14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom tour itinerary maker

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Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 2 nights
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Inverness
— 1 night
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
5
York
— 1 night
Drive
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London
— 5 nights
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Portsmouth

— 2 nights
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 29th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose, see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Royal Navy, then examine the collection at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and finally take an in-depth tour of Boathouse No 4. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of The D-Day Story, brush up on your military savvy at Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hawking About, and finally kick back and relax at Bosham Quay.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth day trip planning app.

Manchester to Portsmouth is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

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 31st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, then admire the natural beauty at Longleat, and finally contemplate the long history of Malmesbury Market Cross. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bath trip tool.

Drive from Portsmouth to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to fly to Inverness.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Inverness

— 1 night

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle, then examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), then kick back and relax at Nairn Beach, and finally make a trip to Culloden Battlefield.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Bath to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In April in Inverness, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and finally take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, pause for some serene contemplation at Rosslyn Chapel, and then explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle.

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Drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

York

— 1 night

City of Festivals

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the ancient world of York City Walls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, then take a stroll through York Shambles, then examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at York Brewery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the York travel route builder website.

You can drive from Edinburgh to York in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in York can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

London

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Let the collections at National Gallery and Wallace Collection capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hampton Court Palace and Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the London trip maker.

You can drive from York to London in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.