15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

Make it your trip
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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Cambridge
— 1 night
Drive
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Newbury
— 1 night
Drive
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St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive
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Llandudno
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bamburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights

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London

— 3 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.
You'll explore and learn at Cutty Sark and National Gallery. Explore hidden gems such as Primrose Hill and Westminster. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Museum of London Docklands, stop by Fortnum & Mason, and steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the London online route builder.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport, Southend Airport, London St. Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International Rail Station and Ashford International Rail Station. In June, daily temperatures in London can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Cambridge.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Cambridge

— 1 night

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cambridge journey planner.

Take a train from London to Cambridge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. You'll set off for Newbury on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Cambridge

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Newbury

— 1 night
Newbury is a historic market town and the principal town in the west of Berkshire, England and has its own civil parish (led by a town council) as well as the administrative headquarters of West Berkshire. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Stonehenge, then get to know the fascinating history of Stonehenge public footpath, then learn about all things military at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection, and finally contemplate the long history of Wilton House. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Donnington Castle, examine the collection at The Museum of Computing, then learn about all things military at REME Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. James.

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

You can drive from Cambridge to Newbury in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cambridge in June, Newbury is a bit cooler at night with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Newbury

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

St Ives

— 2 nights
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, then stroll through Cornwall Coast Path, and finally kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Zennor Head, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Chapel, then step off the mainland to explore The Island - Pendinas, and finally see the interesting displays at St Ives Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our St Ives trip builder site.

Drive from Newbury to St Ives in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Newbury in June: highs in St Ives hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Llandudno

— 2 nights
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. On the 22nd (Tue), explore the galleries of Conwy Castle, then hike along Conwy Quay, then see the interesting displays at Aberconwy House, and finally kick back and relax at Angel Bay. On your second day here, kick back and relax at West Shore Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Tudnos Church, then examine the collection at Home Front Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Llandudno online tour planner.

You can drive from St Ives to Llandudno in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daily temperatures in Llandudno can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Llandudno

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bamburgh

— 2 nights
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. On the 24th (Thu), examine the collection at Lindisfarne Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, identify plant and animal life at Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bamburgh Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at St. Cuthbert’s Cave, then see the interesting displays at Belford Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at St Aiden Beach, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bamburgh road trip planner.

You can drive from Llandudno to Bamburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Edinburgh

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Abbey. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Grassmarket and Surgeons' Hall Museums. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, and step into the grandiose world of Craigmillar Castle.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh visit planning app.

Getting from Bamburgh to Edinburgh by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums

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.