12 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

12 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

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12 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  16​h
1
London
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Windsor
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Wilton
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
4
Bath
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Liverpool
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Edinburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Manchester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Oxford
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
London
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wallace Collection and IWM Duxford. Do some cultural sightseeing at The British Museum and Canterbury Cathedral. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, wander the streets of Westminster, and get a taste of the local shopping with Regent Street.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the London travel route planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, expect London to be colder, temps between 11°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Windsor.

Things to do in London

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

IWM Duxford, Canterbury Cathedral
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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day
Windsor

Windsor ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): examine the collection at Windsor and Royal Borough Museum and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Windsor Parish Church St. John the Baptist.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Windsor day trip app .

Drive from London to Windsor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Wilton.

Things to do in Windsor

Museums Historic Sites
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few
hours
Wilton

Wilton
Wilton is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire (of which it was once the county town), England, with a rich heritage dating back to the Anglo-Saxons. For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Wilton online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Windsor to Wilton in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. You'll set off for Bath on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Wilton

Historic Sites Nightlife Shopping
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1
night
Bath

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

Traveling by car from Wilton to Bath takes an hour. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off toLiverpool.

Things to do in Bath

Nightlife Parks Outdoors
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1
night
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): learn about all things military at Western Approaches Museum - The Battle of the Atlantic Experience, contemplate the long history of Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, then explore the galleries of Lady Lever Art Gallery, and finally admire the masterpieces at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology).

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Liverpool day trip planner .

You can drive from Bath to Liverpool in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Lady Lever Art Gallery
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1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Surgeons' Hall Museums, sample the fine beverages at Pickering's Gin Distillery, then sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town, and finally browse the exhibits of Stills Gallery.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planning tool .

Take a train from Liverpool to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In January in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Neighborhoods
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Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

1
night
Manchester

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Manchester Cathedral, then examine the collection at National Football Museum, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The City of Manchester Distillery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Clayton Hall Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Manchester in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. January in Manchester sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Birmingham.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Pendle Hill
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The City of Manchester Distillery ©
National Football Museum ©
National Football Museum
Pendle Hill ©
Pendle Hill

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
On the 6th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Steelhouse Lane Lock-up.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Birmingham trip itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Manchester to Birmingham in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in Birmingham

Historic Sites
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1
day
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): stop by Fudge Kitchen, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, engage your brain at History of Science Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Sheldonian Theatre, then see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, and finally take an in-depth tour of Dorchester Abbey.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Oxford route builder .

You can take a train from Birmingham to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dorchester Abbey
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The Oxford Artisan Distillery ©
The Oxford Artisan Distillery
History of Science Museum ©
History of Science Museum
Dorchester Abbey ©
Dorchester Abbey

1
night
London

London
To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our London online tour planner .

You can take a train from Oxford to London in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. On the 8th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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