18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Kinlochbervie
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Portinscale
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Porthmadog
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Shipston on Stour
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Bath
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Berlin

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Edinburgh Old Town and New Town are in your itinerary. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Urbane Art Gallery and Miss Katie Cupcake. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, browse the range of quality goods at Jenners, and steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh day trip tool .

Berlin, Germany to Edinburgh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In December in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kinlochbervie.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

1
night
Kinlochbervie

Kinlochbervie ©
Kinlochbervie is a harbour village in the north west of Sutherland, in the Highland region of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stroll through Scourie Bay and then stroll through Oldshoremore Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kinlochbervie trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Edinburgh to Kinlochbervie with the Route module. In December, daily temperatures in Kinlochbervie can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in Kinlochbervie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay

1
day
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
On the 21st (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Thornthwaite Galleries, stop by The Cheese Delicatessen at Fond Ewe, stop by Alexandra's of Keswick, then look for gifts at The Soap Co Cic, then stop by Ye Olde Friars, and finally stop by George Fisher Ltd.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Portinscale travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kinlochbervie to Portinscale in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December, daytime highs in Portinscale are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to York.

Things to do in Portinscale

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Keswick, Castle Crag
Highlights from your plan
Ye Olde Friars ©
Ye Olde Friars
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Thornthwaite Galleries ©
Thornthwaite Galleries

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.
York Shambles and Pyramid Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Hebden Tea Company and Pylones. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Stonegate, stop by Käthe Wohlfahrt - Mulberry Hall, and admire the landmark architecture of York Minster.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our York driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Portinscale to York takes 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in York are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Porthmadog.

Things to do in York

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
York Shambles ©
York Shambles
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

1
night
Porthmadog

Porthmadog ©
Porthmadog, known locally as "Port", and since 1974, rendered into Welsh from its former Anglicised form, Portmadoc, is a small coastal town and community in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd, in Wales. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): look for gifts at Browsers Bookshop, stroll through Borth y Gest Beach, then stroll through Morfa Bychan Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Y Lasynys Fawr.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Porthmadog tour itinerary app .

Traveling by car from York to Porthmadog takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from York in December since evenings lows in Porthmadog dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Shipston on Stour.

Things to do in Porthmadog

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Borth y Gest Beach, Y Lasynys Fawr
Highlights from your plan
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands ©
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Y Lasynys Fawr ©
Y Lasynys Fawr
Browsers Bookshop ©
Browsers Bookshop

1
night
Shipston on Stour

Shipston on Stour ©
Shipston-on-Stour is a town and civil parish on the River Stour about 10mi south of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire close to the boundaries with Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): browse for treasures at The Barn, then look for gifts at Alain Rouveure Galleries, then stop by Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, and finally sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery.

Discover how to plan a Shipston on Stour trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Porthmadog to Shipston on Stour in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Nightlife

Side Trips

Alain Rouveure Galleries, The Barn, Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Alain Rouveure Galleries ©
Alain Rouveure Galleries

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Visit The Roman Baths and Stonehenge for their historical value. Head to Somerset Crafts and Emma Rose Art Worksfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Hookshouse Pottery (in Tetbury), Stroud Brewery (in Stroud) and Treasure Seekers Gift Shop (in Gloucester). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Pulteney Bridge and look for gifts at Alexandra May.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bath online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Shipston on Stour to Bath in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stroud Brewery, Treasure Seekers Gift Shop, Hookshouse Pottery, Somerset Crafts, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Somerset Crafts ©
Somerset Crafts

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.
Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Natural History Museum and Tower of London. And it doesn't end there: browse the range of quality goods at Harrods, browse the different shops at Old Spitalfields Market, look for gifts at Alexis Jewels, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the London trip builder website .

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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