9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Liverpool
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 1 night
train:  45​min
4
Alnwick
— Few hours
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
York
— 1 night
train:  2​h
7
London
— 1 night
End: London

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.
You've added Millennium Bridge, St. Paul's Cathedral, Tower of London, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, then learn about all things military at HMS Belfast, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Tower of London. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Wellington Arch, explore the historical opulence of Kensington Palace, admire the striking features of Spencer House, then explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, then walk around St. James's Park, and finally learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London planning tool .

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Liverpool.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

1
night
Liverpool

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Cavern Club, Anfield Stadium, Goodison Park, and other attractions.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Liverpool trip itinerary builder website .

Take a train from London to Liverpool in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

The Black Pearl New Brighton
Highlights from your plan
Liverpool Cathedral
Liverpool Cathedral
The Cavern Club ©
The Cavern Club
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool

1
night
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Victoria Tunnel and then get curious at The Discovery Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Newcastle upon Tyne travel app .

You can take a train from Liverpool to Newcastle upon Tyne in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Alnwick.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Childrens Museums Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Discovery Museum ©
The Discovery Museum
Victoria Tunnel
Victoria Tunnel

few
hours
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Cragside House and Gardens.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Alnwick travel website .

Alnwick is very close to Newcastle upon Tyne. In July in Alnwick, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cragside House and Gardens
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Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online trip itinerary planner .

Take a train from Alnwick to Edinburgh in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the York route planner .

Getting from Edinburgh to York by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daytime highs in York are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for London.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
York Minster ©
York Minster

1
night
London

London ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Harrods as well as Oxford Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Martin-within-Ludgate, contemplate the long history of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, then get to know the fascinating history of Oxford Street, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Harrods.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our London visit planner.

Getting from York to London by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Oxford Street ©
Oxford Street
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Church of St. Martin-within-Ludgate ©

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