8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 1 night
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Alnwick
— 1 night
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Portinscale
— 1 night
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Bakewell
— 1 night
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London
— 3 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh online attractions planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to Edinburgh is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stuttgart to Edinburgh. In October, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Castle
4.4

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Alnwick

Alnwick
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Embleton Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Beadnell Bay Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Alnwick online tour planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Alnwick by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daily temperatures in Alnwick can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Portinscale

Portinscale ©
Nestled on the western shore of Derwentwater, Portinscale serves as a perfect base for a walking holiday in the English Lake District.
On the 15th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, then contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Alpacaly Ever After.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Portinscale route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Alnwick to Portinscale takes 2.5 hours. October in Portinscale sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bakewell.

Things to do in Portinscale

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Helvellyn
4.9
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Water Body
Derwentwater
4.9

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Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, then hike along Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, then look for gifts at Grindleford Community Shop, and finally don't miss a visit to Chatsworth House.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bakewell trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Portinscale to Bakewell in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to London.

Things to do in Bakewell

Parks · Shopping · Trails · Museums

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Chatsworth House
4.1
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World heritage site
Ladybower Reservoir
4.8

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London

London ©

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.
National Gallery and The British Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Natural History Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our London holiday builder website.

Getting from Bakewell to London by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

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National Gallery
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Art Museum
The British Museum
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Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum
4.5

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