18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Train
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York
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bakewell
— Few hours
Drive
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Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive
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Stratford-upon-Avon
— Few hours
Drive
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Oxford
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gloucester
— Few hours
Drive
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Swindon
— 1 night
Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Singapore Changi Airport

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London

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Natural History Museum and National Gallery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the London day trip site.

Singapore, Singapore to London is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to London, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect London to be much colder, temps between 11°C and 4°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 11:

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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes St Giles' Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edinburgh Castle and Old Saint Paul's Church. There's more to do: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland and step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh road trip website.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 14:

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York

City of Festivals

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.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read York online itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in York can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Bakewell.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:

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Bakewell

Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. You've now added Chatsworth House to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Chatsworth House.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bakewell trip planner.

You can drive from York to Bakewell in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. December in Bakewell sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Bakewell

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 17:
Highlights from your trip

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Birmingham

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Birmingham route maker.

Drive from Bakewell to Birmingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. December in Birmingham sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Birmingham

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 17:

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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. Shakespeare's Birthplace has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the striking features of Shakespeare's Birthplace and then hit the sights you want to with City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Stratford-upon-Avon trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In December, daytime highs in Stratford-upon-Avon are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:

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Oxford

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Oxford Castle & Prison has been added to your itinerary.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Oxford travel planner.

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. December in Oxford sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for Gloucester.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:

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Gloucester

Your day by day itinerary now includes Gloucester Cathedral as well as Highnam Court Gardens. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Highnam Court Gardens and then admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gloucester sightseeing planner.

Getting from Oxford to Gloucester by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Oxford in December since evenings lows in Gloucester dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 20:
Highlights from your trip

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Bath

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain and then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Swindon.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:

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Swindon

Swindon is a large town, in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, South West England, midway between Bristol, 35mi to the west and Reading, 35mi to the east. Your day by day itinerary now includes Stonehenge.

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Traveling by car from Bath to Swindon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Swindon sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Swindon

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
Highlights from your trip

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Peak District National Park travel guide

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Art Galleries · Caves · Hiking Trails

Cotswolds travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Specialty Museums
Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.