12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Hanoi
Fly:  26​h 30​min
1
London
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Birmingham
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Liverpool
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
4
Manchester
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Hanoi

3
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
For shopping fun, head to Covent Garden or Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art. Appreciate the collections at The British Museum and Natural History Museum. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, browse the range of quality goods at Harrods, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and take a memorable tour with Skuna.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our London trip planning tool .

Hanoi, Vietnam to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Hanoi to London, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in London are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping Outdoors
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
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 13th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Blists Hill Victorian Town and then brush up on your military savvy at Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum Cosford. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm, get a taste of the local shopping with Montpellier Gallery, and then stop by Timeless Delights Tearoom & Interiors.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Birmingham trip planner .

Getting from London to Birmingham by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Birmingham are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum Cosford, Blists Hill Victorian Town
Highlights from your plan
Blists Hill Victorian Town ©
Blists Hill Victorian Town
Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum Cosford ©
Montpellier Gallery ©
Montpellier Gallery

2
nights
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 15th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Liverpool Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then take in the pleasant sights at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and finally examine the collection at The Beatles Story.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Liverpool road trip planning site .

Getting from Birmingham to Liverpool by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. January in Liverpool sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story

2
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
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.
Visiting Ladybower Reservoir and Kinder Scout will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chatsworth House and White Peakhouse Gallery. Step out of Manchester to go to Doncaster and see Yorkshire Wildlife Park, which is approximately 1h 30 min away.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Manchester route planner.

Getting from Liverpool to Manchester by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bakewell, Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Kinder Scout, Ladybower Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Yorkshire Wildlife Park ©
Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir

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