11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Chengdu
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
London
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Grasmere
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Chengdu

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 Buckingham Palace and Tower of London. Do your shopping at Harrods and Hatton Garden Jeweller. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, wander the streets of Sloane Street, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the London sightseeing planner .

Chengdu, China to London is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Chengdu to London, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chengdu in June: high temperatures in London hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in London

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

1
night
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, view the masterpieces at The Gallery at The Guild, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Edward's Church, then browse the different shops at Tara Antiques Centre, and finally stop by Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Moreton-in-Marsh trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by train from London to Moreton-in-Marsh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Moreton-in-Marsh, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Shopping Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trips

Shipston on Stour, Stow-on-the-Wold, The Gallery at The Guild
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
St. Edward's Church ©
St. Edward's Church
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church

2
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, then view the masterpieces at Thornthwaite Galleries, then go for a walk through Alpacaly Ever After, and finally trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, then explore the historical opulence of Castle Crag, and then explore the activities along Buttermere.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Grasmere online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to Grasmere in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Buttermere Lake, Helvellyn, Castle Crag, Alpacaly Ever After
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and The Marshmallow Lady. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, visit a coastal fixture at Calton Hill, identify plant and animal life at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill
Dalhousie Castle Falconry ©
Dalhousie Castle Falconry

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