25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
London
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h
2
Bristol
— 1 night
train:  4​h 30​min
3
Haverfordwest
— 1 night
train:  4​h 30​min
4
Bristol
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
5
London
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
6
Leeds
— 1 night
train:  30​min
7
York
— 1 day
train:  30​min
8
Leeds
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
9
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
10
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
11
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
12
Glasgow
— 1 night
train:  4​h 30​min
13
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

4
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.
You've added The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & UnNatural History, St. Dunstan in the East Church Garden, St Olave's Church, and other attractions to your itinerary. It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London day trip planning site .

Washington DC, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Washington DC to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In December in London, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 39°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Bristol.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Oxford
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Oxford Castle & Prison ©
Oxford Castle & Prison

1
night
Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
You've now added St Peter's Church to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Bristol Cathedral and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Peter's Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Bristol travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Bristol takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Haverfordwest.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
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Bristol Cathedral ©
Bristol Cathedral
St Peter's Church ©
St Peter's Church

1
night
Haverfordwest

Haverfordwest ©
Haverfordwest is the county town of Pembrokeshire, Wales, and serves as the county's principal commercial and administrative centre. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Haverfordwest Town Museum.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Haverfordwest trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Bristol to Haverfordwest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Haverfordwest are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. You'll set off for Bristol on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Haverfordwest

Museums
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Haverfordwest Town Museum ©
Haverfordwest Town Museum

1
night
Bristol

Bristol
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Drive from Haverfordwest to Bristol in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to London.

Things to do in Bristol

Nightlife Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:

3
nights
London

London ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Pancras Old Church, BODY WORLDS London and Brompton Cemetery.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read London online tour itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Bristol to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Leeds.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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St. Pancras Old Church ©
St. Pancras Old Church
BODY WORLDS London ©
BODY WORLDS London
Brompton Cemetery ©
Brompton Cemetery

1
night
Leeds

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
You've now added Leeds Art Gallery to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Leeds Town Hall and then explore the world behind art at Leeds Art Gallery.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Leeds tour planner.

You can take a train from London to Leeds in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Leeds are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to York.

Things to do in Leeds

Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Leeds Art Gallery ©
Leeds Art Gallery
Leeds Town Hall ©
Leeds Town Hall

1
day
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.
St. Mary's Abbey has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the striking features of St. Mary's Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and then wander the streets of York Shambles.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read York trip itinerary maker .

York is just a short distance from Leeds. In December, daytime highs in York are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can take a train to Leeds.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Shambles ©
York Shambles
St. Mary's Abbey ©
St. Mary's Abbey

2
nights
Leeds

Leeds ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Armouries Museum as well as Kirkstall Abbey.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Leeds trip itinerary planning site .

Leeds is just a stone's throw from York. You will leave for Edinburgh on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Leeds

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Armouries Museum ©
Royal Armouries Museum
Kirkstall Abbey ©
Kirkstall Abbey

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arthur's Seat, Holyrood Abbey and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of Scotland and Greyfriars Kirkyard.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Leeds to Edinburgh by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in December, and nighttime lows around 36°F. You'll set off for Glasgow on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Holyrood Abbey ©
Holyrood Abbey

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow West End, Glasgow Cathedral, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and then walk around Glasgow West End. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at The Necropolis, contemplate the long history of Glasgow Cathedral, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Clydeside Distillery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Glasgow road trip site .

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Glasgow in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Glasgow are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©

2
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye trip maker app .

You can drive from Glasgow to Isle of Skye in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 38°F. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:

1
night
Glasgow

Glasgow
To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Glasgow trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Glasgow takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or take a bus. On the 7th (Tue), you're off toLondon.

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:

2
nights
London

London ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tate Modern as well as Sir John Soane's Museum. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Sir John Soane's Museum and then explore the world behind art at Tate Modern.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London trip builder .

You can fly from Glasgow to London in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Tate Modern ©
Tate Modern
Sir John Soane's Museum ©
Sir John Soane's Museum

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