19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip itinerary builder

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Fly
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Train
2
York
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Oxford
— 1 night
Drive
4
Burford
Drive
5
Stow-on-the-Wold
Drive
6
Chipping Campden
Drive
7
Broadway
Drive
8
Snowshill
Drive
9
Winchcombe
— 1 night
Drive
10
Upper Slaughter
Drive
11
Lower Slaughter
Drive
12
Bourton-on-the-Water
Drive
13
Bibury
Drive
14
Cirencester
— 1 night
Drive
15
Painswick
Drive
16
Stroud
Drive
17
Nailsworth
Drive
18
Tetbury
Drive
19
Castle Combe
— 1 night
Drive
20
Bath
— 1 night
Train
21
Oxford
— 4 nights
Drive
22
London
— 1 night
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Edinburgh

— 4 nights

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, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh vacation planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Edinburgh is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Edinburgh is 3 hours. Traveling from Buenos Aires in April, you will find days in Edinburgh are slightly colder (13°C), and nights are colder (3°C). You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Tours

York

— 2 nights

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.
On the 1st (Tue), take a stroll through York Shambles, take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of St. Williams College, examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, then see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and finally delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our York trip planner.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in York are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Oxford.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Oxford

— 1 night

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 3rd (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Oxford Castle & Prison, deepen your understanding at University of Oxford, step into the grandiose world of Christ Church Cathedral, then learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, then admire the landmark architecture of Sheldonian Theatre, and finally admire the striking features of Radcliffe Camera.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Oxford travel route builder app.

You can drive from York to Oxford in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Burford.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Museums

Burford

Burford is a medieval town on the River Windrush in the Cotswold hills in West Oxfordshire, England. To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Burford trip app.

You can drive from Oxford to Burford in an hour. May in Burford sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. On the 4th (Fri), you're off to Stow-on-the-Wold.

Things to do in Burford

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edward's Church and then look for gifts at The Cotswold Cheese Company.

To find out how to plan a trip to Stow-on-the-Wold, use our trip itinerary maker.

Stow-on-the-Wold is just a stone's throw from Burford. May in Stow-on-the-Wold sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Fri) before leaving for Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Stow-on-the-Wold

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): view the masterpieces at The Gallery at The Guild and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chipping Campden trip itinerary planner.

Chipping Campden is very close to Stow-on-the-Wold. Traveling from Stow-on-the-Wold in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 12°C in Chipping Campden. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Broadway.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Broadway

Broadway is a large village and civil parish within the Cotswolds, located in the county of Worcestershire, England. On the 4th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Broadway Playground.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Broadway trip planner.

Broadway is just a short distance from Chipping Campden. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Snowshill.

Things to do in Broadway

Parks · Fun & Games

Snowshill

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Snowshill journey builder website.

Snowshill is just a short distance from Broadway. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 4th (Fri), you're off to Winchcombe.

Things to do in Snowshill

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Winchcombe

— 1 night
Winchcombe is a Cotswold town in the local authority district of Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire, England. To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Winchcombe trip planning website.

Winchcombe is very close to Snowshill. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel to Upper Slaughter.

Things to do in Winchcombe

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Upper Slaughter

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Upper Slaughter trip planning app.

Getting from Winchcombe to Upper Slaughter by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Winchcombe in May, Upper Slaughter is little chillier at night with lows of 8°C. On the 5th (Sat), you're off to Lower Slaughter.

Things to do in Upper Slaughter

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Lower Slaughter

Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St. Mary.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lower Slaughter trip itinerary maker app.

Lower Slaughter is very close to Upper Slaughter. In May in Lower Slaughter, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Lower Slaughter

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look for gifts at Cotswold Sheepskin and then examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bourton-on-the-Water tour builder tool.

Bourton-on-the-Water is just a stone's throw from Lower Slaughter. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Bibury.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Museums · Shopping

Bibury

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Chedworth Roman Villa and then admire the landmark architecture of Arlington Row.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bibury online trip builder.

Bibury is just a short distance from Bourton-on-the-Water. May in Bibury sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Bibury

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cirencester

— 1 night
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cirencester road trip planning app.

Cirencester is just a short distance from Bibury. On the 6th (Sun), you're off to Painswick.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

Painswick

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Painswick trip maker tool.

Painswick is very close to Cirencester. May in Painswick sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. You'll set off for Stroud on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Painswick

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife

Stroud

Stroud is a market town and civil parish in the centre of Gloucestershire, England. On the 6th (Sun), browse for treasures at Malt House Emporium and then look for gifts at Stroud Farmers' Market.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Stroud trip maker app.

Stroud is very close to Painswick. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nailsworth.

Things to do in Stroud

Shopping

Side Trip

Nailsworth

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. James Church and then admire the natural beauty at Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nailsworth trip itinerary planning website.

Nailsworth is very close to Stroud. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Tetbury.

Things to do in Nailsworth

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tetbury

Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Westonbirt Arboretum.

To plan Tetbury vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Tetbury is very close to Nailsworth. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Castle Combe.

Things to do in Tetbury

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Castle Combe

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Castle Combe route builder website.

Castle Combe is just a short distance from Tetbury. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Castle Combe

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Bath

— 1 night

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 7th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of The Circus, examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, then browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bath online trip itinerary maker.

Bath is very close to Castle Combe. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oxford

— 4 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

Explore Oxford's surroundings by going to Paultons Park (in Romsey), Bletchley Park (in Bletchley) and Woburn Safari Park (in Woburn). Enjoy Oxford some more: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Avebury Manor, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Winchester Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oxford trip planner.

Take a train from Bath to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

London

— 1 night

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 12th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and then make a trip to Big Ben.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Oxford to London by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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.