22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Train
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York
— 3 nights
Train
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London
— 4 nights
Fly
4
St. Brelade, Jersey
— 1 night
Fly
5
Brighton and Hove
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Bournemouth
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Bath
— 1 night
Train
8
Oxford
— 3 nights
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4
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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rosslyn Chapel and The Real Mary King's Close. Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel in Glasgow--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh tour website.

Ottawa, Canada to Edinburgh is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ottawa to Edinburgh, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ottawa in March; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 9°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

3
nights
York

City of Festivals

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.
Visit York City Walls and Holy Trinity Church for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at York Castle Museum and York's Chocolate Story. Explore York's surroundings by going to Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton), Filey Beach (in Filey) and Scarborough Beach (in Scarborough). There's still lots to do: learn the secrets of beer at Brewtown Tours and take a stroll through York Shambles.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the York trip site.

Getting from Edinburgh to York by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

4
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Paul's Cathedral and Houses of Parliament. Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the London road trip planning app.

Take a train from York to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In April in London, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to St. Brelade.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

1
night
St. Brelade, Jersey

If you're looking for places to see in St.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Mont Orgueil Castle, see the interesting displays at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, and then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Brelade's Bay Beach.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the St. Brelade trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from London to St. Brelade takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. In April in St. Brelade, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in St. Brelade

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

3
nights
Brighton and Hove

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Pavilion and The Lanes. Step off the beaten path and head to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Old Town Hastings. Change things up with these side-trips from Brighton and Hove: Beachy Head (in Eastbourne), Portsmouth (The Mary Rose & HMS Victory) and St Andrew's Church Tower Fairlight TN35 4AB (in Fairlight). There's more to do: relax and rejuvenate at The Therapy Shop and look for gifts at Gustamps.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Brighton and Hove visit planning app.

Traveling by flight from St. Brelade to Brighton and Hove takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

2
nights
Bournemouth

Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, kick back and relax at Hengistbury Head Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Hospital of St Cross, step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bournemouth holiday maker site.

Getting from Brighton and Hove to Bournemouth by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In April in Bournemouth, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

1
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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 14th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then take an in-depth tour of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bath day trip planning app.

You can drive from Bournemouth to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites

3
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Oxford

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Oxford Castle & Prison and Holy Trinity Church. Get some historical perspective at Tewkesbury Abbey and Church of St. James. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oxford: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and St Mary's Church (in Halford). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Blenheim Palace.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oxford trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from Bath to Oxford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Oxford, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trips

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.