16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom holiday maker
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Leeds
— 1 day
Drive
2
Ambleside
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Birmingham
— 1 night
Train
6
Bath
— 3 nights
Train
7
London
— 3 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6

Leeds — 1 day

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): catch the contagious excitement of Bramham International Horse Trials.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Leeds day trip planning tool.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Leeds is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 3 hours. In July, Leeds is cooler than Jeddah - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Ambleside.
more
Casinos · Fun & Games
Highlights from your trip

Ambleside — 3 nights

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Get some cultural insight at Tarn Hows and Aira Force Waterfall. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House and Rydal Mount & Gardens. There's lots more to do: hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, examine the collection at Hawkshead Grammar School Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Helvellyn.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ambleside journey planner.

Traveling by car from Leeds to Ambleside takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Durness.
more
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips

Durness — 2 nights

Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. On the 25th (Mon), stroll through Sandwood Bay Beach, then stroll through Oldshoremore Beach, and then kick back and relax at Polin Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sango Bay, kick back and relax at Durness Beach, and then kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Durness visit site.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Durness takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Durness sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.
more
Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trip

Edinburgh — 3 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Scotland and Scottish National Gallery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh road trip planning app.

Getting from Durness to Edinburgh by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Birmingham.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Birmingham — 1 night

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 30th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Winterbourne House and Garden, steep yourself in history at Birmingham Back to Backs, and then explore the world behind art at Flat 8 Gallery.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Birmingham trip builder.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Birmingham in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in July: highs in Birmingham hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Bath.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Bath — 3 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Roman Baths and Tewkesbury Abbey. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sudeley Castle and Castle Combe Village. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Avebury Stone Circle (in Avebury). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of American Museum & Gardens and admire the striking features of Chavenage House.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bath online trip planner.

Getting from Birmingham to Bath by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.
more
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks
Side Trips

London — 3 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, then explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, then don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the London travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
more
Museums · Historic Sites

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.
more