16 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

16 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

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16 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
London
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 1 night
train:  3​h
4
Liverpool
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
5
London
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Bath
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
7
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

Plan a London trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to London is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Dubai to London. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in December: high temperatures in London hover around 11°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip site .

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

1
night
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne ©
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
On the 21st (Sat), admire the architecture and history at EXIT Newcastle, then appreciate the history behind The Angel of the North, then get curious at The Discovery Museum, and finally wander the streets of The Quayside.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Newcastle upon Tyne travel website .

Take a train from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Newcastle upon Tyne can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Angel of the North
Highlights from your plan
EXIT Newcastle ©
EXIT Newcastle
The Quayside ©
The Quayside
The Discovery Museum ©
The Discovery Museum

1
night
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Liverpool trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Newcastle upon Tyne to Liverpool by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral

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nights
London

London ©
See even more of London: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by train from Liverpool to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

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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 27th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bath trip builder tool .

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Brunel's SS Great Britain
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain

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nights
London

London ©
On the 28th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Tate Modern. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, then walk around St. James's Park, and then admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our London itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum
Tate Modern ©
Tate Modern
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms

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