26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom travel planner

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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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Ambleside
— 3 nights
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York
— 3 nights
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 4 nights
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Bath
— 4 nights
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London
— 6 nights
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Edinburgh

— 5 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, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Edinburgh Beer Factory, and browse the exhibits of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Edinburgh is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Edinburgh, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Ambleside

— 3 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ambleside: Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith), Predator Experience (in Ayside) and Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Orrest Head, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, identify plant and animal life at Walla Crag, and contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ambleside vacation maker website.

Getting from Edinburgh to Ambleside by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Castleton (Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill & Peak Mountaineering). Next up on the itinerary: learn the secrets of beer at Brewtown Tours, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, and examine the collection at York Castle Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read York tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in York are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in York

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bourton-on-the-Water

— 4 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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bourton-on-the-Water: Corinium Museum (in Cirencester) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, enjoy breathtaking views from Broadway Tower, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hook Norton Brewery.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Bourton-on-the-Water holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from York to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. April in Bourton-on-the-Water sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Bath

— 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Glastonbury (Glastonbury Tor & Chalice Well), Wells Cathedral (in Wells) and Tewkesbury (Old Baptist Chapel & Tewkesbury Abbey). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, and walk around Royal Victoria Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

London

— 6 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: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

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.