8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom holiday planner

Make it your trip
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London
— 3 nights
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York
— 1 night
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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Belfast
— 1 night
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London

— 3 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the London online holiday planner.

Jodhpur, India to London is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jodhpur to London is minus 5.5 hours. Traveling from Jodhpur in May, things will get much colder in London: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

York

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at York Minster, and then take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read York trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daily temperatures in York can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Tours

Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, then see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and finally get great views at Calton Hill.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Belfast.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours

Belfast

— 1 night
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Belfast online day trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Belfast by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. May in Belfast sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Belfast

Parks · Tours · Nightlife · Historic Sites

United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.