6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Bowness-on-Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Gloucester
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Oxford
— 1 night
train:  15​min
4
Bicester
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
5
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Manchester
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Edinburgh

2
nights
Bowness-on-Windermere

Bowness-on-Windermere ©
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. On the 12th (Mon), see the interesting displays at The World of Beatrix Potter, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Martin's Church, then admire the masterpieces at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, and finally hike along Brant Fell Above the Bustle. On your second day here, look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, contemplate the waterfront views at Ullswater, and then explore the activities along Wastwater Lake.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bowness-on-Windermere vacation app .

Edinburgh to Bowness-on-Windermere is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Ullswater, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Wast Water
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Wast Water ©
Wast Water
Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House ©
Ullswater ©
Ullswater

few
hours
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, then pause for some serene contemplation at Gloucester Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of Gloucester Docks.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gloucester online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Bowness-on-Windermere to Gloucester takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Head 4 Heights Waterpark
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Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Gloucester Docks ©
Gloucester Docks
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark

1
night
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 15th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Worcester College and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oxford University Parks.

You can plan Oxford trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Gloucester to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Oxford when traveling from Gloucester in August, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Bicester.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks
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Oxford University Parks ©
Oxford University Parks
Worcester College ©
Worcester College

few
hours
Bicester

Bicester ©
Bicester is a town and civil parish in the Cherwell district of northeastern Oxfordshire in England.This historic market centre is one of the fastest growing towns in Oxfordshire. For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bicester road trip planner .

Bicester is very close to Oxford. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Bicester

Shopping
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Bicester Village ©
Bicester Village

1
night
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. You can plan Stratford-upon-Avon trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Bicester to Stratford-upon-Avon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for Manchester.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites
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Shakespeare's Birthplace ©
Shakespeare's Birthplace

1
night
Manchester

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get your game on at Flip Out Manchester and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Manchester trip maker site .

Getting from Stratford-upon-Avon to Manchester by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Stratford-upon-Avon in August, plan for little chillier nights in Manchester, with lows around 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Manchester

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Room Escape Games
Manchester Cathedral ©
Manchester Cathedral

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