15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly
1
London
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Southampton
— 1 night
Drive
3
Bath
— 1 night
Drive
4
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Sunderland
— 2 nights
Train
6
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Inverness
— 2 nights
Fly

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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: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary maker tool.

Charlotte, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Charlotte to London due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Charlotte in July: high temperatures in London hover around 73°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Southampton.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

1
night
Southampton

Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Hospital of St Cross, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and then step aboard Steamship Shieldhall.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Southampton online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from London to Southampton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Southampton sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Southampton

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, then admire the masterpieces at American Museum & Gardens, and then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Southampton to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

2
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. On the 25th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Chavenage House, get outside with The Cotswold Range, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and then examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cheltenham trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cheltenham takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Sunderland.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

2
nights
Sunderland

Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 miles northeast of Durham, 101 miles southeast of Edinburgh and 240 miles north of London. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durham Cathedral, examine the collection at Lindisfarne Gospels, and then visit Fury Events. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Finchale Priory, admire the natural beauty at Crook Hall & Gardens, and then get to know the fascinating history of Durham Heritage Coast.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sunderland sightseeing planner.

Getting from Cheltenham to Sunderland by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cheltenham in July, with highs in Sunderland at 66°F and lows at 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Sunderland

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

3
nights
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: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from Sunderland to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

2
nights
Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Cawdor Castle, then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then explore the activities along River Ness.

For maps and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip tool.

Drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Inverness, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
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.