16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Nottingham
— 3 nights
2
Nottingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Cardiff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Castle Combe
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Chipping Campden
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Glasgow


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3
nights
Nottingham

Nottingham ©
With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): let little ones run wild at Eden Softplay and then get to know the resident critters at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at National Justice Museum and then find something for the whole family at Drayton Manor Theme Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nottingham online visit planner .

Glasgow to Nottingham is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Nottingham can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nottingham.

Things to do in Nottingham

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Drayton Manor Theme Park, Yorkshire Wildlife Park
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Yorkshire Wildlife Park ©
Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Drayton Manor Theme Park ©
Drayton Manor Theme Park
Eden Softplay ©
Eden Softplay

2
nights
Nottingham

Change things up with these side-trips from Nottingham: Chatsworth House (in Bakewell) and Alton Towers (in Alton). Enjoy Nottingham some more: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the waterfront at Nottingham Castle Wharf Canalside, have some family-friendly fun at Skirmish Paintball Games Nottingham, and examine the collection at The Haunted Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nottingham road trip tool .

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Nottingham

Fun & Games Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Alton Towers, Chatsworth House
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Room Escape Games
Alton Towers
Alton Towers
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House

1
night
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, then take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales, then get outside with Bay Island Voyages, and finally explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cardiff tour itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Nottingham to Cardiff in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Cardiff sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Castle Combe.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
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Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales

2
nights
Castle Combe

Castle Combe ©
Castle Combe is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire, England, about 5mi northwest of the town of Chippenham.The village has two parts: one is in the narrow valley of the By Brook, while Upper Castle Combe is on higher ground to the east, on the B4039 road which links Chippenham with Chipping Sodbury. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, then take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum, and then get outside with The Cotswold Range. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Chavenage House, then find something for the whole family at Cattle Country Adventure Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Saviour's Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Castle Combe road trip planning site .

You can drive from Cardiff to Castle Combe in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Castle Combe

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tetbury, The Cotswold Range, Cattle Country Adventure Park
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Family-friendly places like The Roman Baths and Paultons Park will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Longleat (in Warminster), Hospital of St Cross (in Winchester) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). The adventure continues: take in the local highlights with Walking tours and admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath trip builder tool .

Bath is very close to Castle Combe. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Theme Parks Tours

Side Trips

Paultons Park, Stonehenge, Longleat, Hospital of St Cross
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Paultons Park ©
Paultons Park
Longleat ©
Longleat

3
nights
Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden ©
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Family-friendly places like Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and Cotswold Falconry Centre will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, identify plant and animal life at Birdland, see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and trek along Walk to Broadway Tower.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chipping Campden visit planner .

Drive from Bath to Chipping Campden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Chipping Campden can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Sudeley Castle, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Cotswold Falconry Centre
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Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

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