20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 4 nights
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Cambridge
— 1 day
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York
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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Glasgow
— 3 nights
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Liverpool
— 3 nights
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Cardiff
— 2 nights
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Exeter
— 2 nights

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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.
Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Cathedral for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Gallery and Cutty Sark. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, see the interesting displays at Lord's Cricket Ground, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read London travel planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to London is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cape Town in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in London, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Cambridge.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Cutty Sark ©
Cutty Sark
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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Cambridge

Cambridge ©

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 19th (Sat), examine the collection at Cambridge Science Centre, get engrossed in the history at The Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cambridge, then gain insight at St. John's College, then steep yourself in history at Trinity College, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cambridge tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Cambridge takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In June in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Cambridge

Highlights from your plan
Cambridge Science Centre ©
Cambridge Science Centre
Museum of Cambridge ©
Museum of Cambridge

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Yorkshire Museum, steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, admire the striking features of Merchant Adventurers' Hall, look for gifts at The Shop That Must Not Be Named, then take a stroll through York Shambles, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Margaret Clitherow Shrine.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the York online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Cambridge in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in York, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Treasurer's House ©
Treasurer's House
Yorkshire Museum ©
Yorkshire Museum
Margaret Clitherow Shrine ©
Margaret Clitherow Shrine

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 21st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Dean Village, then contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, and finally get engrossed in the history at Surgeons' Hall Museums. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Craigmillar Castle, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holyrood Abbey, and finally contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Dean Village ©
Dean Village

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Glasgow School of Art and People's Palace and Winter Gardens. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Provand's Lordship and Glasgow Police Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral of St Andrew, shop like a local with Merchant City, take an in-depth tour of Hunterian Museum, and walk around Glasgow Green.

Plan a Glasgow trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Glasgow

Highlights from your plan
Scotland Street School Museum ©
Scotland Street School Museum
The Glasgow School of Art ©
The Glasgow School of Art
People's Palace and Winter Gardens ©
People's Palace and Winter Gardens

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Liverpool

Liverpool

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museum of Liverpool and Merseyside Maritime Museum. Mendips - John Lennon Home and Royal Albert Dock Liverpool are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of St. George's Hall, explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Peter's Church, Woolton, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, and appreciate the history behind Beatles Statue.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Liverpool day trip planning tool.

Drive from Glasgow to Liverpool in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Liverpool
Museum of Liverpool
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
International Slavery Museum ©
International Slavery Museum

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Cardiff

Cardiff ©

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, see the interesting displays at Museum of Cardiff, then explore the activities along River Taff, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Animal Wall. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Firing Line Museum of The Queen's Dragoon Guards and The Royal Welsh at Cardiff Castle, then admire the striking features of Senedd, then head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, and finally take in the waterfront at Mermaid Quay.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Cardiff day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Cardiff takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Cardiff can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Exeter.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages

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Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Exeter Cathedral and St Pancras Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Exeter Castle. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of St Catherine's Chapel and Almshouses, pause for some serene contemplation at St Petrocks Church, appreciate the history behind Miles' Clocktower - Queen Street, and examine the collection at The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, use the Exeter attractions planner.

You can drive from Cardiff to Exeter in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Exeter

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral
Royal Albert Memorial Museum ©
Royal Albert Memorial Museum
St Catherine's Chapel and Almshouses ©
St Catherine's Chapel and Almshouses

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