37 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

37 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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37 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + foot:  26​h
1
Birmingham
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
2
Stratford-upon-Avon
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Stoke-on-Trent
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Bath
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Exeter
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Port Isaac
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Southampton
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
9
London
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
10
Cambridge
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
11
York
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
12
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
13
Leeds
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
14
Liverpool
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
15
Manchester
— Few hours
train:  1​h 45​min
16
Nottingham
— Few hours
train:  1​h 45​min
17
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Melbourne

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Selly Manor and Sgt Bilko's Vintage Emporium and The Phil Silvers Archival Museum. Get outdoors at Mortimer Forest and Ashby Boat Company Limited. Venture out of the city with trips to Holy Trinity Church (in Coventry), Acton Burnell Castle (in Acton Burnell) and Stretton Antiques Market (in Church Stretton). There's more to do: examine the collection at Forge Mill Needle Museum & Bordesley Abbey and stop by I Had One of Those.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Birmingham trip website .

Melbourne, Australia to Birmingham is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to Birmingham due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get a bit warmer in Birmingham: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sat) before leaving for Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Birmingham

Nature Transportation Tours

Side Trips

Coventry, Ashby Boat Company Limited, Mortimer Forest, Stretton Antiques Market, Forge Mill Needle Museum & Bordesley Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Mortimer Forest ©
Mortimer Forest
Acton Burnell Castle ©
Acton Burnell Castle

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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. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): stroll through The River Avon Trail and then get engrossed in the history at Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Stratford-upon-Avon trip planner .

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Stratford-upon-Avon are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Stoke-on-Trent.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The River Avon Trail ©
The River Avon Trail
Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall ©

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Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent ©
Stoke-on-Trent is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire, England, with an area of 36sqmi. For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Stoke-on-Trent online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Stoke-on-Trent takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Stoke-on-Trent are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Stoke-on-Trent

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St Giles Parish Church
Highlights from your plan
St Giles Parish Church ©
St Giles Parish Church

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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Bath day trip planning app .

You can drive from Stoke-on-Trent to Bath in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Exeter.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon, Silbury Hill, St Andrew's Church, Mells, Great Chalfield Manor, Marlborough High Street
Highlights from your plan
Silbury Hill ©
Silbury Hill
Farleigh Hungerford Castle ©
Farleigh Hungerford Castle
Great Chalfield Manor ©
Great Chalfield Manor

3
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Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Okehampton Castle and Moretonhampstead Motor Museum. Get outdoors at Exmouth & Orcombe Point Walk and Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve. There's more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and step into the grandiose world of Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Exeter trip planner .

You can take a train from Bath to Exeter in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to St Ives.

Things to do in Exeter

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Exmouth, Moretonhampstead Motor Museum, Okehampton Castle, Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Moretonhampstead Motor Museum ©
Moretonhampstead Motor Museum
Fishing Charters & Tours
Exmouth & Orcombe Point Walk ©
Exmouth & Orcombe Point Walk

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nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): examine the collection at Leach Pottery, stroll through Cornwall Coast Path, and then take in the pleasant sights at South West Coast Path - Penzance to Marazion. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to The Island - Pendinas, view the masterpieces at The Blue Bramble Gallery, view the masterpieces at The Penwith Gallery, then examine the collection at St Ives Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Porthkidney Sands.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the St Ives road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Exeter to St Ives takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in St Ives can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Port Isaac.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

The Cowhouse Gallery, South West Coast Path - Penzance to Marazion
Highlights from your plan
Leach Pottery ©
Leach Pottery
St Ives Museum ©
St Ives Museum

2
nights
Port Isaac

Port Isaac ©
Port Isaac is a small and picturesque fishing village on the Atlantic coast of north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): sample the tasty concoctions at Sharp's Brewery, then stroll through Rock Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Enodoc Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): look for gifts at Port Isaac Pottery, then get engrossed in the history at Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum, and then admire the engineering at Crowdy Reservoir.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Isaac tour planner .

Getting from St Ives to Port Isaac by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Southampton.

Things to do in Port Isaac

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rock, Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum, Crowdy Reservoir, St. Enodoc Church
Highlights from your plan
Crowdy Reservoir ©
Crowdy Reservoir
Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum ©
Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum
St. Enodoc Church ©
St. Enodoc Church

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night
Southampton

Southampton ©
Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. On the 12th (Mon), look for gifts at Pickwell Farm Shop, identify plant and animal life at Holly Hill Woodland Park, and then tour the water at your own pace with Hamble Point Yacht Charters.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Southampton day trip site .

You can drive from Port Isaac to Southampton in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Southampton can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for Dover.

