11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
+3
Fly + Tram + Foot + Train:  17​h 15​min
1
Durham
— 1 day
Train:  45​min
2
York
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 45​min
3
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Birsay, Orkney Islands
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Bath
— 1 day
Train:  1​h 30​min
6
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

1
day
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. On the 8th (Tue), wander the streets of The Quayside, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Durham Heritage Coast, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Durham Cathedral.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India to Durham is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Durham, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in January, with highs in Durham at 7°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

The Quayside
Highlights from your plan
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
The Quayside ©
The Quayside
Durham Heritage Coast ©
Durham Heritage Coast

1
night
York

York ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, then explore the ancient world of York City Walls, then get engrossed in the history at York Castle Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read York trip planner .

You can take a train from Durham to York in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. January in York sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

2
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 10th (Thu), learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Real Mary King's Close, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Saint Paul's Church, then step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

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Getting from York to Edinburgh by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. January in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Birsay.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

1
night
Birsay, Orkney Islands

Birsay ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Click Mill, have fun and explore at Corrigall Farm Museum, then contemplate the long history of Barony Mill, then examine the collection at Kirbuster Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Earl's Palace.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Birsay visit planner .

Explore your travel options from Edinburgh to Birsay with the Route module. January in Birsay sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Birsay

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Corrigall Farm Museum, Click Mill
Highlights from your plan
Barony Mill ©
Barony Mill
Earl's Palace ©
Earl's Palace
Click Mill ©
Click Mill

1
day
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, explore the world behind art at Beaux Arts Gallery, then admire the striking features of Bath Abbey, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St John The Evangelist Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath trip maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Birsay to Bath. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

3
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Tower of London. Let the collections at National Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at British Museum, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London attractions website .

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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