26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  12​h
1
London
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Amesbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cheltenham
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
4
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Wrexham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Rhyl
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Bengaluru

4
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, make a trip to Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read London road trip site .

Bengaluru, India to London is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to London is minus 5 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in December: high temperatures in London hover around 11°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
nights
Amesbury

Amesbury ©
Amesbury is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. Stonehenge has been added to your itinerary. On the 25th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle and then don't miss a visit to Stonehenge. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Hawk Conservancy Trust and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Sanctuary Circle.

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Getting from London to Amesbury by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. December in Amesbury sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Amesbury

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Avebury, Hawk Conservancy Trust
Highlights from your plan
Hawk Conservancy Trust ©
Hawk Conservancy Trust
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

3
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Venture out of the city with trips to Corinium Museum (in Cirencester), Warwick Castle (in Warwick) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, get outside with The Cotswold Range, have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Peter & St Paul.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cheltenham planning tool .

Traveling by car from Amesbury to Cheltenham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December in Cheltenham, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can take a train to Birmingham.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Fun & Games Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cirencester, Cotswolds Distillery, Church of St Peter & St Paul, Cotswold Archery, Warwick Castle
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Coventry Transport Museum, then admire the striking features of Shakespeare's Birthplace, then see the interesting displays at Black Country Living Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Anne Hathaway's Cottage & Gardens, and then see the interesting displays at Cadbury World.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Birmingham trip planner .

Traveling by train from Cheltenham to Birmingham takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Wrexham.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Black Country Living Museum, Coventry Transport Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cadbury World ©
Cadbury World
Room Escape Games
Shakespeare's Birthplace ©
Shakespeare's Birthplace

2
nights
Wrexham

Wrexham ©
Wrexham is the largest town in the north of Wales and an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre. On the 1st (Tue), step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Chirk Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Attingham Park, then explore the activities along The Quarry, and finally make a trip to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at British Ironwork Centre, explore the historical opulence of Castell Dinas Bran, and then steep yourself in history at Erddig.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Wrexham trip builder website .

Getting from Birmingham to Wrexham by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Wrexham

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Shrewsbury, Castell Dinas Bran, National Trust - Chirk Castle, British Ironworks Centre & Shropshire Sculpture Park
Highlights from your plan
Attingham Park ©
Attingham Park
Castell Dinas Bran ©
Castell Dinas Bran
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct ©
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

2
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Caernarfon Castle, then contemplate the long history of Harlech Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Portmeirion Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, then don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls, and then enjoy some diversion at Beacon Climbing Centre.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Caernarfon trip planner.

You can drive from Wrexham to Caernarfon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In January in Caernarfon, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rhyl.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Portmeirion Village, Conwy Town Walls, Harlech Castle
Highlights from your plan
Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Conwy Town Walls ©
Conwy Town Walls

2
nights
Rhyl

Rhyl ©
Rhyl is a seaside resort town and community in the county of Denbighshire, and in the historic county of Flintshire. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Zip World Fforest, admire the natural beauty at Bodnant Garden, and then explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Marble Church, stroll through Bodelwyddan Castle & Park, and then meet the residents at Welsh Mountain Zoo.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rhyl day trip website .

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Rhyl takes an hour. January in Rhyl sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Windermere.

Things to do in Rhyl

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bodnant Garden, Welsh Mountain Zoo, Conwy Castle, Zip World Fforest
Highlights from your plan
Bodnant Garden ©
Bodnant Garden
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Bodelwyddan Castle & Park ©
Bodelwyddan Castle & Park

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: The World of Beatrix Potter (in Bowness-on-Windermere), The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, explore the historical opulence of Castle Crag, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and get great views at Orrest Head.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Windermere online travel route planner .

Drive from Rhyl to Windermere in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Bowness-on-Windermere, Jesus Church, Castle Crag, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop
Highlights from your plan
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nature, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse.

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

Traveling by car from Windermere to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

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