21 days in England Itinerary

21 days in England Itinerary

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21 days in England Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Birmingham
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Manchester
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Exeter
— 5 nights
train:  3​h
End: London


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6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and St. Paul's Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Stonehenge in Amesbury (about 1h 40 min away). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Tower Bridge, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, stroll around Hyde Park, and admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the London online day trip planner .

If you are flying in from Isle Of Man, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Birmingham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Stonehenge
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and The Cotswold Range. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Birmingham: Cattle Country Adventure Park (in Berkeley), Kiftsgate Court Gardens (in Chipping Campden) and Cheltenham Minster (in Cheltenham). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, relax in the rural setting at Cotswold Farm Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Birmingham day trip planner .

Getting from London to Birmingham by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Cattle Country Adventure Park, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, The Cotswold Range, The Cotswold Brewing Company
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cattle Country Adventure Park ©
Cattle Country Adventure Park
Cotswold Farm Park ©
Cotswold Farm Park

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like York Maze and Old Hall Farm. Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Kendal (Lakeland Maze Farm Park & Kendal Parish Church), The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction (in Bowness-on-Windermere) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Rendezvous & Furry Friends, have some family-friendly fun at KONG Adventure, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, and stop by The Herdy Company.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Manchester trip maker site .

Traveling by train from Birmingham to Manchester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Exeter.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Keswick, Kendal, York, Reptile Rendezvous & Furry Friends, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
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Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
York Maze ©
York Maze
Old Hall Farm ©
Old Hall Farm

5
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Kids will enjoy Dorset Adventure Park and River Dart Country Park. Explore Exeter's surroundings by going to Barricane Beach (in Mortehoe), Dragon Archery Centre (in Holsworthy) and The Gnome Reserve and Wildflower Garden (in West Putford). And it doesn't end there: enjoy some diversion at Cornwall Football Golf, stop by House of Marbles, see the interesting displays at Moretonhampstead Motor Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Woolacombe Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Exeter planner .

Traveling by flight from Manchester to Exeter takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Exeter

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Woolacombe, Exmouth, Moretonhampstead Motor Museum, Dragon Archery Centre, House of Marbles
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Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Dragon Archery Centre ©
Dragon Archery Centre

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