13 days in Greater London, Manchester & Liverpool Itinerary

13 days in Greater London, Manchester & Liverpool Itinerary

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Richmond-upon-Thames
— 1 night
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Barking
— 2 nights
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Manchester
— 5 nights
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Liverpool
— 4 nights
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Richmond-upon-Thames

— 1 night
A holiday in Richmond-upon-Thames ensures a chance to enjoy one of Greater London's greenest, fanciest, and most spacious neighborhoods.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Battle of Britain Bunker and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, see the interesting displays at The Musical Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Richmond-upon-Thames trip itinerary maker.

New Delhi, India to Richmond-upon-Thames is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 5.5 hours. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Richmond-upon-Thames: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Barking.

Things to do in Richmond-upon-Thames

Museums · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

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Barking

— 2 nights
Barking is a suburban town in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, England, 8.8mi east of Charing Cross.Historically an ancient parish in Essex, its economic history is characterised by a shift from fishing and farming to market gardening and industrial development south of the River Thames. On the 25th (Sat), admire the striking features of Hall Place & Gardens, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Thai Derm Massage, and then take in the pleasant sights at Five Arches. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Patrick's Barking and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Hospital Chapel of St Mary & St Thomas.

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You can drive from Richmond-upon-Thames to Barking in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Barking can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Barking

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:

Manchester

— 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Manchester side-trips: York (Castle Howard, York Minster, &more), Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford) and Chatsworth House (in Bakewell). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Parthian Climbing Manchester, ponder the world of politics at Manchester Town Hall, see the interesting displays at National Football Museum, and explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Manchester online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Barking to Manchester by car takes about 4 hours. December in Manchester sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 31:

Liverpool

— 4 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Step out of Liverpool to go to Chester and see Chester Zoo, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, stroll the grounds of Liverpool Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, and examine the collection at The Beatles Story.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Liverpool road trip planning website.

Drive from Manchester to Liverpool in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Greater London travel guide

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Gardens · Parks · Nightlife
Densely populated Greater London bustles with the energy, as more than 8.6 million of its residents go about their daily lives. A trip to Greater London offers chances to not only explore the center of the city, but also the many boroughs that surround it, each boasting its own distinctive character. From extensive museums and iconic historical buildings to a pumping nightlife scene and ever-expanding cafe culture, the diverse capital of the United Kingdom has something to offer any visitor. Getting around during a Greater London holiday is a breeze, with the city's famed underground rail network--affectionately known as "the tube"--providing comprehensive connections throughout the city.