7 days in Edinburgh, Birmingham & London Itinerary

7 days in Edinburgh, Birmingham & London Itinerary

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Edinburgh
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Birmingham
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London
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and then step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh journey site.

London to Edinburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Edinburgh at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
The Scotch Whisky Experience ©
The Scotch Whisky Experience
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, browse for treasures at Stalls Lifestyle, then squeeze the most out of the city with Stratford Town Walk, and finally experience rural life at Mary Arden's Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Stratford-upon-Avon Canal, then look for gifts at Roly's Fudge, and then take a memorable tour with The Open Road.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Edinburgh to Birmingham by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, The Open Road
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Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens ©
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens
Stratford-upon-Avon Canal ©
Stratford-upon-Avon Canal
Stratford Town Walk ©
Stratford Town Walk

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London

London ©
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: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Market, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the London trip builder website.

Traveling by train from Birmingham to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Hatton Garden Jeweller ©
Hatton Garden Jeweller
Clerkenwell ©
Clerkenwell

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