16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Bus:  17 h 30 min
1
Guildford
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Manchester
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
London
— 6 nights
Train + Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Guildford

Guildford ©
Guildford is a large town in Surrey, England, located 27mi southwest of central London on the A3 trunk road midway between the capital and Portsmouth.The town has a population of just over 137,000 and is the seat of the wider Borough of Guildford which had an estimated 146,100 inhabitants in 2015.Guildford has Saxon roots and historians attribute its location to the existence of a gap in the North Downs where the River Wey was forded by the Harrow Way. Visiting Tilgate Park and Riverside Park will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Watts Chapel and Petworth House and Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Guildford: Bombay Sapphire Distillery (in Whitchurch) and Sheffield Park and Garden (in Uckfield). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guildford Cathedral and admire the striking features of Abbots Hospital.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Guildford is an approximately 18- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Guildford, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Guildford

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Petworth House and Park, Bombay Sapphire Distillery, Sheffield Park and Garden, Tilgate Park
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Tilgate Park ©
Tilgate Park
Bombay Sapphire Distillery ©
Bombay Sapphire Distillery
Watts Chapel ©
Watts Chapel

5
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Drayton Manor Theme Park and Twycross Zoo. Get some historical perspective at Birmingham Back to Backs and Moseley Old Hall. Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: Church Stretton (Carding Mill Valley & The Long Mynd), Tameside Nature Reserve (in Tamworth) and The Coracle Micropub And Beer Shop (in Ironbridge). There's more to do: wander the streets of Gas Street Basin.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Manchester trip builder app.

Take a train from Guildford to Manchester in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll set off for London on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Church Stretton, Tamworth, Birmingham, Twycross Zoo, The Coracle Micropub And Beer Shop
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Twycross Zoo ©
Twycross Zoo
Birmingham Back to Backs ©
Birmingham Back to Backs
Drayton Manor Theme Park ©
Drayton Manor Theme Park

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dover Castle and Camber Sands. Step out of the city life by going to The Big Cat Sanctuary and Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: St Mary's Chiddingstone Church (in Chiddingstone), Dover (Roman Painted House & The White Cliffs of Dover) and All Saints The Parish Church of Maidstone (in Maidstone). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at The Hawking Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Canterbury Cathedral, stop by Old Town Hastings, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wingham Wildlife Park.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our London road trip planner.

Getting from Manchester to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Dover, Rye, Wingham Wildlife Park, Canterbury Cathedral, Old Town Hastings
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The Big Cat Sanctuary ©
The Big Cat Sanctuary
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre

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