6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

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London
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Birmingham
— 1 night
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Manchester
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Grange-over-Sands
— 1 night
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Glasgow
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Durness
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
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Leeds
— 1 night
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London
— 1 day

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London

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.
To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read London trip maker app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to London. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in London

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Tours
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Birmingham

— 1 night

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Birmingham tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from London to Birmingham in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You'll set off for Manchester on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Birmingham

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors
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Manchester

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.
To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Manchester travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Birmingham to Manchester in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Manchester are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Manchester

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors
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Grange-over-Sands

— 1 night
Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Getting from Manchester to Grange-over-Sands by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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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.
For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Glasgow sightseeing site.

Drive from Grange-over-Sands to Glasgow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Glasgow are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sun) before leaving for Durness.

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Durness

— 2 nights
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Lotte Glob and then view the masterpieces at Mudness Ceramics.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Durness trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Glasgow to Durness in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Durness, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:

Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 22nd (Tue), contemplate the long history of Grassmarket and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh online travel planner.

Getting from Durness to Edinburgh by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Leeds.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites
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Leeds

— 1 night

Capital of the North

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Leeds itinerary app.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Leeds in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In June in Leeds, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will leave for London on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Leeds

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 23:

London

— 1 day

The Square Mile

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at The Monument to the Great Fire of London, explore the galleries of Wallace Collection, then admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the London day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Leeds to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Leeds in June: highs in London hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 24:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.

Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.

Scottish Highlands travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
The Scottish Highlands are the reason why Scotland looks like nowhere else in the world. The rugged landscapes of the Highlands are at once formidable and beautiful. Perhaps the best way to experience the awe-inspiring natural wonders of the region is by including a leisurely road trip in your itinerary. A journey through the Highlands is a journey through the history of our planet, as the ancient rocks were formed over a period of hundreds of millions of years. The region contains some of Europe’s most extensive wilderness areas, many of which have been designated as national parks and are essential places to visit for any nature lover. Dotted with small fishing villages, the region is also a foodie's paradise, offering arguably some of the finest fresh seafood and venison delicacies in the world.