28 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

28 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

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28 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  24​h
1
London
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Wombourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cheddar
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Colne
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
York
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Brisbane

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): browse the range of quality goods at Harrods and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZSL London Zoo.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the London online vacation planner .

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Brisbane to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in London, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Wombourne.

Things to do in London

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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ZSL London Zoo ©
ZSL London Zoo
Harrods ©
Harrods

4
nights
Wombourne

Wombourne ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wombourne: Royal Air Force Museum (in Shifnal), St Mary The Virgin (in Jackfield) and Ironbridge (Blists Hill Victorian Town & The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse).

Before you visit Wombourne, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from London to Wombourne takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Wombourne are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cheddar.

Things to do in Wombourne

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Telford, Dudley, Chirk, The Bonded Warehouse, Hanbury Hall
Highlights from your plan
National Trust - Chirk Castle ©
National Trust - Chirk Castle
Dudley Zoo and Castle ©
Dudley Zoo and Castle
Blists Hill Victorian Town ©
Blists Hill Victorian Town

2
nights
Cheddar

Cheddar ©
Cheddar is a large village and civil parish in the Sedgemoor district of the English county of Somerset. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): Head underground at Wookey Hole Caves, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cheddar Gorge, and then find something for the whole family at Puxton Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Animal Farm Adventure Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cheddar trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Wombourne to Cheddar by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Cheddar, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cheddar

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Animal Farm Adventure Park, Puxton Park
Highlights from your plan
Animal Farm Adventure Park ©
Animal Farm Adventure Park
Cheddar Gorge ©
Cheddar Gorge
Puxton Park ©
Puxton Park

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Bring the kids along to The Roman Baths and Monkey World. Venture out of the city with trips to Paultons Park (in Romsey), Longleat (in Warminster) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's still lots to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bath road trip app .

Drive from Cheddar to Bath in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Colne.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Paultons Park, Longleat, Stonehenge, Monkey World
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Paultons Park ©
Paultons Park
Longleat ©
Longleat

3
nights
Colne

Colne ©
Colne is a town and civil parish in Lancashire, England, six miles north-east of Burnley, 25 miles east of Preston, 25 miles north of Manchester and 30 miles west of Leeds. Kids will enjoy Muncaster Castle and Knowsley Safari. Explore Colne's surroundings by going to Middleham (Middleham Castle & The Forbidden Corner), South Lakes Safari Zoo (in Dalton-in-Furness) and Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow). There's more to do: go for a walk through Malham Cove and don't miss a visit to Antony Gormley's Another Place.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Colne trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Bath to Colne in 4 hours. In August in Colne, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to York.

Things to do in Colne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Middleham, Lakeland Motor Museum, Muncaster Castle, Knowsley Safari, Malham Cove
Highlights from your plan
South Lakes Safari Zoo ©
South Lakes Safari Zoo
The Forbidden Corner ©
The Forbidden Corner
Knowsley Safari ©
Knowsley Safari

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): find something for the whole family at York Maze. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at York City Walls, then take in the spiritual surroundings of York Minster, then get engrossed in the history at York Castle Museum, and finally examine the collection at National Railway Museum.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary site .

Drive from Colne to York in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in York can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
York Maze ©
York Maze
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Dynamic Earth. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at Real Mary King's Close, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner .

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Dynamic Earth ©
Dynamic Earth

5
nights
London

London ©
Bring the kids along to Coca-Cola London Eye and Natural History Museum. Explore London further: snap pictures at Tower Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the London road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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