22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom sightseeing planner
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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Ipswich
— 2 nights
Train to Liverpool Street station, Fly to Manchester
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Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sheffield
— 2 nights
Drive
5
York
— 3 nights
Train
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly
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London
— 2 nights
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London — 3 nights

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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London trip maker website.

Auckland, New Zealand to London is an approximately 26.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Auckland to London. When traveling from Auckland in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Ipswich.
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Ipswich — 2 nights

Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk, England, located on the estuary of the River Orwell, about 60mi north east of London. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): experience rural life at Hilly Ridge Alpacas, step aboard Radio Caroline's MV Ross Revenge, and then admire the natural beauty at Garden of Remembrance. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at The 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum, do a tasting at Valley Farm Vineyards, and then visit Fishers Gin Distillery.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ipswich online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from London to Ipswich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Manchester.
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Manchester — 2 nights

Capital of the North

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Vale Royal Falconry Centre, identify plant and animal life at Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre, and then hike along Kinder Scout. Keep things going the next day: get outside with The Romans, look for all kinds of wild species at The Bee Centre, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Manchester Gin Distillery.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Manchester tour itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Ipswich to Manchester in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. July in Manchester sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sheffield.
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Sheffield — 2 nights

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 15th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Stanage Edge, explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Holly Hagg Community Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Chatsworth House, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sidecar Safari Peak District- Day Tours, and then hike along Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sheffield attractions planner.

You can drive from Manchester to Sheffield in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to York.
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York — 3 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from York: Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle (in Tadcaster), Nidderdale Llamas (in Harrogate) and National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Breezy Knees Gardens, identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, wander the streets of York Shambles, and learn the secrets of beer at Brewtown Tours.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the York sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Sheffield to York in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in York, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Glasgow.
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Glasgow — 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 20th (Thu), examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, look for all kinds of wild species at Strathblane Falconry, then admire the landmark architecture of Blue Police Box, and finally stroll around Kelvingrove Park. On the next day, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, bet on your favorite at Glasgow Tigers Speedway, then admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Vino Valentino.

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Getting from York to Glasgow by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. July in Glasgow sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Elite Falconry (in Kirkcaldy) and Isle of May National Nature Reserve (in Anstruther). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Glasgow to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to London.
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London — 2 nights

The Square Mile

Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and then walk around Hyde Park.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London tour builder.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in July: highs in London hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.
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