18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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York
— 3 nights
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London
— 3 nights
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Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive
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Liverpool
— 1 night
Drive
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Bath
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Shop till you drop at Cadenhead's and Miss Katie Cupcake. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and stop by Eddie's Seafood Market.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Edinburgh is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Edinburgh is minus 8 hours. In January, Edinburgh is cooler than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:

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York

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.
Head to York Shambles and The Imaginariumfor plenty of shopping. Visit York City Walls and The Chapter House for their historical value. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at York Brewery, stop by Burgins Perfumery, and examine the collection at York Castle Museum.

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Take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in York can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in York

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 3:

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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.
Do your shopping at Camden Market and A&S Jewellery Mfg Ltd. Do some cultural sightseeing at Natural History Museum and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. When in London, make a side trip to see The Body Retreat in Dorney, approximately Dorney away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, pick up some new knowledge with Melt, look for gifts at Alexis Jewels, and brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our London trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from York to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In February, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Classes

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:

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Birmingham

City of a Thousand Trades

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.
Appreciate the collections at The MAD Museum and Royal Air Force Museum Cosford. Do your shopping at Stalls Lifestyle and Waterside Food and Craft Market. Get out of town with these interesting Birmingham side-trips: Stratford Town Walk (in Stratford-upon-Avon), Coventry Transport Museum (in Coventry) and Blists Hill Victorian Town (in Ironbridge). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery and explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from London to Birmingham by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Tours · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:

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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 10th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Walker Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at World Museum, then get a taste of local nightlife at The Cavern Club, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Liverpool route planning site.

You can drive from Birmingham to Liverpool in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nightlife
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 10:

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Bath

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 11th (Sat), explore the galleries of Emma Rose Art Works and then walk around Henrietta Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): stop by Pick a Pot, browse for treasures at Malt House Emporium, look for gifts at Oldfield Park Bookshop, then learn something new at The Makery, then look for gifts at Mr B's Emporium Of Reading Delights, and finally stop by Highgrove Shop Bath.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bath itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Liverpool to Bath in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Classes

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 12:

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.

Yorkshire travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · History Museums · Nightlife
The largest of the 39 historic counties of England, Yorkshire's whimsical residents often call their home "God's Own Country." The sprawling county is divided up into four separate regions, each with its own cultural identity, thriving urban centers, and historic market towns that can fill a variety of holiday itineraries. The region’s countryside, featuring green valleys and gently rolling hills, has long attracted tourism from around the globe. Well connected to all other parts of the country by an extensive railway network, Yorkshire is a prime region for outdoor activities, with stunning scenery that includes three national parks. As part of your itinerary, explore the region’s numerous historical sites, but don’t miss meeting the colorful locals, known for being proud, industrious, and extremely opinionated about almost every subject under the sun.