9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner
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London
— 3 nights
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Bath
— 1 night
Fly
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Train
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York
— 1 night
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London — 3 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, admire the landmark architecture of Tower of London, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the London road trip planner.

In December, daytime highs in London are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Bath.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
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Bath — 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 28th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at American Museum & Gardens, contemplate the long history of Bath Street, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bath, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to fly to Edinburgh.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Edinburgh — 3 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, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Bath to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can take a train to York.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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York — 1 night

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.
On the 1st (Sun), take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, then take a stroll through York Shambles, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the York trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in York can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.
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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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