12 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

12 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

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London
— 4 nights
2
Windsor
— 1 day
3
Wilton
— Few hours
4
Bath
— 1 night
5
Liverpool
— 1 night
6
Edinburgh
— 1 night
7
Manchester
— 1 night
8
Birmingham
— 1 night
9
Oxford
— 1 day
10
London
— 1 night

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London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Do your shopping at Borough Market and Regent Street. Let the collections at Natural History Museum and National Gallery capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: IWM Duxford (in Duxford) and Canterbury Cathedral (in Canterbury). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Westminster, explore the world behind art at Wallace Collection, visit Greenwich, and look for gifts at Fortnum & Mason.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to London due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in London hover around 11°C and lows are around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Windsor.

Things to do in London

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

IWM Duxford, Canterbury Cathedral
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection

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Windsor

Windsor ©
Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. On the 2nd (Thu), see the interesting displays at Windsor and Royal Borough Museum and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Windsor Parish Church St. John the Baptist.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Windsor trip planner.

Traveling by car from London to Windsor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Windsor can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Wilton.

Things to do in Windsor

Museums · Historic Sites
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Windsor and Royal Borough Museum ©
Windsor and Royal Borough Museum
Windsor Parish Church St. John the Baptist ©

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Wilton

Wilton
To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Wilton trip planner.

Traveling by car from Windsor to Wilton takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you're off to Bath.

Things to do in Wilton

Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife
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Bath

Bath
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bath tour planner.

Traveling by car from Wilton to Bath takes an hour. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel to Liverpool.

Things to do in Bath

Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors
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Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): learn about all things military at Western Approaches Museum - The Battle of the Atlantic Experience, steep yourself in history at Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, then browse the exhibits of Lady Lever Art Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology).

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Traveling by car from Bath to Liverpool takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. January in Liverpool sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Lady Lever Art Gallery
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Surgeons' Hall Museums, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, then sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, then take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and finally browse the exhibits of Stills Gallery.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Liverpool to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Manchester.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Pickering's Gin Distillery ©
Pickering's Gin Distillery

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Manchester

Manchester ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the striking features of Manchester Cathedral, then examine the collection at National Football Museum, then sample the fine beverages at The City of Manchester Distillery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Clayton Hall Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Manchester trip app.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Manchester takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Manchester are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pendle Hill
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The City of Manchester Distillery ©
The City of Manchester Distillery
National Football Museum ©
National Football Museum
Pendle Hill ©
Pendle Hill

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Birmingham

Birmingham
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Steelhouse Lane Lock-up.

To find out how to plan a trip to Birmingham, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Birmingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Birmingham sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites
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Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): stop by Fudge Kitchen, sample the fine beverages at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, get engrossed in the history at History of Science Museum, admire the striking features of Sheldonian Theatre, then examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, and finally take an in-depth tour of Dorchester Abbey.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Oxford online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Oxford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dorchester Abbey
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The Oxford Artisan Distillery ©
The Oxford Artisan Distillery
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
Dorchester Abbey ©
Dorchester Abbey

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London

London
For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read London road trip site.

You can drive from Oxford to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in London

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks
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