37 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

37 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 5 nights
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Bath
— 3 nights
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Stratford-upon-Avon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bakewell
— 2 nights
Drive
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York
— 4 nights
Drive
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Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 4 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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Inverness
— 5 nights
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London — 5 nights

The Square Mile

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our London holiday builder.

Accra, Ghana to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Accra in October; daily highs in London reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:

Bath — 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury), Corinium Museum (in Cirencester) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, relax in the rural setting at Briery Hill Llamas, and explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bath trip planner.

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:

Stratford-upon-Avon — 4 nights

Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Venture out of the city with trips to Bourton-on-the-Water (Cotswold Motoring Museum & Hawkstone Brewery) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Batsford Arboretum & Cotswold Falconry Centre). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, experience rural life at Middle England Farm Alpacas, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and admire the striking features of Shakespeare's New Place.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Stratford-upon-Avon tour app.

Drive from Bath to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bakewell.
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Find places to stay Oct 23 — 27:

Bakewell — 2 nights

Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. On the 28th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Kinder Scout, then hike along Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill, and then explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Chatsworth House, sample the fine beverages at White Peak Distillery, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Stanage Edge.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bakewell trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bakewell in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Bakewell are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to York.
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Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:

York — 4 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery (in Hunmanby) and Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite). There's lots more to do: sample some tasty brews at Brewtown Tours, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, and examine the collection at Yorkshire Air Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our York trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bakewell to York in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in York can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.
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Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:

Liverpool — 2 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 3rd (Thu), get outside with The Romans, then examine the collection at Quirky Quarter, then don't miss a visit to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour. Here are some ideas for day two: join the crowd at Land Rover Experience, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of George's Dock.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Liverpool trip planner.

Traveling by car from York to Liverpool takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Windermere.
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Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:

Windermere — 2 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and finally look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tarn Hows, and then examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Windermere trip planning website.

Drive from Liverpool to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cockermouth.
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Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:

Cockermouth — 4 nights

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Explore Cockermouth's surroundings by going to Holy Trinity Church (in Grange-in-Borrowdale), Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass) and Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Alpacaly Ever After, take some stellar pictures from Walla Crag, explore the activities along Buttermere Lake, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Cockermouth takes 1.5 hours. November in Cockermouth sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.
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Find places to stay Nov 6 — 10:

Edinburgh — 5 nights

Athens of the North

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, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Getting from Cockermouth to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Edinburgh, with lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Inverness.
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Find places to stay Nov 10 — 15:

Inverness — 5 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Cairngorm Mountain (in Aviemore) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig). And it doesn't end there: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, walk around Ness Islands, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, and witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness route planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Inverness by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Nov 15 — 20:

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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