Things to do in Southampton

Transportation Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Hamble Point Yacht Charters, Holly Hill Woodland Park
Highlights from your plan
Pickwell Farm Shop ©
Pickwell Farm Shop

3
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.
Visiting Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation and King George's Playing Fields will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Reading Museum and Bohun Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Henley-on-Thames (Grey's Court, Nuffield Place, & more).

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London online route builder .

Traveling by train from Margate to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Cambridge.

Things to do in London

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Henley-on-Thames, Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation, Reading Museum, King George's Playing Fields
Highlights from your plan
Grey's Court ©
Grey's Court
Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery ©
Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery
Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation ©
Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation

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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Jesus College.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cambridge online vacation planner .

Getting from London to Cambridge by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to York.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trips

Bury St. Edmunds, Bury St. Edmunds
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Moyse's Hall Museum ©
Moyse's Hall Museum
Bury St. Edmunds ©
Bury St. Edmunds

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Staithes Beach and Runswick Bay. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens and Breezy Knees Gardens. Explore York's surroundings by going to Whitby (Whitby Lighthouse & The Whalebone Arch), Mallyan Spout (in Goathland) and Beck Isle Museum (in Pickering).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our York trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in York

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Whitby, Staithes Beach, Mallyan Spout, Runswick Bay, Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Breezy Knees Gardens ©
Breezy Knees Gardens
Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens ©
Whitby Lighthouse ©
Whitby Lighthouse

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Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne ©
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Jarrow Hall Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum, view the masterpieces at The Glamorous Owl, and then admire the majestic nature at Riverside Park. Keep things going the next day: tee off at Alnmouth Village Golf Links, then shop like a local with Fenwick Gallery, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Mithras.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Newcastle upon Tyne journey planning site .

Traveling by train from York to Newcastle upon Tyne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Newcastle upon Tyne sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for Leeds.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Museums Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Riverside Park, Alnmouth Village Golf Links, Jarrow Hall Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum, Temple of Mithras, Fenwick Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Fenwick Gallery ©
Fenwick Gallery

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Leeds

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Get some historical perspective at Village of Dent and Bradford Cathedral. Step off the beaten path and head to Dent Village Museum and Heritage Centre and Howley Hall Golf Club. Change things up with these side-trips from Leeds: Woodsome Hall Golf Course (in Huddersfield) and Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve (in Brighouse). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Rodley Nature Reserve.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Leeds online visit planner .

Traveling by train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Leeds takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Liverpool.

Things to do in Leeds

Wildlife Parks Golf

Side Trips

Dent, Bradford Cathedral, Woodsome Hall Golf Course, Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve ©
Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve
Village of Dent ©
Village of Dent

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Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Visit Rhuddlan Castle and Saint Tudnos Church for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ruthin Gaol and Aberconwy House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liverpool: Church of St Peter (in Ruthin), Dyserth Waterfall (in Dyserth) and Denbigh Castle (in Denbigh). The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Great Orme Family Golf, enjoy the sand and surf at West Kirby Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Marble Church, and stop by The Lost Sheep Company.

Before you visit Liverpool, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Take a train from Leeds to Liverpool in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Manchester.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Llandudno, Ruthin, Rhuddlan Castle, The Lost Sheep Company, Dyserth Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Rhuddlan Castle ©
Rhuddlan Castle
Ruthin Gaol ©
Ruthin Gaol
Denbigh Castle ©
Denbigh Castle

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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 maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Manchester travel planning website .

Getting from Liverpool to Manchester by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nottingham.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Salford Museum & Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Salford Museum & Art Gallery ©
Salford Museum & Art Gallery

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Nottingham

Nottingham ©
With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nottingham trip planner .

You can drive from Manchester to Nottingham in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Nottingham, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Nottingham

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Notts Derby Wine School ©
Notts Derby Wine School
William Booth Birthplace Museum ©
William Booth Birthplace Museum

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London

Get a sense of the local culture at Henry Moore Foundation and Dorchester Abbey. For shopping fun, head to Bluewater Shopping Mall or Mockbeggar Farm Shop & Tea Room. Venture out of the city with trips to Westcliff Beach (in Westcliff-on-Sea), Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm (in Aylesbury) and Windsor (Kayaking & Canoeing & Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours). See even more of London: explore the fascinating underground world of Chislehurst Caves, catch the contagious excitement of Ascot Racecourse, and explore the activities along Heybridge Basin.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the London itinerary planning site .

Traveling by train from Nottingham to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Windsor, Westcliff Beach, Dorchester Abbey, Heybridge Basin, Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Dorchester Abbey ©
Dorchester Abbey
Chislehurst Caves ©
Chislehurst Caves

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