10 days in London, Greater London & Manchester Itinerary

10 days in London, Greater London & Manchester Itinerary

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London — 3 nights

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, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to London is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to London is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Jeddah in August, things will get cooler in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Ilford.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
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Ilford — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): let little ones run wild at Raphael Park and then take a peaceful walk through Epping Forest.

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Traveling by car from London to Ilford takes an hour. August in Ilford sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Richmond-upon-Thames.
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Richmond-upon-Thames — 1 night

A holiday in Richmond-upon-Thames ensures a chance to enjoy one of Greater London's greenest, fanciest, and most spacious neighborhoods.
On the 14th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, then see the interesting displays at The Musical Museum, and then examine the collection at Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway.

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Traveling by car from Ilford to Richmond-upon-Thames takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can fly to Manchester.
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Manchester — 4 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: York (Walking tours, National Railway Museum, &more), Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Coniston) and Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle (in Tadcaster). Next up on the itinerary: explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum and ponder the world of politics at Manchester Town Hall.

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Getting from Richmond-upon-Thames to Manchester by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Richmond-upon-Thames in August, with highs in Manchester at 22°C and lows at 13°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Greater London travel guide

Gardens · Parks · Nightlife
Densely populated Greater London bustles with the energy, as more than 8.6 million of its residents go about their daily lives. A trip to Greater London offers chances to not only explore the center of the city, but also the many boroughs that surround it, each boasting its own distinctive character. From extensive museums and iconic historical buildings to a pumping nightlife scene and ever-expanding cafe culture, the diverse capital of the United Kingdom has something to offer any visitor. Getting around during a Greater London holiday is a breeze, with the city's famed underground rail network--affectionately known as "the tube"--providing comprehensive connections throughout the city.