14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Train:  1 h 15 min
1
Chesterfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 5 nights
Drive + Ferry:  5 h
3
Belfast
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  5 h
4
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Chesterfield
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Chesterfield

Chesterfield ©
Chesterfield is a market town and a borough in Derbyshire, England. Get some cultural insight at The Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints and Chatsworth House. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop and Hardwick Hall and Gardens. There's lots more to do: get your game on at Zombie Uprising, steep yourself in history at Lumsdale Valley, stop by Stainsby Mill at Hardwick Estate, and appreciate the history behind Mollusc.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chesterfield online road trip planner.

Manchester to Chesterfield is an approximately 1.5- hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Chesterfield are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Chesterfield

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Bakewell, Lumsdale Valley
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Hardwick Old Hall ©
Hardwick Old Hall
Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop ©
Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House

5
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Almond Valley Heritage Trust and Pickering's Gin Distillery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and Scottish National Portrait Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Melrose Abbey (in Melrose). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Greyfriars Kirk.

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You can take a train from Chesterfield to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Melrose Abbey, Almond Valley Heritage Trust, Rosslyn Chapel
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Almond Valley Heritage Trust ©
Almond Valley Heritage Trust
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel

3
nights
Belfast

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Malachy's Church, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Orange Heritage, then experience rural life at Streamvale Open Farm, and finally get into the urban bustle at C.S. Lewis Square. On your second day here, examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, browse the different shops at Victoria Square Shopping Centre, then view the masterpieces at MAC, and finally take a stroll through Cathedral Quarter.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Belfast trip planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to Belfast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In April in Belfast, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Victoria Square Shopping Centre ©
Victoria Square Shopping Centre
Cathedral Quarter ©
Cathedral Quarter
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast

1
night
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
On the 26th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, then take in the exciting artwork at Stills Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Belfast to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Belfast in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Edinburgh, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Chesterfield.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

2
nights
Chesterfield

Chesterfield ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Ashworth Barracks Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Rendezvous & Furry Friends, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Wonkey Donkey Visitors Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at White Post Farm, identify plant and animal life at Hawks Of Steele, and then explore the activities along Linacre Reservoir.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chesterfield visit planner.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Chesterfield in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Chesterfield

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Doncaster, Hawks Of Steele, White Post Farm, The Wonkey Donkey Visitors Centre
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:
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Ashworth Barracks Museum ©
Ashworth Barracks Museum
White Post Farm ©
White Post Farm
Linacre Reservoir ©
Linacre Reservoir

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