17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  6 h
1
London
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Amesbury
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Stow-on-the-Wold
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Hathersage
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
6
Bassenthwaite
— 2 nights
car:  4 h 30 min
7
Oban, Scotland
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
8
Glencoe, Scotland
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Inverness, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
St. Andrews, Scotland
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Tram:  19 h
End: Dallas

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Churchill War Rooms, St. James's Park, St. Paul's Cathedral, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, walk around Hyde Park, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, and admire the striking features of Clarence House.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip maker tool.

Cincinnati, USA to London is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cincinnati in July: high temperatures in London hover around 73°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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hours
Bath

Bath ©
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 5th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey and then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Bath day trip site.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Amesbury.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

1
day
Amesbury

Amesbury ©
Amesbury is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. On the 5th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amesbury day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bath to Amesbury takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Amesbury are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Stow-on-the-Wold.

Things to do in Amesbury

Historic Sites
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Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

3
nights
Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold ©
Stow-on-the-Wold is a small market town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cleeve Hill, Broadway Tower and University of Oxford. On the 6th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Highclere Castle, deepen your understanding at University of Oxford, and then make a trip to Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Broadway Tower and then get outside with Cleeve Hill.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Stow-on-the-Wold trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Amesbury to Stow-on-the-Wold takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Hathersage.

Things to do in Stow-on-the-Wold

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Highclere Castle, Broadway Tower, Cleeve Hill, University of Oxford
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Highclere Castle ©
Highclere Castle
Cleeve Hill ©
Cleeve Hill
Broadway Tower ©
Broadway Tower

few
hours
Hathersage

Hathersage ©
Hathersage is a village and civil parish in the Peak District in Derbyshire, England. You've now added Chatsworth House to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House and then explore the striking landscape at Stanage Edge.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hathersage trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Stow-on-the-Wold to Hathersage takes 3 hours. July in Hathersage sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bassenthwaite.

Things to do in Hathersage

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chatsworth House
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Stanage Edge ©
Stanage Edge
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House

2
nights
Bassenthwaite

Bassenthwaite ©
You've now added Lake District Paddle Boarding to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk and then glide peacefully along the water with Lake District Paddle Boarding.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bassenthwaite trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Hathersage to Bassenthwaite in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bassenthwaite can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sat) before leaving for Oban.

Things to do in Bassenthwaite

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Keswick
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Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Lake District Paddle Boarding ©
Lake District Paddle Boarding
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Castlerigg Stone Circle

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nights
Oban, Scotland

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Iona Abbey and Nunnery. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Oban Distillery and then trek along Pulpit Hill.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Oban online trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Bassenthwaite to Oban with the Route module. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bassenthwaite in July: high temperatures in Oban hover around 61°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Glencoe.

Things to do in Oban

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Outdoors

Side Trip

Iona Abbey and Nunnery
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Highlights from your plan
Iona Abbey and Nunnery ©
Iona Abbey and Nunnery
Oban Distillery ©
Oban Distillery

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hours
Glencoe, Scotland

Glencoe ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): appreciate the views at Glen Coe and then pause for some photo ops at The Glencoe Massacre Monument.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Glencoe trip planner.

Getting from Oban to Glencoe by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In July, daytime highs in Glencoe are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks Nature
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Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
The Glencoe Massacre Monument ©
The Glencoe Massacre Monument

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nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield and Eilean Donan Castle. On the 12th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take in the history at Culloden Battlefield and then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Inverness travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Glencoe to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Inverness, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to St. Andrews.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Loch Ness ©
Loch Ness
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

1
day
St. Andrews, Scotland

St. Andrews ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): steep yourself in history at St Andrews Links.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the St. Andrews vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to St. Andrews takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in St. Andrews are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Outdoors Historic Sites Golf
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Highlights from your plan
St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links

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nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, then make a trip to The Royal Mile, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Edinburgh online holiday planner.

Getting from St. Andrews to Edinburgh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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