17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 3 nights
2
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
3
Bath
— 2 nights
4
Inverness
— 2 nights
5
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
6
Alnwick
— 4 nights

3
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.
Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at The British Museum and The Charterhouse. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the London visit planner.

Mumbai, India to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -5.5 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in London at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

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

2
nights
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 24th (Sun), see the interesting displays at HMS Victory, see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose, thenexplore the galleries of Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, and finally admire the striking features of Chichester Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, admire the natural beauty at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Winchester Cathedral.

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Drive from London to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chichester Cathedral, Winchester Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Beaulieu National Motor Museum
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HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory
The Mary Rose ©
The Mary Rose
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson ©
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson

2
nights
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 26th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, examine the collection at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, and then don't miss a visit to Stonehenge. On the next day, snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge, thenexamine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Wells Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Bath Abbey.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Bath trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Bath in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bristol, Stonehenge, Wells Cathedral
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Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns, make a trip to Culloden Battlefield, step into the grandiose world of Cawdor Castle, thenexamine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), and finally steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, thenexamine the collection at Highland Folk Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Loch Garten Nature Reserve.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Inverness online journey builder.

You can fly from Bath to Inverness in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns, Cawdor Castle, Highland Folk Museum
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Let the collections at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and National Museum of Scotland capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia. Venture out of the city with trips to Glasgow (Glasgow Cathedral, The Necropolis, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner.

Drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Glasgow
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

4
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alnwick Castle and Bamburgh Castle. Get some historical perspective at The Alnwick Garden and National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle. Take a break from Alnwick with a short trip to Lindisfarne Priory in Holy Island, about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, head off the coast to Farne Islands, see the interesting displays at Grace Darling Museum, and admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Alnwick trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Alnwick takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Lindisfarne Priory, Farne Islands, Cragside House and Gardens, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle ©
National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

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