11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom travel route planner
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Fly
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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Bath
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Cockermouth
— 1 night
Drive
5
Windermere
— 1 night
Drive

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London — 3 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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, and make a trip to Tower Bridge.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London travel route planner.

Manchester to London is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) 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.
On the 23rd (Tue), admire the striking features of Chavenage House, get your game on at The Cotswold Range, and then admire the natural beauty at Highgrove Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens, and finally delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary website.

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, and make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Bath to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cockermouth.
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Cockermouth — 1 night

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Derwent Pencil Museum, trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Cockermouth takes 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Edinburgh in August since evenings lows in Cockermouth dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.
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Windermere — 1 night

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 29th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Windermere journey planner.

Drive from Cockermouth to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive 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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