16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
1
Birmingham
— 8 nights
train:  2​h
2
Lancaster
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Swansea
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bath
— 3 nights
End: Bath

8
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Birmingham: Cheltenham (SimAir737, Walks With Hawks, & more), Swinbrook (St Oswald's Church & St Mary's Church) and Warwick Castle (in Warwick). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, play a few rounds at Feldon Valley, and see the interesting displays at Cadbury World.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Birmingham online tour itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Manchester Airport, Birmingham International Airport and East Midlands Airport. In January in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can take a train to Lancaster.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Burford, The Cotswold Brewing Company, Feldon Valley, St Nicholas Church
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Room Escape Games
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle

2
nights
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
Lancaster is a city and the county town of Lancashire, England. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): examine the collection at Lancaster City Museum, step into the grandiose world of Lancaster Castle, then stroll around Williamson Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Queen Victoria Monument. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the views at Trough of Bowland, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lancaster Brewery, and then see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lancaster trip builder site .

Traveling by train from Birmingham to Lancaster takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Lancaster sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Swansea.

Things to do in Lancaster

Museums Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Lakeland Motor Museum
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Lancaster City Museum ©
Lancaster City Museum
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Lancaster Castle ©
Lancaster Castle

2
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Gower Peninsula, take in the exciting artwork at Gower Gallery, then see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Cadoc's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Dylan Thomas Centre, then steep yourself in history at Dylan Thomas Birth Place, and then kick back and relax at Rhossili Bay.

Make your Swansea itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Lancaster to Swansea in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. January in Swansea sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Rhossili Bay, St Fagans National Museum of History, St Cadoc's Church
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Gower Peninsula ©
Gower Peninsula
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
Dylan Thomas Birthplace ©
Dylan Thomas Birthplace

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, and then explore the ancient world of Stonehenge.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bath road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Swansea to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Room Escape Games, Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Spas

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