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Swansea — 1 day

Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Llangennith Beach, identify plant and animal life at Three Cliffs Bay, and then stop by Gower Salt Marsh Lamb.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Swansea road trip planner.

London to Swansea is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Edinburgh.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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Edinburgh — 3 nights

Athens of the North

Attractions like Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia make great kid-friendly stops. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Scotland and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. There's lots more to do: stop by Edinburgh Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and look for all kinds of wild species at BobCat Alpacas.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Swansea to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Liverpool.
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Liverpool — 1 night

Capital of Pop Music

Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): view the masterpieces at Walker Art Gallery, then examine the collection at Quirky Quarter, then see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, and finally browse the exhibits of Merseymade.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Liverpool trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Liverpool in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Liverpool are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Manchester.
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Manchester — 4 nights

Capital of the North

Appreciate the collections at York Castle Museum and White Peakhouse Gallery. Family-friendly places like York Shambles and York Minster will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Manchester: York Bird of Prey Centre (in Huby), York's Chocolate Story (in York) and Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary (in Preston). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering, get great views at Mam Tor, browse the exhibits of Manchester Art Gallery, and stop by Bloomers of Bakewell.

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Traveling by car from Liverpool to Manchester takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to fly to London.
Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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London — 4 nights

The Square Mile

Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Paul's Cathedral and Churchill War Rooms. Family-friendly places like National Gallery and Natural History Museum will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

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Getting from Manchester to London by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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.

Scotland travel guide

Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.