19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Bath
— 1 night
Drive
2
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 2 nights
Drive
3
London
— 5 nights
Train
4
York
— 3 nights
Train
5
Durham
— 1 night
Drive
6
Ambleside
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

Bath

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

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 15th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), contemplate the long history of Bath Abbey, and then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, then admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, and then identify plant and animal life at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bath day trip planner.

Naples, Italy to Bath is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Naples to Bath, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water

— 2 nights
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. On the 17th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, then take in panoramic vistas at Broadway Tower, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Batsford Arboretum and then head outdoors with The Cotswold Range.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bourton-on-the-Water trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Bath to Bourton-on-the-Water in 1.5 hours. April in Bourton-on-the-Water sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to London.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

London

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the views from Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the London holiday planner.

You can drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

York

— 3 nights

City of Festivals

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 is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: sample some tasty brews at Brewtown Tours, admire the striking features of York Minster, go for a walk through York City Walls, and identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our York itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, daily temperatures in York can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Durham

— 1 night
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): visit Fury Events, explore the historical opulence of Durham Castle, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Bannatyne Health Club And Spa - Durham.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Durham trip planner.

You can take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Durham

Spas · Historic Sites

Ambleside

— 2 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, then have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, and then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on Lake District Sheepdog Experience, explore the activities along Lake Windermere, browse for treasures at The Fitzwilliam Gallery, then look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Easedale Tarn.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ambleside online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Durham to Ambleside takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Ambleside

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Edinburgh

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online route builder.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In April in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Nature

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.