16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  20​h
1
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h
2
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Bournemouth
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
6
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Santiago

2
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rosslyn Chapel and Greyfriars Kirk. Edinburgh Castle and Doune Castle will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to National Wallace Monument (in Stirling) and The Black Watch Castle & Museum (in Perth). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Holyrood Abbey, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh day trip planner.

Santiago, Chile to Edinburgh is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Santiago to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. October in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Stirling, The Black Watch Castle & Museum, Rosslyn Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. On the 3rd (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Edlingham Castle and Edlingham Church, explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery, and finally step into the grandiose world of The Alnwick Garden. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at The Alnwick Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, then kick back and relax at Beadnell Bay Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Embleton Bay.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Alnwick tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Alnwick by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Alnwick, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Beadnell Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay
Beadnell Bay Beach
Beadnell Bay Beach

2
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Caernarfon Castle, make a trip to Caernarfon Town Walls, do a tasting at Pant Du Vineyard, then step into the grandiose world of Criccieth Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglwys y Santes Fair, and finally make a trip to Gelert's Grave. On your second day here, learn about all things military at The Royal Welch Fusiliers Regimental Museum, then have fun at Beacon Climbing Centre, then examine the collection at Quarry Hospital Museum, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Penmon Point.

Plan my day in Caernarfon using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Alnwick to Caernarfon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Penmon Point, Criccieth Castle
Highlights from your plan
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Criccieth Castle ©
Criccieth Castle
Penmon Point ©
Penmon Point

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 7th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then view the masterpieces at Victoria Art Gallery, and finally take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, steep yourself in history at Farleigh Hungerford Castle, then steep yourself in history at Bath Street, then admire the masterpieces at Holburne Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bath, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Caernarfon to Bath in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Castle Combe Village
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

2
nights
Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, then step into the grandiose world of Lulworth Castle & Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Tyneham. Keep things going the next day: browse the collection at The Minster Church of St Cuthburga, contemplate the long history of The Close, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christchurch Priory Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Church.

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

You can drive from Bath to Bournemouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Bournemouth sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Salisbury, The Minster Church of St Cuthburga, Model Village Gardens & Cafe, Lulworth Castle & Park, Christchurch Priory Church
Highlights from your plan
Lulworth Castle & Park ©
Lulworth Castle & Park
Christchurch Priory Church ©
Christchurch Priory Church
Model Village Gardens & Cafe ©
Model Village Gardens & Cafe

3
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.
On the 11th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Tower of London, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and then make a trip to Buckingham Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, then browse the exhibits of Wallace Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Ightham Mote, and finally explore the historical opulence of Bodiam Castle.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for London using our trip planner.

Traveling by train from Bournemouth to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in London, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bodiam Castle, Ightham Mote
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Bodiam Castle ©
Bodiam Castle
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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