15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Cockermouth
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Windermere
— 1 night
Train
4
London
— 4 nights
Train
5
Bath
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Inverness
— 2 nights
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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, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh day trip planning app.

Little Rock, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Little Rock to Edinburgh, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Edinburgh is colder than Little Rock - with highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cockermouth.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:

Cockermouth — 2 nights

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. On the 25th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum, then explore the activities along Derwentwater, and finally hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, then take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall, then delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alpacaly Ever After.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cockermouth attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Cockermouth takes 3 hours. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cockermouth, with lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Windermere.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Windermere — 1 night

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 27th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, then see the interesting displays at Hawkshead Grammar School Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head, and finally skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Windermere trip planner.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.
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Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:

London — 4 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: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, admire the striking features of Tower of London, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Windermere to London takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. August in London sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.
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Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, then browse the exhibits of American Museum & Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, admire the natural beauty at Highgrove Gardens, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bath road trip website.

Take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Inverness.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Side Trips
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Inverness — 2 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, then stroll around Ness Islands, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Inverness sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Bath to Inverness in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in September, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:

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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