15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom itinerary planner
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Drive
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Liverpool
— 1 day
Train
2
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly
3
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Shipston on Stour
— 1 night
Drive
5
London
— 5 nights
Train
6
Cambridge
— 1 night
Fly

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Liverpool — 1 day

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, then examine the collection at Quirky Quarter, and finally steep yourself in history at Mendips - John Lennon Home.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Liverpool journey planner.

Manchester to Liverpool is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.
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Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
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Edinburgh — 4 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Liverpool to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to fly to Bath.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Bath — 3 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and St Mary Redcliffe Church (in Bristol). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, get curious at Herschel Museum of Astronomy, pause for some serene contemplation at Gloucester Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bath trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Bath by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Shipston on Stour.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trips
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Shipston on Stour — 1 night

Shipston-on-Stour is a town and civil parish on the River Stour about 10mi south of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire close to the boundaries with Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. On the 10th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Broadway Tower, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Hook Norton Brewery.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Shipston on Stour trip planner.

Getting from Bath to Shipston on Stour by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to London.
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Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips
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London — 5 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and examine the collection at The British Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Shipston on Stour to London in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Cambridge.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks
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Cambridge — 1 night

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): do a tasting at Cambridgeshire Wine School and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambridge trip planner.

Getting from London to Cambridge by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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Fun & Games · Wineries
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United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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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