27 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

27 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 4 nights
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Brighton and Hove
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive
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Aviemore
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ambleside
— 3 nights
Drive
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York
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bakewell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Shipston on Stour
— 1 night
Drive
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Gloucester
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 3 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.
National Gallery and The British Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to London. In November in London, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

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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.
Get outdoors at The Big Cat Sanctuary and Hawking About. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Brighton Food Tours and The Solent Wine Experience. Get out of town with these interesting Brighton and Hove side-trips: The Mary Rose (in Portsmouth), Rye Waterworks MIcropub (in Rye) and Bluebell Vineyard Estates (in Sheffield Green). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at Natural Balance Therapies.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Brighton and Hove trip maker.

Traveling by train from London to Brighton and Hove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Brighton and Hove can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. Get in touch with nature at Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Errol to see Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Stewart Brewing, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

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Fly from Brighton and Hove to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. December in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Aviemore.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trip

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Aviemore

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Loch Morlich, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Cairngorm Brewery. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Cairngorm Mountain.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Aviemore trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Aviemore by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Aviemore

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

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Ambleside

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Visiting Predator Experience and Alpacaly Ever After will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Helvellyn and Aira Force Waterfall. Take a break from Ambleside with a short trip to The Lakes Distillery in Bassenthwaite, about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, indulge in some personalized pampering at Mountain Massage Co., trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and get a dose of the wild on Lake District Sheepdog Experience.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ambleside road trip planning website.

Drive from Aviemore to Ambleside in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at Le Petit Spa, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and then take a stroll through York Shambles. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, and then admire the landmark architecture of Castle Howard.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our York trip planner.

Drive from Ambleside to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Parks

Side Trips

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Bakewell

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 14th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Peak Cavern, then explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, then take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, and finally get interesting insight from Peak Mountaineering. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelsons Distillery & School and then steep yourself in history at Tissington Hall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bakewell trip planner.

Traveling by car from York to Bakewell takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. December in Bakewell sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Shipston on Stour.

Things to do in Bakewell

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Shipston on Stour

Shipston-on-Stour is a town and civil parish on the River Stour about 10mi south of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire close to the boundaries with Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at Hook Norton Brewery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and then play a few rounds at Feldon Valley.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Shipston on Stour online trip planner.

You can drive from Bakewell to Shipston on Stour in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Breweries & Distilleries · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Gloucester

Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures, then sample the tasty concoctions at Battledown Brewery, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hillside Brewery.

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Drive from Shipston on Stour to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Spas

Side Trips

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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.
Get outdoors at Westonbirt Arboretum and West of England Falconry. Get a sense of the local culture at Wells Market Place and Castle Combe Village. Venture out of the city with trips to Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury), Glastonbury (Ham Wall Nature Reserve & Spas) and Wells Cathedral (in Wells). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of The Roman Baths and admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bath online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Bath

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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.