23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner
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Edinburgh
— 7 nights
Fly
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London
— 7 nights
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive
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Manchester
— 2 nights
Fly
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Glasgow
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh — 7 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Anstruther to see Isle of May National Nature Reserve about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh day trip site.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Edinburgh is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 7 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in May; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to fly to London.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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London — 7 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Step out of London with an excursion to Stonehenge in Amesbury--about 1h 50 min away. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the London road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Birmingham.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Side Trips
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Birmingham — 2 nights

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.
On the 18th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Birmingham Back to Backs and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's Birthplace, step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, and then admire the natural beauty at The Mill Garden.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Birmingham trip planner.

Getting from London to Birmingham by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Manchester.
Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 18 — 20:

Manchester — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Manchester Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at National Football Museum, ponder the world of politics at Manchester Town Hall, then explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at World Museum, view the masterpieces at Walker Art Gallery, then stroll the grounds of Liverpool Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Manchester trip planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Manchester by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can take a train to Glasgow.
Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Shopping
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Glasgow — 3 nights

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Step out of Glasgow to go to Stirling and see Stirling Castle, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, walk around Pollok Country Park, and get engrossed in the history at People's Palace and Winter Gardens.

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Traveling by train from Manchester to Glasgow takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.