32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom route planner

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Bath
— 4 nights
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 4 nights
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London
— 6 nights
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York
— 4 nights
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Ambleside
— 4 nights
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Glasgow
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Avebury (The Henge Shop & Church of St. James), Tewkesbury (Old Baptist Chapel & Tewkesbury Abbey) and Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, and explore the ancient world of Stonehenge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath itinerary maker app.

Athens, Greece to Bath is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Athens to Bath due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bourton-on-the-Water: The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Corinium Museum (in Cirencester). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and identify plant and animal life at Birdland.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bourton-on-the-Water travel planner.

Getting from Bath to Bourton-on-the-Water by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Bourton-on-the-Water are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to London.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

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: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our London sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

York

— 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Castleton (Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill & Peak Mountaineering) and St Anne's Church, Baslow (in Baslow). There's much more to do: gain some tasty knowledge on Brewtown Tours, contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, wander the streets of York Shambles, and admire the striking features of York Minster.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the York day trip tool.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ambleside

— 4 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ambleside: Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith), Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Orrest Head, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ambleside trip planning tool.

Getting from York to Ambleside by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Glasgow

— 3 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Glasgow: A D Rattray Whisky Shop (in Kirkoswald) and Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience (in Cumnock). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, stroll around Pollok Country Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at World of Wings Birds of Prey Centre.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Glasgow sightseeing planner.

Getting from Ambleside to Glasgow by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, and make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip website.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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.