17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly + Train:  9 h 30 min
1
London
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
2
York
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Montreal, Quebec

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes London Shopping Tours, Piccadilly Circus, Tower Bridge, and other attractions. Museum-lovers will appreciate The British Museum and Madame Tussauds London. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Camden Market and Bates Hats. Step out of London with an excursion to Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm in Aylesbury--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, hunt for treasures at Borough Market, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, and don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

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Montreal, Canada to London is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Montreal to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in May, you will find days in London are a bit cooler (19°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

5
nights
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.
Relax by the water at Durham Heritage Coast and Filey Beach. Head to Chatsworth House and The Imaginariumfor some retail therapy. Change things up with a short trip to Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster (about 1 hour away). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, wander the streets of York Shambles, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and stop by The Cat Gallery.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our York trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. May in York sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Chatsworth House, Durham Heritage Coast, Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Filey Beach
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Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

5
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Edinburgh Castle and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Take a break from the city and head to Arthur's Seat and Portobello Beach. Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, explore the wide array of goods at Jenners, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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