5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Liverpool
— 1 day
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Edinburgh
— 1 night
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London
— 2 nights
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Sheffield
— 1 night

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Liverpool

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 3rd (Mon), examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Liverpool planning app.

Manchester to Liverpool is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Liverpool are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Liverpool

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Walking tours
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

Make your Edinburgh itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Liverpool to Edinburgh by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Liverpool in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Edinburgh, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Walking tours
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

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London

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 5th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then walk around St. James's Park, and finally make a trip to Buckingham Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, then make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London vacation planning tool.

Getting from Edinburgh to London by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Edinburgh in August, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Sheffield.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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Sheffield

Sheffield ©

Greenest City in England

A major industrial and cultural center, Sheffield is renowned for its green open spaces, art galleries, and state-of-the-art sports facilities.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Reptile Rendezvous & Furry Friends, experience rural life at Our Cow Molly Dairy Farm & Ice Cream Shop, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Holly Hagg Community farm.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sheffield tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from London to Sheffield takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Sheffield, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir
Our Cow Molly Dairy Farm & Ice Cream Shop ©

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