21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Manchester
1
Manchester
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Cambridge
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
3
London
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
4
Oxford
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Bath
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Manchester

4
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Alton Towers (in Alton), York (National Railway Museum, York Minster, & more) and Great Orme (in Llandudno). There's much more to do: stop by Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, sample the fine beverages at The City of Manchester Distillery, get your game on at ImmotionVR, and browse the collection at Chetham's Library.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Manchester travel route site .

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major airports are Manchester Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport, Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport and East Midlands Airport. September in Manchester sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Cambridge.

Things to do in Manchester

Fun & Games Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

York, Alton Towers Theme Park, Great Orme, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
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Manchester Climbing Centre ©
Manchester Climbing Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

4
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Cambridge

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cambridge: Norwich Cathedral (in Norwich), Lincoln (Lincoln Cathedral & Lincoln Castle) and Colchester Zoo (in Colchester). And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stroll the grounds of Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, steep yourself in history at St. John's College, and sample the fine beverages at The Cambridge Gin Laboratory.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cambridge road trip website .

Getting from Manchester to Cambridge by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Lincoln, Norwich Cathedral, Colchester Zoo
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Room Escape Games
Cambridgeshire Wine School ©
Cambridgeshire Wine School
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum

4
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, make a trip to Tower of London, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our London trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Cambridge to London takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in London are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Oxford.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

4
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford), Warwick Castle (in Warwick) and Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham). Pack the 8th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Paultons Park. And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, gain insight at Balliol College, and see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oxford trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Oxford takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. October in Oxford sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Warwick Castle, Walks With Hawks, Paultons Park, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
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Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Longleat (in Warminster), Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Bath trip planner .

Getting from Oxford to Bath by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Fifi's Fancy Furniture, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Stonehenge, Longleat, Chavenage House
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 12:
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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