15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Leeds
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Salisbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
St Ives
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
4
Ilkeston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Leeds
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
End: Manchester

6
nights
Leeds

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Venture out of the city with trips to York (York Minster, National Railway Museum, &more), Chester Cathedral (in Chester) and Liverpool (Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, &more). Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle, browse the collection at The British Library Wetherby, walk around Roundhay Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Cookhouse Gallery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Leeds road trip planning site.

Manchester to Leeds is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Leeds can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for Salisbury.

Things to do in Leeds

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

York, Liverpool, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, Chester Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
York Minster ©
York Minster
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

2
nights
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Sarum College and then admire the striking features of High Street Gate.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Salisbury trip planner.

Getting from Leeds to Salisbury by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. May in Salisbury sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Stonehenge
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Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Mompesson House ©
Mompesson House

3
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. St Ives is known for beaches, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach, step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, and stroll through Carbis Bay Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the St Ives road trip website.

Traveling by car from Salisbury to St Ives takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in St Ives can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Fri) before leaving for Ilkeston.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

St. Michael's Mount
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Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden ©
Gwithian Beach ©
Gwithian Beach
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

2
nights
Ilkeston

Ilkeston ©
Ilkeston is a town within the Borough of Erewash, in Derbyshire, England. To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Ilkeston online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from St Ives to Ilkeston takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May in Ilkeston, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Leeds.

Things to do in Ilkeston

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Newstead Abbey, East Midlands Designer Outlet
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Newstead Abbey ©
Newstead Abbey
Erewash Museum ©
Erewash Museum
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church

1
night
Leeds

Leeds ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, thenexplore the ancient world of York City Walls, thenexamine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Tropical World.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Leeds travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Ilkeston to Leeds takes 1.5 hours. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Leeds

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

York
Highlights from your plan
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
Jorvik Viking Centre
Jorvik Viking Centre
Tropical World ©
Tropical World

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