28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom route planner
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Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Brighton
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Brighton
— 1 night
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Exeter
— 1 night
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Bodmin
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bristol
— 1 night
Drive
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Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kendal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Greenock
— 7 nights
Drive
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Glenrothes
— 2 nights
Drive
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Whitby
— 1 night
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Cambridge
— 1 night
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London
— 4 nights

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Brighton — 1 night

Once a sleepy little fishing village, Brighton is a modern seaside town known for its Asian architecture and a large gay community.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Brighton Palace Pier, look for gifts at Gustamps, and then admire the striking features of Royal Pavilion.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Brighton route website.

Manchester to Brighton is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a train; or drive. June in Brighton sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Exeter.
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Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Exeter — 1 night

Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get interesting insight from Exeter Cathedral and then take in the views from Millers Crossing Bridge.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Exeter attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Brighton to Exeter takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Bodmin.
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Bodmin — 5 nights

Bodmin is a civil parish and historic town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Michael's Mount (in Marazion), Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth) and Land's End Landmark (in Sennen). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, admire the natural beauty at Pencarrow House and Gardens, do a tasting at Camel Valley Vineyard, and contemplate the long history of The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Bodmin tour planner.

You can drive from Exeter to Bodmin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bristol.
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Bristol — 1 night

Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bristol online route planner.

Getting from Bodmin to Bristol by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for Manchester on the 6th (Wed).
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Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Manchester — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the galleries of Manchester Art Gallery, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Manchester Town Hall. On your second day here, make a trip to Manchester Cathedral, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral, and then see where the action happens at Anfield Stadium.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Bristol to Manchester in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kendal.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Shopping
Side Trip

Kendal — 2 nights

Kendal, anciently known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal, is a market town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England. On the 8th (Fri), examine the collection at Hawkshead Grammar School Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then steep yourself in history at Sizergh Castle.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Kendal trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Kendal takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Greenock.
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Greenock — 7 nights

Greenock is a town and administrative centre in the Inverclyde council area in Scotland and a former burgh within the historic county of Renfrewshire, located in the west central Lowlands of Scotland. Venture out of the city with trips to Crarae Garden Argyll (in Inveraray), Kelburn Castle & Estate (in Fairlie) and Ardkinglas Woodland Garden (in Cairndow). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Dalgarven Mill, make a trip to Lyle Hill, contemplate the long history of Rothesay's Victorian Toilets, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Blane's Chapel.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Greenock holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kendal to Greenock takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Greenock, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Glenrothes.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours
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Glenrothes — 2 nights

Glenrothes is a town situated in the heart of Fife, in east-central Scotland. To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Glenrothes travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Greenock to Glenrothes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Whitby.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Side Trips

Whitby — 1 night

On the 19th (Tue), kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Whitby Harbour, then contemplate the waterfront views at Peasholm Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Mary, Whitby, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Whitby Abbey.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Whitby trip maker.

Traveling by car from Glenrothes to Whitby takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Whitby sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Cambridge.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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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 21st (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum and then brush up on your military savvy at IWM Duxford.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambridge road trip app.

You can drive from Whitby to Cambridge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. July in Cambridge sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to London.
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Museums
Side Trip

London — 4 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: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, make a trip to Tower Bridge, and walk around St. James's Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London travel planning website.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Mon) before leaving for home.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

United Kingdom travel guide

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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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Cornwall travel guide

3.8
Gardens · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Cornwall, or Kernow as the locals often call it, features the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain. No longer just a series of idyllic beaches and imposing cliffs, this rugged region has recently experienced a cultural and culinary revival that has turned it into one of the most vibrant parts of the country. Considered home of the legendary King Arthur, Cornwall is one of the more distinct parts of the UK, providing a vacation that will immerse you in its diverse Celtic heritage and an enormous wealth of archaeology. During your trip you will experience the many locals, fiercely protective of their Celtic roots, considering themselves more Cornish than British. Regardless of how they see themselves, the world regards the land of the proud Cornish as a captivating blend of ancient and new, where modern attractions stand right alongside historical mines and picturesque market towns.
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