59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

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London
— 6 nights
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Brighton and Hove
— 5 nights
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Oxford
— 4 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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Bristol
— 2 nights
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Cardiff
— 1 night
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Birmingham
— 4 nights
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Warrington
— 6 nights
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Liverpool
— 2 nights
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Manchester
— 3 nights
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York
— 6 nights
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Belfast
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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Glasgow
— 4 nights
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London

— 6 nights

The Square Mile

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, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our London travel route planner.

Denver, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Denver to London due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Denver, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in London, ranging from highs of 50°F to lows of 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 15:

Brighton and Hove

— 5 nights

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rye (Rye Harbour Nature Reserve & Rye Waterworks MIcropub), East Sussex Falconry (in Herstmonceux) and Nigel Greaves Gallery (in Eastbourne). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Body Base, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hawking About, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Pavilion, and relax in the rural setting at Coombes Farm.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Brighton and Hove using our trip planner.

Take a train from London to Brighton and Hove in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:

Oxford

— 4 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hook Norton Brewery (in Hook Norton), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and The Baobab Tree (in Stow-on-the-Wold). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, admire the natural beauty at Batsford Arboretum, stroll through Walks With Hawks, and see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Oxford trip planner.

You can drive from Brighton and Hove to Oxford in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. March in Oxford sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Casinos

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 24:

Bath

— 6 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Corinium Museum (in Cirencester), Wells Cathedral (in Wells) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, take in the spiritual surroundings of White Spring Well & Temple, and admire the striking features of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Oxford to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 24 — 30:

Bristol

— 2 nights
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
On the 31st (Thu), make a trip to Gloucester Docks, then steep yourself in history at Tewkesbury Abbey, and then sample the fine beverages at Sibling Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): make a trip to Gallery Pangolin, then admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bristol trip builder website.

You can drive from Bath to Bristol in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:

Cardiff

— 1 night

City of Castles

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 2nd (Sat): examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History and then head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Cardiff online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bristol to Cardiff takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Cardiff sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Birmingham.

Things to do in Cardiff

Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:

Birmingham

— 4 nights

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Birmingham: The Coventry Music Museum (in Coventry), Stratford-upon-Avon (Stratford Butterfly Farm, Holy Trinity Church, &more) and Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Warner's Distillery, get outside with Icarus Falconry, make a trip to Smith Street, and take in panoramic vistas at Broadway Tower.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Birmingham takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Birmingham are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Warrington.

Things to do in Birmingham

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 6:

Warrington

— 6 nights
Warrington is a large town and unitary authority area in Cheshire, England, on the banks of the River Mersey, 20mi east of Liverpool, and 20mi west of Manchester. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Warrington: Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton), Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest (in Penrith) and All Saints Church (in Bakewell). Next up on the itinerary: bet on your favorite at Land Rover Experience, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and stroll through Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Warrington online travel route builder.

You can drive from Birmingham to Warrington in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Warrington

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 12:

Liverpool

— 2 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then steep yourself in history at Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Walker Art Gallery. On your second day here, indulge in some personalized pampering at WellnessCity Spa, examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then make a trip to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and finally browse the exhibits of World Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Liverpool trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Warrington to Liverpool in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:

Manchester

— 3 nights

Capital of the North

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Holly Hagg Community farm (in Sheffield), Stanage Edge (in Hathersage) and Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill (in Castleton). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at The City of Manchester Distillery, explore the engaging exhibits at People's History Museum, get engrossed in the history at Imperial War Museum North, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kinder Scout.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Manchester trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Liverpool to Manchester in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in April, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:

York

— 6 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Lincoln Castle (in Lincoln), Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre (in Laxton) and Fountains Abbey (in Ripon). And it doesn't end there: learn the secrets of beer at Brewtown Tours, see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, and head outdoors with Farm Adventure Yorkshire.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the York trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manchester to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in York are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Belfast.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 23:

Belfast

— 3 nights
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Belfast: Coast Rd (in Larne), Giant's Causeway (in Bushmills) and Causeway Coastal Route (in Ballintoy). There's much more to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, and learn about all things military at War Years Remembered (War Museum).

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Belfast vacation tool.

Getting from York to Belfast by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Belfast are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can fly to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Scenic Drive · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:

Edinburgh

— 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

Start your trip to Edinburgh by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Belfast to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Belfast in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Edinburgh, with lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 26 — May 2:

Glasgow

— 4 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Glasgow: Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience (in Cumnock), Conic Hill (in Balmaha) and Argaty Red Kites (in Doune). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, get a sense of history and politics at City Chambers, see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and get to know the resident critters at World of Wings Birds of Prey Centre.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Glasgow online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 2 — 6:

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Cheshire travel guide

3.8
Zoos · Room Escape Games · Parks
An idyllic rural retreat for anyone looking to escape the bustle of the big urban centers, Cheshire boasts a rich heritage and history dating to before the Roman era. The region attracts walkers and cyclists, offering a varied landscape of wooded hillsides and gentle lowlands, as well as a sprawling countryside of traditional English market towns and cozy little villages. Cheshire remains a great place for leisurely sightseeing, as it is still relatively undiscovered by tourists. Most travelers invariably end up visiting the nearby giant cities of Manchester or Liverpool, but those choosing to extend their holiday in Cheshire reap the rewards of a slower pace of life and the warm hospitality of the friendly locals.