11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Sofia
Fly + Train:  6 h 45 min
1
Cambridge
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
2
Canterbury
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Oxford
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Bath
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Cardiff
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Tewkesbury
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Chester
— 1 night
Bus:  45 min
8
Liverpool
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
York
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
10
Alnwick
— Few hours
+3
Train + Foot + Tram + Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Sofia

1
night
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
You've added St John's College Chapel, Corpus Christi College, Peterhouse Cambridge, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 1st (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St John's College Chapel, then steep yourself in history at St. John's College, then gain insight at Queens' College, and finally gain insight at Corpus Christi College.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cambridge trip planner.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Cambridge is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Sofia, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cambridge, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Canterbury.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wimpole Estate, Burghley House
Highlights from your plan
St John's College Chapel ©
St John's College Chapel
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum
Burghley House ©
Burghley House

1
night
Canterbury

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Canterbury Cathedral as well as Leeds Castle. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Leeds Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Church, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Howletts Wild Animal Park, steep yourself in history at St. Augustine's Abbey, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Canterbury Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Canterbury road trip app.

Getting from Cambridge to Canterbury by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Leeds Castle
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine's Abbey ©
St. Augustine's Abbey
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
Leeds Castle ©
Leeds Castle

1
night
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Sheldonian Theatre, deepen your understanding at University of Oxford, explore the historical opulence of Christ Church Cathedral, admire the striking features of University Church of St Mary the Virgin, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally explore the historical opulence of Oxford Castle & Prison.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Oxford trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Canterbury to Oxford in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Blenheim Palace
Highlights from your plan
Oxford Castle & Prison ©
Oxford Castle & Prison
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 5th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, look for gifts at Bath Aqua Glass shop/stained glass studio, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, take an in-depth tour of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, then admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, and finally see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bath day trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Oxford to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Castle Combe Village
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

1
night
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
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 6th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales, see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, step into the grandiose world of Castell Coch, then explore the historical opulence of Caerphilly Castle, then take an in-depth tour of The Royal Mint Experience, and finally steep yourself in history at Tredegar House.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cardiff trip maker website.

You can take a train from Bath to Cardiff in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tewkesbury.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Caerphilly Castle, Tredegar House, The Royal Mint Experience
Highlights from your plan
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History
Caerphilly Castle ©
Caerphilly Castle

1
night
Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury ©
Tewkesbury is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Pleasure Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle, examine the collection at Tewkesbury Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Gloucester Cathedral, then make a trip to Gloucester Docks, and finally explore the galleries of Showborough House Sculpture Garden.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tewkesbury online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Cardiff to Tewkesbury in 1.5 hours. In May in Tewkesbury, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Chester.

Things to do in Tewkesbury

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester, Sudeley Castle
Highlights from your plan
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral

1
night
Chester

Chester ©
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at St John the Baptist's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chester Cathedral, then look for all kinds of wild species at Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens, then get your game on at Outpost Paintball, and finally explore the activities along River Dee.

Plan trip to Chester with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Tewkesbury to Chester in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Tewkesbury in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chester, with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Liverpool.

Things to do in Chester

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Chester Zoo ©
Chester Zoo
Chester Cathedral ©
Chester Cathedral
Walls of Chester ©
Walls of Chester

1
night
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, examine the collection at Museum of Liverpool, examine the collection at The Beatles Story, then take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, then see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Liverpool trip itinerary site.

You can take a bus from Chester to Liverpool in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral

1
night
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): wander the streets of York Shambles, see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, then steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castle Howard.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read York trip planner.

Getting from Liverpool to York by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in York, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Alnwick.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

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hours
Alnwick

Alnwick
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Alnwick trip maker.

Traveling by train from York to Alnwick takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from York in May, expect nights in Alnwick to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 15°C. On the 10th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Outdoors Parks Tours

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