14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: El Paso
Fly + train:  17​h 45​min
1
Caernarfon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Alnwick
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
3
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Fort William
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Bath
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: El Paso

1
night
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. On the 9th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme and then step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Harlech Castle, contemplate the long history of Caernarfon Castle, get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Beaumaris Castle, and finally take in panoramic vistas at South Stack Lighthouse.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Caernarfon travel route planner .

El Paso, USA to Caernarfon is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from El Paso to Caernarfon is 7 hours. When traveling from El Paso in September, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Caernarfon: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Beaumaris Castle, Great Orme, Conwy Castle, Harlech Castle, National Slate Museum
Highlights from your plan
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, then examine the collection at Grace Darling Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at St Aiden Beach. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory, contemplate the long history of Cragside House and Gardens, then admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, and finally explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Alnwick tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Caernarfon to Alnwick in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Alnwick sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bamburgh, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Lindisfarne Priory, Cragside House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): make a trip to Calton Hill, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rosslyn Chapel, and finally explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh route planning app .

Getting from Alnwick to Edinburgh by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Rosslyn Chapel, Stirling Castle
Highlights from your plan
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

2
nights
Fort William

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. On the 15th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and finally hike along Glencoe Lochan. On your second day here, admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, then take in the awesome beauty at The Three Sisters, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Fort William visit planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Glencoe, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

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 17th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, tour the pleasant surroundings at American Museum & Gardens, then see the interesting displays at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, and finally make a trip to St. Andrew's Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bath route maker site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Fort William to Bath in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Castle Combe
Highlights from your plan
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. On the 18th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach, then examine the collection at HMS Warrior 1860, then take in the waterfront at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and finally see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, take in nature's colorful creations at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, steep yourself in history at Winchester Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Chichester Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at HMS Victory.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth vacation planner .

You can drive from Bath to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Beaulieu National Motor Museum, Winchester Cathedral, Chichester Cathedral, Bournemouth Beach, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Highlights from your plan
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
HMS Warrior 1860 ©
HMS Warrior 1860

2
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.
On the 20th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our London road trip app .

Traveling by train from Portsmouth to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to 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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