16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
2
York
— 2 nights
3
Windermere
— 3 nights
4
Cheltenham
— 2 nights
5
London
— 4 nights

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Change things up with a short trip to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, make a trip to The Royal Mile, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder app.

Rothbury to Edinburgh is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

2
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.
On the 5th (Wed), see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Constantine the Great, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at York Minster, and finally delve into the distant past at York City Walls. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Yorkshire Activity Centre, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, thenpick up a one of a kind souvenir at Yorkshire Antiques.com, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Brew York, and finally take a stroll through York Shambles.

For photos and more tourist information, use the York sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in York sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
York Minster ©
York Minster

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore Windermere's surroundings by going to Jesus Church (in Troutbeck) and The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction (in Bowness-on-Windermere). The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, view the masterpieces at Cookhouse Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Windermere vacation planner.

You can drive from York to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jesus Church, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh) and The Roman Baths (in Bath). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, stroll through Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at St Lawrence's Church, and examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cheltenham trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Cheltenham takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February in Cheltenham, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to London.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucester Ski & Snowboard Centre, Cotswold Archery, Brunel's SS Great Britain, The Roman Baths
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in London, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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