6 days in Midlands Itinerary

6 days in Midlands Itinerary

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6 days in Midlands Itinerary

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.
Bring the kids along to Cadbury World and National Sea Life Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Birmingham: Full Throttle Raceway Ltd (in Stourbridge), National Space Centre (in Leicester) and Black Country Living Museum (in Dudley). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Birmingham Back to Backs, and have some family-friendly fun at Matrix Virtual Reality.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Birmingham tour builder website .

Manchester to Birmingham is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. October in Birmingham sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. Kids will appreciate attractions like Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre and Sundown Adventureland. Explore Lincoln's surroundings by going to Chesterfield (George Stephenson Statue & Hardwick Hall and Gardens), Natureland Seal Sanctuary (in Skegness) and Flight Deck Reality (in Boston). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Lincoln Castle, identify plant and animal life at Hawks Of Steele, appreciate the extensive heritage of Steep Hill, and admire the landmark architecture of Lincoln Cathedral.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Lincoln online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Lincoln takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lincoln are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Chesterfield, Sundown Adventureland, Flight Deck Reality, Natureland Seal Sanctuary, Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
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Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre ©
Natureland Seal Sanctuary ©
Natureland Seal Sanctuary
Lincoln Castle ©
Lincoln Castle