21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
1
Glasgow
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
York
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
3
Leeds
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
4
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Cambridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Oxford
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Bath
— 2 nights
train:  15​min
8
Bristol
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Glasgow

4
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Step off the beaten path and head to Loch Lomond Park Centre and Bellahouston Park. And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre, explore the activities along River Clyde, see the interesting displays at Fairfield Heritage, and admire the striking features of Queen's Cross Church.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Glasgow trip planner .

If you are flying in from Argentina, the closest major airports are Glasgow International Airport, Glasgow Prestwick Airport and Edinburgh Airport. In February in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Gouldings Garden Centre
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River Clyde ©
River Clyde
Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre ©
Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre
City Centre Mural Trail ©
City Centre Mural Trail

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at Brew York, brush up on your military savvy at The York Army Museum, walk around Rowntree Park, then have some family-friendly fun at Yorkshire Activity Centre, and finally appreciate the history behind Inner Space Stations. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Bootham Bar, then stop by Fudge Kitchen York, then don't miss a visit to Constantine Statue, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Hospitium.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the York road trip planner.

You can take a train from Glasgow to York in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In February, daily temperatures in York can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Leeds.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Bootham Bar ©
Bootham Bar
Fudge Kitchen York ©
Fudge Kitchen York
Inner Space Stations ©
Inner Space Stations

2
nights
Leeds

Leeds ©
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 14th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Yeadon Tarn, make a trip to County Arcade, and then admire the landmark architecture of Thornton's Arcade. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Yeadon Town Hall, make a trip to RSPB St Aidan's nature park, then look for gifts at Our Handmade Collective, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Leeds vacation planning tool .

Leeds is just a stone's throw from York. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Birmingham.

Things to do in Leeds

Shopping Nature Parks
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Our Handmade Collective ©
Our Handmade Collective
County Arcade ©
County Arcade
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Steelhouse Lane Lock-up, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall Birmingham, then examine the collection at Pen Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Matrix Virtual Reality. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Lickey Hills Country Park, then explore the world behind art at Barber Institute of Fine Arts, and then get outside with Flatout Factory.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Leeds to Birmingham by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Pen Museum ©
Pen Museum
Barber Institute of Fine Arts ©
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Lickey Hills Country Park ©
Lickey Hills Country Park

3
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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Step off the beaten path and head to Maverix Snow Ltd and Our Lady and the English Martyrs (Roman Catholic). Go for a jaunt from Cambridge to King's Lynn to see ExTREEme Adventure about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Gonville and Caius College, deepen your understanding at Jesus College, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Botolph's Parish Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Church.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cambridge online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Cambridge takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Cambridge

Outdoors Historic Sites Classes

Side Trips

Maverix Snow Ltd, ExTREEme Adventure
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Maverix Snow Ltd ©
Maverix Snow Ltd
Gonville and Caius College ©
Gonville and Caius College
Clare College
Clare College

3
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 21st (Fri), walk around Oxford University Parks, have some family-friendly fun at The Race Hut Berkshire, and then walk around Welford Park. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Cotswold Archery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, then admire the landmark architecture of Radcliffe Camera, and finally get your game on at The Race Hut.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Oxford holiday maker tool .

Getting from Cambridge to Oxford by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Fun & Games Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

The Race Hut Berkshire, Welford Park, Cotswold Archery
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Oxford University Parks ©
Oxford University Parks
Radcliffe Camera ©
Radcliffe Camera

2
nights
Bath

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then contemplate the long history of Bath's Old Orchard Street Theatre. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon, head outdoors with Two Tunnels Greenway, then relax in the rural setting at Bath Soft Cheese, and finally make a trip to Great Pulteney Street.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bath travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Oxford to Bath by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Bristol.

Things to do in Bath

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon
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Walking tours
The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon ©
The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon
Bath Soft Cheese ©
Bath Soft Cheese

2
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Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Explore hidden gems such as Briery Hill Llamas and St James Priory. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bristol: Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham) and Ham Wall Nature Reserve (in Glastonbury). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Oakham Treasures, take in the spiritual surroundings of John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Brandon Hill Nature Park.

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Bristol is just a stone's throw from Bath. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bristol

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Walks With Hawks, Ham Wall Nature Reserve, Briery Hill Llamas
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Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
Oakham Treasures ©
Oakham Treasures
Brandon Hill Nature Park ©
Brandon Hill Nature Park

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