18 days in England & Cardiff Itinerary

18 days in England & Cardiff Itinerary

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Start: London
1
London
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Brighton
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Bath
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Cardiff
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
5
Manchester
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
York
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
7
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Lagos

5
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and King's College Chapel. Get a sense of the local culture at The British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. Explore London's surroundings by going to Anglesey Abbey (in Lode), IWM Duxford (in Duxford) and Adnams 'Make Your Own Gin' Experience - Bury St Edmunds (in Bury St. Edmunds). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at London Calling Sweden, wander the streets of Greenwich, and don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our London trip itinerary maker site.

If you are flying in from Nigeria, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In February, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Brighton.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

King's College Chapel, Anglesey Abbey, IWM Duxford, Adnams 'Make Your Own Gin' Experience - Bury St Edmunds
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Greenwich ©
Greenwich
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

1
night
Brighton

Brighton ©
Once a sleepy little fishing village, Brighton is a modern seaside town known for its Asian architecture and a large gay community.
On the 18th (Mon), wander the streets of Kemptown, then make a trip to Royal Pavilion, and then wander the streets of The Lanes.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brighton trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from London to Brighton takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Brighton are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Brighton

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Royal Pavilion ©
Royal Pavilion
Kemptown ©
Kemptown
The Lanes ©
The Lanes

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 19th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Holburne Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and then explore the galleries of The Roman Baths.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bath online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Brighton to Bath takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Holburne Museum ©
Holburne Museum
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

2
nights
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
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 20th (Wed): get great views at Clevedon Pier and Heritage Centre, then step into the grandiose world of Raglan Castle, and then see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at National Roman Legion Museum, steep yourself in history at Big Pit National Coal Museum, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Penderyn Distillery.

Make your Cardiff itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Bath to Cardiff by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. February in Cardiff sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

National Roman Legion Museum, Big Pit National Coal Museum, Penderyn Distillery, Raglan Castle, Clevedon Pier and Heritage Centre
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 22:
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Raglan Castle ©
Raglan Castle
Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
National Roman Legion Museum ©
National Roman Legion Museum

2
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The City of Manchester Distillery and Wincle Beer Company. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chatsworth House and Lymm Heritage Centre. Step out of Manchester to go to Stockport and see Hazel Grove Golf Club, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's more to do: get your game on at Arcade Club.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Manchester day trip site.

You can take a train from Cardiff to Manchester in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in Manchester

Breweries & Distilleries Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Arcade Club, Hazel Grove Golf Club, Wincle Beer Company, Chatsworth House, Lymm Heritage Centre
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:
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The City of Manchester Distillery ©
The City of Manchester Distillery
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Wincle Beer Company ©
Wincle Beer Company

1
night
York

York
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the York online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Manchester to York by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in York are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel to London.

Things to do in York

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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4
nights
London

London ©
Get some historical perspective at Tower of London and Houses of Parliament. Explore hidden gems such as Ely Cathedral and Oxford Street. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Giffords Hall Vineyard (in Hartest) and Greene King Brewery (in Bury St. Edmunds). See even more of London: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, take a stroll through South Bank, stop by Hampstead, and make a trip to Hatton Garden.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip builder website.

Traveling by train from York to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Giffords Hall Vineyard, Greene King Brewery, Ely Cathedral
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 1:
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Ely Cathedral ©
Ely Cathedral

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