17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Train
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York
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 5 nights
Train
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London
— 4 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: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh road trip planner.

Pune, India to Edinburgh is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Pune to Edinburgh. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to York.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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York — 3 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): examine the collection at National Railway Museum, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, and then examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of York Shambles, see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, then admire the striking features of York Minster, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael le Belfrey, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the York tour planner.

Take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in York sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bath.
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Bath — 5 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury), Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, pause for some serene contemplation at Wells Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bath online route maker.

Traveling by car from York to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to London.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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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: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, make a trip to Tower of London, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and walk around Hyde Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to fly 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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