17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 3 nights
2
Portsmouth
— 1 night
3
Bournemouth
— 2 nights
4
Cheltenham
— 3 nights
5
York
— 2 nights
6
Edinburgh
— 4 nights

3
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Saatchi Gallery and Westminster Abbey. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beer Tastings & Tours and Soho. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Eau Claire, USA to London is an approximately 15-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Eau Claire in November; daily highs in London reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Beer Tastings & Tours
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. On the 23rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, thenexamine the collection at HMS Victory, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chichester Cathedral.

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Drive from London to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Portsmouth are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chichester Cathedral
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The Mary Rose ©
The Mary Rose
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory

2
nights
Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Weymouth Beach and then learn about all things military at The Tank Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bournemouth Beach, step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Lower Gardens.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Bournemouth trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Portsmouth to Bournemouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Bournemouth sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Tank Museum, Weymouth Beach, Corfe Castle
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The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach

3
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. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Roman Baths and Jet Age Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop and Milsom Street. Explore Cheltenham's surroundings by going to Bath Abbey (in Bath), Blenheim Palace (in Woodstock) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Brennen & Brown, try to win big at Cheltenham Racecourse, sample the tasty concoctions at Battledown Brewery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mariners Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cheltenham trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Bournemouth to Cheltenham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trips

Bath, Gloucester, Cotswolds Distillery, Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, Blenheim Palace
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Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, don't miss a visit to York Shambles, thenexamine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, and finally explore the ancient world of York City Walls. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Yorkshire Soap Company, thentake in the exciting artwork at Pyramid Gallery, thenexamine the collection at York Castle Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brew York.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the York road trip app.

Drive from Cheltenham to York in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Cheltenham in November since evenings lows in York dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Stills Gallery. Visit Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse for their historical value. There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Pickering's Gin Distillery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Edinburgh Beer Factory, look for gifts at Castlehill Whisky, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary app.

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. November in Edinburgh sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 4th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Museums
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Pickering's Gin Distillery ©
Pickering's Gin Distillery
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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