17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Windsor
— 1 day
train:  45​min
3
Oxford
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
4
Moreton-in-Marsh
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Cinderford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Hereford
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
7
Hay-on-Wye
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Machynlleth
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
9
Portmeirion
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Holyhead
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
11
Tal-y-Cafn
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
12
Rhuddlan
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
13
Llangollen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
14
Mold
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
15
Chester
— Few hours
bus:  1​h
16
Stoke-on-Trent
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
17
Bakewell
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia


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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.
To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our London trip itinerary website .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In September, daytime highs in London are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Windsor.

Things to do in London

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games

1
day
Windsor

Windsor ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes White Horse Hill, Windsor Great Park and Windsor Castle. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle, then steep yourself in history at St. George's Chapel, then stroll through Windsor Great Park, and finally explore the ancient world of White Horse Hill.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Windsor itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from London to Windsor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in Windsor

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

White Horse Hill
Highlights from your plan
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel
White Horse Hill ©
White Horse Hill

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blenheim Palace, Bodleian Library and Bridge of Sighs. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Bridge of Sighs, admire the striking features of Bodleian Library, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at University Church of St. Mary the Virgin, explore the historical opulence of Christ Church Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Magdalen College, and finally admire the natural beauty at Blenheim Palace.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Oxford trip builder .

Traveling by train from Windsor to Oxford takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Windsor in September, Oxford is little chillier at night with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

St. Edward's Church, Rollright Stones, Blenheim Palace, Chedworth Roman Villa
Highlights from your plan
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Chedworth Roman Villa ©
Chedworth Roman Villa
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral

few
hours
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. You've now added Cotswold Falconry Centre to your itinerary. On the 12th (Thu), meet the residents at Cotswold Falconry Centre.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Moreton-in-Marsh day trip website .

Traveling by train from Oxford to Moreton-in-Marsh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Moreton-in-Marsh, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cinderford.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

1
night
Cinderford

Cinderford ©
Cinderford is a small town on the eastern fringe of the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monnow Bridge and Gate, Puzzlewood and The Forest of Dean.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Cinderford road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Moreton-in-Marsh to Cinderford takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hereford.

Things to do in Cinderford

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Coleford, Monnow Bridge and Gate, Church of St Mary and St David, Tintern Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern Abbey
Puzzlewood ©
Puzzlewood
Church of St Mary and St David ©
Church of St Mary and St David

few
hours
Hereford

Hereford ©
Hereford is a cathedral city, civil parish and county town of Herefordshire, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Great British Florist - Flower School as well as Arthur's Stone. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hereford Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Mappa Mundi & Chained Library Exhibitions, then pick up some new knowledge with The Great British Florist - Flower School, and finally make a trip to Arthur's Stone.

To find maps and tourist information, you can read our Hereford trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cinderford to Hereford takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Hay-on-Wye.

Things to do in Hereford

Classes Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arthur's Stone
Highlights from your plan
Hereford Cathedral ©
Hereford Cathedral
Arthur's Stone ©
Arthur's Stone

2
nights
Hay-on-Wye

Hay-on-Wye ©
Hay-on-Wye, often abbreviated to just "Hay", is a small market town and community in the historic county of Brecknockshire in Wales, currently administered as part of the unitary authority of Powys. Your list of things to see and do now includes Crickhowell Resource and Information Centre, National Botanic Garden of Wales, Dinas Castle, and other attractions.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hay-on-Wye using our trip planner.

You can drive from Hereford to Hay-on-Wye in an hour. In September in Hay-on-Wye, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 52°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Machynlleth.

Things to do in Hay-on-Wye

Parks Classes Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dinas Castle, National Botanic Garden of Wales, Crickhowell Resource and Information Centre
Highlights from your plan
National Botanic Garden of Wales ©
National Botanic Garden of Wales
Dinas Castle ©
Dinas Castle
Hay Castle ©
Hay Castle

1
day
Machynlleth

Machynlleth ©
Machynlleth, sometimes referred to colloquially as Mach, is a market town and community in Powys, Wales and within the historic boundaries of Montgomeryshire (Sir Drefaldwyn). Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St Tanwg's Church, Machynlleth Town Clock and Cefn Caer, Owain Glyndwr's Mediaeval Hall House. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Machynlleth Town Clock, examine the collection at Cefn Caer, Owain Glyndwr's Mediaeval Hall House, then admire the sheer force of Dolgoch Falls, then step into the grandiose world of Castell-y-bere, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Tanwg's Church.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Machynlleth trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Hay-on-Wye to Machynlleth takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Portmeirion.

