14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
The Roman Baths and Avebury Stone Circle will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at The Jane Austen Centre and No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Avebury (West Kennet Long Barrow & West Kennet Avenue), St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses (in Glastonbury) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, steep yourself in history at Bath's Old Orchard Street Theatre, and admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bath route builder app .

London to Bath is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Avebury, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Real Mary King's Close and Georgian House. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh online day trip planner .

Getting from Bath to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can take a train to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

few
hours
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.
On the 30th (Fri), get lost in a book at The Literary & Philosophical Society, then take a stroll through The Quayside, and then contemplate the long history of Victoria Tunnel.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Newcastle upon Tyne trip planner.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Newcastle upon Tyne are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Manchester.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Victoria Tunnel
Victoria Tunnel
The Quayside ©
The Quayside

2
nights
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 31st (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Manchester Art Gallery, have fun and explore at Science and Industry Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Imperial War Museum North.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Manchester road trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Manchester takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Manchester, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Birmingham.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Imperial War Museum North
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Manchester Art Gallery ©
Manchester Art Gallery
Imperial War Museum North ©
Imperial War Museum North
Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs, take an in-depth tour of St. John's House Museum, then admire the striking features of St Nicholas Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the top attractions with Stratford Town Walk, steep yourself in history at Charlecote Mill, and then make a trip to Guy's Cliffe.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Birmingham holiday site .

Traveling by train from Manchester to Birmingham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Warwick, St Nicholas Church, Stratford Town Walk
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Birmingham Back to Backs ©
Birmingham Back to Backs
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
St Nicholas Church ©
St Nicholas Church

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.
Buckingham Palace and Churchill War Rooms will appeal to history buffs. National Gallery and Tate Modern will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and make a trip to Big Ben.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our London travel route planner .

Getting from Birmingham to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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