18 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

18 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

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Start: Winnipeg
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
London
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Herstmonceux
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Arundel
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Salisbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
Train:  6 h
7
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
8
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
9
Warwick
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
London
— 1 night
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Winnipeg

1
night
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 8th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, thenadmire the masterpieces at The Courtauld Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, thensee the interesting displays at The Musical Museum, thenexplore the galleries of Wallace Collection, and finally examine the collection at The London Film Museum - Covent Garden.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read London tour planner.

Winnipeg, Canada to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Winnipeg in August, you will find days in London are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Herstmonceux.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Musical Museum
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

1
night
Herstmonceux

Herstmonceux
For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Herstmonceux trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from London to Herstmonceux takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Arundel.

Things to do in Herstmonceux

Nightlife Outdoors Wildlife
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Arundel

Arundel ©
Arundel is a market town and civil parish in a steep vale of the South Downs, West Sussex, England. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Nicholas' Church, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Arundel Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Arundel Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church (Sompting Parish Church).

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Arundel trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Herstmonceux to Arundel takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salisbury.

Things to do in Arundel

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Mary's Church (Sompting Parish Church)
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St Nicholas' Church ©
St Nicholas' Church
Arundel Cathedral ©
Arundel Cathedral
Arundel Museum ©
Arundel Museum

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nights
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Do some cultural sightseeing at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta and Gold Hill Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Boscombe Down Aviation Collection and Shaftesbury Abbey Museum & Garden. Explore Salisbury's surroundings by going to The Minster Church of St Cuthburga (in Wimborne Minster) and Old Wardour Castle (in Tisbury). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Close, take an in-depth tour of The Salisbury Museum, examine the collection at The Rifles Berkshire and Wiltshire Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Salisbury journey planner.

You can drive from Arundel to Salisbury in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Shaftesbury, St. Mary's Church, The Minster Church of St Cuthburga, Old Wardour Castle
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Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection ©
Boscombe Down Aviation Collection
Old Wardour Castle ©
Old Wardour Castle

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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Manvers Street Baptist Church and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, see the interesting displays at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, thentake an in-depth tour of The Museum of Bath at Work, and finally admire the striking features of Chavenage House.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bath online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Salisbury to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Newport, Chavenage House, Great Chalfield Manor
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No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House

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nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. On the 16th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Rollright Stones, thenadmire the natural beauty at Kiftsgate Court Gardens, thenenjoy breathtaking views from The Tower @ RSC, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church. On the next day, explore the world behind art at The MAD Museum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Guild Chapel, and then examine the collection at Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Stratford-upon-Avon trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Bath to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. August in Stratford-upon-Avon sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kiftsgate Court Gardens, Rollright Stones
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The MAD Museum ©
The MAD Museum
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens ©
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 18th (Tue), examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, thencontemplate the long history of Greyfriars Kirk, and finally make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at People's Story, explore the historical opulence of Dunfermline Abbey and Palace, thencontemplate the long history of Inchcolm Abbey and Island, and finally steep yourself in history at Dean Village.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner.

Getting from Stratford-upon-Avon to Edinburgh by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stratford-upon-Avon in August, expect Edinburgh to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
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Dean Village ©
Dean Village
Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket
Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk

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Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Edlingham Castle and Edlingham Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, thenget engrossed in the history at Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard, and finally explore the galleries of Etal Castle. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at The Old School Gallery, admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, thentake an in-depth tour of Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery, and finally explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Alnwick online driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Alnwick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Alnwick, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Warwick.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Etal Castle, Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard, Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin
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The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Etal Castle ©
Etal Castle

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Warwick

Warwick ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old Court House, brush up on your military savvy at The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum (Royal Warwickshire), thenmake a trip to Guy's Cliffe, thenexplore the historical opulence of Kenilworth Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Charlecote Mill.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Warwick day trip planning website.

You can drive from Alnwick to Warwick in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to London.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kenilworth Castle
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Kenilworth Castle ©
Kenilworth Castle
Guy's Cliffe ©
Guy's Cliffe
Charlecote Mill ©
Charlecote Mill

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London

London ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): browse the exhibits of HMS Belfast, get engrossed in the history at Museum of London, and then explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Chapel.

For maps and other tourist information, read London trip planner.

You can drive from Warwick to London in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. George's Chapel
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HMS Belfast ©
HMS Belfast
St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel
Museum of London ©
Museum of London

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