41 days in West Midlands Itinerary

41 days in West Midlands Itinerary

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41 days in West Midlands Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Drive:  2​h
1
Coventry
— 20 nights
train:  30​min
2
Birmingham
— 20 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
End: Manchester

20
nights
Coventry

Coventry ©
Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.Historically part of Warwickshire, Coventry is the 9th largest city in England and the 12th largest in the United Kingdom. Venture out of the city with trips to Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Falconry Centre, Cotswold Archery, & more), Warwick (Smith Street, Priory Park, & more) and Chipping Campden (St Eadburgha’s Church, Court Barn, & more). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, stroll through Warden's Way, and explore the activities along River Coln.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Coventry travel planning tool .

Manchester to Coventry is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in Coventry

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Bourton-on-the-Water, Burford, Chipping Campden, Cirencester
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle

20
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Birmingham: Dudley (Black Country Living Museum & Dudley Zoo and Castle), Coventry (War Memorial Park, Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, & more) and The Locksmith`s House (in Willenhall). Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring nature at New Hall Valley Country Park. The adventure continues: get your game on at Matrix Virtual Reality, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Banks's Park Brewery, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Birmingham day trip site .

Birmingham is just a short distance from Coventry. March in Birmingham sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Coventry, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Solihull, Dudley
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Moor Street Railway Station ©
Moor Street Railway Station
Room Escape Games
The Coventry Music Museum ©
The Coventry Music Museum