9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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Newcastle upon Tyne — 1 night

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
On the 31st (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Crook Hall & Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Durham Cathedral, and then examine the collection at Lindisfarne Gospels. On the next day, deepen your understanding at Hall Hill Farm and then stop by Fury Events.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Newcastle upon Tyne road trip planning website.

Oxford to Newcastle upon Tyne is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Oxford in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Newcastle upon Tyne, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Liverpool.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Liverpool — 2 nights

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 2nd (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chester Cathedral, get to know the resident critters at Chester Zoo, and then stroll through Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Tate Liverpool, take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally stroll the grounds of Liverpool Cathedral.

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You can drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.
Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips
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Edinburgh — 3 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, and take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh tour builder app.

Getting from Liverpool to Edinburgh by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Liverpool in August since evenings lows in Edinburgh dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Glasgow.
Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Glasgow — 2 nights

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, and then stroll around Kelvingrove Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Glasgow planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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United Kingdom travel guide

Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.