13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom tour builder

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Bristol
— 2 nights
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Gloucester
— 4 nights
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Worcester
— 3 nights
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Hereford
— 1 night
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Cardiff
— 2 nights
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Bristol

— 2 nights
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bristol: Bride’s Mound (in Glastonbury), Bath (Parade Gardens, Bath Abbey, &more) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, steep yourself in history at Bristol Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bristol road trip site.

Manchester to Bristol is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester

— 4 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gloucester: The Parish Church of St. Mary (in Lower Slaughter), Warwick Castle (in Warwick) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gloucester travel route site.

Traveling by car from Bristol to Gloucester takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Worcester.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Worcester

— 3 nights
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Broadway Tower, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, and then steep yourself in history at Charlecote Mill. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Malvern Hills and then contemplate the waterfront views at Docklow Pools.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Worcester trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Worcester takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hereford.

Things to do in Worcester

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hereford

— 1 night
On the 18th (Tue), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chase Distillery and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For photos and tourist information, go to the Hereford trip builder tool.

Drive from Worcester to Hereford in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Cardiff.

Things to do in Hereford

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours

Cardiff

— 2 nights

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 19th (Wed): push the limits with an extreme tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, then take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales, then examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, and finally make a trip to The Animal Wall.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cardiff trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hereford to Cardiff takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Cardiff are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

United Kingdom travel guide

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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.