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England/Scotland Itinerary- am I insane?

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I am going to England June 24-July 5 2012. There are a lot of things I would really love to do. I am not sure when I will be able to go back so I am trying to stuff a lot of stuff into one trip. Just tell me- is this itinerary completely insane? WHat do you suggest I take out/skip?
Monday July 25 2012- Get into Gatwick airport around 6 am. Take a train from Kings Cross station up to Durham. (I have family there). Although we are going to be jetlagged, I wouldn't want to mess up my sleep schedule, so maybe we would walk around a bit, have some fish and chips, just do some exploring.
Tuesday July 26 2012- Go to the Lake DIstrict until about 3:30 p.m and then take a 3 hr drive up to Crookham (a town very close to the Scottish border) and sleep there.
Weds. June 27, 2012-The next morning, wake up early and take the 45 min drive into Edinburgh. There is not too much I would like to see there, so I would probably only stay until 2-3 p.m. I would only see the castle and Royal Mile before heading back to Durham. On the way we would see either Alnwick Castle or Lindisfarne (which would you recommend?) Before going back to Durham.
Thurs. June 28 2012- We would spend the Thursday in Durham, seeing the Cathedral and Castle and seeing some family.
Fri. June 29 2012- We would see WHitby, Helmsley, and Reivaulx Abbey before either: a) sleeping in Helmsley, b) going over to York and sleeping there, or c) Going to Ripon, seeing Fountains Abbey and then sleeping there. Which would you recommend?
Saturday June 30 2012- We would go to York and see The Shambles, York Minster, Jorvik and some of the walls
Sunday July 1 2012- We would take an early train from York to Bradford before taking a bus or taxi to Haworth from Bradford. We wouldn't stay in Haworth longer than 3 hours, and then we would go to Bradford and take a train to London. We would have dinner with some family before bed. (also, are there any good hotels in central london that you would recommend for under 100 pounds a night?)
Monday July 2nd 2012- We would spend the morning at either the Queens Gallery, the British Library, Notting Hill or perhaps take a themed tour such as Harry Potter or Jack the Ripper. We would spend the afternoon in Knightsbridge, and go to Harvey Nichols, Harrods (and have afternoon tea there), Kensington Palace, as well as Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. We would probably see a show that evening.
Tuesday July 3rd 2012- We would spend the morning in the Westminster area, and then spend a few hours in Soho/Covent Garden. We would then take the tube to the City and see St. Pauls Cathedral and the Tower of London. That night we might do a river tour of the thames.
Wednesday July 4th 2012- We would probably take a day trip from London. I was looking at 2 tours that both looked pretty good. One took you to Windsor, Bath and Stonehenge, while the other one included Greenwich, Leeds Castle, Canterbury, Dover and a river tour of the Thames. WHich one sounds better? Are there any other good places to take a day trip to? I was thinking maybe Cambridge or Brighton. Is there anywhere else?
We would then leave on the Thursday.
Is there anything in this itinerary that I should skip? Is there anything I could do that would be a similar experience to another one yet closer?

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