11 days in London, Edinburgh & Manchester Itinerary

11 days in London, Edinburgh & Manchester Itinerary

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London
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Edinburgh
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Manchester
— 4 nights
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London
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London — 3 nights

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.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in October: high temperatures in London hover around 19°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh attractions planning tool.

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, Edinburgh is slightly colder than London - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Manchester.
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Historic Sites
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Manchester — 4 nights

Capital of the North

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like World Museum and Science and Industry Museum. Appreciate the collections at National Football Museum and Western Approaches HQ Museum - The Battle of the Atlantic Experience. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: The Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints (in Chesterfield), Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford) and Liverpool (Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels & Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Manchester Art Gallery, identify plant and animal life at The Roaches Peak District, stop by Affleck's, Manchester, and explore the engaging exhibits at People's History Museum.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester travel route planner.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Manchester in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to London.
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London — 1 night

The Square Mile

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Traveling by flight from Manchester to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. On the 11th (Tue), you're off to home.
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