16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
Fly:  12​h
1
London
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Salisbury
— Few hours
train:  1​h
3
Bath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Grasmere
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Dufftown
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
9
Edinburgh
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
10
York
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Cambridge
— 1 night
train:  1​h
12
London
— Few hours
Fly:  12​h
End: Cleveland

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.
On the 12th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Oxleas Wood. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at One Tree Hill, then enjoy the sand and surf at Grays Beach Riverside Park, and then take a stroll through Hampstead.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planner .

Cleveland, USA to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Cleveland to London due to the time zone difference. October in London sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 48°F at night. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salisbury.

Things to do in London

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Grays Beach Riverside Park
Highlights from your plan
Grays Beach Riverside Park ©
Grays Beach Riverside Park
Hampstead ©
Hampstead
One Tree Hill ©
One Tree Hill

few
hours
Salisbury

Salisbury
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Salisbury trip site .

Take a train from London to Salisbury in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Salisbury are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. You'll set off for Bath on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Salisbury

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Weston Super Mare Beach, then stop by Clarks Village, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bath travel itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Salisbury to Bath in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Manchester.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Clarks Village, Weston-Super-Mare Beach, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Highlights from your plan
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Weston-Super-Mare Beach ©
Weston-Super-Mare Beach

2
nights
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.
On the 15th (Mon), hunt for treasures at Bury Market and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, look for gifts at Blue John Cavern, see the interesting displays at Quarry Bank Mill, then take in the exciting artwork at Walker Art Gallery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Manchester itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Bath to Manchester by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Manchester are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Blue John Cavern, Quarry Bank, Walker Art Gallery, Ladybower Reservoir, Bury Market
Highlights from your plan
Quarry Bank ©
Quarry Bank
Walker Art Gallery ©
Walker Art Gallery
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir

1
night
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): hike along Helm Crag, steep yourself in history at Brantwood, make a trip to Townend, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alcock Tarn, then don't miss a visit to Lake Grasmere, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Oswald's Church.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Grasmere trip builder .

Traveling by car from Manchester to Grasmere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Grasmere

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brantwood, Townend
Highlights from your plan
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag
Townend ©
Townend
Brantwood ©
Brantwood

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Falls of Clyde, tour the pleasant surroundings at Five Sisters Zoo, then explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally shop like a local with Merchant City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at The Burrell Collection, take in the exciting artwork at House for an Art Lover, then admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, then contemplate the long history of The Mackintosh House, and finally stroll through Glasgow West End.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Glasgow online holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Glasgow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Glasgow are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Falls of Clyde, Five Sisters Zoo, Stirling Castle
Highlights from your plan
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
House for an Art Lover ©
House for an Art Lover
Glasgow West End ©
Glasgow West End

1
night
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at ShipSpace, get answers to all your questions at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, then stop by Highland House of Fraser, then stop by Leakey's Second-hand Bookshop, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Glasgow to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in October, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Dufftown.

Things to do in Inverness

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Black Isle Brewery, Culloden Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition

1
night
Dufftown

Dufftown ©
Dufftown is a burgh in Moray, Scotland.Dufftown is in the ancient parish of Mortlach (Mòrthlach). Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): sample the fine beverages at The Macallan Distillery, contemplate the long history of Knockando Woolmill, sample the fine beverages at Glenlivet Distillery, admire the sheer force of The Linn Falls, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Glenfiddich Distillery, and finally stop by The Whisky Shop Dufftown.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Dufftown day trip site .

You can drive from Inverness to Dufftown in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dufftown

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Nature

Side Trips

Aberlour, Glenlivet Distillery, The Whisky Shop Dufftown
Highlights from your plan
Glenfiddich Distillery ©
Glenfiddich Distillery
Auchindoun Castle ©
Auchindoun Castle
Knockando Woolmill ©
Knockando Woolmill

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Seacliff Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Scottish Seabird Centre, then stop by I.J. Mellis Cheesemonger, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Dufftown to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

North Berwick, Dalhousie Castle Falconry, Velvet Hall Alpacas
Highlights from your plan
Dalhousie Castle Falconry ©
Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Scottish Seabird Centre ©
Scottish Seabird Centre
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

1
night
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Edinburgh to York by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daytime highs in York are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cambridge.

Things to do in York

Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
York Shambles ©
York Shambles

1
night
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 24th (Wed), do a tasting at Cambridgeshire Wine School, look for all kinds of wild species at The Backs, see the interesting displays at IWM Duxford, then contemplate the long history of Oliver Cromwell's House, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Animal Experience, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Grantchester Village. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Foundation and then contemplate the long history of St. John's College.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Cambridge holiday planning site .

You can drive from York to Cambridge in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Cambridge sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to London.

Things to do in Cambridge

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

IWM Duxford, Raptor Foundation, The Animal Experience, Oliver Cromwell's House
Highlights from your plan
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Raptor Foundation ©
Raptor Foundation
Cambridgeshire Wine School ©
Cambridgeshire Wine School

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hours
London

London ©
To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London holiday planning site .

Traveling by train from Cambridge to London takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Westminster ©
Westminster
Piccadilly Circus ©
Piccadilly Circus

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