22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly
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London
— 4 nights
Train
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 3 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Cockermouth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary maker.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa to London is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. September in London sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

2
nights
Bath

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, then stop by Wyrdraven, then admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, then delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, and then do sightseeing your way with Original Wild.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath vacation planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

3
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bourton-on-the-Water: Head 4 Heights Waterpark (in Cirencester), Tetbury (The Royal Gardens at Highgrove & Chavenage House) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St. Mary, make a trip to The Model Village, and sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bourton-on-the-Water tour itinerary builder site.

Drive from Bath to Bourton-on-the-Water in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Bourton-on-the-Water can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and then take a memorable tour with River Deep Mountain High - Day Tours. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, then see Kankku Off Road Driving Adventures, then examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and finally test your team's savvy at Cliffhanger Rooms.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Windermere trip app.

Getting from Bourton-on-the-Water to Windermere by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Windermere

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

2
nights
Cockermouth

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. On the 13th (Sun), explore the activities along Derwentwater, find your balance on the water with Lake District Paddle Boarding, and then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, then go on a hair-raising tour with Lakeland Hauntings Ghost Walks, then go deep underground at Honister Slate Mine, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Catherine's Chruch.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cockermouth online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

3
nights
Fort William

Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Shiel, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, and look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area.

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Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Fort William takes 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

5
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Edinburgh

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 Royal Mile, and take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh visit planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.