22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 3 nights
Fly
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive
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Aviemore
— 2 nights
Fly
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Grange-over-Sands
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 2 nights
Drive
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York
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bakewell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Shipston on Stour
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 2 nights
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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.
Appreciate the collections at National Gallery and Natural History Museum. Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Coda Falconry in Hounslow (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 4 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 Royal Yacht Britannia. Get outdoors at Dalhousie Castle Falconry and Arthur's Seat. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get great views at Calton Hill, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Aviemore.
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Aviemore — 2 nights

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Loch Morlich, steep yourself in history at Aviemore Railway Station, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, then view the masterpieces at Carrbridge Artists Studio, and finally browse for treasures at Grantown Antiques and Collectables. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the fine beverages at Dalwhinnie Distillery and then stroll around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Aviemore online attractions planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Aviemore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to fly to Grange-over-Sands.
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Grange-over-Sands — 2 nights

Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at Purusha Yoga & Wellness, then see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and then identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience. Keep things going the next day: ride a horse along Witherslack Hall Equestrian Centre, then admire the natural beauty at Holker Hall & Gardens, and then examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Grange-over-Sands trip planning site.

You can fly from Aviemore to Grange-over-Sands in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cockermouth.
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Cockermouth — 2 nights

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. On the 13th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Aira Force Waterfall, and then don't miss a visit to The Greenway (Old Railway Footpath). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, then view the masterpieces at Percy House Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Alpacaly Ever After, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Lakes Distillery.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cockermouth holiday planner.

Drive from Grange-over-Sands to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Cockermouth, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to York.
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York — 2 nights

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 15th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael le Belfrey, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, then learn about all things military at The York Army Museum, and finally wander the streets of York Shambles. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of York City Walls, see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the York trip builder website.

Getting from Cockermouth to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In November, daily temperatures in York can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bakewell.
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Bakewell — 2 nights

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. On the 17th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Chatsworth House, contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, then explore the fascinating underground world of Peak Cavern, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Parish Church. On the next day, surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering, then explore the fascinating underground world of Poole's Cavern & Buxton Country Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Thornbridge Brewery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bakewell vacation app.

You can drive from York to Bakewell in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Shipston on Stour.
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Shipston on Stour — 2 nights

Shipston-on-Stour is a town and civil parish on the River Stour about 10mi south of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire close to the boundaries with Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, then identify plant and animal life at Birdland, and then examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hook Norton Brewery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Edmund, then examine the collection at Court Barn, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church.

For photos and tourist information, go to the Shipston on Stour online trip maker.

Drive from Bakewell to Shipston on Stour in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bath.
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Bath — 2 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Longleat, take a stroll through Wells Market Place, and then pause for some serene contemplation at West Front.

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You can drive from Shipston on Stour to Bath in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can catch the train back home.
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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.
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