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
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Cardiff
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive:  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 Anglesey Abbey and King's College Chapel. Get a sense of the local culture at The British Museum and Greenwich. Explore London's surroundings by going to Adnams 'Make Your Own Gin' Experience - Bury St Edmunds (in Bury St. Edmunds) and IWM Duxford (in Duxford). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and take a stroll through Westminster.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, 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

Adnams 'Make Your Own Gin' Experience - Bury St Edmunds, Anglesey Abbey, IWM Duxford, King's College Chapel
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 17:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Anglesey Abbey ©
Anglesey Abbey

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, thenmake a trip to Royal Pavilion, and then wander the streets of The Lanes.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brighton trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from London to Brighton takes 1.5 hours. 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
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 18:
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Royal Pavilion ©
Royal Pavilion
The Lanes ©
The Lanes
Kemptown ©
Kemptown

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.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, 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 drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 20:
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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, thenstep 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 car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; 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 drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Big Pit National Coal Museum, Penderyn Distillery, Clevedon Pier and Heritage Centre, Raglan Castle, National Roman Legion Museum
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Raglan Castle ©
Raglan Castle
Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History

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 Chatsworth House and Hazel Grove Golf Club. Get out of town with these interesting Manchester side-trips: Wincle Beer Company (in Wincle) and Lymm Heritage Centre (in Lymm). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at The City of Manchester Distillery and have some family-friendly fun at Arcade Club.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Manchester trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Cardiff to Manchester in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Manchester

Breweries & Distilleries Golf Classes

Side Trips

Hazel Grove Golf Club, Wincle Beer Company, Lymm Heritage Centre, Chatsworth House, Arcade Club
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
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.
For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the York online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Manchester to York by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; 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 Parks Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 25:

4
nights
London

London ©
Get some historical perspective at Ely Cathedral and Houses of Parliament. Explore hidden gems such as South Bank and Oxford Street. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Greene King Brewery (in Bury St. Edmunds) and Giffords Hall Vineyard (in Hartest). See even more of London: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, wander the streets of St. Christopher's Place, and visit Hatton Garden.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our London attractions planner.

You can take a train from York to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Greene King Brewery, Ely Cathedral, Giffords Hall Vineyard
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Ely Cathedral ©
Ely Cathedral
South Bank ©
South Bank

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