21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom planner

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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Durham
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bakewell
— 1 night
Drive
5
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 3 nights
Drive
6
London
— 5 nights
Train
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Bath
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Durham, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Durham to Edinburgh, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Durham in November: highs in Edinburgh hover around 48°F, while lows dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Nature

Cockermouth

— 2 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, explore the activities along Derwentwater, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, then stroll through Alpacaly Ever After, and finally stop by Braithwaite General Store. On your second day here, sample the fine beverages at The Lakes Distillery, delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, and then trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth travel planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Cockermouth in 3 hours. Traveling from Edinburgh in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cockermouth, with lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Durham.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Durham

— 2 nights
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. On the 17th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Durham Cathedral, go for a walk through Durham Riverside Walk, and then make a trip to Palace Green. On the next day, stop by Fury Events, admire the landmark architecture of Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to World War One Soldier Sculpture.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Durham online travel route builder.

Getting from Cockermouth to Durham by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bakewell.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bakewell

— 1 night
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 19th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, and then contemplate the long history of Tissington Hall.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bakewell day trip app.

Traveling by car from Durham to Bakewell takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Bakewell are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Bakewell

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water

— 3 nights
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bourton-on-the-Water: Whichford Pottery (in Shipston on Stour), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Chavenage House (in Tetbury). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, don't miss a visit to The Model Village, admire the natural beauty at Batsford Arboretum, and examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Bourton-on-the-Water trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Bakewell to Bourton-on-the-Water in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Bourton-on-the-Water sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to London.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

London

— 5 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, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

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You can drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Bath

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Gloucester (Gloucester Cathedral, Jet Age Museum, &more), Wells (Wells Cathedral & Wells Market Place) and Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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.