10 days in England Itinerary

10 days in England Itinerary

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10 days in England Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  45​min
1
Kingston upon Thames
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
2
London
— 4 nights
3
Birmingham
— 1 night
4
Manchester
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
5
York
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
6
Newark-on-Trent
— 1 night
End: London

1
day
Kingston upon Thames

Kingston upon Thames ©
Kingston upon Thames, also known as Kingston, is an area of south west London, England, located 10.4mi south west of Charing Cross. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Isabella Plantation, then see the interesting displays at The Musical Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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London to Kingston upon Thames is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to London.

Things to do in Kingston upon Thames

Spas Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Isabella Plantation, The Musical Museum
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The Musical Museum ©
The Musical Museum
Isabella Plantation ©
Isabella Plantation
Spas

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nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, make a trip to Tower of London, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our London road trip planning app .

You can drive from Kingston upon Thames to London in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

1
night
Birmingham

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then have some family-friendly fun at Matrix Virtual Reality, then contemplate the long history of Birmingham Back to Backs, and finally try your luck at Genting Club Star City.

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Getting from London to Birmingham by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Manchester.

Things to do in Birmingham

Fun & Games Nightlife Casinos
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Room Escape Games
Birmingham Back to Backs ©
Birmingham Back to Backs

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Manchester Cathedral, then sample the fine beverages at The City of Manchester Distillery, then have fun at Manchester Climbing Centre, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Manchester road trip tool .

Take a train from Birmingham to Manchester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Manchester

Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
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Manchester Climbing Centre ©
Manchester Climbing Centre
Room Escape Games
Manchester Cathedral ©
Manchester Cathedral

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nights
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 15th (Sun): explore the ancient world of York City Walls, admire the striking features of York Minster, then get your game on at Yorkshire Activity Centre, and finally see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum. On the next day, wander the streets of York Shambles, then sample the tasty concoctions at Brew York, then examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read York online vacation maker .

Traveling by train from Manchester to York takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in York are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Newark-on-Trent.

Things to do in York

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

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Newark-on-Trent

Newark-on-Trent ©
On the 17th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Hawks Of Steele, then take an in-depth tour of Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Church.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Newark-on-Trent attractions planner .

Traveling by train from York to Newark-on-Trent takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Newark-on-Trent

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre, St Nicholas Church
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Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre ©
Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre
St Nicholas Church ©
St Nicholas Church

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