21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

Make it your trip
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London
— 5 nights
Train
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York
— 2 nights
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Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive
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Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
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Woodstock
— 1 night
Drive
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Brighton and Hove
— 3 nights
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London

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Westminster and Sir John Soane's Museum. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, make a trip to Tower of London, and browse the exhibits of Wallace Collection.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your London trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Surabaya, Indonesia to London is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Surabaya to London. Traveling from Surabaya in December, expect London to be cooler, temps between 11°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

York

— 2 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at York Minster and then take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum and then wander the streets of York Shambles.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the York online trip maker.

You can take a train from London to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Manchester

— 2 nights

Capital of the North

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.
On the 24th (Fri), make a trip to Manchester Town Hall, then admire the landmark architecture of The Monastery Manchester, and then don't miss a visit to Albert Square. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at National Football Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Ann's Church, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Manchester travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from York to Manchester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums

Liverpool

— 2 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 26th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Gwrych Castle and then experience rural life at Manorafon Farm Park. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chester Cathedral, then stroll through Chester Cathedral Falconry and Nature Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Liverpool travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Liverpool takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bath

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore hidden gems such as Bath Street and Longleat House. When in Bath, make a side trip to see Longleat in Warminster, approximately Warminster away. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, stroll around Royal Victoria Park, steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, and surround yourself with nature on West of England Falconry.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bath trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Woodstock.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Woodstock

— 1 night
Woodstock is a market town and civil parish northwest of Oxford in Oxfordshire, England. On the 31st (Fri), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, see the interesting displays at The Oxfordshire Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Blenheim Palace.

To find ratings and other tourist information, read Woodstock trip itinerary site.

Drive from Bath to Woodstock in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Woodstock

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brighton and Hove

— 3 nights

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gustamps and The Treatment Rooms. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brighton and Hove: Rye Waterworks MIcropub (in Rye), Hawking About (in Arundel) and The High Street (in Tenterden). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Lanes, explore the world behind art at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Pavilion, and sample some tasty brews at Brighton Food Tours.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Brighton and Hove online tour planner.

You can drive from Woodstock to Brighton and Hove in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Brighton and Hove are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.