3 days in Northern England Itinerary

3 days in Northern England Itinerary

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Newcastle upon Tyne
train:
1​h
York
— 2 nights
train:
45​min
Durham
— 1 night
train:
15​min
Newcastle upon Tyne

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days
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 a stroll through York Shambles, then find something for the whole family at Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland, and then see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of York Castle Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at York Minster, then delve into the distant past at York City Walls, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, Goodramgate.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the York trip itinerary planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne to York is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in York can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Durham.

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Durham


Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Durham Cathedral and then get to know the fascinating history of Durham Heritage Coast.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Durham holiday planner.

Traveling by train from York to Durham takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Durham sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites, Sightseeing, Parks, Beaches
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