23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 4 nights
Train
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 3 nights
Drive
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York
— 3 nights
Train
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Durham
— 1 night
Drive
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Ambleside
— 2 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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London

— 4 nights

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: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

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Chennai, India to London is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -5.5 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Chennai in March; daily highs in London reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Bath

— 2 nights

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 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), then stop by Fudge Kitchen, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Bath trip itinerary 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 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water

— 3 nights
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. Step out of Bourton-on-the-Water with an excursion to The Cotswold Range in Somerford Keynes--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bourton-on-the-Water tour site.

Traveling by car from Bath to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

York

— 3 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.
Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Spirit of Harrogate Ltd (in Harrogate), Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton) and Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford). There's lots more to do: sample some tasty brews at Brewtown Tours, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and wander the streets of York Shambles.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our York trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Tours · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Durham

— 1 night
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Durham itinerary planner.

You can take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In March, daily temperatures in Durham can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Durham

Spas

Ambleside

— 2 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, and then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ambleside online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Durham to Ambleside takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Ambleside

Fun & Games · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Edinburgh

— 6 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: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

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

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · 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.