21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
London
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Oxford
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Newquay
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 15​min
4
Liverpool
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
York
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
6
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam


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2
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get some cultural insight at St. Paul's Cathedral and Natural History Museum. You'll explore and learn at Westminster Abbey and National Gallery. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary builder .

Amsterdam, Holland to London is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

3
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Popular historic sites such as Blenheim Palace and Oxford Castle & Prison are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Oxford University Museum of Natural History and Stonehenge. Get out of town with these interesting Oxford side-trips: Head 4 Heights Ltd (in Shorncote), Barnbury (in Winchcombe) and Hailes Abbey (in Hailes). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology and step into the grandiose world of Christ Church Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Oxford trip itinerary builder app .

Take a train from London to Oxford in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Barnbury, Blenheim Palace, Head 4 Heights Waterpark, Hailes Abbey, Stonehenge
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Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace

3
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Visit Porthminster Beach and Fistral Beach Bar for some beach relaxation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic and St. Michael's Mount. Explore Newquay's surroundings by going to Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel), The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan) and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (in St Ives). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Newquay trip site .

Traveling by car from Oxford to Newquay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Liverpool.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St Ives, Perranporth Beach, St. Michael's Mount, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Tintagel Castle
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Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach

3
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Plas Mawr and National Trust Penrhyn Castle. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Trust - Chirk Castle and The Beatles Story. Change things up with these side-trips from Liverpool: Conwy Castle (in Conwy), Great Orme (in Llandudno) and Walls of Chester (in Chester). There's more to do: examine the collection at British Ironwork Centre and explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Liverpool trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of flight and train from Newquay to Liverpool in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Conwy, Walls of Chester, British Ironworks Centre & Shropshire Sculpture Park, Great Orme, National Trust - Chirk Castle
Highlights from your plan
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr

4
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Fountains Abbey and Chatsworth House are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at RSPB Bempton Cliffs and Whitby Abbey. Venture out of the city with trips to Filey Beach (in Filey), Durham Cathedral (in Durham) and Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at York Castle Museum, make a trip to York Shambles, and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read York trip planner .

Getting from Liverpool to York by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. August in York sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chatsworth House, Durham Cathedral, RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Filey Beach, Whitby Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Cragside House and Gardens and The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Rosslyn Chapel and Calton Hill. Venture out of the city with trips to Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh day trip planning site .

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, Cragside House and Gardens, Rosslyn Chapel, The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

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