19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 2 nights
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London
— 1 night
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Salisbury
— 2 nights
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Bath
— 2 nights
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Bristol
— 2 nights
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Cheltenham
— 3 nights
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Gloucester
— 2 nights
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Penrith
— 3 nights
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London — 2 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.
On the 20th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Cathedral, then stroll around Regent's Park, and finally snap pictures at Millennium Bridge. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Lord's Cricket Ground, see the interesting displays at Emirates Stadium Tour and Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, then take in panoramic vistas at Up at The O2, and finally take a stroll through Greenwich.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to London, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in August: highs in London hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to London.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods

London — 1 night

The Square Mile

On the 22nd (Mon), ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, walk around Regent's Park, then see the interesting displays at Lord's Cricket Ground, then enjoy breathtaking views from Up at The O2, and finally traverse land and water with a duck tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Tower of London, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, then admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London route maker website.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Salisbury.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Fun & Games

Salisbury — 2 nights

Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund, get engrossed in the history at The Salisbury Museum, admire the striking features of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, contemplate the long history of The Close, then learn about all things military at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, relax in the rural setting at Finkley Down Farm, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, then find something for the whole family at Paultons Park, and finally take a peaceful walk through Moors Valley Country Park and Forest.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Salisbury trip maker tool.

You can drive from London to Salisbury in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bath.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Spas
Side Trips

Bath — 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get curious at Herschel Museum of Astronomy, walk around Royal Victoria Park, see the interesting displays at Fashion Museum Bath, then get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Bath at Work, then walk around Alexandra Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Bath Street. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Parade Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then stop by Fudge Kitchen, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens at Victoria Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath journey planner.

You can drive from Salisbury to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bristol.
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Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Bristol — 2 nights

Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Arnos Vale Cemetery, examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm, then contemplate the long history of Cabot Tower, and finally enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bristol trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Bristol takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.
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Side Trip

Cheltenham — 3 nights

Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): stroll around Imperial Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Holst Victorian House, experience rural life at Cotswold Farm Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, then look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, and finally get great views at Cleeve Hill.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham holiday planner.

Drive from Bristol to Cheltenham in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Cheltenham, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gloucester.
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Side Trips

Gloucester — 2 nights

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gloucester Cathedral and Gloucester Docks. Kids will appreciate attractions like Prinknash Bird And Deer Park and Ludlow Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Gloucester: Acton Scott Historic Working Farm (in Acton Scott), The Spaceguard Centre & Observatory (in Knighton) and Church Street (in Ledbury).

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gloucester travel planning tool.

Gloucester is just a short distance from Cheltenham. In September in Gloucester, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Penrith.
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Side Trips

Penrith — 3 nights

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest and Lake District Coast Aquarium. Bring the kids along to Derwentwater and Senhouse Roman Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Penrith side-trips: The Gincase Farm Park (in Silloth) and Bassenthwaite Lake National Nature Reserve (in Bassenthwaite). There's lots more to do: hike along Hallin Fell, admire the natural beauty at Acorn Bank, contemplate the waterfront views at Ullswater, and look for gifts at Chestnut House.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Penrith trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Penrith takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Gloucester in September: highs in Penrith hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Side Trips

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.
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Cotswolds travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Zoos
Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.
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Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.
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