8 days in Northern England Itinerary

8 days in Northern England Itinerary

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8 days in Northern England Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Liverpool
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Kendal
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Durham
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
4
York
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  7​h
End: Porto

1
night
Liverpool

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Liverpool tour itinerary planner .

Porto, Portugal to Liverpool is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Porto in June, plan for little chillier days in Liverpool, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Kendal.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Chester
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Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Chester Cathedral ©
Chester Cathedral

1
night
Kendal

Kendal ©
Kendal, anciently known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal, is a market town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England. On the 20th (Thu), examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, contemplate the long history of Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, don't miss a visit to Townend, then contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sizergh Castle.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kendal sightseeing planner .

You can take a train from Liverpool to Kendal in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Durham.

Things to do in Kendal

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Lakeland Motor Museum, Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Townend, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
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Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Townend ©
Townend

2
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at Beamish Museum and then steep yourself in history at Durham Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Green Howards Museum, get engrossed in the history at Oriental Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durham Cathedral.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Durham trip builder .

Traveling by car from Kendal to Durham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Durham are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Durham

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Green Howards Museum, Beamish Museum
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Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Durham Castle ©
Durham Castle

3
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at York Minster and National Railway Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like York City Walls and Fountains Abbey. Explore York's surroundings by going to Spirit of Harrogate Ltd (in Harrogate) and Whitby Abbey (in Whitby). The adventure continues: examine the collection at York Castle Museum, steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, wander the streets of York Shambles, and pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the York vacation builder .

You can take a train from Durham to York in an hour. Another option is to drive. June in York sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Spirit of Harrogate Ltd, Whitby Abbey, Fountains Abbey
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

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