18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Manchester
— 2 nights
2
Betws-y-Coed
— 1 night
3
Windermere
— 2 nights
4
Portinscale
— 1 night
5
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 1 night
6
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
7
Cardiff
— 3 nights
8
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
9
London
— 3 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Manchester Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Manchester Town Hall, thenhave fun and explore at Science and Industry Museum, thenhave fun and explore at People's History Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Granada Studios. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Clayton Hall Museum, see the interesting displays at The Manchester Museum, examine the collection at Greater Manchester Police Museum, thensee the interesting displays at National Football Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Contemporary Six.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Manchester travel itinerary planner.

Manama, Bahrain to Manchester is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Manama to Manchester. Traveling from Manama in June, expect Manchester to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Betws-y-Coed.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum
The Manchester Museum ©
The Manchester Museum
Clayton Hall Museum ©
Clayton Hall Museum

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Betws-y-Coed

Betws-y-Coed ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take a peaceful walk through Gwydir Forest, take in the views from Pont-y-Pair Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Mary's Church, thenexamine the collection at Conwy Valley Railway Museum & Model Shop, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Old Church, and finally take in the views from Sappers Suspension Bridge.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Betws-y-Coed vacation planner.

You can drive from Manchester to Betws-y-Coed in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Betws-y-Coed sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Betws-y-Coed

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Saint Mary's Church ©
Saint Mary's Church
Gwydir Forest ©
Gwydir Forest
Conwy Valley Railway Museum & Model Shop ©

2
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Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, get great views at Orrest Head, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and finally stop by Toys and Hobbies. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake Windermere, look for all kinds of wild species at Brockhole on Windermere, thendon't miss a visit to Rydal Water, and finally make a trip to Lake Grasmere.

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Getting from Betws-y-Coed to Windermere by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Portinscale.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Bowness-on-Windermere, Lake Grasmere
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction ©
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

1
night
Portinscale

Portinscale
Nestled on the western shore of Derwentwater, Portinscale serves as a perfect base for a walking holiday in the English Lake District.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, hike along Helvellyn, take in the views from Ashness Bridge, thensee the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum, and finally take some stellar pictures from Walla Crag.

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Drive from Windermere to Portinscale in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Portinscale are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Portinscale

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Keswick, Helvellyn
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Walla Crag ©
Walla Crag

1
night
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne ©
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
On the 8th (Tue), walk around WWT Washington Wetland Centre, take a stroll through The Quayside, thensteep yourself in history at High Level Bridge, thenappreciate the history behind Grey's Monument, and finally look for gifts at The Back Page.

To find maps and more tourist information, you can read our Newcastle upon Tyne journey builder.

Traveling by car from Portinscale to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 2 hours. Traveling from Portinscale in June, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Newcastle upon Tyne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

WWT Washington Wetland Centre
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The Quayside ©
The Quayside
Grey's Monument ©
Grey's Monument
High Level Bridge ©
High Level Bridge

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Dean Village, snap pictures at Forth Road Bridge, have fun and explore at Almond Valley Heritage Trust, thenexplore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and finally walk around Holyrood Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Greyfriars Kirk, thensteep yourself in history at Grassmarket, and finally step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip builder.

Traveling by train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cardiff.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Almond Valley Heritage Trust
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Almond Valley Heritage Trust ©
Almond Valley Heritage Trust
Photography Tours

3
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Techniquest and Pierhead Building. Bring the kids along to Roath Park and Walking tours. There's much more to do: get outside with Bay Island Voyages, take in the spiritual surroundings of Greetham St Mary, admire the engineering at Cardiff Bay Barrage, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cardiff attractions planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Cardiff by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In June in Cardiff, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Cardiff

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
Techniquest ©
Techniquest
Roath Park ©
Roath Park

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Portsdown Hill, see the interesting displays at Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, brush up on your military savvy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, thenbrush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Royal Navy, thencontemplate the long history of Dockyard Apprentice, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Porter's Garden. On the next day, contemplate the long history of The Round Tower, contemplate the waterfront views at Canoe Lake, get engrossed in the history at The D-Day Story, thenexplore the historical opulence of Southsea Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Portsmouth Cathedral.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Portsmouth trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Cardiff to Portsmouth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Portsmouth sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Portsdown Hill ©
Portsdown Hill
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson ©
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Trafalgar Square, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Chapel, and then get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Tower Bridge, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, thenadmire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and finally walk around Regent's Park.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in London are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in London

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, St. George's Chapel
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Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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