5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Erika Beumer
Make it your trip
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Epping
— 1 night
Drive
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Great Langdale
— 1 night
Drive
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Beauly
— 1 night
Drive
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Edinburgh
Drive
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Wakefield
— 1 night
Drive
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Cambridge
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Epping — 1 night

Epping is a market town and civil parish in the Epping Forest district of the County of Essex, England. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): cruise along Epping Forest.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Epping trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Epping. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Great Langdale.
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Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Great Langdale — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction as well as Lake Windermere. On the 28th (Thu), explore the activities along Lake Windermere and then have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Great Langdale holiday planning tool.

Drive from Epping to Great Langdale in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Beauly.
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Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Beauly — 1 night

Beauly is a town in the Kilmorack Parish of the Scottish County of Inverness, on the River Beauly, 10mi west of Inverness by the Far North railway line. For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Beauly online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Great Langdale to Beauly in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. April in Beauly sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sat) before leaving for Edinburgh.
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Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Wildlife

Edinburgh

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You've now added Edinburgh Bus Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the local landmarks with Edinburgh Bus Tours.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh day trip planner.

You can drive from Beauly to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can fly to Wakefield.
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Tours
Highlights from your trip

Wakefield — 1 night

Wakefield is a city in West Yorkshire, England, on the River Calder and the eastern edge of the Pennines, which had a population of 77,512 at the 2011 census.Wakefield was dubbed the "Merrie City" in the Middle Ages and in 1538 John Leland described it as, "a very quick market town and meately large; well served of fish and flesh both from sea and by rivers... To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Wakefield trip app.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Wakefield takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Wakefield are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for Cambridge.
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Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping

Cambridge

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cambridge trip builder tool.

You can drive from Wakefield to Cambridge in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cambridge can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel back home.
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Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Historic Sites

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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