25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Queenstown
Fly:  31 h
1
Manchester
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Brighton
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Canterbury
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
6
Margate
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Oxford
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
8
London
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  30 h
End: Queenstown

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Coal Mining Museum and National Railway Museum. Popular historic sites such as Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House and Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Hardwick Hall and Gardens (in Chesterfield), Alton Towers Theme Park (in Alton) and York (York Minster & York Shambles). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Manchester itinerary builder app.

Queenstown, New Zealand to Manchester is an approximately 30- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Queenstown to Manchester, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. July in Manchester sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

York, Hardwick Hall and Gardens, National Coal Mining Museum, Alton Towers Theme Park, Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
Highlights from your plan
National Coal Mining Museum ©
National Coal Mining Museum
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House ©
Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House

1
night
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. On the 7th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at The MAD Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's Birthplace, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Stalls Lifestyle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church.

Plan my day in Stratford-upon-Avon using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church
The MAD Museum ©
The MAD Museum
Shakespeare's Birthplace ©
Shakespeare's Birthplace

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
The Roman Baths and Haynes International Motor Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre and Monkey World. Venture out of the city with trips to Clarks Village (in Street), Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol) and Puxton Park (in Hewish). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bath journey builder.

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Brighton.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Clarks Village, Puxton Park, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Haynes International Motor Museum, Monkey World
Highlights from your plan
Haynes International Motor Museum ©
Haynes International Motor Museum
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

3
nights
Brighton

Brighton ©
Once a sleepy little fishing village, Brighton is a modern seaside town known for its Asian architecture and a large gay community.
Do your shopping at Petworth House and Park and The Lanes. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Weald & Downland Living Museum and Bateman's. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brighton: East Sussex Falconry (in Herstmonceux) and West Wittering Beach (in West Wittering).

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Brighton sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Bath to Brighton in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Canterbury.

Things to do in Brighton

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Weald & Downland Living Museum, Bateman's, Petworth House and Park, East Sussex Falconry, West Wittering Beach
Highlights from your plan
Weald & Downland Living Museum ©
Weald & Downland Living Museum
Bateman's ©
Bateman's
Petworth House and Park ©
Petworth House and Park

3
nights
Canterbury

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Walmer Castle and Gardens and Canterbury Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hastings Fishermen's Museum and Dover Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Ashford Designer Outlet (in Ashford) and Rye (St. Mary's Parish Church & Rye Harbour Nature Reserve). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Augustine's Abbey.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Canterbury trip itinerary app.

Getting from Brighton to Canterbury by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Margate.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Rye, Ashford Designer Outlet, Hastings Fishermen's Museum, Dover Castle, Walmer Castle and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Walmer Castle and Gardens ©
Walmer Castle and Gardens
Hastings Fishermen's Museum ©
Hastings Fishermen's Museum
St. Mary's Parish Church ©
St. Mary's Parish Church

2
nights
Margate

Margate ©
Margate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in Kent, England. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): examine the collection at Dickens House Musuem, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stone Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Botany Bay. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Westbrook Bay and then brush up on your military savvy at The RAF Manston History Museum.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, use the Margate itinerary maker website.

Margate is just a stone's throw from Canterbury. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Margate

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Broadstairs, Botany Bay, The RAF Manston History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Westbrook Bay ©
Westbrook Bay
Stone Bay ©
Stone Bay
The RAF Manston History Museum ©
The RAF Manston History Museum

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stop by Kina Ceramics, examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Crocodiles of the World, and finally contemplate the long history of Blenheim Palace. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at The Covered Market Oxford, examine the collection at Didcot Railway Centre, and then contemplate the long history of Kelmscott Manor.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Oxford road trip planning site.

Drive from Margate to Oxford in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Oxford are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Crocodiles of the World, Didcot Railway Centre, Blenheim Palace, Kelmscott Manor
Highlights from your plan
Kelmscott Manor ©
Kelmscott Manor
Didcot Railway Centre ©
Didcot Railway Centre
Crocodiles of the World ©
Crocodiles of the World

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and then wander the streets of Notting Hill. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, hunt for treasures at Borough Market, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

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Getting from Oxford to London by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

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