7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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London
— 3 nights
Fly
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Edinburgh
— 1 night
Train
3
York
— 1 night
Drive
4
Manchester
— 1 night
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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, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary maker app.

Atlanta, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Atlanta to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in January, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 36°F, while days are slightly colder, around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can fly to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:

Edinburgh

— 1 night

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and finally explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Getting from London to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In January in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of York Railway Station, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and then take a stroll through York Shambles.

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Getting from Edinburgh to York by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 10:

Manchester

— 1 night

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 11th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Parthian Climbing Manchester, then examine the collection at Imperial War Museum North, then make a trip to Manchester Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Manchester Town Hall.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from York to Manchester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in January, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks · Winter Sports · Fun & Games · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 10 — 11:

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.