30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Bradford
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
3
Blackpool
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Launceston
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
London
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Helston
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Penzance
— 7 nights
Drive:  30​min
8
Hayle
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Mullion
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Manchester


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2
nights
Bradford

Bradford
The City of Bradford is a local government district of West Yorkshire, England, with the status of a city and metropolitan borough. To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bradford vacation planner .

Manchester to Bradford is an approximately 1-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In May in Bradford, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Bradford

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games
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4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral. Step off the beaten path and head to Rosslyn Chapel and The Scotch Whisky Experience. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, steep yourself in history at Greyfriars Kirk, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh journey builder site .

Traveling by train from Bradford to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. May in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Blackpool.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

1
night
Blackpool

Blackpool ©
Over 12 million people visit Blackpool each year, making it Britain’s top holiday resort and one of its most visited cities overall, second only to London.
Blackpool Beach has been added to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Blackpool Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Blackpool trip planner .

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Blackpool in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in Blackpool are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Launceston.

Things to do in Blackpool

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Blackpool Beach ©
Blackpool Beach

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Magdalen Church, examine the collection at Lawrence House Museum, stroll the grounds of St. Pancras Church, then examine the collection at Moretonhampstead Motor Museum, and finally stop by The Charlie Bears Gallery & Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Bodmin Moor, then get engrossed in the history at Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum, and then play a few rounds at Trethorne Golf Club.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Launceston journey app .

Explore your travel options from Blackpool to Launceston with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodmin Moor, Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum, St. Pancras Church, Moretonhampstead Motor Museum
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Lawrence House Museum ©
Lawrence House Museum
Bodmin Moor ©
Bodmin Moor
Davidstow Moor RAF Memorial Museum ©

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Windsor Castle and HMS Belfast. Get a sense of the local culture at The British Museum and Tower of London. Step out of London with an excursion to Blenheim Palace in Woodstock--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, take in panoramic vistas at The Monument to the Great Fire of London, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the London road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Launceston to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Windsor Castle, Blenheim Palace
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle

3
nights
Helston

Helston ©
Helston is a town and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. On the 16th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Tremenheere Menhir, then go for a walk through Penrose, then explore the activities along Loe Pool, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Porthleven Harbour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Caerhays Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary, and then steep yourself in history at Godolphin.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Helston itinerary planner.

Drive from London to Helston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London in May, expect nights in Helston to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Penzance.

Things to do in Helston

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Caerhays Castle, The Flicka Foundation - Donkey Sanctuary
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Caerhays Castle ©
Caerhays Castle
St Keverne Parish Church ©
St Keverne Parish Church
Museum of Cornish Life, Helston ©
Museum of Cornish Life, Helston

7
nights
Penzance

Penzance ©
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Visit Nanjizel Beach and Marazion Beach for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Michael's Mount and Gulval Parish Church. Next up on the itinerary: hike along South West Coast Path - Lamorna Cove to Mousehole & Kemyel, get to know the fascinating history of Zennor Head, take in the spiritual surroundings of Madron Well, and steep yourself in history at Carn Euny Ancient Village.

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Penzance is just a stone's throw from Helston. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Hayle.

Things to do in Penzance

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Marazion, Zennor, The Count House, Carn Euny Ancient Village, Penberth Cove
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St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Carn Euny Ancient Village ©
Carn Euny Ancient Village
Gulval Parish Church ©
Gulval Parish Church

3
nights
Hayle

Hayle ©
Hayle is a small town, civil parish and cargo port in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Explore hidden gems such as Godrevy Beach and RSPB Hayle Estuary. Step out of the city life by going to Lelant Beach and Gwinear Pitch & Putt. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Mutton Cove, examine the collection at St Agnes Museum, grab your bike and head to The Hub Portreath, and play a few rounds at Hayle Golf Range.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hayle trip site .

Hayle is very close to Penzance. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Mullion.

Things to do in Hayle

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

St Agnes, The Hub Portreath, Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre, Godrevy Beach
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Mutton Cove ©
Mutton Cove
Godrevy Beach ©
Godrevy Beach
RSPB Hayle Estuary ©
RSPB Hayle Estuary

2
nights
Mullion

Mullion ©
Mullion is a civil parish and village on the Lizard Peninsula in south Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Mullion Cliffs National Nature Reserve. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Grada and Holy Cross Church, Grade, pause for some serene contemplation at St Anthony Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Poldhu Beach.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mullion online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Hayle to Mullion takes an hour. In May, daytime highs in Mullion are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Mullion

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Anthony Church, Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach, St Grada and Holy Cross Church, Grade
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Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach ©
Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach
St Grada and Holy Cross Church, Grade ©
St  Anthony Church ©
St Anthony Church

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