21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Windsor
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Windsor
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Oxford
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
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St Ives
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Cardiff
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Stratford-upon-Avon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Llandudno
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Liverpool
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Ambleside
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Glasgow
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Gateshead
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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York
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Cambridge
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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East Grinstead
— 2 nights
End: East Grinstead

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Windsor

Windsor ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Windsor Castle as well as Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): see some familiar sights at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Chapel.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Windsor trip builder website .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport, Southampton Airport and Southend Airport. In August, daytime highs in Windsor are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Oxford.

Things to do in Windsor

Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Highlights from your plan
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel

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Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stonehenge as well as University of Oxford. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): deepen your understanding at University of Oxford and then don't miss a visit to Stonehenge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oxford online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Windsor to Oxford in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Windsor in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Oxford, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
University of Oxford ©
University of Oxford

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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Victoria Park as well as Fudge Kitchen. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, then stop by Fudge Kitchen, then snap pictures at Pulteney Bridge, and finally stroll around Royal Victoria Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, contemplate the long history of Chavenage House, then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wells Cathedral.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bath online tour planner .

You can take a train from Oxford to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chavenage House, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Wells Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lands End Visitor Centre, Land's End Landmark and Porthminster Beach. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach, identify plant and animal life at Land's End Landmark, get answers to all your questions at Lands End Visitor Centre, identify plant and animal life at Land's End Landmark, then get all the information you need at Lands End Visitor Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to Salthouse Gallery. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Carbis Bay Beach, then see the interesting displays at St Ives Museum, and then kick back and relax at Gwithian Beach.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read St Ives trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Bath to St Ives takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In August, daily temperatures in St Ives can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in St Ives

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Sennen
Highlights from your plan
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach
Gwithian Beach ©
Gwithian Beach
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

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Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Glyderau has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glyderau, explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Roath Park, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cardiff day trip app .

Drive from St Ives to Cardiff in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Cardiff, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Cardiff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glyderau
Highlights from your plan
Roath Park ©
Roath Park
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle

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Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. You've now added Shakespeare's Birthplace to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's New Place, then contemplate the long history of Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, then admire the striking features of Holy Trinity Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's Birthplace.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon trip planner.

Drive from Cardiff to Stratford-upon-Avon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Warwick Castle
Highlights from your plan
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens ©
Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Shakespeare's Birthplace ©
Shakespeare's Birthplace

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Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Professor Codman's Punch & Judy show, West Shore Beach, Great Orme, and other attractions you added. On the 24th (Sat), get interesting insight from Great Orme Tramway, then enjoy the sand and surf at West Shore Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier, and finally take in a show at Professor Codman's Punch & Judy show.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Llandudno day trip website .

Drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Llandudno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Traveling from Stratford-upon-Avon in August, you will find days in Llandudno are little chillier (21°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade
Llandudno Pier ©
Llandudno Pier

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Liverpool

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Liverpool trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Liverpool takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Liverpool sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Ambleside.

Things to do in Liverpool

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

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Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Ambleside is known for historic sites, parks, nature, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Go Ape! and see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ambleside trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Ambleside takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. You will leave for Glasgow on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Go Ape Grizedale ©
Go Ape Grizedale
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Glasgow itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Glasgow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Glasgow sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stirling Castle, Falkirk Wheel
Highlights from your plan
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral
Glasgow Botanic Gardens ©
Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 31st (Sat), steep yourself in history at Fort George and then explore the activities along River Ness.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Inverness sightseeing site .

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
River Ness ©
River Ness
Fort George
Fort George

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Royal Mile. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and finally make a trip to The Royal Mile.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online tour builder .

Drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can take a train to Gateshead.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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Gateshead

Gateshead ©
Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England, on the southern bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Angel of the North. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): appreciate the history behind The Angel of the North.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gateshead vacation builder .

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Gateshead takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Gateshead sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to York.
Highlights from your plan
The Angel of the North ©
The Angel of the North

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York

York ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take a stroll through York Shambles, contemplate the long history of Castle Howard, get your game on at The York Dungeon, then admire the striking features of York Minster, then contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, and finally delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the York trip planner .

You can take a train from Gateshead to York in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in York can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cambridge.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Shambles ©
York Shambles

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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): deepen your understanding at King's College Chapel and then contemplate the waterfront views at The River Cam. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at American Air Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ely Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambridge vacation maker app .

Traveling by car from York to Cambridge takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Ely Cathedral, American Air Museum
Highlights from your plan
King's College Chapel ©
King's College Chapel
American Air Museum ©
American Air Museum
The River Cam ©
The River Cam

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East Grinstead

East Grinstead ©
East Grinstead is a town and civil parish in the northeastern corner of Mid Sussex district of West Sussex in England near the East Sussex, Surrey, and Kent borders. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Standen, then steep yourself in history at Sackville College Almshouse, then get engrossed in the history at East Grinstead Museum, and finally look for gifts at East Grinstead Book Shop.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the East Grinstead journey maker website .

Traveling by car from Cambridge to East Grinstead takes 2 hours. In September in East Grinstead, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 5th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in East Grinstead

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sackville College ©
Sackville College
East Grinstead Museum ©
East Grinstead Museum