Things to do in Machynlleth

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dolgoch Falls, St Tanwg's Church, Cefn Caer, Owain Glyndwr's Mediaeval Hall House, Castell-y-bere
Highlights from your plan
Castell-y-bere ©
Castell-y-bere
St Tanwg's Church ©
St Tanwg's Church
Dolgoch Falls ©
Dolgoch Falls

1
night
Portmeirion

Portmeirion ©
Portmeirion is a tourist village in Gwynedd, North Wales. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gelert's Grave as well as Portmeirion Village. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Portmeirion Village.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Portmeirion trip planning website .

You can drive from Machynlleth to Portmeirion in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Holyhead.

Things to do in Portmeirion

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gelert's Grave
Highlights from your plan
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
Gelert's Grave ©
Gelert's Grave

1
night
Holyhead

Holyhead
Holyhead is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Cybi Church. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Caernarfon Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Cybi Church, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Holyhead mountain Hut Circles.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Holyhead day trip planner.

You can drive from Portmeirion to Holyhead in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Tue) before leaving for Tal-y-Cafn.

Things to do in Holyhead

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Caernarfon Castle
Highlights from your plan
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
St. Cybi Church ©
St. Cybi Church
Holyhead Mountain ©
Holyhead Mountain

few
hours
Tal-y-Cafn

Tal-y-Cafn ©
You've now added Bodnant Garden to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Bodnant Garden, then look for gifts at Bodnant Craft Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Digain's Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rhuddlan Castle.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tal-y-Cafn trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Holyhead to Tal-y-Cafn in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Tal-y-Cafn can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rhuddlan.

Things to do in Tal-y-Cafn

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Saint Digain's Church, Rhuddlan Castle
Highlights from your plan
Saint Digain's Church ©
Saint Digain's Church
Rhuddlan Castle ©
Rhuddlan Castle
Bodnant Garden ©
Bodnant Garden

few
hours
Rhuddlan

Rhuddlan
Rhuddlan is a town, community and electoral ward in the county of Denbighshire within the historic boundaries of Flintshire, on the north coast of Wales. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the activities along Llangollen and the Horseshoe Falls and then take in the local highlights with Llangollen Canal Walk.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rhuddlan online route maker .

Rhuddlan is just a stone's throw from Tal-y-Cafn. In September in Rhuddlan, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Llangollen.

Things to do in Rhuddlan

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Llangollen
Highlights from your plan
Llangollen Canal Walk
Llangollen Canal Walk

1
night
Llangollen

Llangollen ©
Llangollen is a small town and community in Denbighshire, north-east Wales, situated on the River Dee and on the edge of the Berwyn mountains. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eliseg's Pillar as well as Valle Crucis Abbey. On the 17th (Tue), steep yourself in history at The Chain Bridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Llangollen trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rhuddlan to Llangollen takes an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Llangollen can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Mold.

Things to do in Llangollen

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eliseg's Pillar
Highlights from your plan
Valle Crucis Abbey ©
Valle Crucis Abbey
Castell Dinas Bran ©
Castell Dinas Bran
Eliseg's Pillar ©
Eliseg's Pillar

1
night
Mold

Mold ©
Mold is a town in Flintshire, Wales, on the River Alyn. You've now added Moel Famau to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Moel Famau and then contemplate the long history of St Winefride's Well.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mold online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Llangollen to Mold in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Mold can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for Chester.

Things to do in Mold

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St Winefride's Well
Highlights from your plan
St Winefride's Well ©
St Winefride's Well
Moel Famau ©
Moel Famau

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hours
Chester

Chester ©
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. You've now added Chester Roman Gardens to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Walls of Chester, then admire the natural beauty at Chester Roman Gardens, then pause for some serene contemplation at St John the Baptist's Church, and finally stop by The Cheese Shop.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Chester trip itinerary planning website .

Chester is just a stone's throw from Mold. In September, daily temperatures in Chester can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Stoke-on-Trent.

Things to do in Chester

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Walls of Chester ©
Walls of Chester
St John the Baptist's Church ©
St John the Baptist's Church
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

few
hours
Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent ©
Stoke-on-Trent is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire, England, with an area of 36sqmi. You've now added World of Wedgwood to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at World of Wedgwood and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Solomon's Temple.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Stoke-on-Trent trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Chester to Stoke-on-Trent by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Stoke-on-Trent are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in Stoke-on-Trent

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Solomon's Temple
Highlights from your plan
World of Wedgwood ©
World of Wedgwood

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Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. You've now added Chatsworth House to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Arbor Low Stone Circle and Gib Hill Barrow.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bakewell road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Stoke-on-Trent to Bakewell in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Bakewell are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. On the 25th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Bakewell

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House

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