17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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1
Bath
— 1 night
2
St Ives
— 2 nights
3
Weymouth
— 2 nights
4
London
— 2 nights
5
Alnwick
— 2 nights
6
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
7
Inverness
— 4 nights

1
night
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 4th (Tue): contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths and then admire the striking features of Bath Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the mystery of Stonehenge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wells Cathedral, and then steep yourself in history at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bath trip itinerary planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Bath is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wells, Stonehenge
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Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens ©
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthminster Beach, thenstep off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, and then kick back and relax at Carbis Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar, and then stroll through Perranporth Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the St Ives tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Bath to St Ives in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in St Ives can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Michael's Mount, Screech Owl Sanctuary, Fistral Beach Bar, Perranporth Beach
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Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

2
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve and then step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Weymouth trip maker site.

Traveling by car from St Ives to Weymouth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to London.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

StudlandBeachandNatureReserve, Corfe Castle, Monkey World
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Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
Monkey World ©
Monkey World

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, thensteep yourself in history at Tower of London, and finally make a trip to Big Ben.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our London day trip planning site.

Drive from Weymouth to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. On the 12th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, stroll through The Alnwick Garden, and then explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory, and then step into the grandiose world of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Alnwick sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by train from London to Alnwick takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from London in August, expect nights in Alnwick to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh Castle, Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, Cragside House and Gardens, Lindisfarne Priory
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Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, thenexplore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirk, and finally explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally visit Edinburgh Old Town.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Alnwick to Edinburgh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Edinburgh sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral

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Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Urquhart Castle and Cawdor Castle. Get outdoors at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and River Ness. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: RSPB - Insh Marshes (in Kingussie), Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). There's lots more to do: take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, kick back and relax at Nairn Beach, contemplate the long history of St Ninians Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Inverness trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Inverness are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for home on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kingussie, Drumnadrochit, Nairn, Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn
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Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

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