9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 1 night
2
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
3
Alnwick
— 2 nights
4
Llandudno
— 2 nights
5
Newquay
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at Emirates Stadium Tour and Museum, explore the world behind art at Barbican Centre, then steep yourself in history at The Monument to the Great Fire of London, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at The Courtauld Gallery, then wander the streets of Westminster, then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to London. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Westminster ©
Westminster
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The Courtauld Gallery ©
The Courtauld Gallery

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 31st (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, then explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, then sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, then see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and finally view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh attractions planning website.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Preston Tower, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, and finally stroll through Bamburgh Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along The Lowry Trail, examine the collection at Town Hall and Town Gaol Berwick upon Tweed, and then see the interesting displays at Kings Own Scottish Borderer's Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Alnwick trip maker.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Alnwick takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Alnwick are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Berwick upon Tweed, Bamburgh, Preston Tower, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
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Bamburgh Beach ©
Bamburgh Beach
Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh ©
Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh

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Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Church, then see the interesting displays at Home Front Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Tudnos Church, and finally stroll around Happy Valley Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): hike along Conwy Quay, then enjoy the sand and surf at West Shore Beach, and then take a stroll through Mostyn Street.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Llandudno road trip site.

Getting from Alnwick to Llandudno by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, daytime highs in Llandudno are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Conwy Quay
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Conwy Quay ©
Conwy Quay
West Shore Beach ©
West Shore Beach
Mostyn Street ©
Mostyn Street

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Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
On the 6th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Perranporth Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fistral Beach Bar.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Newquay travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Llandudno to Newquay in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Screech Owl Sanctuary, Perranporth Beach
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Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar

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