15 days in Midlands Itinerary

15 days in Midlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Midlands planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Manchester Airport, Drive to Matlock
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Matlock
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lincoln
— 3 nights
Drive
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Skegness
— 3 nights
Drive
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Northampton
— 1 night
Drive
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Birmingham
— 4 nights
Train to Marylebone station, Fly to Columbia

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Matlock

— 3 nights
Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Matlock: Dovedale (in Ashbourne) and Kedleston Hall (in Kedleston). There's much more to do: stroll through Heights of Abraham, examine the collection at Crich Tramway Village home of the National Tramway Museum , appreciate the history behind George Stephenson Statue, and get in on the family fun at Gulliver's Kingdom.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Matlock online trip itinerary planner.

Columbia, USA to Matlock is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. When traveling from Columbia in August, plan for colder days in Matlock, with highs around 69°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Lincoln.

Things to do in Matlock

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Lincoln

— 3 nights
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Get out of town with these interesting Lincoln side-trips: Newark-on-Trent (Newark Castle & Hawks Of Steele) and Nottingham (Wollaton Hall and Park & National Justice Museum). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Lincoln Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Lincoln Cathedral, get to know the resident critters at Woodside Wildlife Park, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Lincolnshire Life.

For reviews and tourist information, read Lincoln trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Matlock to Lincoln takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Lincoln are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Skegness.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Skegness

— 3 nights
Skegness is a seaside town and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, on the Lincolnshire coast of the North Sea, 43mi east of Lincoln. Skegness is known for parks, theme parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Natureland Seal Sanctuary, find something for the whole family at Fantasy Island, observe the fascinating underwater world at Skegness Aquarium, and have some family-friendly fun at Big Kidz Karting.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Skegness travel planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Skegness takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Northampton.

Things to do in Skegness

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Northampton

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Althorp House, get outside with Icarus Falconry, and then experience rural life at Catanger Llamas.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Northampton route planner.

Traveling by car from Skegness to Northampton takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Northampton sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Northampton

Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Birmingham

— 4 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.
Explore Birmingham's surroundings by going to Leicester (St Nicholas Church, National Space Centre, &more) and Black Country Living Museum (in Dudley). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Cadbury World, explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, make a trip to Guru Nanak Gurdwara Smethwick, and observe the fascinating underwater world at National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Birmingham travel route builder app.

Drive from Northampton to Birmingham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips