10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 2 nights
Train
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Bath
— 2 nights
Fly
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Portinscale
— 1 night
Drive
5
York
— 2 nights
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London — 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Visit Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Gallery and Victoria and Albert Museum. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and examine the collection at The British Museum.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our London day trip app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to London is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in March, with highs in London at 11°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bath.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at West Front, take in the exciting artwork at Somerset Crafts, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village and then look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath trip builder.

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can fly to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, look for all kinds of wild species at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and finally steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Calton Hill.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh visit planning site.

Getting from Bath to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portinscale.
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Portinscale — 1 night

Nestled on the western shore of Derwentwater, Portinscale serves as a perfect base for a walking holiday in the English Lake District.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on Lakeland Mountain Guides and then identify plant and animal life at Alpacaly Ever After.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Portinscale trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Portinscale takes 3 hours. Traveling from Edinburgh in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Portinscale, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to York.
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York — 2 nights

City of Festivals

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.
On the 9th (Thu), go for a walk through York City Walls, then look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, then take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, and finally shop like a local with York Shambles.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our York trip itinerary app.

Getting from Portinscale to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Portinscale in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 1°C in York. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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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.
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