5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
Train:  2 h
1
York
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Knaresborough
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Manchester
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
4
Liverpool
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
End: London

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York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and then take a stroll through York Shambles. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at York Castle Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brew York, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and finally delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read York trip maker tool .

London to York is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Knaresborough.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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York Minster ©
York Minster
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Shambles ©
York Shambles

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Knaresborough

Knaresborough ©
Knaresborough is an historic market town, spa town and civil parish in the Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): trek along River Nidd Waterside Walk, then Head underground at Mother Shipton's Cave and The Petrifying Well, and then delve into the distant past at Fountains Abbey.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Knaresborough online vacation planner .

You can drive from York to Knaresborough in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Knaresborough are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Knaresborough

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Fountains Abbey
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Mother Shipton's Cave ©
Mother Shipton's Cave
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey

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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 10th (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the exciting artwork at Manchester Art Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manchester Cathedral, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The City of Manchester Distillery.

Plan trip to Manchester with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Knaresborough to Manchester takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Breweries & Distilleries Fun & Games Shopping
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The City of Manchester Distillery ©
The City of Manchester Distillery
Manchester Art Gallery ©
Manchester Art Gallery
Manchester Cathedral ©
Manchester Cathedral

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Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 11th (Mon), explore the galleries of Walker Art Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liverpool Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, and finally take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Liverpool trip maker app .

Getting from Manchester to Liverpool by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral

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