34 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

34 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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34 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Isle of Wight
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
London
— 22 nights
train:  2​h
4
York
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Manchester
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
6
Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: London

1
night
Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight ©
Just a short ferry ride from the mainland, the Isle of Wight has been a magnet for family vacationers for many decades.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): look for gifts at Oasis, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Boniface Old Church, explore the world behind art at Brading Roman Villa, then learn about winemaking at Adgestone Vineyard, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mildred's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Isle of Wight Pearl, then take an in-depth tour of Dimbola Museum & Galleries, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Agnes Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Calbourne Water Mill & Rural Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Isle of Wight trip maker .

London to Isle of Wight is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. In February, daily temperatures in Isle of Wight can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Isle of Wight

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Brading Roman Villa ©
Brading Roman Villa
St Mildred's Church ©
St Mildred's Church
St Boniface Old Church ©
St Boniface Old Church

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at The D-Day Story, then browse the different shops at Gunwharf Quays, then examine the collection at The Mary Rose Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, then relax and rejuvenate at SenSpa at Careys Manor Hotel, and then contemplate the long history of Winchester Cathedral.

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You can drive from Isle of Wight to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Spas Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beaulieu National Motor Museum, SenSpa at Careys Manor Hotel, Winchester Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum

22
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Cyberdog and Daunt Books. Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and Apsley House. Explore London's surroundings by going to Hogs Back Brewery (in Tongham), Kubu Spa (in Henley-on-Thames) and Nirvana Spa (in Sindlesham). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, and indulge in some personalized pampering at SoSPA.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the London travel route site .

You can take a train from Portsmouth to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Spas Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Hogs Back Brewery, The Reef, Kubu Spa, Nirvana Spa, Rebellion Beer Co. Ltd.
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum

2
nights
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
On the 27th (Sat), get your game on at The York Dungeon, indulge your thirst for a good beer at York Brewery, and then take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at York Castle Museum, stop by Mor Music, look for gifts at The Cat Gallery, then look for gifts at Rafi's Spicebox Ltd, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our York trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In February in York, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in York

Museums Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
The York Dungeon ©
The York Dungeon

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.
On the 29th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Imperial War Museum North, then get lost in a book at The John Rylands Library, then look for gifts at Nexus Art Cafe, and finally look for gifts at Vinyl Exchange. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at National Football Museum, browse the different shops at Arndale Centre, then view the masterpieces at Artzu Gallery, then look for gifts at Manchester Craft and Design Centre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church Stockport.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Manchester road trip website .

Getting from York to Manchester by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imperial War Museum North, St Peter's Church Stockport
Highlights from your plan
Manchester Craft and Design Centre ©
Imperial War Museum North ©
Imperial War Museum North
National Football Museum ©
National Football Museum

2
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at Lush Spa, then shop like a local with Liverpool ONE, then see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, and finally stop by The Button Boutique. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at ThaiNamoon Massage and Beauty and then relax and rejuvenate at Crowne Plaza Chester.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Liverpool itinerary planning site .

Traveling by train from Manchester to Liverpool takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Liverpool

Spas Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Chester
Highlights from your plan
Crowne Plaza Chester ©
Crowne Plaza Chester
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Liverpool ONE ©
Liverpool ONE

2
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. On the 4th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at The Spa at Billesley Manor Hotel, then admire the natural beauty at Snowshill Manor, and then pause for some photo ops at Hailes Abbey. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Shakespeare's Birthplace and then relax and rejuvenate at Bannatyne Health Club & Spa Wildmoor.

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Traveling by car from Liverpool to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Spas Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Snowshill Manor, Hailes Abbey, The Spa at Billesley Manor Hotel
Highlights from your plan
The Spa at Billesley Manor Hotel ©
The Spa at Billesley Manor Hotel
Hailes Abbey ©
Hailes Abbey
Shakespeare's Birthplace ©
Shakespeare's Birthplace

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