Luxury 5-Day England Road Trip from Manchester to York, and Lancaster

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Experience travel that redefines comfort and elegance with this 5-day luxury road trip in England. Witness England's awe-inspiring scenery, delight in the finest culinary offerings, and enjoy the ultimate comfort in top-tier accommodations.

England offers the ultimate luxury holiday experience for anyone up for an unforgettable adventure, including couples, families, solo travelers, and friends.

Your exclusive luxury holiday package will bring you to the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in the best destinations in England. With this perfectly planned vacation itinerary, you will stay 2 nights in Manchester, 1 night in York, and 1 night in Lancaster, experiencing the ultimate luxury vacation in England.

Finding the perfect luxury lodging is going to make your vacation in England feel truly special. The home for your 5-day luxury holiday will be only the most exclusive 5-star hotels in England. You will choose from the best selection of luxury hotels and places to stay, all conveniently located along your carefully planned self-drive route.

Upon arriving in England, you will collect the luxury rental vehicle of your choice. We will provide you with the best car rental for the entirety of your 5-day luxury self-drive holiday, including CDW insurance. From there, you will drive off at a relaxed pace to discover some of the best travel destinations in England.

Throughout your exclusive vacation in England, you will get to experience some of the best attractions and activities offered in the country. Each moment promises to be filled with unforgettable memories and unique experiences.

Between attractions and activities, you will have plenty of time to stroll along the best shopping streets and markets in England. Here you can find unique souvenirs to preserve the memory of your luxury holiday in England.

This exclusive travel plan is designed to include everything you need to have the best vacation in England. By booking this luxury holiday package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your 5-day road trip in England. Let the experts figure out the details, so you can focus on enjoying.

To deliver the best experience possible, we make it easy for you to customize each day of your luxury holiday in England before and after booking. Our flexible trip planning means you will be able to explore Manchester, Dunham Town, Urmston, York, Lancaster, Liverpool, Chester, and Salford at your own pace.

Book with us to get access to 24/7 personal travel support throughout your entire journey. Enjoy a step-by-step guide in our easy-to-use mobile app, including all travel documents for your exclusive getaway to England.

The best flights, activities, tours, and hotels in England fill up quickly, so book your luxury vacation package in advance. Select a date and start planning your luxury holiday in England today!

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Photo of aerial view of Lancaster, a city on river Lune in northwest England, UK.Lancaster / 1 night
York / 1 night
Aerial drone view of Manchester city in UK on a beautiful sunny day.Manchester / 2 nights
Cheshire West and Chester - region in United KingdomCheshire West and Chester
Dunham Town
Photo of aerial view of the city of Liverpool in United Kingdom.Liverpool



Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Liverpool, North West England, England, United KingdomRoyal Albert Dock Liverpool
Lake District National Park, Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, North West England, England, United KingdomLake District National Park
Sign above the entrance to Chester Zoo.Chester Zoo
Historic steam locomotives and coaches in the National Railway Museum, York.National Railway Museum
The West Front of York Minster.York Minster
Photo of Science and Industry Museum sign, Manchester, UK.Science and Industry Museum
Photo of aerial view of beautiful Heaton Park, Manchester ,UK.Heaton Park
Photo of World Museum and the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, England.World Museum
National Trust - Dunham Massey, Dunham Massey, Trafford, Greater Manchester, North West England, England, United KingdomNational Trust - Dunham Massey
Shambles Market
Photo of waterside of Liverpool dominated by the museum of Liverpool, England.Museum of Liverpool
Photo of Manchester Art Gallery, UK.Manchester Art Gallery
Trafford Palazzo
Cathedral Gardens, Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West England, England, United KingdomCathedral Gardens



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Day 1

Day 1 – Manchester - arrival day

  • Manchester - Arrival day
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  • Cathedral Gardens
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Your luxury holiday in England begins as soon as you reach the city of Manchester, where you'll be staying for 1 night. There, you’ll pick up the luxury rental vehicle of your choice and hit the roads!

Drop by the renowned Cathedral Gardens. This popular park has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,053 visitors.

Tonight, you will be treated to a stay at one of the best luxury hotels in Manchester. We have picked out three of the most exclusive luxury lodging and hotel options for you to choose from.

After a full day of exploring, treat yourself to a delightful dinner or a refreshing drink at the best spots in Manchester. Choose from a selection of excellent restaurants and bars and find the perfect place for your evening.

Experience a taste of local culinary excellence while in Manchester by securing a table at mana. Esteemed as a much-enjoyed 1-star Michelin restaurant, it features an exceptional creative british, and modern menu. For an alternative taste experience, visit El Gato Negro, famous for its scrumptious spanish dishes. This Bib Gourmand venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Looking for another choice? Discover Higher Ground, a local favorite celebrated for its exquisite modern british cuisine in Manchester. Located in the heart of the city, this Bib Gourmand-awardee is an ideal pick for modern british cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences.

Keep the excitement of the evening going by going to a bar or two. Atlas Bar is an excellent place to start. You could also check out Port Street Beer House, offering a different kind of charm. A last recommendation for the day is Café Beermoth | Craft Beer Bar. This bar promises an enjoyable experience with tasty drinks and a vibrant setting.

