20 days in United Kingdom, Spa & Bruges Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom, Spa & Bruges Itinerary

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20 days in United Kingdom, Spa & Bruges Itinerary

Start: Canberra, Australia
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Spa, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Silverstone, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Amesbury, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + train + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
+4
train + bus + foot + Fly + bus:  32​h
End: Canberra, Australia

3
nights
Spa, Belgium

Spa ©
Spa is a Belgian town, located in the Province of Liège, and is the town where the word spa comes from. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like December 44 Historical Museum and Abbaye du Val-Dieu. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lieteberg and Lac de Warfaaz. Explore Spa's surroundings by going to Hoge Kempen National Park (in Genk) and Fort Eben-Emael (in Eben-Emael). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Forestia, grab your bike and head to RAVeL Spa - Francorchamps - Stavelot, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint- Sebastien - Monument classe, and get a sense of history and politics at Hotel communal ou Ancienne Halle - Monument classe.

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Canberra, Australia to Spa is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Canberra to Spa, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Spa is much hotter than Canberra - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Spa

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Lieteberg, Forestia, Hotel communal ou Ancienne Halle - Monument classe, December 44 Historical Museum, Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Domaine de Berinzenne ©
Domaine de Berinzenne
Forestia ©
Forestia
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery ©
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery

3
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Take a break from the city and head to Bruges Art Route and Minnewater Lake. Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Centre of Brugge and Belfry of Bruges. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, take in the waterfront at Rozenhoedkaai, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of the Holy Blood.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Bruges tour itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Spa to Bruges in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Spa in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bruges: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Silverstone.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Bruges Art Route ©
Bruges Art Route
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum

4
nights
Silverstone, United Kingdom

Silverstone is a village and civil parish in Northamptonshire, England, perhaps best known for its race circuit. Get in touch with nature at Arkadia Alpacas - Great Ground Farm and Stoke Bruerne. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Oxfordshire Museum and The Church of St Mary the Virgin. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Silverstone: Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre (in Chipping Campden) and Bourton House Garden (in Bourton-on-the-Hill). The adventure continues: join the crowd at Silverstone Circuit, push the limits with an extreme tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Evenley Wood Garden.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Silverstone trip maker tool .

Getting from Bruges to Silverstone by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amesbury.

Things to do in Silverstone

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Evenley Wood Garden, The Oxfordshire Museum, Bourton House Garden, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Arkadia Alpacas - Great Ground Farm ©
Evenley Wood Garden ©
Evenley Wood Garden

2
nights
Amesbury, United Kingdom

Amesbury ©
Amesbury is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stonehenge. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Abbey Church of St Mary and St Melor, then get your game on at Larkhill Space Station, then delve into the distant past at Durrington Walls, and finally take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of The Cuckoo Stone, then get engrossed in the history at Amesbury History Centre, then relax in the rural setting at Cholderton Charlie's Farm, and finally look for gifts at Cholderton Farm Shop & Cafe.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Amesbury visit planner.

Traveling by car from Silverstone to Amesbury takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Amesbury

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Cholderton, Larkhill Space Station, The Cuckoo Stone
Highlights from your plan
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Cholderton Charlie's Farm ©
Cholderton Charlie's Farm
Amesbury History Centre ©
Amesbury History Centre

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jupiter Artland and Inchcolm Abbey and Island. Step out of the city life by going to Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and explore the world behind art at Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Amesbury to Edinburgh takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Amesbury, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Blackness Castle
Highlights from your plan
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland