7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom journey planner

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Sheffield
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Bamford
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Manchester
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Liverpool
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Manchester
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Edinburgh
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Glasgow
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Fort William
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Glasgow
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London
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Sheffield

Greenest City in England

A major industrial and cultural center, Sheffield is renowned for its green open spaces, art galleries, and state-of-the-art sports facilities.
Before you visit Sheffield, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Loughborough to Sheffield is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Sheffield are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 5th (Thu), you're off to Bamford.

Things to do in Sheffield

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping

Bamford

Bamford is a village in the Derbyshire Peak District, England, close to the River Derwent. For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Bamford driving holiday planner.

Bamford is just a short distance from Sheffield. August in Bamford sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll set off for Manchester on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Bamford

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Manchester

— 1 night

Capital of the North

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 5th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Manchester Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Manchester itinerary planner.

Getting from Bamford to Manchester by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Historic Sites

Liverpool

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Tate Liverpool and then take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Liverpool holiday builder app.

You can drive from Manchester to Liverpool in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Liverpool are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Shopping

Manchester

— 1 night

Capital of the North

Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Manchester Town Hall.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Manchester day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Manchester takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can take a train to Glasgow.
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Glasgow

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Glasgow holiday planning website.

Getting from Manchester to Glasgow by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Glasgow are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll set off for Edinburgh on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Edinburgh

— 1 day

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Georgian House, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online vacation maker.

Getting from Glasgow to Edinburgh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Tours

Glasgow

— 1 night

Scotland's Style Capital

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Glasgow driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. On the 8th (Sun), you'll travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Fort William

Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum and then appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fort William trip maker site.

Getting from Glasgow to Fort William by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Glasgow

— 1 night

Scotland's Style Capital

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Glasgow tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Fort William to Glasgow in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. You'll set off for London on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

London

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye. On your second day here, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, then admire the landmark architecture of Clarence House, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the London trip planning tool.

You can fly from Glasgow to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, London is a bit warmer than Glasgow - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

United Kingdom travel guide

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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.