20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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York
— 2 nights
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Bakewell
— 1 night
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Cheltenham
— 2 nights
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Bath
— 4 nights
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Brighton and Hove
— 1 night
7
London
— 5 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Get some cultural insight at National Museum of Scotland and The Real Mary King's Close. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Embleton Bay (in Embleton) and Beadnell Bay Beach (in Beadnell). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh driving holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Edinburgh is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Edinburgh. Traveling from Dubai in December, expect Edinburgh to be much colder, temps between 9°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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York

York ©

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), examine the collection at York Castle Museum, then make a trip to Castle Howard, and then take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of York Shambles, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, then admire the striking features of York Minster, and finally see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the York online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Edinburgh to York by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Castle Howard ©
Castle Howard
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

1
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Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. On the 25th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, then steep yourself in history at Chatsworth House, and then contemplate the long history of Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Bakewell road trip planning app.

Drive from York to Bakewell in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Bakewell

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
All Saints Church ©
All Saints Church
Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre ©
Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre

2
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Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): join in the after-dark buzz at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, then step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hook Norton Brewery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, then examine the collection at Court Barn, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cheltenham route builder website.

You can drive from Bakewell to Cheltenham in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Cheltenham are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Spas · Nightlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Hook Norton Brewery ©
Hook Norton Brewery

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Bath

Bath ©

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
The Roman Baths and Victoria Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Castle Combe Village and Stonehenge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Wells (St Cuthbert's parish Church, Wells Cathedral, &more) and Avebury (West Kennet Avenue, Avebury Manor, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get engrossed in the history at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath trip maker website.

Getting from Cheltenham to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

1
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Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove ©

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): wander the streets of The Lanes, stop by Gustamps, then relax and rejuvenate at Chutima Therapy, and finally sample some tasty brews at Brighton Food Tours.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brighton and Hove travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Bath to Brighton and Hove takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In December in Brighton and Hove, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Chutima Therapy ©
Chutima Therapy
Gustamps ©
Gustamps
The Lanes ©
The Lanes

5
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London

London ©

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.
You'll explore and learn at National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Natural History Museum and The British Museum. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and make a trip to Tower Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the London road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Brighton and Hove to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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