16 days in London, Derby & Edinburgh Itinerary

16 days in London, Derby & Edinburgh Itinerary

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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, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our London trip maker.

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 (AST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 3 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in November, with highs in London at 13°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Derby.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Derby

— 3 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Tissington Hall (in Tissington), Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford) and Chatsworth House (in Bakewell).

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Derby online travel route planner.

Getting from London to Derby by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. November in Derby sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Derby

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Edinburgh

— 7 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 nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planning site.

Fly from Derby to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to fly to London.

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London

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, browse the exhibits of Churchill War Rooms, and then stroll around St. James's Park. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and then hunt for treasures at Covent Garden.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the London tour planning site.

Fly from Edinburgh to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Edinburgh in November, London is a bit warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

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