30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Bradford
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
3
Blackpool
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
London
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h
6
Helston
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
7
Penzance
— 7 nights
Drive:  30 min
8
Hayle
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
9
Mullion
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h
End: Manchester

2
nights
Bradford

Bradford
The City of Bradford is a local government district of West Yorkshire, England, with the status of a city and metropolitan borough. To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bradford online holiday planner.

Manchester to Bradford is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bradford

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games
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4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St Giles' Cathedral and Greyfriars Kirk. Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. When in Edinburgh, make a side trip to see Rosslyn Chapel in Roslin, approximately Roslin away. There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh journey site.

You can take a train from Bradford to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Blackpool.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

1
night
Blackpool

Blackpool ©
Over 12 million people visit Blackpool each year, making it Britain’s top holiday resort and one of its most visited cities overall, second only to London.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blackpool Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): kick back and relax at Blackpool Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Blackpool planning app.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Blackpool in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Blackpool

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Blackpool Beach ©
Blackpool Beach

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©
On the 9th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Magdalen Church, examine the collection at Lawrence House Museum, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at St. Pancras Church, thenexamine the collection at Moretonhampstead Motor Museum, and finally look for gifts at Charlie Bears. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Bodmin Moor, take an in-depth tour of Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum, and then play a few rounds at Trethorne Golf Club.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Blackpool to Launceston with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum, St. Pancras Church, Bodmin Moor, Moretonhampstead Motor Museum
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Lawrence House Museum ©
Lawrence House Museum
Bodmin Moor ©
Bodmin Moor
St. Pancras Church ©
St. Pancras Church

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The British Museum and Westminster Abbey. Get some historical perspective at Tower of London and Houses of Parliament. Explore London's surroundings by going to Windsor Castle (in Windsor) and Blenheim Palace (in Woodstock). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, learn about all things military at HMS Belfast, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Launceston to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Helston.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Windsor Castle, Blenheim Palace
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle

3
nights
Helston

Helston ©
Helston is a town and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Tremenheere Menhir, thenhead outdoors with Penrose, thenexplore the activities along Loe Pool, and finally take in the waterfront at Porthleven Harbour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Caerhays Castle, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary, and then contemplate the long history of Godolphin.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helston trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from London to Helston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. While traveling from London, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Helston, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Penzance.

Things to do in Helston

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Caerhays Castle, The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary
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The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary
Caerhays Castle ©
Caerhays Castle
St Keverne Parish Church ©
St Keverne Parish Church

7
nights
Penzance

Penzance ©
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Escape the urban bustle at St. Michael's Mount and Viking Charters. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gulval Parish Church and Madron Well. And it doesn't end there: hike along South West Coast Path - Lamorna Cove to Mousehole & Kemyel, kick back and relax at Nanjizel Beach, see the interesting displays at The Count House, and take in nature's colorful creations at Trengwainton Garden.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Penzance online holiday builder.

Penzance is just a short distance from Helston. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hayle.

Things to do in Penzance

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Marazion, Zennor, The Count House, Jackson Foundation, Penberth Cove
Find places to stay May 18 — 25:
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Carn Euny Ancient Village ©
Carn Euny Ancient Village
Gulval Parish Church ©
Gulval Parish Church

3
nights
Hayle

Hayle ©
Hayle is a small town, civil parish and cargo port in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. We've included these beaches for you: Godrevy Beach and Lelant Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre and Blue Hills Tin Streams. Next up on the itinerary: explore the landscape on two wheels at The Hub Portreath, get engrossed in the history at Hayle Heritage Centre, examine the collection at St Agnes Museum, and identify plant and animal life at RSPB Hayle Estuary.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hayle sightseeing website.

Hayle is just a stone's throw from Penzance. In May in Hayle, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mullion.

Things to do in Hayle

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

St Agnes, Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre, Godrevy Beach, The Hub Portreath
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Mutton Cove ©
Mutton Cove
Godrevy Beach ©
Godrevy Beach
St Agnes Museum ©
St Agnes Museum

2
nights
Mullion

Mullion ©
On the 28th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Mullion Cliffs National Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Grada and Holy Cross Church, Grade, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anthony Church, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Poldhu Beach.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mullion online travel route planner.

Getting from Hayle to Mullion by car takes about an hour. In May, daytime highs in Mullion are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Mullion

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St Grada and Holy Cross Church, Grade, St Anthony Church, Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
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Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach ©
Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach
Poldhu Beach ©
Poldhu Beach
St Grada and Holy Cross Church, Grade ©
St Grada and Holy Cross Church, Grade

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