8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip itinerary planner

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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bath
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Bath
— 1 night
Drive
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Bristol
— 1 night
Drive
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Cardiff
— 1 night
Drive
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Stratford-upon-Avon
— 1 night
Drive
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Sheffield
— 1 night
Drive
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York
— 1 night
Drive
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Liverpool
— 1 night
Fly

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Bath

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Bath Street, examine the collection at Fashion Museum Bath, explore the galleries of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then explore the world behind art at Holburne Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bath day trip website.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Bath is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bristol

— 1 night
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn about all things military at Aerospace Bristol, then take in the spiritual surroundings of John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Locked In A Room.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bristol online itinerary builder.

Drive from Bath to Bristol in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bristol

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Cardiff

— 1 night

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths, see the interesting displays at National Roman Legion Museum, explore the historical opulence of Castell Coch, explore the historical opulence of Caerphilly Castle, then learn more about the world around you at National Museum Cardiff, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Llandaff Cathedral.

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Getting from Bristol to Cardiff by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cardiff are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon

— 1 night
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 18th (Wed), relax in the rural setting at Stratford Butterfly Farm, explore the galleries of Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, explore the world behind art at The MAD Museum, contemplate the long history of Kenilworth Castle, then take in the pleasant sights at Baddesley Clinton, and finally contemplate the long history of Coughton Court.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Stratford-upon-Avon trip planning app.

You can drive from Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Stratford-upon-Avon are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sheffield.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Sheffield

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Rivelin Valley Nature Trail, examine the collection at National Emergency Services Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Kelham Island Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Stanage Edge, and finally contemplate the long history of The Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sheffield trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Sheffield takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Sheffield are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

York

— 1 night

City of Festivals

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, then get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the York online journey planner.

Getting from Sheffield to York by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in York sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in York

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Liverpool

— 1 night

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Mendips - John Lennon Home.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Liverpool visit planning site.

Getting from York to Liverpool by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daytime highs in Liverpool are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.