25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner
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London
— 5 nights
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Bath
— 3 nights
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Gloucester
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bakewell
— 1 night
Drive
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York
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ambleside
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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London — 5 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. 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 Saatchi Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the London online trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in November, you will find days in London are colder (13°C), and nights are little chillier (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Bath.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games

Bath — 3 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury), Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe) and Wells (Wells Market Place, West Front, &more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bath day trip website.

Take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gloucester.
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Gloucester — 3 nights

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gloucester: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Bourton-on-the-Water (Cotswold Motoring Museum & The Cotswold Brewing Company).

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Gloucester online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Gloucester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Gloucester are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Bakewell.
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Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Side Trips

Bakewell — 1 night

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 2nd (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, then look for gifts at World of Bushcraft Centre, and finally steep yourself in history at Tissington Hall.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bakewell holiday planner.

Getting from Gloucester to Bakewell by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to York.
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York — 3 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Roseberry Topping in Middlesbrough (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with York Shambles.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the York sightseeing site.

You can drive from Bakewell to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Ambleside.
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Ambleside — 3 nights

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ambleside: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Predator Experience (in Ayside) and The Lakes Distillery (in Bassenthwaite). Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at Purusha Yoga & Wellness, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag, and get great views at Orrest Head.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ambleside trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.
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Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors
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Edinburgh — 5 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Edinburgh trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Ambleside to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. On the 13th (Tue), you'll travel 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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