11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Abilene
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
London
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Inverness
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Gloucester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Long Hanborough
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h
End: Abilene


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1
night
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.
On the 21st (Sat), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Tower of London, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our London day trip app .

Abilene, USA to London is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Abilene to London, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Abilene, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in London, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle. Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Roslin to see Rosslyn Chapel about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh holiday builder site .

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from London in September, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are little chillier, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Rosslyn Chapel, Stirling Castle
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, steep yourself in history at Fort George, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nairn Beach, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield. On the next day, play a few rounds at Royal Dornoch Golf Club and then kick back and relax at Dornoch Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Inverness trip tool .

Getting from Edinburgh to Inverness by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Dornoch, Urquhart Castle, Nairn Beach, Culloden Battlefield
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Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Fort George
Fort George

1
night
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): play a few rounds at Lilley Brook Golf Club, take a stroll through Montpellier District, and then admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Gloucester planning tool .

You can fly from Inverness to Gloucester in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Inverness in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Gloucester, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Long Hanborough.

Things to do in Gloucester

Outdoors Golf Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cheltenham
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Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Montpellier District ©
Montpellier District
Lilley Brook Golf Club ©
Lilley Brook Golf Club

2
nights
Long Hanborough

Long Hanborough ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Church, then contemplate the long history of Blenheim Palace, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Oswald's Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Long Hanborough travel tool .

Drive from Gloucester to Long Hanborough in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Long Hanborough when traveling from Gloucester in September, with lows around 49°F. On the 30th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Long Hanborough

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Woodstock, Burford
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Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
St Oswald's Church ©
St Oswald's Church
St. Martin's Church ©
St. Martin's Church

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