15 days in London, Cotswolds & Edinburgh Itinerary

15 days in London, Cotswolds & Edinburgh Itinerary

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15 days in London, Cotswolds & Edinburgh Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
London
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tetbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Long Hanborough
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
4
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Beachy Head and Royal Pavilion. Change things up with a short trip to Dover Castle in Dover (about 1h 55 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read London online driving holiday planner .

Mumbai, India to London is an approximately 19-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in June, expect London to be cooler, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tetbury.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Dover Castle, Royal Pavilion, Beachy Head
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head

2
nights
Tetbury

Tetbury ©
Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, then don't miss a visit to Gloucester Docks, then admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, and finally explore the ancient world of Tewkesbury Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): play a few rounds at Cotswold Edge Golf Club, admire the striking features of Chavenage House, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tetbury online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from London to Tetbury takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Long Hanborough.

Things to do in Tetbury

Outdoors Historic Sites Golf

Side Trips

Gloucester, Castle Combe Village, Tewkesbury Abbey, Cotswold Edge Golf Club, The Cotswold Range
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

2
nights
Long Hanborough

Long Hanborough ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Blenheim Palace, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Oswald's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, get your game on at Cotswold Archery, and then admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Long Hanborough travel route planner .

Drive from Tetbury to Long Hanborough in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Long Hanborough are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Long Hanborough

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Burford, Blenheim Palace, Hidcote Manor Garden
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Princes Street Gardens and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Stirling Castle (in Stirling) and Falkirk Wheel (in Falkirk). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

For photos and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Long Hanborough to Edinburgh. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Long Hanborough in July: highs in Edinburgh hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Stirling Castle, Falkirk Wheel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Princes Street Gardens ©
Princes Street Gardens
Room Escape Games

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