11 days in England, Cardiff & Edinburgh Itinerary

11 days in England, Cardiff & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Exeter
— 1 night
2
Bristol
— 2 nights
3
Cardiff
— 2 nights
4
Liverpool
— 1 night
5
Leeds
— 1 night
6
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
7
Cambridge
— Few hours

1
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Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Richard Hooker, appreciate the extensive heritage of St Stephen's, examine the collection at The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, don't miss a visit to St Nicholas Priory, thencontemplate the long history of The House that Moved, and finally add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Northernhay Gardens, do a tasting at Pebblebed Vineyard, and then examine the collection at Topsham Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Exeter day trip planning website.

London to Exeter is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Bristol.

Things to do in Exeter

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Topsham Museum ©
Topsham Museum
St Nicholas Priory ©
St Nicholas Priory
Northernhay Gardens ©
Northernhay Gardens

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Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get outside with Max Events, take an in-depth tour of The Georgian House Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Blaise Hamlet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): visit University of Bristol and then don't miss a visit to John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bristol route maker tool.

You can take a train from Exeter to Bristol in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum ©
John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum
University of Bristol ©
University of Bristol
Max Events ©
Max Events

2
nights
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get the adrenaline pumping with Cardiff Jet and then get outside with Bay Island Voyages. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Dunraven Bay, thentake an in-depth tour of Porthcawl Museum, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Parc Slip Nature Reserve, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Cowbridge Physic Garden.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cardiff road trip planning site.

You can drive from Bristol to Cardiff in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Fri) before leaving for Liverpool.

Things to do in Cardiff

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Parc Slip Nature Reserve, Porthcawl Museum, Cowbridge Physic Garden, Dunraven Bay
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Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
Porthcawl Museum ©
Porthcawl Museum
Parc Slip Nature Reserve ©
Parc Slip Nature Reserve

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 11th (Fri): walk around Vale Park and then explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Peter's Church, Woolton.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Liverpool sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Liverpool takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Leeds.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Birkenhead, Vale Park
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Wirral Transport Museum & Heritage Tramway ©
Strawberry Field ©
Strawberry Field
St. Peter's Church, Woolton ©
St. Peter's Church, Woolton

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Leeds

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
On the 13th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Bradford Cathedral, thentake in nature's colorful creations at York Gate Garden, thenget to know the fascinating history of Thwaite Mills, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Leeds trip planner.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Leeds takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Leeds, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Leeds

Historic Sites Spas Parks

Side Trip

Bradford Cathedral
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Bradford Cathedral ©
Bradford Cathedral
York Gate Garden ©
York Gate Garden
Thwaite Mills ©
Thwaite Mills

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 14th (Mon), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Castle Rock, thenstroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Local Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner.

Getting from Leeds to Edinburgh by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Cambridge.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Dalhousie Castle Falconry, John Muir's Birthplace
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Dalhousie Castle Falconry ©
Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Greyfriars Kirkyard ©
Greyfriars Kirkyard

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hours
Cambridge

Cambridge
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cambridge trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Cambridge takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Cambridge can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Cambridge

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games
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