15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Nottingham
— 1 night
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Leeds
— 2 nights
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Liverpool
— Few hours
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Cardiff
— 1 night
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Bristol
— 2 nights
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Portsmouth
— 1 night
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Brighton and Hove
— 1 night
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London
— 3 nights
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Oxford
— 2 nights
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Birmingham
— 1 night
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Nottingham

Queen of the Midlands

With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Derby Museum and Art Gallery, explore the historical opulence of Holme Pierrepont Hall, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Eden Softplay.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nottingham trip planning website.

London to Nottingham is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In March in Nottingham, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Leeds.

Things to do in Nottingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Leeds

Capital of the North

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
On the 3rd (Wed), examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story and then take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and then get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Leeds holiday planner.

Drive from Nottingham to Leeds in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Liverpool.

Things to do in Leeds

Historic Sites · Museums · Classes · Shopping

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Walker Art Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and then stop by Made-Here Shop.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Liverpool sightseeing planner.

Getting from Leeds to Liverpool by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Liverpool

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

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Cardiff

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.
On the 6th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Saltmarshe Art Publishers, see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, then head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Sir Gareth Edwards.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cardiff trip planner.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Cardiff takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums · Outdoors

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Bristol

Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): see the interesting displays at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and then examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Bath Abbey, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tewkesbury Abbey.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Bristol road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Bristol takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Bristol

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at The Mary Rose, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at HealthSpace.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth trip website.

Getting from Bristol to Portsmouth by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

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Brighton and Hove

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Brighton Extramural Cemetery, indulge in some personalized pampering at The Therapy Shop, then stop by Gustamps, and finally sample some tasty brews at Brighton Food Tours.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Brighton and Hove vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Portsmouth to Brighton and Hove in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Brighton and Hove are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, make a trip to Tower of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip tool.

You can take a train from Brighton and Hove to London in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in London are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

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Oxford

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 14th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Birdland, then meet the residents at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and then see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the tasty concoctions at Hook Norton Brewery, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, then sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and finally make a trip to The Model Village.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Oxford driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from London to Oxford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Oxford

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs, then sample the tasty concoctions at Banks's Park Brewery, and then head outdoors with Flatout Factory.

Before you visit Birmingham, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Oxford to Birmingham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Birmingham are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.