57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Birmingham
— 5 nights
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Sheffield
— 5 nights
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Derby
— 4 nights
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Preston
— 5 nights
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Liverpool
— 6 nights
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Bolton
— 4 nights
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Bury
— 3 nights
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Wolverhampton
— 4 nights
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Nottingham
— 5 nights
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West Bromwich
— 1 night
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Stoke-on-Trent
— 4 nights
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Blackburn
— 1 night
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Sunderland
— 5 nights
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Burnley
— 4 nights
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Birmingham

City of a Thousand Trades

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.
Appreciate the collections at Cadbury World and Big Pit National Coal Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Warwick Castle and Gloucester Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Birmingham side-trips: Stratford-upon-Avon (Tudor World & Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall), Tewkesbury Abbey (in Tewkesbury) and Gloucester Docks (in Gloucester). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, stroll the grounds of Key Hill Cemetery, and view the masterpieces at Flat 8 Gallery.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Birmingham is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sheffield.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 6:

5
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Sheffield

Greenest City in England

A major industrial and cultural center, Sheffield is renowned for its green open spaces, art galleries, and state-of-the-art sports facilities.
Get some historical perspective at York Minster and York City Walls. National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sheffield: Fountains Abbey (in Ripon), York (York's Chocolate Story, York Shambles, &more) and Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, and whizz through the canopy at National Coal Mining Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sheffield day trip planning site.

Getting from Birmingham to Sheffield by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Derby.

Things to do in Sheffield

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 11:

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Derby

Derby Museum and Art Gallery and Pickford's House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at The Two Birds Gallery and Donington Collections. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Derby: Charnwood Forest Alpacas (in Boundary), St Mary's Church (in Tissington) and Limestone Way / Bradford River Walk (in Youlgreave).

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Derby trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sheffield to Derby in an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Preston.

Things to do in Derby

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 11 — 15:

5
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Preston

Preston is a city and the administrative centre of Lancashire, England. Popular historic sites such as St Peter's Church and St Walburge's Church are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Harris Museum and Art Gallery and British Commercial Vehicle Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Preston: Kendal (Kendal Unitarian Chapel & Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry), WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre (in Burscough) and Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre (in Ulverston). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Keld Chapel, steep yourself in history at Shap Abbey, and contemplate the waterfront views at Haweswater Reservoir.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Preston road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Derby to Preston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Preston

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:

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Liverpool

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Royal Albert Dock Liverpool and Liverpool Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at World Museum and Speke Hall. Venture out of the city with trips to Bowness-on-Windermere (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House), Orrest Head (in Windermere) and National Slate Museum (in Llanberis). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chester Cathedral, and take in the exciting artwork at Walker Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Liverpool trip planner.

Getting from Preston to Liverpool by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bolton.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 26:

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Bolton

Bolton is a town in Greater Manchester in North West England. Imperial War Museum North and Smithills Hall Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Bolton Methodist Mission and Salts Mill. Explore Bolton's surroundings by going to Quarry Bank (in Styal), Lymm Dam (in Lymm) and Gauntlet Birds of Prey (in Knutsford). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shree Swaminarayan Temple, make a trip to The Vaults, and examine the collection at Bolton Steam Museum.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bolton trip maker website.

You can drive from Liverpool to Bolton in an hour. In March in Bolton, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bury.

Things to do in Bolton

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 30:

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Bury

Bury is a town in Greater Manchester, England, on the River Irwell. Get some cultural insight at Yelloway Motorcoach Museum and The Fusilier Museum. Get some historical perspective at St Mary's Church and Saltaire Village. Venture out of the city with trips to Denso Marston Nature Reserve (in Baildon), Marsden Moor Estate (in Marsden) and Stonerig Raceway (in Oldham). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Tandle Hill Country Park, steep yourself in history at Radcliffe Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Bury Parish Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Marie's Roman Catholic Church.

Plan a Bury trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Bury is very close to Bolton. In March, daily temperatures in Bury can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Wolverhampton.

