach, thenpause for some photo ops at The Whalebone Arch, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Sandsend Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Whitby Museum.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Whitby online attractions planner.

Drive from Hartlepool to Whitby in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Whitby, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bridlington.

Things to do in Whitby

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Peasholm Park, Coastguard Station
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Museum of Victorian Science ©
Museum of Victorian Science
Whitby Harbour ©
Whitby Harbour
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach

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Bridlington

Bridlington ©
Bridlington is a coastal town and civil parish on the Holderness Coast of the North Sea, situated in the unitary authority and ceremonial county of the East Riding of Yorkshire approximately north of Hull. On the 25th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Bridlington South Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take an in-depth tour of Bayle Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at RSPB Bempton Cliffs, thensee the interesting displays at Bondville Model Village, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sewerby Hall and Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bridlington Priory Church, make a trip to Bridlington Old Town, don't miss a visit to Gallery Forty Nine, kick back and relax at Fraisthorpe Beach, thenget to know the resident critters at Bridlington Animal Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Priory Church of St Mary.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bridlington itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Whitby to Bridlington takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Bridlington are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Bridlington

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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Filey
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Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery ©
Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach

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York

York ©
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 27th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, stop by Hebden Tea Company, thensteep yourself in history at Margaret Clitherow Shrine, and finally wander the streets of York Shambles. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of St. Crux Parish Hall, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, contemplate the long history of York Mansion House, thenexamine the collection at The York Dungeon, thensee the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our York travel route planner.

You can drive from Bridlington to York in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in York sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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York Minster ©
York Minster
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum