13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Aviemore
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Grasmere
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and Calton Hill. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Palace of Holyroodhouse. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, look for all kinds of wild species at BobCat Alpacas, pause for some photo ops at Scottish National War Memorial, and contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh day trip website .

Toronto, Canada to Edinburgh is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Toronto to Edinburgh, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Toronto in May: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Aviemore.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

2
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. On the 20th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, then see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Ruthven Barracks. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Landmark Forest Adventure Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Garten Nature Reserve.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Aviemore trip planner .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Aviemore in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Aviemore

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Newtonmore, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
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Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

2
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. On the 22nd (Fri), delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, see the interesting displays at Dove Cottage, make a trip to Lake Grasmere, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Oswald's Church, then stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and finally admire the natural beauty at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alcock Tarn, go for a walk through Alpacaly Ever After, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Easedale Tarn.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grasmere trip planner .

Getting from Aviemore to Grasmere by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Alpacaly Ever After, Castlerigg Stone Circle
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Alcock Tarn ©
Alcock Tarn
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Castlerigg Stone Circle
Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn

2
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Birdland and then step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Cirencester Park, then examine the collection at Corinium Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parish Church of St John Baptist, and finally head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Ltd.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cirencester attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Cirencester takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Cirencester

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Birdland, Sudeley Castle
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Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Birdland ©
Birdland

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.
Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Natural History Museum and National Gallery. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, get outside with Moose X-Training Ltd, and explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the London trip planning website .

Getting from Cirencester to London by car takes about 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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