31 days in Manchester, Birmingham & Norwich Itinerary

31 days in Manchester, Birmingham & Norwich Itinerary

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Manchester
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Birmingham
— 10 nights
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Norwich
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Manchester

— 11 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: Great Orme (in Llandudno), York (Jorvik Viking Centre, York Castle Museum, &more) and Liverpool (Liverpool Cathedral, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, &more). The adventure continues: explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Manchester Art Gallery, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate the long history of Chatsworth House.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Manchester online trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Manchester Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport, Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport and East Midlands Airport. May in Manchester sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Birmingham

— 10 nights

City of a Thousand Trades

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Birmingham: Stratford-upon-Avon (Holy Trinity Church & The Tower @ RSC), Bath (Bath Abbey, The Roman Baths, &more) and Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Birdland, and sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Birmingham journey planner.

You can drive from Manchester to Birmingham in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Birmingham are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Norwich.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Norwich

— 9 nights

Cultural Capital of East Anglia

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Norwich: Sheringham Park (in Sheringham), IWM Duxford (in Duxford) and Cambridge (Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Fitzwilliam Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Winbirri Vineyards, take in nature's colorful creations at The Plantation Garden, awaken your taste buds at Norfolk Wine School, and brush up on your military savvy at RAF Air Defence Radar Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Norwich trip planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Norwich by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Norwich are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips