7 days in Edinburgh & London Itinerary

7 days in Edinburgh & London Itinerary

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7 days in Edinburgh & London Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
London
— 4 nights
End: London

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Scott Monument, St Giles' Cathedral, The Real Mary King's Close, and other attractions. On the 29th (Mon), sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, then make a trip to The Royal Mile, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Scottish National War Memorial.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip site .

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major airports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Science Museum, Notting Hill, Abbey Road, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our London trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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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