7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive
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Manchester
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take a stroll through Westminster, then explore the world behind art at Wallace Collection, and then make a trip to Regent Street. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Sir John Soane's Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

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Milan, Italy to London is an approximately 5-hour travel. You can also fly; or take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Milan to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in London

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

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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.
On the 26th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin in the Bull Ring, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Birmingham Cathedral, and then stop by Loki Wine Merchant and Tasting House. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Gas Street Basin, make a trip to Brindleyplace, take an in-depth tour of Coffin Works, then buy something for everyone on your list at Grand Central, and finally steep yourself in history at Steelhouse Lane Lock-up.

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Take a train from London to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Manchester

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.
On the 28th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Saint Mary's the Hidden Gem, steep yourself in history at Castlefield Urban Heritage Park, and then get a dose of the wild on Peak Mountaineering. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Ann's Church, then examine the collection at Greater Manchester Police Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Bramall Hall & Park, and finally gain insight at Clayton Hall Museum.

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Getting from Birmingham to Manchester by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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.