11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Birmingham
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Manchester
— Few hours
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Bath
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
End: London

3
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London journey tool .

If you are flying in from Hong Kong, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 29:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
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 29th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Birmingham Back to Backs.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Birmingham trip maker website .

Traveling by train from London to Birmingham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
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Birmingham Back to Backs ©
Birmingham Back to Backs

few
hours
Manchester

Manchester ©
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.
On the 30th (Fri), have fun and explore at Science and Industry Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester driving holiday app .

Getting from Birmingham to Manchester by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
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Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum

1
night
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get lost in a book at The Literary & Philosophical Society and then contemplate the long history of Victoria Tunnel.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Newcastle upon Tyne vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Manchester to Newcastle upon Tyne in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Newcastle upon Tyne can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
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Victoria Tunnel
Victoria Tunnel

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh road trip app .

Take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 4:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths and then get engrossed in the history at American Museum & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, look for gifts at Mr B's Emporium Of Reading Delights, then stop by Fudge Kitchen, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wells Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bath road trip planner .

Fly from Edinburgh to Bath in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Wells Cathedral, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

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