60 days in North West England Itinerary

60 days in North West England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Liverpool
— 13 nights
2
Blackpool
— 14 nights
3
Windermere
— 16 nights
4
Carlisle
— 16 nights

13
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Visit Little Moreton Hall and Walton Hall and Gardens for their historical value. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Crosby Beach and West Kirby Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Liverpool side-trips: Knutsford (Penny Farthing Museum & Gauntlet Birds of Prey), Chester (Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens, River Dee, &more) and Quarry Bank (in Styal). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Croxteth Hall & Country Park, examine the collection at Port Sunlight Museum & Garden Village, take an in-depth tour of International Slavery Museum, and browse the exhibits of Lady Lever Art Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Liverpool trip planning app.

Manchester to Liverpool is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Blackpool.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chester, Manchester, Knutsford, Crosby, Formby
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Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens ©
Quarry Bank ©
Quarry Bank
Little Moreton Hall ©
Little Moreton Hall

14
nights
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.
Clitheroe Castle and Carnforth Station Heritage Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Blackpool Beach and St. Anne's Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Blackpool: Chorley (Heskin Hall Shopping Village, Yarrow Valley Country Park, &more), Preston (Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, St John's Minster, &more) and Hoghton Tower (in Hoghton). And it doesn't end there: try to win big at Genting Club Blackpool, take an in-depth tour of Lancaster City Museum, don't miss a visit to Trough of Bowland, and get your game on at Impact Blackpool.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Blackpool trip planner.

You can drive from Liverpool to Blackpool in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Blackpool, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Blackpool

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Preston, Lancaster, Lytham St Anne's, Morecambe, Chorley
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Blackpool Beach ©
Blackpool Beach
RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve ©
RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve
Carnforth Station Heritage Centre ©
Carnforth Station Heritage Centre

16
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House and Holker Hall & Gardens will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Levens Hall and Brantwood. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Scafell Pike Mountain (in Seathwaite), Dalton Castle (in Dalton-in-Furness) and Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Rydal Water, stroll the grounds of St. Oswald's Church, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Loughrigg Fell, and explore the activities along Ullswater.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Windermere trip builder tool.

Getting from Blackpool to Windermere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Carlisle.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ambleside, Grasmere, Coniston, Kendal, Grange-over-Sands
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Scafell Pike Mountain ©
Scafell Pike Mountain
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell

16
nights
Carlisle

Carlisle ©
Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. Visiting Buttermere Lake and Bassenthwaite Lake National Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Alpacaly Ever After and Whinlatter Forest Park. Explore Carlisle's surroundings by going to Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum (in Threlkeld), St Michael's Church Barton (in Tirril) and Penrith (Lowther Castle and Gardens, Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Solway Aviation Museum, relax in the rural setting at Walby Farm Park, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Bees Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Lanercost Priory.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Carlisle trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Windermere to Carlisle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Carlisle

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cockermouth, Penrith, Keswick, Brampton, Whitehaven
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Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum ©
Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Lanercost Priory ©
Lanercost Priory