16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
1
London
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Pontypool
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Bristol
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Swansea
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Cardiff
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Pontypool
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
End: London

2
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, make a trip to Tower of London, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary maker app.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pontypool.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

8
nights
Pontypool

Pontypool ©
Pontypool is a town that is home to approximately 36,000 people in the county borough of Torfaen, within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire in South Wales.LocationIt is situated on the Afon Lwyd river in the county borough of Torfaen. Change things up with these side-trips from Pontypool: Tredegar (Parc Bryn Bach & Bedwellty House and Park). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Big Pit National Coal Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Pontymoile Basin, explore the historical opulence of Usk Castle, and contemplate the waterfront views at Cwmbran Boating Lake.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pontypool trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from London to Pontypool takes 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Pontypool hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Pontypool

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cwmbran, Usk, Blaenavon, Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 4:
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Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Pontymoile Basin ©
Pontymoile Basin
Guardian -  Six Bells Mining Memorial ©
Guardian - Six Bells Mining Memorial

1
night
Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
On the 5th (Wed), snap pictures at Severn Bridge, contemplate the long history of St Mary Redcliffe Church, see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, thentake in the views from Clifton Suspension Bridge, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Wills Memorial Building.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bristol road trip site.

You can drive from Pontypool to Bristol in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Swansea.

Things to do in Bristol

Museums Historic Sites
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Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
Wills Memorial Building ©
Wills Memorial Building
St Mary Redcliffe Church ©
St Mary Redcliffe Church

1
night
Swansea

Swansea ©
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Gower Gallery.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Swansea route maker website.

You can drive from Bristol to Swansea in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Swansea can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Cardiff.

Things to do in Swansea

Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:
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Gower Gallery ©
Gower Gallery

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.
Cardiff is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Bay Island Voyages, pause for some serene contemplation at The University Church, Nazareth House, walk around Roath Park, and stop by Welsh Love Spoon Gallery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cardiff tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Swansea to Cardiff takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pontypool.

Things to do in Cardiff

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St Martin's Church
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:
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Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales

1
night
Pontypool

Pontypool ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Folly Tower and then explore the activities along Llandegfedd Reservoir.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Pontypool trip planner.

Getting from Cardiff to Pontypool by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pontypool

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Llandegfedd Reservoir
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Llandegfedd Reservoir ©
Llandegfedd Reservoir