18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly
1
London
— 4 nights
Train
2
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Cheltenham
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Ambleside
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Edinburgh
— 5 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.
Kids will enjoy Coca-Cola London Eye and Natural History Museum. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our London attractions planner.

Manama, Bahrain to London is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Manama to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manama in June, things will get much colder in London: highs are around 23°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

2
nights
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 6th (Sun): browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, and finally walk around Royal Victoria Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, then admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bath attractions planner.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

3
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. Bring the kids along to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and The Cotswold Range. Explore Cheltenham's surroundings by going to Cotswold Motoring Museum (in Bourton-on-the-Water), Cotswold Falconry Centre (in Moreton-in-Marsh) and Warwick (Collegiate Church of St Mary's & Charlecote Mill). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Cotswold Farm Park and get a dose of the wild on Tour Gems.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cheltenham trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cheltenham takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

3
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Bring the kids along to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Take a break from Ambleside with a short trip to Michael Coates Clay Shooting in Windermere, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Orrest Head, step into the grandiose world of Sizergh Castle, look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ambleside vacation maker site.

Drive from Cheltenham to Ambleside in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Ambleside

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

5
nights
Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Family-friendly places like Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's Seat will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Royal Mile, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Edinburgh tour builder.

You can drive from Ambleside to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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.