16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly
1
London
— 2 nights
Drive
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Windsor
— 1 night
Drive
3
Sandown, Isle of Wight
— 1 night
Taxi to Yarmouth, Ferry to Lymington
4
Lymington
— 1 night
Drive
5
Southampton
— 1 night
Drive
6
Salisbury
— 1 night
Drive
7
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Llandudno
— 1 night
Drive
9
Sunderland
— 1 night
Drive
10
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 1 night
Train
11
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Drive
12
Glasgow
— 1 night
Drive
13
Inverness
— 1 night
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.
On the 15th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Tower of London, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, and finally contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, then admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, then contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the London attractions planner.

Charlotte, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Charlotte to London. Traveling from Charlotte in July, expect London to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Windsor.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums

1
night
Windsor

Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): do a tasting at Stanlake Park Wine Estate, explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Windsor & Eton Brewery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Windsor online travel route planner.

Drive from London to Windsor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sandown.

Things to do in Windsor

Historic Sites · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

1
night
Sandown, Isle of Wight

A holiday in Sandown offers opportunities for leisure, great nature experiences, and a variety of educational and kid-friendly activities.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Steve's Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at St Catherine's Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sandown trip site.

Drive from Windsor to Sandown in 3 hours. While traveling from Windsor, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sandown, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lymington.

Things to do in Sandown

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
night
Lymington

Lymington is a port town on the west bank of the Lymington River on the Solent, in the New Forest district of Hampshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stroll around Bath Road Recreation Ground, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get outside with Solent Rib Charter.

Plan trip to Lymington with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Sandown to Lymington takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Lymington are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Southampton.

Things to do in Lymington

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

1
night
Southampton

Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. On the 20th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Hospital of St Cross, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and then step aboard Steamship Shieldhall.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Southampton attractions planning app.

You can drive from Lymington to Southampton in an hour. In July in Southampton, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salisbury.

Things to do in Southampton

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
night
Salisbury

Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the striking features of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, then contemplate the long history of Wilton House, then explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Salisbury trip planner.

Traveling by car from Southampton to Salisbury takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Salisbury sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

2
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Bath

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 22nd (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, then get outside with The Cotswold Range, then steep yourself in history at Malmesbury Market Cross, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Wyrdraven, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bath route website.

Drive from Salisbury to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

1
night
Llandudno

Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme, then take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bodnant Garden.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Llandudno online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Llandudno takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Llandudno are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sunderland.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

1
night
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 25th (Sun): make a trip to Keel Square, make a trip to Finchale Priory, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seaham Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Durham Heritage Coast.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sunderland day trip planner.

Drive from Llandudno to Sunderland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Sunderland, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Sunderland

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
night
Newcastle upon Tyne

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
On the 26th (Mon), stop by Fury Events.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Newcastle upon Tyne trip planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne is very close to Sunderland. In July, daytime highs in Newcastle upon Tyne are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites

1
night
Glasgow

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Strathblane Falconry, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then walk around Kelvingrove Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Glasgow sightseeing planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

1
night
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 29th (Thu): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Loch Ness.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Inverness trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Glasgow to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Nature · Parks · Tours

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.

Isle of Wight travel guide

3.8
Historic Sites · Wildlife Areas · Zoos
Just a short ferry ride from the mainland, the Isle of Wight has been a magnet for family vacationers for many decades. Today, the largest English island draws a young party crowd with its multitude of music festivals, rustic fishermen’s cafes, and eco-friendly campsites. The island’s main appeal remains its mild climate, allowing for a wide range of outdoor activities and watersports. Its coastline attracts families, who come here to enjoy warm beaches, dramatic cliffs, and ever-changing sand dunes. Despite being only 10 km (6 mi) from the mainland city of Portsmouth, the island is a world apart in terms of scenery, culture, and pace of life.

Wiltshire travel guide

4.2
Ruins · Gardens · Architectural Buildings
Wiltshire is a large and mostly rural county in the west of England. The county contains large areas of rolling chalk downs and grazing farmland, including Salisbury Plain, which is the location of the world-famous Stonehenge, Avebury stone circles, and several other ancient landmarks. These important Neolithic monuments attract crowds of curious travelers throughout the year, while the region’s quaint villages remain oases of tranquility and great vacation ideas just a little off the beaten track. In a land of historic attractions thousands of years old, the impressive 800-year-old Salisbury Cathedral, situated in the region’s only city, may seem a relatively modern religious monument. While this region is indisputably soaked in history and heritage, it also boasts numerous modern restaurants, cafes, pubs, and bars, known for championing local producers.

Wales travel guide

4.3
Castles · Beaches · Specialty Museums
Wales attracts tourism with its stunning landscape, a wealth of history, and a huge number of imposing castles. Yet behind the spectacular scenery and the ancient fortress walls hides the simple warmth of the Welsh people, whose pride in their Celtic heritage is only exceeded by the love they feel for their homeland. This may be a relatively small country, but its spirit is truly grand. Your itinerary may just be made up of joining the locals at the pub or a village rugby game to soak up the famous Welsh spirit and learn about "hiraeth," a deep bond the Welsh feel with their land. Though compact, Wales has no shortage of secluded corners easily and quickly explored on an extensive network of footpaths, which makes a trip to this land a true hiker’s paradise.