31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Amman
Drive:  38​h
1
Manchester
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Melton Mowbray
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
London
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Eastbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Matlock
— 1 night
train:  4​h 45​min
9
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Formby
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Colwyn Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
13
Chester
— 1 night
train:  1​h
14
Manchester
— 3 nights
Drive:  38​h
End: Amman

3
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.
Step out of Manchester to go to Bamford and see Ladybower Reservoir, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Manchester Three Rivers Gin Experience, browse the collection at The John Rylands Library, have some family-friendly fun at ImmotionVR, and examine the collection at National Football Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Manchester road trip planning site .

Amman, Jordan to Manchester is an approximately 53.5-hour car ride. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Amman to Manchester due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Amman, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Manchester, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Ladybower Reservoir
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Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Blists Hill Victorian Town (in Ironbridge) and Stratford-upon-Avon (Shakespeare's Birthplace & Holy Trinity Church). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, meet the residents at National Sea Life Centre, make a trip to Brindleyplace, and see the interesting displays at Cadbury World.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Birmingham trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Manchester to Birmingham by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Melton Mowbray.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Blists Hill Victorian Town
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Cadbury World ©
Cadbury World
Blists Hill Victorian Town ©
Blists Hill Victorian Town
Shakespeare's Birthplace ©
Shakespeare's Birthplace

1
night
Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray ©
Melton Mowbray is a town in Leicestershire, England, 19mi northeast of Leicester, and 20mi southeast of Nottingham. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Twinlakes Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Melton Mowbray route app .

You can drive from Birmingham to Melton Mowbray in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Melton Mowbray

Theme Parks
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Twinlakes Family Theme Park ©
Twinlakes Family Theme Park

2
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 20th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, then snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

To find ratings and tourist information, refer to the London trip website .

Drive from Melton Mowbray to London in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Eastbourne.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
nights
Eastbourne

Eastbourne ©
Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, 19mi east of Brighton. On the 21st (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Eastbourne Pier, admire the verdant scenery at Beachy Head, then explore the striking landscape at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, and finally wander the streets of The Lanes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Brighton Palace Pier, look for gifts at Gustamps, and then admire the striking features of Royal Pavilion.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Eastbourne online vacation planner .

Traveling by train from London to Eastbourne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Eastbourne, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Brighton and Hove
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Gustamps ©
Gustamps
Royal Pavilion ©
Royal Pavilion
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head

2
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Ltd, don't miss a visit to The Model Village, admire the landmark architecture of Arlington Row, and see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cirencester tour builder tool .

Traveling by car from Eastbourne to Cirencester takes 3 hours. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, The Model Village, Arlington Row, Cotswolds Distillery
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

3
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs, and then examine the collection at Cadbury World.

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

You can drive from Cirencester to Birmingham in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Matlock.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cadbury World ©
Cadbury World
Room Escape Games
Birmingham Back to Backs ©
Birmingham Back to Backs

1
night
Matlock

Matlock ©
Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, England. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): let the kids burn off some steam at Heights of Abraham, take in nature's colorful creations at Hollies Farm Plant Centre, and then take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House. On your second day here, examine the collection at Crich Tramway Village home of the National Tramway Museum .

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Matlock online travel route planner .

Getting from Birmingham to Matlock by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Matlock

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Chatsworth House
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Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Hollies Farm Plant Centre ©
Hollies Farm Plant Centre

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 30th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh road trip app .

Traveling by train from Matlock to Edinburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Matlock in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Edinburgh: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, then get great views at Orrest Head, and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Wray Castle, then take in nature's colorful creations at Holehird Gardens, and then explore the activities along Lake Windermere.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Windermere driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Windermere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Formby.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Wray Castle
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Holehird Gardens ©
Holehird Gardens
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

1
night
Formby

Formby
Formby is a civil parish and town within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton in Merseyside, England. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Formby Beach.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Formby travel website .

Getting from Windermere to Formby by car takes about 2.5 hours. August in Formby sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Colwyn Bay.

Things to do in Formby

Parks Beaches Outdoors

1
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Colwyn Bay

Colwyn Bay ©
Colwyn Bay is a town, community and seaside resort in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales overlooking the Irish Sea. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle and then don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Colwyn Bay driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Formby to Colwyn Bay takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Chester.

Things to do in Colwyn Bay

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Conwy
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Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Conwy Town Walls ©
Conwy Town Walls

1
night
Chester

Chester ©
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. On the 4th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Chester Zoo and then stop by Bollands Fine Tea & Coffee Merchants. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chester Cathedral, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then explore the ancient world of Walls of Chester, and finally explore the activities along River Dee.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chester trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Colwyn Bay to Chester by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in Chester

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
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Chester Zoo ©
Chester Zoo
Chester Cathedral ©
Chester Cathedral
Room Escape Games

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nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manchester Cathedral, have fun and explore at Science and Industry Museum, then browse the collection at The John Rylands Library, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at Chetham's Library, then examine the collection at National Football Museum, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Manchester Three Rivers Gin Experience, and finally get your game on at Flip Out Manchester.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Manchester online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Chester to Manchester in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Fun & Games Childrens Museums
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Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum
Room Escape Games
National Football Museum ©
National Football Museum

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