14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bath
— 2 nights
2
London
— 5 nights
3
Kirkwall, Mainland
— 2 nights
4
Edinburgh
— 3 nights

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, thentake an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tintern Abbey, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, admire the landmark architecture of Lacock Abbey, thenexamine the collection at Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock Abbey, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bath driving holiday planner.

San Francisco, USA to Bath is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Francisco to Bath due to the time zone difference. You will leave for London on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Lacock, Wells, Castle Combe Village, Tintern Abbey
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Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern Abbey

5
nights
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.
The British Museum and National Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like IWM Duxford and Old Town Hastings. Venture out of the city with trips to Camber Sands (in Camber) and Fitzwilliam Museum (in Cambridge). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the London road trip planning app.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Hastings, Camber Sands, Fitzwilliam Museum, IWM Duxford
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Camber Sands ©
Camber Sands
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Old Town Hastings ©
Old Town Hastings

2
nights
Kirkwall, Mainland

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Broch of Gurness, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Brough Of Birsay, thencontemplate the long history of Skara Brae, and finally don't miss a visit to Yesnaby Cliffs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Magnus Cathedral, make a trip to Ness of Brodgar, thensee the interesting displays at Orkney Wireless Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre, and finally explore the activities along Scapa Flow.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Kirkwall itinerary planner.

You can fly from London to Kirkwall in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from London in May, things will get little chillier in Kirkwall: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Nature Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stromness, Broch of Gurness, Brough Of Birsay, Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre
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Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Saint Magnus Cathedral ©
Saint Magnus Cathedral
Broch of Gurness ©
Broch of Gurness

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Calton Hill. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St Giles' Cathedral and Grace Darling Museum. Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Rosslyn Chapel in Roslin, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, stroll around Holyrood Park, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

Before you visit Edinburgh, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Kirkwall to Edinburgh by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Edinburgh sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Grace Darling Museum, Rosslyn Chapel
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Grace Darling Museum ©
Grace Darling Museum

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