3 days in Central England and the Midlands Itinerary

3 days in Central England and the Midlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central England and the Midlands travel planner

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Alton
— 1 day
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Birmingham
— 2 nights
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Alton

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Alton Towers Theme Park.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Alton road trip tool.

Manchester to Alton is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Alton

Theme Parks
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Birmingham

— 2 nights

City of a Thousand Trades

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Cadbury World and then make a trip to Charlecote Mill. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Shakespeare's Birthplace, then step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, then enjoy breathtaking views from The Tower @ RSC, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Alton to Birmingham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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