17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
London
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
York
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Cairo

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Natural History Museum and Westminster Abbey. Head to Piccadilly Circus and Jamon Jamon Paellafor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at British Museum, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, wander the streets of Hampstead, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip builder app .

Cairo, Egypt to London is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cairo in July, expect nights in London to be slightly colder, around 15°C, while days are colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
nights
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 25th (Wed): stop by A Yarn Story, look for gifts at Emma Rose Art Works, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then stop by The Silver Shop of Bath, and finally shop like a local with Pulteney Bridge. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then stop by Mr B's Emporium Of Reading Delights, then steep yourself in history at Longleat, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Longleat
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Longleat ©
Longleat

2
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and then play a few rounds at Welford-On-Avon Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse for treasures at Stalls Lifestyle, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and then identify plant and animal life at Birdland.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Stratford-upon-Avon trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Bath to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Stratford-upon-Avon are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to York.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Birdland, Warwick Castle, Cotswolds Distillery, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Birdland ©
Birdland

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to York Bird of Prey Centre and Yorkshire Wildlife Park. York Shambles and National Railway Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at York Minster, don't miss a visit to York City Walls, get engrossed in the history at York Castle Museum, and examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the York visit website .

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to York in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Stratford-upon-Avon in July since evenings lows in York dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Yorkshire Wildlife Park, York Bird of Prey Centre
Highlights from your plan
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at Arthur's Seat and The Marshmallow Lady. Edinburgh Old Town and Edinburgh Castle will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, stop by Miss Katie Cupcake, contemplate the long history of Real Mary King's Close, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh online itinerary planner .

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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