19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom tour planner

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Bath
— 1 night
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 2 nights
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London
— 5 nights
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York
— 3 nights
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Durham
— 1 night
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Ambleside
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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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.
On the 28th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), then contemplate the long history of Bath Abbey, and then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, then admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral, and then identify plant and animal life at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bath travel itinerary 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can 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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): meet the residents 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. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Batsford Arboretum and then get outside with The Cotswold Range.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bourton-on-the-Water holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 1.5 hours. March in Bourton-on-the-Water sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to 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: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament, and make a trip to Tower of London.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our London trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. March in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time 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 landmark architecture of York Minster, take a stroll through York Shambles, and see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read York day trip planner.

You can take a train from London to York in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, daily temperatures in York can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

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 12th (Fri): stop by Fury Events, then steep yourself in history at Durham Castle, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Bannatyne Health Club And Spa - Durham.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Durham trip itinerary builder app.

Take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) 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. On the 13th (Sat), take a memorable tour with Tours, then have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, and then get great views at Orrest Head. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on Lake District Sheepdog Experience, explore the activities along Lake Windermere, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Fitzwilliam Gallery, then look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Easedale Tarn.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ambleside trip builder.

Drive from Durham to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Nature · 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, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

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.