15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly
1
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Cockermouth
— 1 night
Drive
3
Windermere
— 2 nights
Train
4
London
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Bath
— 1 night
Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth

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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh attractions app.

Dallas, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Dallas to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in August, with highs in Edinburgh at 65°F and lows at 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

1
night
Cockermouth

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. On the 15th (Sun), explore the activities along Derwentwater, stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cockermouth trip builder.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Cockermouth in 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Edinburgh in August since evenings lows in Cockermouth dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trip

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesus Church, then explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and finally take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Windermere trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

4
nights
London

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see more things to do and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary website.

Traveling by train from Windermere to London takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

2
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Birdland, don't miss a visit to The Model Village, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and finally sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, then head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, then admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, and finally contemplate the long history of Malmesbury Market Cross.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cirencester trip planner.

Getting from London to Cirencester by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

1
night
Bath

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bath trip tool.

Getting from Cirencester to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
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.