22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Glasgow
— 4 nights
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
3
Inverness
— 3 nights
4
Edinburgh
— 1 night
5
Durham
— 2 nights
6
Liverpool
— 2 nights
7
Nottingham
— 2 nights
8
St Leonards-on-Sea
— 2 nights
9
Brighton and Hove
— 2 nights

4
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and People's Palace and Winter Gardens. Get outdoors at Strathblane Falconry and Stevenston Beach. Explore Glasgow's surroundings by going to Loup of Fintry (in Fintry), Puck's Glen (in Benmore) and Ostel Bay Beach (in Tighnabruaich). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, get curious at Glasgow Science Centre, get a sense of history and politics at City Chambers, and steep yourself in history at Glasgow Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip itinerary planning website.

London to Glasgow is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Glasgow at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stirling, Strathblane Falconry, Stevenston Beach, Loup of Fintry, Puck's Glen
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Strathblane Falconry ©
Strathblane Falconry

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 30th (Thu), get great views at Calton Hill. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, then steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and finally step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You'll set off for Inverness on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

3
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Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get some historical perspective at Urquhart Castle and Inverness Cathedral. The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection) and Culloden Battlefield are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Loch Morlich (in Aviemore) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, explore the historical opulence of Inverness Castle, steep yourself in history at Fort George, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Kirk Yard.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary website.

Drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Inverness sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Loch Morlich, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Culloden Battlefield, Cawdor Castle
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Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

1
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Durham.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill

2
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Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): go for a walk through Durham Riverside Walk. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Durham Castle, steep yourself in history at Durham Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Durham Heritage Coast, then enjoy the sand and surf at Roker & Seaburn Beaches, and finally don't miss a visit to The Angel of the North.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Durham holiday planning website.

Getting from Edinburgh to Durham by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August in Durham, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

The Angel of the North, Fountains Abbey, Roker & Seaburn Beaches
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Durham Castle ©
Durham Castle
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

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Liverpool

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Liverpool Cathedral, examine the collection at Museum of Liverpool, examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story, and finally steep yourself in history at Mendips - John Lennon Home. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, get a new perspective on nature at World Museum, then admire the natural beauty at St.John's Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Tate Liverpool, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Liverpool trip planner.

You can drive from Durham to Liverpool in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nottingham.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Museum of Liverpool
Museum of Liverpool
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
World Museum ©
World Museum

2
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Nottingham

Nottingham ©
With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Church of St Barnabas. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of National Justice Museum, examine the collection at William Booth Birthplace Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Wollaton Hall and Park, then don't miss a visit to Holme Pierrepont Hall, and finally head outdoors with Stoke Lock & Woods Riverside.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nottingham road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Liverpool to Nottingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Nottingham sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to St Leonards-on-Sea.

Things to do in Nottingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Hawks Of Steele
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Wollaton Hall and Park ©
Wollaton Hall and Park
William Booth Birthplace Museum ©
William Booth Birthplace Museum
National Justice Museum ©
National Justice Museum

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St Leonards-on-Sea

St Leonards-on-Sea ©
St Leonards-on-Sea has been part of Hastings, East Sussex, England, since the late 19th century though it retains a sense of separate identity. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Hastings Country Park, browse the exhibits of Smugglers Adventure, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Stade, then examine the collection at Hastings Fishermen's Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Clements Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the St Leonards-on-Sea trip site.

Getting from Nottingham to St Leonards-on-Sea by car takes about 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Fri) before leaving for Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in St Leonards-on-Sea

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Hastings, Pett Level Beach
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Pett Level Beach ©
Pett Level Beach
Hastings Fishermen's Museum ©
Hastings Fishermen's Museum
St Clements Church ©
St Clements Church

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Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove ©
The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
On the 14th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Brighton Beach, and then take in panoramic vistas at British Airways i360. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through North Laine, make a trip to Royal Pavilion, look for gifts at Gustamps, then take a stroll through The Lanes, and finally take in the waterfront at Brighton Palace Pier.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Brighton and Hove travel route planning tool.

Getting from St Leonards-on-Sea to Brighton and Hove by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Brighton and Hove, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hawking About, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
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Royal Pavilion ©
Royal Pavilion
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The Lanes ©
The Lanes

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