8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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1
Grange-over-Sands
— 1 night
2
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
3
London
— 4 nights

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Grange-over-Sands

Grange-over-Sands ©
Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience. On the next day, stroll through Muncaster Castle and then enjoy the sand and surf at Silecroft Beach.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grange-over-Sands trip planner.

Nottingham to Grange-over-Sands is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Lakeland Motor Museum, Silecroft Beach, Muncaster Castle
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

2
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and then take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, thencontemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Grange-over-Sands to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Edinburgh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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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 Westminster Abbey and Churchill War Rooms for their historical value. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Natural History Museum and The British Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, browse the eclectic array of goods at Covent Garden, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the London trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to London by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in London

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

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