8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
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Cardiff
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Drive
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Bristol
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Drive
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Birmingham
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Drive
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Liverpool
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Drive
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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Edinburgh
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London

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, make a trip to Big Ben, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, then explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to London. In April in London, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Cardiff.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
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Cardiff

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): relax and float downstream with Cardiff International White Water, sample some tasty brews at Brewerism Brewery Tours, then head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of John Batchelor.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cardiff trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from London to Cardiff in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Cardiff, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Cardiff

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Nightlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Bristol

Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bristol Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at West of England Falconry, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mary Redcliffe Church, then examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Wills Memorial Building.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Bristol travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Bristol takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): stroll the grounds of Key Hill Cemetery, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Time, then get outside with Flatout Factory, then contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs, and finally steep yourself in history at Steelhouse Lane Lock-up.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Birmingham trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bristol to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Birmingham sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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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.
On the 23rd (Fri), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then head outdoors with The Romans, then browse the exhibits of Walker Art Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Liverpool attractions planning website.

You can drive from Birmingham to Liverpool in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Liverpool sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping
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Newcastle upon Tyne

Student City

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 24th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at Pirate Escape, stop by Fury Events, and then let the river carry you with Endless Adventure North East.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Newcastle upon Tyne route maker app.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Highlights from your trip

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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 25th (Sun), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, then make a trip to The Royal Mile, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner.

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Nature
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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.