10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
London
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Southampton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Exeter
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Cardiff
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Newark

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the views from Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and then get engrossed in the history at British Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and then take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our London itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wethersfield, USA to London. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Wethersfield in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in London, with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Southampton.

Things to do in London

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

2
nights
Southampton

Southampton ©
Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Winchester Castle - The Great Hall, then contemplate the long history of Portsmouth Historical Dockyard, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salisbury Cathedral, and finally delve into the distant past at Stonehenge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Winchester Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Hospital of St Cross, and then get in on the family fun at Paultons Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Southampton sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from London to Southampton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Southampton sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Exeter.

Things to do in Southampton

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Winchester, Paultons Park, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
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Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral

2
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at The Donkey Sanctuary and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Exeter Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary and then contemplate the waterfront views at Brixham Harbour.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Exeter tour planner.

Getting from Southampton to Exeter by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Exeter can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Exeter

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

The Donkey Sanctuary, Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, Brixham Harbour
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Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral
The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary

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nights
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mark's Church, then examine the collection at St. Fagans: National History Museum, then snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust, and finally examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, then explore and take pictures at Principality Stadium, then take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castell Coch.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cardiff trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Exeter to Cardiff in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Exeter in December, you will find days in Cardiff are a bit cooler (46°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bristol, Saint Marks's Brithdir
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Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
Saint Marks's Brithdir ©
Saint Marks's Brithdir

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