6 days in Birmingham, London & York Itinerary

6 days in Birmingham, London & York Itinerary

Created using Inspirock England planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Manchester Airport, Drive to Birmingham
1
Birmingham
— 1 night
Train
2
London
— 1 night
Train
3
York
— 1 night
Train
4
London
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

Birmingham

— 1 night

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.
On the 30th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Ironbridge Gorge Museums. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, take a stroll through Hatton Country World, and then get engrossed in the history at Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Birmingham trip itinerary maker tool.

Ufa, Russia to Birmingham is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Yekaterinburg Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 5 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Ufa in December; daily highs in Birmingham reach 10°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

London

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Tower of London, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and finally make a trip to Big Ben.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the London day trip app.

Traveling by train from Birmingham to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:

York

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Wilfrid's Catholic Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and then take a stroll through York Shambles.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our York journey planner.

You can take a train from London to York in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, daytime highs in York are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:

London

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the London tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from York to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4: