10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Bristol
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
2
Cardiff
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Stow-on-the-Wold
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Nottingham
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Sheffield
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Windermere
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Glasgow

3
nights
Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Attractions like The Roman Baths and Longleat make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury), Bath Abbey (in Bath) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, take in the views from Clifton Suspension Bridge, steep yourself in history at Bristol Cathedral, and get to know the resident critters at Bristol Zoo Gardens.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bristol trip planner .

Glasgow to Bristol is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bath, Longleat, Stonehenge, Malmesbury Market Cross
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Longleat ©
Longleat
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain

2
nights
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Kids will enjoy Rhossili Bay and Bay Island Voyages. Go for a jaunt from Cardiff to Swansea to see Gower Peninsula about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales, explore the different monuments and memorials at Llandaff Cathedral, and step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cardiff vacation builder tool .

Getting from Bristol to Cardiff by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Stow-on-the-Wold.

Things to do in Cardiff

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rhossili Bay, Gower Peninsula, Welsh Games
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Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
Rhossili Bay ©
Rhossili Bay
St Fagans National Museum of History ©

1
night
Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold ©
Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, then browse the different shops at Tara Antiques Centre, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edward's Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Stow-on-the-Wold vacation planner .

You can drive from Cardiff to Stow-on-the-Wold in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Nottingham.

Things to do in Stow-on-the-Wold

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Cotswold Falconry Centre
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Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre
St. Edward's Church ©
St. Edward's Church

1
night
Nottingham

Nottingham ©
With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
On the 11th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, learn more about the world around you at Wollaton Hall and Park, then get engrossed in the history at National Justice Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nottingham trip planner .

You can drive from Stow-on-the-Wold to Nottingham in 2 hours. In August in Nottingham, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Sheffield.

Things to do in Nottingham

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Wollaton Hall and Park ©
Wollaton Hall and Park
Room Escape Games
National Justice Museum ©
National Justice Museum

1
night
Sheffield

Sheffield ©
A major industrial and cultural center, Sheffield is renowned for its green open spaces, art galleries, and state-of-the-art sports facilities.
On the 12th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Holly Hagg and then get to know the resident critters at Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife And Falconry Centre.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sheffield travel planner.

Take a train from Nottingham to Sheffield in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. August in Sheffield sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Sheffield

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
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1
night
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get your game on at Treetop Trek and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Windermere day trip site .

Traveling by car from Sheffield to Windermere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere

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