8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Chennai
+2
Fly + bus + train:  16​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh
— 1 day
Fly + train:  5​h 45​min
2
Weymouth
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
3
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Chennai

1
day
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 2nd (Thu), explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh road trip app .

Chennai, India to Edinburgh is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Chennai in May, expect Edinburgh to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Weymouth.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Room Escape Games

1
day
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach) and then look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Weymouth itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Edinburgh to Weymouth in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Monkey World
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Monkey World ©
Monkey World
Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach) ©
Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach)

1
night
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fort Henry.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Swanage trip maker website .

You can drive from Weymouth to Swanage in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to London.

Things to do in Swanage

Outdoors Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trip

Corfe Castle
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Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
Dorset Mud Trail ©
Dorset Mud Trail
Fore/Adventure ©
Fore/Adventure

3
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.
Attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and Natural History Museum make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Tower Bridge, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the London tour planning website .

Traveling by car from Swanage to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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