29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Manchester
— 2 nights
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Windermere
— 2 nights
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Cockermouth
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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Fort William
— 2 nights
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Inverness
— 3 nights
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Bath
— 4 nights
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Moreton-in-Marsh
— 4 nights
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London
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Manchester — 2 nights

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chatsworth House (in Bakewell), Liverpool (Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool & Royal Albert Dock Liverpool) and Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton). Next up on the itinerary: hone your skills at Parthian Climbing and don't miss a visit to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Manchester trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Manchester is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Manchester due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in July, with highs in Manchester at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Windermere.
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Windermere — 2 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on Lake District Sheepdog Experience, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Holehird Gardens and then look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Windermere online trip maker.

Drive from Manchester to Windermere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive 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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the activities along Derwentwater and then get a dose of the wild on Lakeland Mountain Guides. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Castlerigg Stone Circle and then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cockermouth day trip planning app.

You can drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 4 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: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, visit Edinburgh Old Town, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online route maker.

Drive from Cockermouth to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Edinburgh when traveling from Cockermouth in July, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fort William.
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Fort William — 2 nights

Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and then make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Glencoe Folk Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fort William tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Inverness.
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Inverness — 3 nights

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly), Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore) and Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris (in Aviemore). There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness, and head outdoors with Northern Meeting Park.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Inverness holiday website.

Drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can fly to Bath.
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Bath — 4 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Tetbury (Highgrove Gardens & Chavenage House) and Wells Cathedral (in Wells). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, snap pictures at Pulteney Bridge, explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens, and head outdoors with The Cotswold Range.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Bath travel route app.

Fly from Inverness to Bath in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Moreton-in-Marsh.
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Moreton-in-Marsh — 4 nights

Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Take a break from Moreton-in-Marsh with a short trip to Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures in Tewkesbury, about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Moreton-in-Marsh tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bath to Moreton-in-Marsh in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Moreton-in-Marsh, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to London.
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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: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read London trip maker tool.

You can drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to London in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will leave for home on the 29th (Fri).
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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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Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.
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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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