13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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York
— 1 day
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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London
— 3 nights
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Bath
— 1 night
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Gloucester
— 3 nights
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Alton
— 1 night
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Bakewell
— 1 night

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York

York ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, then have some family-friendly fun at Yorkshire Activity Centre, and then see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the York tour planner.

Manchester to York is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

York Bird of Prey Centre
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

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nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, get great views at Calton Hill, and browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia.

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

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Realm VR ©
The Realm VR

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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read London trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Edinburgh to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then get your game on at VR-Here, then examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village.

Plan trip to Bath with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Castle Combe Village
Find places to stay May 9 — 10:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

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Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Gloucester: The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes), Rugrats and Half Pints Cirencester (in Cirencester) and Cherry Lakes (in South Cerney).

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gloucester online trip maker.

You can drive from Bath to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In May in Gloucester, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Alton.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Cirencester, Cheltenham, Monastery garden prinknash, Cherry Lakes
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
SimAir737 ©
SimAir737
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

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Alton

Alton
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Alton Towers Theme Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tissington Trail and High Peak Trail.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Alton online holiday maker.

Drive from Gloucester to Alton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Gloucester in May, Alton is little chillier at night with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in Alton

Theme Parks · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Tissington Trail and High Peak Trail
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Alton Towers Theme Park
Alton Towers Theme Park

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Bakewell

Bakewell ©
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 15th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Stanage Edge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, then hike along Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, and finally admire the sheer force of Waterfall Swallet.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bakewell driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Alton to Bakewell in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bakewell can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bakewell

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Stanage Edge, Waterfall Swallet, Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, Ladybower Reservoir
Find places to stay May 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill ©
Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill
Stanage Edge ©
Stanage Edge

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