19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to Lechlade
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Lechlade
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
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Aberystwyth
— 1 night
Drive
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Wigan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Holy Island
— 1 night
Drive
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York
— 1 night
Drive
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Darlington
— 2 nights
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Drive to Durham Tees Valley Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to Hemel Hempstead
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Hemel Hempstead
— 2 nights
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London
— 3 nights
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Lechlade

— 2 nights
Lechlade, or Lechlade-on-Thames, is a town at the southern edge of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire, England. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Cotswold Sheepskin, don't miss a visit to The Model Village, and then stroll through Birdland.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lechlade journey planner.

San Diego, USA to Lechlade is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Diego to Lechlade due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect Lechlade to be little chillier, temps between 67°F and 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Lechlade

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bath

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wells (Wells Cathedral & St Cuthbert's parish Church), Glastonbury Tor (in Glastonbury) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, make a trip to Stonehenge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and surround yourself with nature on West of England Falconry.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bath trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Lechlade to Bath in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Aberystwyth.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Aberystwyth

— 1 night
Aberystwyth is a historic market town, administrative centre, and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales, often colloquially known as Aber. To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Aberystwyth trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Bath to Aberystwyth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Wigan.

Things to do in Aberystwyth

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Wigan

— 3 nights
Wigan is a town in Greater Manchester, England, on the River Douglas, 7.9mi south-west of Bolton, 10mi north of Warrington and 16mi west-northwest of Manchester. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for gifts at The Grubber Traditional Sweet Shop, stroll through Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, and then walk around Haigh Woodland Park. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Tatton Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read our Wigan trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Aberystwyth to Wigan takes 3.5 hours. July in Wigan sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Holy Island.

Things to do in Wigan

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Holy Island

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle and then explore the historical opulence of Lindisfarne Castle.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Holy Island trip app.

Traveling by car from Wigan to Holy Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Holy Island sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites

Side Trip

York

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): examine the collection at York Castle Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and then explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the York trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Holy Island to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July in York, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 53°F at night. You'll set off for Darlington on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums

Darlington

— 2 nights
Darlington is a large market town in County Durham, in North East England. Change things up with these side-trips from Darlington: The Forbidden Corner (in Middleham), Aysgarth Falls (in Aysgarth) and Durham (Durham Riverside Walk & Durham Cathedral). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Thornton Hall Gardens, play a few rounds at Rockliffe Golf, pause for some serene contemplation at St Cuthbert's Church, and pause for some photo ops at Joseph Pease Statue.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Darlington road trip planning site.

You can drive from York to Darlington in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hemel Hempstead.

Things to do in Darlington

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Hemel Hempstead

— 2 nights
Hemel Hempstead is a new town in Hertfordshire, England. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Albans Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Hatfield House, then admire the striking features of Piccotts End Wall Paintings, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at The Snow Centre.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hemel Hempstead day trip site.

Explore your travel options from Darlington to Hemel Hempstead with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Hemel Hempstead

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

London

— 3 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: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our London online journey builder.

You can drive from Hemel Hempstead to London in an hour. In July in London, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 56°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

United Kingdom travel guide

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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.