18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Salisbury
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Bath
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Oxford
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Carlisle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Durham
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
7
York
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Cambridge
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
9
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Singapore

1
night
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Winchester Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of The Great Hall, and then make a trip to Old Sarum.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Salisbury trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Salisbury is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 8 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Salisbury hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Winchester
Highlights from your plan
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral
Old Sarum ©
Old Sarum

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath day trip planning site .

Getting from Salisbury to Bath by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Walking tours

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Blenheim Palace and then examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, steep yourself in history at St Michael and St Martins Church, pause for some serene contemplation at St Oswald's Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mary's Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Christ Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Oxford day trip planner.

Getting from Bath to Oxford by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Oxford, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Burford, Blenheim Palace, St Michael and St Martins Church, St. Mary's Church
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
St Oswald's Church ©
St Oswald's Church

2
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 12th (Wed), make a trip to Chester Cathedral, then explore the ancient world of Walls of Chester, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story, then take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Liverpool Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Liverpool trip website .

Traveling by car from Oxford to Liverpool takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Liverpool sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Carlisle.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Chester
Highlights from your plan
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral
Chester Cathedral ©
Chester Cathedral
Walls of Chester ©
Walls of Chester

2
nights
Carlisle

Carlisle ©
Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall. Visit Castle Crag and Orrest Head for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Carlisle: Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House (in Hawkshead), Tarn Hows (in Coniston) and Aira Force (in Penrith). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle and explore the activities along Derwentwater.

To find out how to plan a trip to Carlisle, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Liverpool to Carlisle by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Durham.

Things to do in Carlisle

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Castle Crag, Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall, Orrest Head, Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
Highlights from your plan
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House

2
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Durham Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Durham Cathedral, and then admire the natural beauty at Crook Hall & Gardens.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Durham travel planner.

Getting from Carlisle to Durham by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Durham can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to York.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Hexham Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Durham Castle ©
Durham Castle
Crook Hall & Gardens ©
Crook Hall & Gardens

1
night
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.
To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the York trip planner .

You can take a train from Durham to York in an hour. Another option is to drive. December in York sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

2
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at IWM Duxford, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, then explore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of King's College Chapel.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambridge trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from York to Cambridge takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Cambridge can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 21st (Fri), you're off toLondon.

Things to do in Cambridge

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

IWM Duxford
Highlights from your plan
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum
King's College Chapel ©
King's College Chapel

2
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the London vacation planning tool .

Take a train from Cambridge to London in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

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