18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Grasmere
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bath
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Manama

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh travel route planner .

Manama, Bahrain to Edinburgh is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Manama in December, expect Edinburgh to be colder, temps between 9°C and 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Explore Grasmere's surroundings by going to St John's in the Vale (in Threlkeld) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, look for gifts at Braithwaite General Store, examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, and step into the grandiose world of Castle Crag.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grasmere trip planner .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Grasmere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Braithwaite General Store, Helvellyn, St John's in the Vale, Bowfell, Alpacaly Ever After
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn
Swirl How ©
Swirl How

4
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Venture out of the city with trips to Bugatti Trust Visitor Center (in Gotherington), St. Mary's Church (in Fairford) and Charlbury Museum (in Charlbury). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary's Church, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Eadburgha’s Church.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Moreton-in-Marsh travel planner.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Moreton-in-Marsh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Moreton-in-Marsh can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Burford, Chipping Campden, St Nicholas Church, Cotswold Clay Club, St Peter's Church
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswold Clay Club ©
Cotswold Clay Club

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Gloucester (Gloucestershire Archives, St. Nicholas' Church, & more), Purton Ships Graveyard (in Berkeley) and Frampton Court Estate (in Frampton on Severn). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Selsley Common.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bath tour planner.

Traveling by car from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester, Cirencester, Frampton Court Estate, Malmesbury Market Cross, Walks With Hawks
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London road trip planner .

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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