6 days in Midlands Itinerary

6 days in Midlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Train:  1 h 30 min
1
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Lincoln
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Manchester

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cadbury World and Full Throttle Raceway Ltd. Venture out of the city with trips to Black Country Living Museum (in Dudley) and National Space Centre (in Leicester). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Birmingham Back to Backs, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get your game on at Matrix Virtual Reality.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Birmingham travel route planner.

Manchester to Birmingham is an approximately 1.5- hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Black Country Living Museum, National Space Centre, Full Throttle Raceway Ltd
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Cadbury World ©
Cadbury World
National Space Centre ©
National Space Centre
National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham ©
National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Attractions like Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre and Natureland Seal Sanctuary make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Lincoln's surroundings by going to Chesterfield (George Stephenson Statue & Hardwick Hall and Gardens), Hawks Of Steele (in Newark-on-Trent) and Flight Deck Reality (in Boston). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Lincoln Castle, get in on the family fun at Sundown Adventureland, admire the landmark architecture of Lincoln Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of Steep Hill.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lincoln tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Lincoln takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Lincoln sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Chesterfield, Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, Hawks Of Steele, Sundown Adventureland, Natureland Seal Sanctuary
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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre ©
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
Natureland Seal Sanctuary ©
Natureland Seal Sanctuary
Lincoln Castle ©
Lincoln Castle