6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip maker

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Manchester
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Cambridge
— 1 day
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Oxford
— 2 nights
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Chester
— 1 night
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Manchester

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Trafford Centre. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): browse the different shops at The Trafford Centre.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester trip itinerary builder.

Heysham to Manchester is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In October, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Birmingham.

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Birmingham

— 2 nights

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 25th (Mon): fly down the slopes at SnowDome.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip site.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cambridge.

Things to do in Birmingham

Winter Sports · Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors

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Cambridge

— 1 day

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
You've now added Fitzwilliam Museum to your itinerary. On the 26th (Tue), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Shepreth Wildlife Park and then explore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cambridge day trip site.

You can drive from Birmingham to Cambridge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Cambridge

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

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Oxford

— 2 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Oxford tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to Oxford takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Oxford are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chester.

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Chester

— 1 night
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Chester Cathedral, stroll through Grosvenor Museum, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Blue Planet Aquarium.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Chester trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Oxford to Chester by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October in Chester, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Chester

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

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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.