20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom travel route maker

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Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to Lechlade
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Lechlade
— 1 night
Drive
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Aberystwyth
— 1 night
Drive
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Wigan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 1 night
Drive
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Braemar
— 2 nights
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Drive to Aberdeen Dyce Airport, Fly to Newcastle Airport, Drive to Holy Island
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Holy Island
— 1 night
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Drive to Newcastle Airport, Fly to Durham Tees Valley Airport, Drive to Darlington
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Darlington
— 3 nights
Drive to Durham Tees Valley Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport
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London
— 4 nights
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Lechlade

— 1 night
Lechlade, or Lechlade-on-Thames, is a town at the southern edge of the Cotswolds in Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): stroll around Lechlade Riverside Park, then take in the views from Halfpenny Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St George's Church, Kelmscott, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lechlade trip planning tool.

San Diego, USA to Lechlade is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Lechlade is 8 hours. In June, Lechlade is slightly colder than San Diego - with highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Lechlade

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then surround yourself with nature on West of England Falconry, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Bishop's Palace and Gardens.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bath trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lechlade to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Aberystwyth.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Wildlife

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. On the 29th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Devil's Bridge Falls, then take in the pleasant sights at Ceredigion Coast Path, then get engrossed in the history at Amgueddfa Ceredigion Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Aberystwyth Castle.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Aberystwyth planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bath to Aberystwyth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Wigan.

Things to do in Aberystwyth

Nature · Parks · 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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wigan: Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary (in Preston), Alton Towers Theme Park (in Alton) and Knowsley Safari (in Prescot). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Wilfrid, take in the pleasant sights at Fairy Glen, and stroll around Haigh Woodland Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Wigan trip website.

Getting from Aberystwyth to Wigan by car takes about 3.5 hours. June in Wigan sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Wigan

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cockermouth

— 1 night
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. On the 3rd (Sat), explore the activities along Derwentwater, then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Buttermere Lake.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cockermouth trip site.

You can drive from Wigan to Cockermouth in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Braemar.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Braemar

— 2 nights
Braemar is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, around 58mi west of Aberdeen in the Highlands. Step out of Braemar with an excursion to Loch Muick in Ballater--about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Creag Choinnich, appreciate the history behind Wellington Aircrew Memorial, surround yourself with nature on Braemar Highland Safaris, and delve into the distant past at Kindrochit Castle.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Braemar trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Braemar in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Holy Island.

Things to do in Braemar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Holy Island

— 1 night
On the 7th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Holy Island trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Braemar to Holy Island. In July, daytime highs in Holy Island are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Darlington.

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites
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Darlington

— 3 nights
Darlington is a large market town in County Durham, in North East England. Explore Darlington's surroundings by going to The Forbidden Corner (in Middleham), Aysgarth Falls (in Aysgarth) and Durham Cathedral (in Durham). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Fountains Abbey, relax and rejuvenate at Rockliffe Hotel Spa, explore the fascinating underground world of Mother Shipton's Cave, and admire the natural beauty at Thornton Hall Gardens.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Darlington trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Holy Island to Darlington. In July in Darlington, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Darlington

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

London

— 4 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, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the London travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Darlington to London with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

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.