3 days in Midlands Itinerary

3 days in Midlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Midlands trip planner

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Lincoln
— 1 day
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Nottingham
— 1 night
Drive
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Matlock
— 1 day
Drive
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Coventry
— 1 night
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Lincoln

— 1 day
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Steep Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Lincoln Cathedral, and then steep yourself in history at Lincoln Castle.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lincoln planner.

London to Lincoln is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive. In October, daytime highs in Lincoln are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nottingham.

Things to do in Lincoln

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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.
For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nottingham online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Lincoln to Nottingham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Nottingham are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel to Matlock.

Things to do in Nottingham

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Matlock

— 1 day
Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): Head underground at Heights of Abraham, then browse the exhibits of Chatsworth House, and then make a trip to Peak District Photography Gallery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Matlock road trip website.

Getting from Nottingham to Matlock by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Matlock can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Coventry.

Things to do in Matlock

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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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. On the 29th (Fri), admire the striking features of Shakespeare's Birthplace, then explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Guy's Cliffe.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Coventry planning app.

Traveling by car from Matlock to Coventry takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Coventry, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Coventry

Side Trips

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