10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner
Make it your trip
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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive
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Liverpool
— 1 night
Drive
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Manchester
— 1 night
Drive
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Leeds
— 1 night
Train
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights

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London — 3 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our London online itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport, London St. Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International Rail Station, South Cape (Zuid-Kaap) Airport (nonexistent / spam) and Ashford International Rail Station. September in London sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Birmingham.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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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.
On the 11th (Sun), examine the collection at Black Country Living Museum, don't miss a visit to Brindleyplace, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Birmingham visit planner.

You can take a train from London to Birmingham in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.
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Museums · Fun & Games
Side Trip
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Liverpool — 1 night

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Liverpool trip planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to Liverpool in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. You will leave for Manchester on the 12th (Mon).
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Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors
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Manchester — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see the interesting displays at National Football Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manchester Cathedral, then get curious at Science and Industry Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip itinerary website.

Drive from Liverpool to Manchester in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Manchester sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Leeds.
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Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Spas
Side Trip
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Leeds — 1 night

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Leeds online vacation builder.

Drive from Manchester to Leeds in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Leeds are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. You'll set off for Edinburgh on the 14th (Wed).
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Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping
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Edinburgh — 2 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and finally make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh planner.

You can take a train from Leeds to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks
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United Kingdom travel guide

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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.
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