30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Bradford
— 2 nights
Train
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Train
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Blackpool
— 1 night
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Drive to Manchester Airport, Fly to Exeter International Airport, Drive to Launceston
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Launceston
— 1 night
Drive
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London
— 5 nights
Fly
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Helston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Penzance
— 7 nights
Drive
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Hayle
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mullion
— 2 nights
Drive to Exeter International Airport, Fly to Manchester

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Bradford

— 2 nights
The City of Bradford is a local government district of West Yorkshire, England, with the status of a city and metropolitan borough. To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bradford online holiday planner.

Manchester to Bradford is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bradford

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Edinburgh

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St Giles' Cathedral and The Scotch Whisky Experience. Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and Rosslyn Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirk, stop by Edinburgh Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip tool.

Traveling by train from Bradford to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Blackpool.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Blackpool

— 1 night

Seaside Resort that Never Sleeps

Over 12 million people visit Blackpool each year, making it Britain’s top holiday resort and one of its most visited cities overall, second only to London.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Blackpool Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): kick back and relax at Blackpool Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Blackpool planning app.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Blackpool in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Blackpool

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Launceston

— 1 night
On the 9th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Magdalen Church, examine the collection at Lawrence House Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Pancras Church, then examine the collection at Moretonhampstead Motor Museum, and finally look for gifts at Charlie Bears. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Bodmin Moor, take an in-depth tour of Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum, and then play a few rounds at Trethorne Golf Club.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Blackpool to Launceston with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums · Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Get some historical perspective at Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. Explore London's surroundings by going to Blenheim Palace (in Woodstock) and Windsor Castle (in Windsor). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Wallace Collection, appreciate the history behind The Monument to the Great Fire of London, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Launceston to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Helston.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Helston

— 3 nights
Helston is a town and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): go for a walk through Penrose, contemplate the waterfront views at Loe Pool, and then take in the waterfront at Porthleven Harbour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Caerhays Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary, and then contemplate the long history of Godolphin.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Helston trip planner.

You can fly from London to Helston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from London, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Helston, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Penzance.

Things to do in Helston

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Penzance

— 7 nights
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Escape the urban bustle at St. Michael's Mount and Nanjizel Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lanyon Quoit and Madron Well. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Gulval Parish Church, explore the world behind art at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, contemplate the long history of Boscawen-un Stone Circle, and look for all kinds of wild species at Marazion Marsh.

For reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Penzance trip itinerary planner.

Penzance is just a short distance from Helston. In May, daytime highs in Penzance are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hayle.

Things to do in Penzance

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Hayle

— 3 nights
Hayle is a small town, civil parish and cargo port in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. We've included these beaches for you: Godrevy Beach and Lelant Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre and Blue Hills Tin Streams. Next up on the itinerary: explore the landscape on two wheels at The Hub Portreath, get engrossed in the history at Hayle Heritage Centre, examine the collection at St Agnes Museum, and identify plant and animal life at RSPB Hayle Estuary.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hayle sightseeing website.

Hayle is just a stone's throw from Penzance. In May in Hayle, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mullion.

Things to do in Hayle

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Mullion

— 2 nights
On the 28th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Mullion Cliffs National Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Grada and Holy Cross Church, Grade, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anthony Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Poldhu Beach.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mullion online travel route planner.

Getting from Hayle to Mullion by car takes about an hour. In May, daytime highs in Mullion are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Mullion

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.

Cornwall travel guide

3.9
Gardens · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Cornwall, or Kernow as the locals often call it, features the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain. No longer just a series of idyllic beaches and imposing cliffs, this rugged region has recently experienced a cultural and culinary revival that has turned it into one of the most vibrant parts of the country. Considered home of the legendary King Arthur, Cornwall is one of the more distinct parts of the UK, providing a vacation that will immerse you in its diverse Celtic heritage and an enormous wealth of archaeology. During your trip you will experience the many locals, fiercely protective of their Celtic roots, considering themselves more Cornish than British. Regardless of how they see themselves, the world regards the land of the proud Cornish as a captivating blend of ancient and new, where modern attractions stand right alongside historical mines and picturesque market towns.