13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip itinerary builder

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Bath
— 1 night
Drive
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Cardiff
— 1 night
Drive
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Cheltenham
— 2 nights
Drive
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Oxford
Drive
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Brighton and Hove
— 1 night
Drive
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High Wycombe
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coventry
— 1 night
Drive
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Shrewsbury
Drive
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Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive
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Manchester
— 2 nights

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Bath

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Hideout as well as Pulteney Bridge. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): snap pictures at Pulteney Bridge, contemplate the long history of Bath Street, and then join in the after-dark buzz at The Hideout.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bath journey planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Bristol Airport, Cardiff International Airport, RAF Brize Norton, Bournemouth Airport and Southampton Airport. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bath

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:

Cardiff

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Dead Canary as well as National Museum Cardiff. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at National Museum Cardiff and then get a taste of local nightlife at The Dead Canary.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cardiff trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cardiff takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Cardiff can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Cardiff

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:

Cheltenham

— 2 nights
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): witness the site of a historic battle at Tewkesbury Battlefield. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Holst Victorian House, steep yourself in history at Snowshill Manor, then see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Walks With Hawks.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Cheltenham trip builder tool.

You can drive from Cardiff to Cheltenham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Oxford.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

Oxford

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Blenheim Palace and then sample the fine beverages at The Oxford Artisan Distillery.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Oxford road trip tool.

Drive from Cheltenham to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Cheltenham in July, Oxford is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:

Brighton and Hove

— 1 night

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Lanes as well as Brighton Beach. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Brighton Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Brighton and Hove online travel planner.

Getting from Oxford to Brighton and Hove by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to High Wycombe.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:

High Wycombe

— 2 nights
High Wycombe, often referred to as Wycombe, is a large town in Buckinghamshire, England. On the 16th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Wycombe Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Rebellion Beer Co. Ltd., and then contemplate the long history of The Dashwood Mausoleum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at West Wycombe Park, steep yourself in history at Hughenden Manor, then take an in-depth tour of Chiltern Open Air Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Ascott House.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the High Wycombe day trip website.

Drive from Brighton and Hove to High Wycombe in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in High Wycombe are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Coventry.

Things to do in High Wycombe

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:

Coventry

— 1 night
Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.Historically part of Warwickshire, Coventry is the 9th largest city in England and the 12th largest in the United Kingdom. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Broomfield Tavern as well as Coventry Cathedral. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): make a trip to Coventry Cathedral, then admire the striking features of St. Mary's Guildhall, and then join in the after-dark buzz at The Broomfield Tavern.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Coventry holiday planner.

You can take a train from High Wycombe to Coventry in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from High Wycombe in July since evenings lows in Coventry dip to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Shrewsbury.

Things to do in Coventry

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 19:

Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury ) is the county town of Shropshire, England. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Shrewsbury trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Coventry to Shrewsbury in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Shrewsbury when traveling from Coventry in July, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Liverpool.

Things to do in Shrewsbury

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:
Highlights from your trip

Liverpool

— 2 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Casbah Coffee Club, then contemplate the long history of Mendips - John Lennon Home, and then stroll around Sefton Park. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at Western Approaches Museum - The Battle of the Atlantic Experience, see the interesting displays at British Music Experience, take in the spiritual surroundings of Birkenhead Priory, then kick back and relax at Crosby Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Liverpool online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Shrewsbury to Liverpool takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Manchester.

Things to do in Liverpool

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:

Manchester

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manchester Cathedral, explore the galleries of Clayton Hall Museum, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Mary's the Hidden Gem, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Ann's Church, see the interesting displays at Imperial War Museum North, then steep yourself in history at Victoria Baths, and finally contemplate the long history of Castlefield Urban Heritage Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Manchester day trip planning site.

You can drive from Liverpool to Manchester in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Manchester are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Classes

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:

United Kingdom travel guide

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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.