9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh
— 1 day
train:  2​h 30​min
2
York
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Gloucester
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Richmond

1
day
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Royal Mile, Edinburgh Old Town and Edinburgh Castle. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, stop by Cranachan & Crowdie, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, then take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and finally steep yourself in history at Grassmarket.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planning app .

Richmond, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Richmond to Edinburgh, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Richmond, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Edinburgh, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

1
night
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.
You've now added The York Dungeon to your itinerary. On the 28th (Mon), see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, then don't miss a visit to York Shambles, and finally admire the striking features of York Minster. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Guildhall, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, then get your game on at The York Dungeon, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read York vacation planner .

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

1
night
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Snowshill Manor, then explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, then delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey, and finally take a stroll through Montpellier District.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gloucester visit planner .

Drive from York to Gloucester in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from York in August, Gloucester is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Snowshill Manor, Tewkesbury Abbey, Montpellier District, Sudeley Castle
Highlights from your plan
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Snowshill Manor
Snowshill Manor

2
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 list of things to see and do now includes Hampstead, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Greenwich, and other attractions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The British Museum and Buckingham Palace. You'll explore and learn at Natural History Museum and Apsley House. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Market, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read London trip site .

Getting from Gloucester to London by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in London, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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