19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Memphis
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Bath
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
St. Helier, Jersey
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Memphis

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 17th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, then learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and then stroll through Holyrood Park.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner .

Memphis, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 6 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Memphis in September, with highs in Edinburgh at 62°F and lows at 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, learn about all things military at Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, and finally step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle. On the next day, make a trip to Lindisfarne Priory, then admire the masterpieces at Lady Waterford Hall, then step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of Saint Peter.

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Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Alnwick takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in September, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Berwick upon Tweed, Lindisfarne Priory, The Parish Church of Saint Peter, Cragside House and Gardens
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Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

2
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. On the 21st (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, brush up on your military savvy at The Royal Welch Fusiliers Regimental Museum, then examine the collection at Home Front Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Criccieth Castle, then contemplate the long history of Harlech Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Portmeirion Village.

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You can drive from Alnwick to Caernarfon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Caernarfon, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Portmeirion Village, Criccieth Castle, Home Front Museum, Conwy Castle, Harlech Castle
Highlights from your plan
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 23rd (Mon), take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then explore the world behind art at Holburne Museum, then see the interesting displays at Fashion Museum Bath, and finally don't miss a visit to Bath Street. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Lacock Abbey, then get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, then examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and finally contemplate the long history of Bristol Cathedral.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bath trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Caernarfon to Bath in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bristol, Lacock Abbey, Castle Combe Village
Highlights from your plan
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

2
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
On the 25th (Wed), explore the ancient world of La Hougue Bie, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Brelade, then brush up on your military savvy at The Channel Islands Military Museum, and finally examine the collection at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Pallot Steam, Motor & General Museum, steep yourself in history at Battery Lothringen, then explore the historical opulence of Elizabeth Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at 16 New Street.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our St. Helier trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Bath to St. Helier by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in St. Helier are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in St. Helier

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Brelade, The Channel Islands Military Museum, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, The Pallot Steam, Motor & General Museum, La Hougue Bie
Highlights from your plan
Elizabeth Castle ©
Elizabeth Castle
La Hougue Bie ©
La Hougue Bie

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. On the 27th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Hurst Castle and then take in the exciting artwork at Petworth House and Park. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Weald & Downland Living Museum, then see the interesting displays at Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, and then step into the grandiose world of Portchester Castle.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from St. Helier to Portsmouth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from St. Helier in September since evenings lows in Portsmouth dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Hurst Castle, Weald & Downland Living Museum, Portchester Castle, Petworth House and Park
Highlights from your plan
Weald & Downland Living Museum ©
Weald & Downland Living Museum
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson ©
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson
Hurst Castle ©
Hurst Castle

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like IWM Duxford and King's College Chapel. Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Ely Cathedral (in Ely) and Bodiam Castle (in Bodiam). There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the London trip planner .

Drive from Portsmouth to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

IWM Duxford, Bodiam Castle, King's College Chapel, Ely Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
Bodiam Castle ©
Bodiam Castle

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