8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Drive
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Harrogate
— 1 night
Drive
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Newcastle upon Tyne
— Few hours
Drive
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Melrose
— 4 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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Harrogate

Harrogate is a spa town in North Yorkshire, England. On the 23rd (Fri), admire the natural beauty at RHS Garden Harlow Carr and then admire the natural beauty at Valley Gardens.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Harrogate tour itinerary planner.

Masham to Harrogate is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive. In October, daily temperatures in Harrogate can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Harrogate

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

few
hours
Newcastle upon Tyne

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Newcastle upon Tyne online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Harrogate to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Melrose.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games

4
nights
Melrose

Melrose is a small town and civil parish in the Scottish Borders, historically in Roxburghshire. Get out of town with these interesting Melrose side-trips: Berwick upon Tweed (The Elizabethan Town Walls & Lady Waterford Hall). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Eildon Hills, admire the natural beauty at Harmony Garden, admire the striking features of Jedburgh Abbey, and contemplate the long history of Melrose Abbey.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Melrose trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Melrose in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Melrose

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

2
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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 28th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh holiday planning site.

Getting from Melrose to Edinburgh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. October in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.