16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Folkestone
— 3 nights
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York
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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Manchester
— 2 nights
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London
— 3 nights

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Folkestone

Folkestone ©
Folkestone is a port town on the English Channel, in Kent, south-east England. Step out of the city life by going to Sunny Sands and The Hawking Centre. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Folkestone Harbour Arm and The Leas Promenade. Change things up with these side-trips from Folkestone: Chilham Village (in Chilham) and The CM Booth Collection (in Rolvenden). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Dover Museum, appreciate the history behind William Harvey Statue, and visit Folkestone Creative Quarter.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Folkestone trip planner.

Cleveland, USA to Folkestone is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Cleveland to Folkestone due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cleveland in July, with highs in Folkestone at 69°F and lows at 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to York.

Things to do in Folkestone

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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The Hawking Centre ©
The Hawking Centre
Folkestone Harbour Arm ©
Folkestone Harbour Arm
Chilham Village ©
Chilham Village

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York

York ©

City of Festivals

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fishergate Postern Tower, examine the collection at The York Dungeon, take an in-depth tour of The York Army Museum, then take a stroll through York Shambles, and finally see the interesting displays at Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at DIG, see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, then admire the striking features of Merchant Adventurers' Hall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael le Belfrey.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our York day trip planning app.

Getting from Folkestone to York by train takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Folkestone in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in York, with lows of 53°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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The York Dungeon ©
The York Dungeon
Jorvik Viking Centre
Jorvik Viking Centre
The York Army Museum ©
The York Army Museum

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rosslyn Chapel and Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Modern Two. Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Georgian House, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh attractions planner.

Take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from York in July, plan for little chillier days in Edinburgh, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk

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Manchester

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Manchester Cathedral, explore the engaging exhibits at People's History Museum, then see the interesting displays at National Football Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then examine the collection at The Manchester Museum.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Manchester attractions planner.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Manchester in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Manchester, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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People's History Museum ©
People's History Museum
The Manchester Museum ©
The Manchester Museum

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London

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wallace Collection and St. Paul's Cathedral. Let the collections at National Gallery and Natural History Museum capture your imagination. The adventure continues: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our London journey planner.

Traveling by train from Manchester to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in London are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

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Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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