33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Manchester
1
Manchester
— Few hours
train:  1​h
2
Chester
— 1 night
train:  1​h
3
Conwy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Portmeirion
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
St. Bees
— 21 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
6
Robin Hoods Bay
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
7
Whitby
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Durham
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Edinburgh

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hours
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.
To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester road trip tool .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Manchester Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Leeds Bradford Airport, Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport and East Midlands Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll set off for Chester on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Manchester

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

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night
Chester

Chester ©
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chester day trip website .

Getting from Manchester to Chester by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Conwy.

Things to do in Chester

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Church of St Peter ©
Church of St Peter
Chester History & Heritage ©
Chester History & Heritage
The Watergate Street Gallery ©
The Watergate Street Gallery

1
night
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. On the 29th (Wed), stop by Stilwells Chocolate Shop and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Mary & All Saints.

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Traveling by train from Chester to Conwy takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Chester, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Conwy, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portmeirion.

Things to do in Conwy

Shopping Historic Sites
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Church of St Mary & All Saints ©
Church of St Mary & All Saints

1
night
Portmeirion

Portmeirion ©
Portmeirion is a tourist village in Gwynedd, North Wales. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Dyffryn Ardudwy Burial Chamber, browse the exhibits of Yr Ysgwrn, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlife - Glaslyn Ospreys, and finally ride a horse along Black Rock Llamas.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Portmeirion road trip app .

Drive from Conwy to Portmeirion in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to St. Bees.

Things to do in Portmeirion

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Black Rock Llamas, Yr Ysgwrn, Dyffryn Ardudwy Burial Chamber, Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlife - Glaslyn Ospreys
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Black Rock Llamas ©
Black Rock Llamas
Yr Ysgwrn ©
Yr Ysgwrn
Dyffryn Ardudwy Burial Chamber ©
Dyffryn Ardudwy Burial Chamber

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nights
St. Bees

St. Bees ©
Take a break from the city and head to St. Bees Beach and Seascale Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St Bees Priory and Egremont Castle.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read St. Bees trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Portmeirion to St. Bees in 5 hours. On the 21st (Fri), you're off toRobin Hoods Bay.

Things to do in St. Bees

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Seascale Beach, The Ennerdale Brewery, Ennerdale Water, Egremont Castle
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Seascale Beach ©
Seascale Beach
Ennerdale Water ©
Ennerdale Water
Egremont Castle ©
Egremont Castle

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night
Robin Hoods Bay

Robin Hoods Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Coastguard Station, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old St Stephen's Church Fylingdales, and then trek along Along the Coast at Robin Hood's Bay.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Robin Hoods Bay attractions planning app .

You can drive from St. Bees to Robin Hoods Bay in 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Robin Hoods Bay can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Whitby.

Things to do in Robin Hoods Bay

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old St Stephen's Church Fylingdales ©

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night
Whitby

Whitby ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): examine the collection at Museum of Victorian Science, examine the collection at Robin Hood's Bay and Fylingdales Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Whitby Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at RNLI Lifeboat museum, and finally take in the views from Swing Bridge.

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Whitby is very close to Robin Hoods Bay. In August, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Durham.

Things to do in Whitby

Museums Historic Sites
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Robin Hood's Bay and Fylingdales Museum ©
Whitby Lighthouse ©
Whitby Lighthouse
RNLI Lifeboat museum ©
RNLI Lifeboat museum

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nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Let the collections at Oriental Museum and Auckland Castle capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Jervaulx Abbey and St Nicholas Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durham: Barnard Castle (Teesdale Alpacas & Egglestone Abbey), North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Bishop Auckland) and Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum (in Darlington). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Durham Riverside Walk, see the interesting displays at Lindisfarne Gospels, identify plant and animal life at Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve, and explore the world behind art at Mining Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Durham trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Whitby to Durham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Durham sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Durham

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Bishop Auckland, Barnard Castle, Thirsk, Jervaulx Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Jervaulx Abbey ©
Jervaulx Abbey
River Rafting & Tubing

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