25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Southampton
— 2 nights
2
London
— 5 nights
3
Birmingham
— 2 nights
4
Widnes
— 2 nights
5
Liverpool
— 4 nights
6
Carlisle
— 2 nights
7
Motherwell
— 2 nights
8
Edinburgh
— 4 nights

2
nights
Southampton

Southampton ©
Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. On the 4th (Sun), walk around St James Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Stonehenge and then take a tour of Steamship Shieldhall.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Southampton journey maker site.

Sydney, Australia to Southampton is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Southampton. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Southampton reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for London.

Things to do in Southampton

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
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Steamship Shieldhall ©
Steamship Shieldhall
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, walk around Hyde Park, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

Discover how to plan a London trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Southampton to London in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Birmingham.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): examine the collection at Cadbury World and then contemplate the long history of Steelhouse Lane Lock-up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle and then get outside with Flatout Factory.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Birmingham trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from London to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Widnes.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Warwick Castle
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Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Flatout Factory ©
Flatout Factory
Cadbury World ©
Cadbury World

2
nights
Widnes

Widnes ©
Widnes is an industrial town in the unitary authority of Halton and the ceremonial county of Cheshire in Northwest England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Runcorn Hill Park Local Nature Reserve. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at Blue Planet Aquarium and then walk around Runcorn Hill Park Local Nature Reserve. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Victoria Park, then engage your brain at Catalyst, and then trek along Spike Island.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Widnes holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Widnes takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Widnes are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Widnes

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Runcorn Hill Park Local Nature Reserve, Blue Planet Aquarium
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Victoria Park ©
Victoria Park
Catalyst ©
Catalyst
Runcorn Hill Park Local Nature Reserve ©
Runcorn Hill Park Local Nature Reserve

4
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Merseyside Maritime Museum, National Railway Museum and Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels. Change things up with a short trip to Great Orme in Llandudno (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, browse the collection at Central Library, stop by Made-Here Shop, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Liverpool.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Liverpool day trip planning website.

You can drive from Widnes to Liverpool in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Carlisle.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

National Railway Museum, Great Orme
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

2
nights
Carlisle

Carlisle ©
Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Carlisle road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Liverpool to Carlisle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Motherwell.

Things to do in Carlisle

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Aira Force Waterfall
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Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Carlisle Cathedral ©
Carlisle Cathedral

2
nights
Motherwell

Motherwell ©
Motherwell is a large town and former burgh in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, south east of Glasgow.Historically part of Lanarkshire, Motherwell is the headquarters for both North Lanarkshire Council, which is one of Scotland's most populous local authority areas, and of Police Scotland "Q" division. On the 21st (Wed), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Calderglen Country Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): stroll around Drumpellier Country Park, get engrossed in the history at Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life, and then head outdoors with Baron's Haugh.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Motherwell online vacation planner.

You can drive from Carlisle to Motherwell in 2 hours. Traveling from Carlisle in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Motherwell, with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Motherwell

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Coatbridge, Calderglen Country Park
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Calderglen Country Park ©
Calderglen Country Park
Drumpellier Country Park ©
Drumpellier Country Park

4
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, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online trip builder.

Getting from Motherwell to Edinburgh by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

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