13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + train:  12​h 45​min
1
Bath
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
2
London
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
3
York
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
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 10th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, shop like a local with Pulteney Bridge, then admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Longleat. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Clifton Suspension Bridge, then examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and then delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bath trip maker site .

New York City, USA to Bath is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from New York City to Bath, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Brelade.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Bristol, Longleat, Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Lanes and Arlington Reservoir and Nature Reserve. Alfriston Clergy House and Monk's House - National Trust will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Worthing (English Martyrs Catholic Church & The Forge Gallery) and Brighton (Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Undercliff Walk, & more).

Before you visit London, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in London are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Worthing, Monk's House - National Trust, Alfriston Clergy House, Arlington Reservoir and Nature Reserve
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Alfriston Clergy House ©
Alfriston Clergy House
The Lanes ©
The Lanes
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery ©
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

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.
For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the York day trip website .

You can take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In May in York, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 45°F at night. On the 15th (Fri), you're off toWindermere.

Things to do in York

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 16th (Sat), examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, look for gifts at Cartmel Cheeses, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Magdalene Church, then step into the grandiose world of Sizergh Castle, and finally snap pictures at Devil's Bridge. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill, take in nature's colorful creations at Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, and then contemplate the long history of Village of Dent.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Windermere road trip site .

Traveling by car from York to Windermere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Windermere

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ulverston, Village of Dent, Devil's Bridge, Lakeland Motor Museum, Cartmel Cheeses
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Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Sizergh Castle ©
Sizergh Castle
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Robert Smail's Printing Works and Glentress Forest. Popular historic sites such as Traquair House & Brewery and Grey Mare's Tail are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Neidpath Castle (in Peebles), Thirlestane Castle (in Lauder) and The Great Polish Map of Scotland (in Eddleston). It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Falls of Clyde and explore the striking landscape at Pentland Hills.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip builder tool .

You can drive from Windermere to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Peebles, Innerleithen, Falls of Clyde, Grey Mare's Tail, The Great Polish Map of Scotland
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Glentress Forest ©
Glentress Forest
Thirlestane Castle ©
Thirlestane Castle
Traquair House & Brewery ©
Traquair House & Brewery

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