10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom holiday planner

Make it your trip
Drive
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Blackpool
— 1 night
Drive
2
Windermere
— 1 night
Drive
3
Fort William
— 3 nights
Bus to Glasgow, Fly to Tamworth
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Tamworth
— 1 night
Drive
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive

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Blackpool

— 1 night

Seaside Resort that Never Sleeps

Over 12 million people visit Blackpool each year, making it Britain’s top holiday resort and one of its most visited cities overall, second only to London.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): examine the collection at Star Trek: The Exhibition, then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Blackpool, then find something for the whole family at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, and finally get to know the resident critters at Blackpool Zoo.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Blackpool tour planner.

Southampton to Blackpool is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July in Blackpool, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Blackpool

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Parks
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Windermere

— 1 night
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take in the exciting artwork at The Fitzwilliam Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Tarn Hows, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Windermere trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Blackpool to Windermere in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Windermere

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Fort William

— 3 nights
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig) and Highland Folk Museum (in Newtonmore). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, make a trip to Neptune's Staircase, and appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Fort William online travel route planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Fort William in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Tamworth.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Tamworth

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): appreciate the history behind National Memorial Arboretum and then find something for the whole family at Drayton Manor Theme Park.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tamworth sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Fort William to Tamworth takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Tamworth can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bath tour builder site.

You can drive from Tamworth to Bath in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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United Kingdom travel guide

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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.