28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Brighton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Exeter
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bodmin
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Bristol
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Kendal
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Greenock
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Glenrothes
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Whitby
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Cambridge
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
London
— 4 nights
End: London


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1
night
Brighton

Brighton ©
Once a sleepy little fishing village, Brighton is a modern seaside town known for its Asian architecture and a large gay community.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): have fun at Brighton Palace Pier, then look for gifts at Gustamps, and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Pavilion.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brighton route planner.

London to Brighton is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You will leave for Exeter on the 2nd (Fri).

Things to do in Brighton

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Gustamps ©
Gustamps
Brighton Palace Pier ©
Brighton Palace Pier
Royal Pavilion ©
Royal Pavilion

1
night
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Exeter Cathedral and then pause for some photo ops at General Sir Redvers Buller Statue.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Exeter holiday planner .

Drive from Brighton to Exeter in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Bodmin.

Things to do in Exeter

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral
General Sir Redvers Buller Statue ©
Exeter Quay ©
Exeter Quay

5
nights
Bodmin

Bodmin ©
Bodmin is a civil parish and historic town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bodmin: Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel), The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in St Austell) and Newquay (Adrenaline & Extreme Tours & Fistral Beach Bar). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Eden Project, have fun at Cornwall Football Golf, don't miss a visit to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, and get a taste of the local shopping with Rainbow Spirit Crystal Shop.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bodmin travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Exeter to Bodmin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Bodmin

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Newquay, St Austell, Falmouth, Rainbow Spirit Crystal Shop, National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Cornwall Football Golf ©
Cornwall Football Golf
Eden Project ©
Eden Project

1
night
Bristol

Bristol
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bristol trip planning tool .

Drive from Bodmin to Bristol in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. You will leave for Manchester on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Bristol

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Alton Towers. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, take in the spiritual surroundings of Liverpool Cathedral, then take in the waterfront at Albert Dock, and finally admire all the interesting features of Anfield Stadium.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Manchester trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Bristol to Manchester takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Manchester are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Kendal.

Things to do in Manchester

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Liverpool, Alton Towers Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Alton Towers Theme Park
Alton Towers Theme Park
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral

2
nights
Kendal

Kendal ©
Kendal, anciently known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal, is a market town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England. On the 11th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Sizergh Castle and then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kendal trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by train from Manchester to Kendal takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Greenock.

Things to do in Kendal

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Windermere, Wray Castle, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
Highlights from your plan
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Sizergh Castle ©
Sizergh Castle

7
nights
Greenock

Greenock ©
Greenock is a town and administrative centre in the Inverclyde council area in Scotland and a former burgh within the historic county of Renfrewshire, located in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. Venture out of the city with trips to Inveraray (Crarae Garden Argyll, Inveraray Castle, & more), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Kilmodan Church (in Glendaruel). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, make a trip to Overtoun House, step into the grandiose world of Mount Stuart, and contemplate the long history of New Lanark World Heritage Village.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Greenock trip planning website .

Drive from Kendal to Greenock in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Greenock are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Glenrothes.

Things to do in Greenock

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Inveraray, Benmore, Dumbarton, Kilmodan Church, New Lanark World Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Inveraray Castle ©
Inveraray Castle
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

2
nights
Glenrothes

Glenrothes ©
Glenrothes is a town situated in the heart of Fife, in east-central Scotland. To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Glenrothes day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Greenock to Glenrothes takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Whitby.

Things to do in Glenrothes

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Edinburgh, Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
Highlights from your plan
Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines ©
Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
Forth Road Bridge ©
Forth Road Bridge
Inchcolm Abbey and Island ©
Inchcolm Abbey and Island

1
night
Whitby

Whitby ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Whitby Harbour, explore the activities along Peasholm Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Mary, Whitby, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Whitby Abbey.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Whitby online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Glenrothes to Whitby takes 5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cambridge.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Scarborough
Highlights from your plan
Peasholm Park ©
Peasholm Park
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey
Whitby Harbour ©
Whitby Harbour

1
night
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum and then learn about all things military at IWM Duxford.

Start your trip to Cambridge by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Whitby to Cambridge takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. August in Cambridge sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Cambridge

Museums

Side Trip

IWM Duxford
Highlights from your plan
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum

4
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. James's Park, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read London vacation builder site .

Traveling by train from Cambridge to London takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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