16 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

16 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

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London
— 3 nights
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Gloucester
— 3 nights
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York
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights

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London

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, stop by DM Bespoke Jewellery, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read London trip builder.

Phoenix, USA to London is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 7 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Phoenix in April, with highs in London at 56°F and lows at 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

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Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Art Couture Painswick Gallery and Hart Gold and Silversmiths. Change things up with these side-trips from Gloucester: Head 4 Heights Waterpark (in Cirencester), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe).

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Gloucester itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from London to Gloucester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Gloucester, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

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York

York ©

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Get some historical perspective at Chatsworth House and Durham Castle. For shopping fun, head to York Shambles or DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery. Explore York's surroundings by going to Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford), Roly's Fudge (in Bakewell) and Castleton (Peak Mountaineering, Speedwell Cavern, &more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Durham Heritage Coast, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, and admire the striking features of York Minster.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read York travel planning website.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to York takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Gloucester in April since evenings lows in York dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Side Trips

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Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Durham Heritage Coast ©
Durham Heritage Coast
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visit Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Stills Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Embleton Bay (in Embleton), Bamburgh (Bamburgh Beach, Ross Back Sands Beach, &more) and Elie Beach (in Elie). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and kick back and relax at Gullane Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Bamburgh Beach ©
Bamburgh Beach

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