Raise a toast to the start of your 5-day luxury vacation in England and look forward to more fantastic days to come!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Manchester, Dunham Town, Urmston, and York

  • York
  • Manchester
  • Dunham Town
  • Urmston
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Drive 175 km, 2 hours 58 min

  • Manchester Art Gallery
  • Science and Industry Museum
  • National Trust - Dunham Massey
  • Trafford Palazzo
  • Heaton Park
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On day 2 of your luxury holiday in England, your road trip route will take you exploring the best of Manchester, Dunham Town, and Urmston. With a day brimming with amazing attractions ahead, fuel up with a hearty breakfast to savor every moment of your luxury vacation in England.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Manchester Art Gallery, a remarkable art museum where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 9,279 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Science and Industry Museum. This science museum has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 17,698 travelers. Given the site's popularity, it’s easy to understand why more than 830,000 people visit it every year.

Heaton Park is another must-visit attraction. This renowned english country house offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 14,359 travelers, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Dunham Town. This drive usually takes around 32 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Kick off the day at National Trust - Dunham Massey, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 10,591 reviews.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Dunham Town and set your GPS to Urmston. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 25 min. Upon reaching Urmston, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Trafford Palazzo. This shopping mall is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 6,305 reviews.

Relax and unwind in style as you spend the night at one of the top luxury hotels in in York.

After a long day of exploring, it’s a great idea to relax with a lovely dinner or a refreshing drink. We’ve gathered the most recommended dining and drinking spots in York for you, so you can check out the menus and make your reservation in advance.

Have a memorable dining experience in York by booking a table at Roots, renowned as a 1-star Michelin restaurant presenting an exceptional modern menu. For a different culinary experience, Skosh shines as one of the top destinations known for its delicious modern british cuisine in York. This Bib Gourmand-awardee earns consistently high praises from previous guests, making it a must-visit addition to your holiday experience.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at The Habit Cafe Bar. Alternatively, go to Shambles Tavern, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, Pivní York provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

Raise a toast to another amazing day of your luxury holiday in Manchester, England and seize the opportunity to celebrate.

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Day 3

Day 3 – York, and Lancaster

  • Lancaster
  • York
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Drive 262 km, 4 hours 23 min

  • Shambles Market
  • York Minster
  • National Railway Museum
  • Lake District National Park
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Wake up to day 3 of your luxury holiday in England! Remember to have a hearty breakfast because today will be filled with memorable adventures in York. With a flexible itinerary, you're free to adapt and explore additional attractions or enjoy spontaneous discoveries.

Take the opportunity to see Shambles Market. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 11,363 visitors.

York Minster is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This church building has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 19,508 travelers.

York is also the home of National Railway Museum. This railway museum gets more than 807,591 visitors on an annual basis. Around 26,938 people have rated this railway museum an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Lake District National Park. This extraordinary park is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 39,862 visitors.

Relax and unwind in style as you spend the night at one of the top luxury hotels in in Lancaster.

After exploring the unique sights of England, savor a delicious meal or get refreshed with a drink. We’ve gathered the most recommended restaurants and bars in the city of Lancaster for you so you can browse their menus in advance and make a reservation.

Esteemed as a much-enjoyed restaurant, it features an exceptional menu.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, Golden Lion stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail.

Celebrate another great day of your luxury holiday in England with a toast! Enjoy a great night’s sleep at your lovely hotel and get ready for another fun day to come.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Lancaster, Liverpool, Chester, and Manchester

  • Manchester
  • Liverpool
  • Cheshire West and Chester
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Drive 194 km, 3 hours 16 min

  • Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
  • Museum of Liverpool
  • World Museum
  • Chester Zoo
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Wake up to day 4 of your luxury road trip holiday in England! Today, you will get the opportunity to visit multiple fantastic bucket-list destinations in the country as you head towards the city of Manchester, where you'll be staying for 1 night. The day's itinerary unfolds with a diverse array of experiences in Liverpool, and Chester.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Lancaster, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Liverpool. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 24 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Royal Albert Dock Liverpool. Previous visitors have rated this sightseeing destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 50,499 reviews.

Museum of Liverpool is a local recommendation that you also can pay a visit today. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 10,776 reviews.

Another attraction you won't want to miss is World Museum. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 14,116 reviews. Every year, around 605,601 travelers visit this site to discover its unique features.

When you’ve had your share of Liverpool, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Chester. Your travel time is around 36 min.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Chester Zoo. Previous visitors have rated this zoo an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 42,209 reviews.

Relax and unwind in style as you spend the night at one of the top luxury hotels in in Manchester.

Treat yourself after a day of exploration. Make a reservation at the finest dining and drinking spots in Manchester.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into The Gas Lamp. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes.

Reminisce about your day, look through photos, and prepare for another great day to come! Your luxury holiday in England has plenty more in store for you.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Manchester, and Salford - departure day

  • Manchester - Departure day
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Today is the last day of your 5-day luxury holiday in England and it’s soon time to start your journey home. This is your chance to get one last glimpse of Manchester before saying goodbye.

As your final day in England unfolds, enjoy a last-minute shopping spree in Manchester's best shopping area. Enjoy finding the perfect gift or keepsake to remind you of your wonderful trip to England.

Treat yourself to a final feast. Savor the unique flavors of Manchester one last time before you head to the airport.

You will then say farewell to Manchester and begin your journey home. We wish you safe travels and a warm welcome home, with unforgettable memories and incredible photos from your luxury holiday in England in your luggage!

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