11 days in London, Edinburgh & Manchester Itinerary

11 days in London, Edinburgh & Manchester Itinerary

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London
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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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.
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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 Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels. Appreciate the collections at Science and Industry Museum and Western Approaches HQ Museum - The Battle of the Atlantic Experience. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford), Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool (in Liverpool) and The Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints (in Chesterfield). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Football Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at The Roaches Peak District, explore the galleries of Manchester Art Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of People's History Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip website.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Manchester in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Manchester sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly 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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