9 days in London & Birmingham Itinerary

9 days in London & Birmingham Itinerary

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London
— 1 night
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Birmingham
— 6 nights

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London

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Tower Bridge, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and then examine the collection at The British Museum. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read London day trip planner.

Birmingham to London is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

Birmingham

— 6 nights

City of a Thousand Trades

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Warwick Castle (in Warwick), Stratford-upon-Avon (S&D Falconry, Shakespeare's Birthplace, &more) and Alton Towers Theme Park (in Alton). There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, hike along Cotswold Way, take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, and get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Birmingham trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by train from London to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Birmingham are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Trails

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