Things to do in Bury

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:

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Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England. Get some cultural insight at Royal Air Force Museum Cosford and Bantock House Museum. Moseley Old Hall and St Peter's Collegiate Church will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Churchill Forge (in Churchill), Hereford Cathedral (in Hereford) and Cannock Chase AONB (in Stafford). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Falconry with Nigel Hawkins, see the interesting displays at Wolves Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Wightwick Manor and Gardens, and sample the tasty concoctions at Banks's Park Brewery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Wolverhampton road trip planner.

You can drive from Bury to Wolverhampton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Wolverhampton are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nottingham.

Things to do in Wolverhampton

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 6:

5
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Nottingham

Queen of the Midlands

With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wollaton Hall and Park and William Booth Birthplace Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre and Framework Knitters' Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nottingham: Lincoln (Steep Hill, Lincoln Castle, &more), Hawks Of Steele (in Newark-on-Trent) and Southwell Minster (in Southwell). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Bird on the Hand Falconry Experiences, admire the masterpieces at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Bestwood Winding Engine House, and get engrossed in the history at National Justice Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Nottingham road trip site.

You can drive from Wolverhampton to Nottingham in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Nottingham are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to West Bromwich.

Things to do in Nottingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 11:

1
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West Bromwich

West Bromwich is a town in Sandwell, West Midlands, England. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Walsall Arboretum, then see the interesting displays at Manor House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Black Country Living Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wassell Grove Fisheries.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the West Bromwich day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Nottingham to West Bromwich in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Stoke-on-Trent.

Things to do in West Bromwich

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 12:

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Stoke-on-Trent

Get some historical perspective at Little Moreton Hall and St James the Great, Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gladstone Pottery Museum and The British Ironwork Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Stoke-on-Trent: The Roaches Peak District (in Leek) and Shrewsbury (Attingham Park, Battlefield Falconry Centre, &more).

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Stoke-on-Trent road trip planner.

Traveling by car from West Bromwich to Stoke-on-Trent takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Stoke-on-Trent can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Blackburn.

Things to do in Stoke-on-Trent

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 16:

1
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Blackburn

Blackburn is a large town in Lancashire, England. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Turton and Entwistle Reservoir, pause for some serene contemplation at Blackburn Cathedral, stroll the grounds of Blackburn Old Cemetery, then explore the world behind art at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Wilfrid's Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Alban's Roman Catholic Church.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Blackburn using our trip planner.

You can drive from Stoke-on-Trent to Blackburn in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sunderland.

Things to do in Blackburn

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:

5
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Sunderland

Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 miles northeast of Durham, 101 miles southeast of Edinburgh and 240 miles north of London. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Durham Cathedral and Crook Hall & Gardens. You'll explore and learn at Beamish Museum and Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Sunderland: Fury Events (in Witton Gilbert), St. Brandon's Church, Brancepeth (in Brancepeth) and Durham (Durham Castle, DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Durham Heritage Coast, identify plant and animal life at Plessey Woods Art Trail, examine the collection at National Glass Centre, and stroll through St Peter's Sculpture Trail.

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You can drive from Blackburn to Sunderland in 3 hours. In April in Sunderland, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Burnley.

Things to do in Sunderland

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 22:

4
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Burnley

Burnley is a market town in Lancashire, England, with a population of 73,021. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hardcastle Crags and St Michael and All Angels Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate Skipton Castle Woods and Pendle Hill. Venture out of the city with trips to Heptonstall (in Hebden Bridge), Halifax (Halifax Minster & Ogden Water Country Park & Nature Reserve) and Keighley (The Alpaca Hut & Cliffe Castle Museum & Park). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at SMJ Falconry, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Settle: Holy Ascension : Church Street, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9JA, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Peter's Church, and don't miss a visit to St Michael and All Angels Church.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Burnley online journey planner.

You can drive from Sunderland to Burnley in 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Burnley are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Burnley

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.