18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  12​h
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Grasmere
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

5
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.
Let the collections at Natural History Museum and Churchill War Rooms capture your imagination. St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Old Spitalfields Market, don't miss a visit to London Eye, stop by A&S Jewellery Mfg Ltd, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London travel route planner .

Bengaluru, India to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to London due to the time zone difference. In May, London is cooler than Bengaluru - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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 Bath Abbey for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to Pulteney Bridge or Mr B's Emporium Of Reading Delights. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Hookshouse Pottery (in Tetbury), Cirencester Antiques & Collectables Market (in Cirencester) and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Emma Rose Art Works and browse for treasures at Simon Jackson Antiques & Interiors.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bath trip planner .

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Hookshouse Pottery, Cirencester Antiques & Collectables Market
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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 19th (Sat): look for gifts at Shakespeare Hospice Bookshop, browse for treasures at The Barn, then stop by Alain Rouveure Galleries, then stop by Cotswold Lavender, and finally look for gifts at Waterside Food and Craft Market. Here are some ideas for day two: browse for treasures at Bonds and then look for all kinds of wild species at S&D Falconry.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon road trip app .

Traveling by car from Bath to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cotswold Lavender, Alain Rouveure Galleries
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Alain Rouveure Galleries ©
Alain Rouveure Galleries
S&D Falconry ©
S&D Falconry
Cotswold Lavender ©
Cotswold Lavender

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.
Head to York Shambles and The Cat Galleryfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: stop by The Imaginarium, browse the different shops at Stonegate, and examine the collection at National Railway Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the York trip planner .

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to York in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Stratford-upon-Avon in May, York is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in York

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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York Shambles ©
York Shambles
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Stonegate ©
Stonegate

1
night
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. On the 24th (Thu), stop by Sam Read Book Shop, look for gifts at Fred Holdsworth's Bookshop, then stop by Grasmere Chocolate Cottage, and finally look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grasmere trip itinerary site .

You can drive from York to Grasmere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Shopping

Side Trip

Ambleside
Highlights from your plan
Grasmere Chocolate Cottage ©
Grasmere Chocolate Cottage
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop ©
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, and then explore the fascinating landscape at The Marshmallow Lady. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Miss Katie Cupcake, stop by Ness Clothing Ltd, look for gifts at I.J. Mellis Cheesemonger, then stop by Eddie's Seafood Market, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Jenners.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh road trip site .

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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