22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 2 nights
2
Bath
— 2 nights
3
Cardiff
— 1 night
4
Birmingham
— 2 nights
5
Liverpool
— 1 night
6
Manchester
— 1 night
7
Glasgow
— 1 night
8
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
9
York
— 1 night
10
Oxford
— 1 night
11
Sheffield
— 2 nights
12
Cambridge
— 1 night
13
Oxford
— 1 night
14
London
— 2 nights

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Gallery, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Tate Modern, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary maker.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to London is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 3 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in January: high temperatures in London hover around 9°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 17:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): view the masterpieces at A2 Gallery, look for gifts at Wyrdraven, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ham Wall Nature Reserve, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Lock & Code Escape Rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bath journey website.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bath

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glastonbury, A2 Gallery, Lock & Code Escape Rooms, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Castle Combe Village
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:
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Lock & Code Escape Rooms ©
Lock & Code Escape Rooms
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Wed), learn more about the world around you at National Museum Cardiff, get curious at Techniquest, and then relax and float downstream with Cardiff International White Water.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cardiff trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cardiff takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January in Cardiff, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Cardiff International White Water ©
Cardiff International White Water
National Museum Cardiff ©
National Museum Cardiff
Techniquest ©
Techniquest

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Banks's Park Brewery, see the interesting displays at The Coventry Music Museum, and then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Live Stratford-upon-Avon. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Steelhouse Lane Lock-up, sample the fine beverages at 45 Gin School - The Distillers Kitchen, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Warner's Distillery.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Birmingham travel planner.

Drive from Cardiff to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Birmingham sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Birmingham

Breweries & Distilleries · Classes · Museums

Side Trips

Escape Live Stratford-upon-Avon, Banks's Park Brewery, The Coventry Music Museum, 45 Gin School - The Distillers Kitchen, Warner's Distillery
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Escape Live Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Escape Live Stratford-upon-Avon
Banks's Park Brewery ©
Banks's Park Brewery
The Coventry Music Museum ©
The Coventry Music Museum

1
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Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 23rd (Sat), examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, then steep yourself in history at Mendips - John Lennon Home, then take in the exciting artwork at Walker Art Gallery, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with Shiverpool.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Liverpool online holiday maker.

You can drive from Birmingham to Liverpool in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Liverpool are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Manchester.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Shiverpool ©
Shiverpool
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): test your team's savvy at Code to Exit, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The City of Manchester Distillery, then admire the landmark architecture of Manchester Cathedral, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with Manchester Ghost Walk.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Manchester trip planning tool.

Getting from Liverpool to Manchester by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Manchester are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Manchester

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Code to Exit
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Code to Exit ©
Code to Exit
The City of Manchester Distillery ©
The City of Manchester Distillery
Manchester Cathedral ©
Manchester Cathedral

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night
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, then admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then stroll around Pollok Country Park.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Glasgow trip planner.

Take a train from Manchester to Glasgow in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. January in Glasgow sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Pollok Country Park ©
Pollok Country Park

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nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, identify plant and animal life at BobCat Alpacas, and browse the exhibits of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh road trip app.

You can drive from Glasgow to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. January in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, then learn the secrets of beer at Brewtown Tours, and then take a stroll through York Shambles.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the York trip planning site.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in York are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Oxford.

Things to do in York

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trip

York Bird of Prey Centre
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
York Shambles ©
York Shambles

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night
Oxford

Oxford
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Oxford travel route tool.

You can drive from York to Oxford in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel to Sheffield.

Things to do in Oxford

Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 30:

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Sheffield

Sheffield ©
A major industrial and cultural center, Sheffield is renowned for its green open spaces, art galleries, and state-of-the-art sports facilities.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Holly Hagg Community farm, then explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, then take in the pleasant sights at Mam Tor, and finally test your team's savvy at Escape Quest. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Vulcan Experience, get to know the resident critters at Reptile Rendezvous & Furry Friends, and then relax and rejuvenate at Le Petit Spa.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sheffield trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Oxford to Sheffield takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Doncaster, Escape Quest, Ladybower Reservoir, Le Petit Spa, Mam Tor
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 1:
Highlights from your plan
The Vulcan Experience ©
The Vulcan Experience
Escape Quest ©
Escape Quest
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir

1
night
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 2nd (Tue), gain insight at King's College, University of Cambridge, learn about winemaking at Cambridgeshire Wine School, sample the fine beverages at The Cambridge Gin Laboratory, then test your problem-solving skills at CryptX, and finally steep yourself in history at Trinity College.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cambridge trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sheffield to Cambridge takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Cambridge

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Fun & Games

Side Trip

CryptX
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Cambridgeshire Wine School ©
Cambridgeshire Wine School
The Cambridge Gin Laboratory ©
The Cambridge Gin Laboratory
King's College, University of Cambridge ©
King's College, University of Cambridge

1
night
Oxford

Oxford
To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Oxford trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Cambridge to Oxford in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 3:

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London

London ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, browse for treasures at Farringdons Jewellery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the London trip builder tool.

Getting from Oxford to London by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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