15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  24​h
1
London
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Windsor
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Oxford
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Salisbury
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Bath
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Tetbury
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Manchester
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
London
— Few hours
train:  2​h 45​min
11
Kendal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Grange-in-Borrowdale
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Melbourne

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, then snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and finally make a trip to Big Ben.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our London day trip app .

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to London. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in September since evenings lows in London dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Windsor.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

few
hours
Windsor

Windsor ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Windsor vacation app .

You can drive from London to Windsor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Windsor are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Oxford.

Things to do in Windsor

Parks

Side Trip

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ©
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

few
hours
Oxford

Oxford
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Oxford day trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Windsor to Oxford in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Windsor in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Oxford, with lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Tetbury.

Things to do in Oxford

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

few
hours
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge and then admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Salisbury trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Oxford to Salisbury in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in September, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

1
night
Bath

Bath
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip builder .

Traveling by train from Salisbury to Bath takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. On the 9th (Mon), you're off toTetbury.

Things to do in Bath

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

1
night
Tetbury

Tetbury ©
Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, then take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum, and then admire the striking features of Chavenage House.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tetbury trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Bath to Tetbury takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Manchester.

Things to do in Tetbury

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castle Combe Village
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Westonbirt Arboretum ©
Westonbirt Arboretum
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

few
hours
Manchester

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Manchester trip builder app .

You can drive from Tetbury to Manchester in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. September in Manchester sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Inverness is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, head outdoors with Northern Meeting Park, step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, and delve into the lush surroundings at Abriachan Forest.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip tool .

Getting from Manchester to Inverness by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September in Inverness, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Northern Meeting Park ©
Northern Meeting Park

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. You'll set off for London on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Nightlife Tours Outdoors

few
hours
London

London ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip maker tool .

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Kendal.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

2
nights
Kendal

Kendal ©
Kendal, anciently known as Kirkby in Kendal or Kirkby Kendal, is a market town and civil parish within the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, then shop like a local with Cookhouse Gallery, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sizergh Castle. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then contemplate the long history of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and then steep yourself in history at Levens Hall.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kendal trip simple and quick.

Traveling by train from London to Kendal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grange-in-Borrowdale.

Things to do in Kendal

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Windermere, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
Highlights from your plan
Sizergh Castle ©
Sizergh Castle
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Levens Hall ©
Levens Hall

2
nights
Grange-in-Borrowdale

Grange-in-Borrowdale ©
On the 17th (Tue), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Honister Slate Mine, then see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, then make a trip to Castlerigg Stone Circle, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Grange-in-Borrowdale online route planner .

You can drive from Kendal to Grange-in-Borrowdale in 1.5 hours. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grange-in-Borrowdale

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Keswick
Highlights from your plan
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Castlerigg Stone Circle

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