16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
London
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Cheltenham
— 4 nights
train+Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Bangkok

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the London online tour planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Bangkok in December, expect London to be colder, temps between 11°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Get out of town with these interesting Cheltenham side-trips: St Peter's Church (in Upper Slaughter), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Bath (The Roman Baths & Spas). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, and steep yourself in history at Boer War Memorial.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cheltenham road trip tool .

You can drive from London to Cheltenham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bath, Cotswolds Distillery, Corinium Museum, Brunel's SS Great Britain, St Peter's Church
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Cheltenham to Edinburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Edinburgh when traveling from Cheltenham in December, with lows around 2°C. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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