6 days in Edinburgh, York & Birmingham Itinerary

6 days in Edinburgh, York & Birmingham Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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York
— 2 nights
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Birmingham
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Edinburgh — 2 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker tool.

Mumbai, India to Edinburgh is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 5.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in July, things will get much colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to take a train to York.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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York — 2 nights

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 14th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, take a stroll through York Shambles, and then get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read York road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in York, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 15th (Fri), you're off to Birmingham.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Birmingham — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Birmingham trip maker.

Take a train from York to Birmingham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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Fun & Games · Historic Sites
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