24 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

24 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom route planner
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London
— 5 nights
Train
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Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Gloucester
— 4 nights
Drive
4
York
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Ambleside
— 2 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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London — 5 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the London vacation site.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Melbourne in November: highs in London hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 26:

Bath — 3 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Wells (Wells Market Place, West Front, &more), Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury) and Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen, engage your brain at Herschel Museum of Astronomy, and explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath trip builder app.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gloucester.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:

Gloucester — 4 nights

Get out of town with these interesting Gloucester side-trips: The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Bourton-on-the-Water (Cotswold Motoring Museum & The Cotswold Brewing Company).

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gloucester road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bath to Gloucester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to York.
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Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 3:

York — 3 nights

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.
York is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at McArthurGlen's York Designer Outlet, and go for a walk through York City Walls.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our York journey planner.

You can drive from Gloucester to York in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in York when traveling from Gloucester in December, with lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ambleside.
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Museums · Shopping · Parks · Fun & Games
Side Trip
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 6:

Ambleside — 2 nights

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. On the 7th (Wed), hike along Helm Crag, then look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, and then relax and rejuvenate at Purusha Yoga & Wellness. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, then identify plant and animal life at Alpacaly Ever After, and then sample the fine beverages at The Lakes Distillery.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ambleside day trip app.

You can drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:

Edinburgh — 5 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. On the 13th (Tue), you're off to home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 13:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.
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