15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip builder

Make it your trip
Drive
1
Nottingham
— 1 night
Drive
2
Leeds
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Liverpool
Drive
4
Cardiff
— 1 night
Drive
5
Bristol
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive
7
Brighton and Hove
— 1 night
Drive
8
London
— 3 nights
Drive
9
Oxford
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Birmingham
— 1 night
Train

S M T W T F S
27
28
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19

Nottingham

— 1 night

Queen of the Midlands

With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the world behind art at Derby Museum and Art Gallery, make a trip to Holme Pierrepont Hall, and then have fun at Eden Softplay.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Nottingham tour planner.

London to Nottingham is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Nottingham are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Leeds.

Things to do in Nottingham

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 2:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Leeds

— 2 nights

Capital of the North

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
On the 2nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story and then take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and then get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Leeds trip planner.

Getting from Nottingham to Leeds by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Fri) before leaving for Liverpool.

Things to do in Leeds

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Classes

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 2 — 4:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Liverpool

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 4th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Walker Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and then stop by Made-Here Shop.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Liverpool day trip planning site.

You can drive from Leeds to Liverpool in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Liverpool

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 5:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Saltmarshe Art Publishers, then see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, then head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, and finally make a trip to Statue of Sir Gareth Edwards.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Cardiff trip tool.

You can drive from Liverpool to Cardiff in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bristol.

Things to do in Cardiff

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 5:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Bristol

— 2 nights
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
On the 6th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, then explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, and then examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, and then contemplate the long history of Tewkesbury Abbey.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bristol route planner.

You can drive from Cardiff to Bristol in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Bristol

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 7:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Portsmouth

— 1 night
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): examine the collection at The Mary Rose, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then center your mind and body at HealthSpace.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Portsmouth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bristol to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Tours · Outdoors · Spas · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 8:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

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.
On the 9th (Wed), stroll the grounds of Brighton Extramural Cemetery, then indulge in some personalized pampering at The Therapy Shop, then stop by Gustamps, and finally sample some tasty brews at Brighton Food Tours.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Brighton and Hove driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Brighton and Hove are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Tours · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 9:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip
Highlights from your trip

London

— 3 nights

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find out how to plan a trip to London, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Brighton and Hove to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Oxford

— 2 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): stroll through Birdland, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and then see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the tasty concoctions at Hook Norton Brewery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, then sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and finally don't miss a visit to The Model Village.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Oxford day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from London to Oxford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Oxford

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 14:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Birmingham

— 1 night

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 15th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Banks's Park Brewery, and then get outside with Flatout Factory.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Birmingham online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Oxford to Birmingham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Birmingham are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 15:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.