23 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

23 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Oxford, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Drive
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Cirencester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Warwick, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Chester, United Kingdom
— 1 day
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Conwy, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Glencoe, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Pitlochry, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 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.
Bring the kids along to Coca-Cola London Eye and The British Museum. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Tower Bridge, admire the striking features of Tower of London, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and stroll around St. James's Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the London day trip planning app.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to London is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in October, you will find days in London are little chillier (19°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Cambridge.
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Cambridge, United Kingdom — 1 night

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at King's College Chapel, and finally learn about all things military at IWM Duxford.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Cambridge road trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Cambridge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Cambridge sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Oxford.
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Oxford, United Kingdom — 1 day

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 23rd (Sun), see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Oxford trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Cambridge to Oxford in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Oxford, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Cirencester.
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Cirencester, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. You've now added Cotswold Motoring Museum to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish Church of St John Baptist, then stroll through Rugrats and Half Pints Cirencester, then examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St. Mary.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cirencester driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Oxford to Cirencester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Warwick.
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Warwick, United Kingdom — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, then wander the streets of Hatton Country World, and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Mill Garden.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Warwick day trip site.

You can drive from Cirencester to Warwick in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will leave for Chester on the 26th (Wed).
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Chester, United Kingdom — 1 day

Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Chester Zoo, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chester Cathedral.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Chester travel website.

You can drive from Warwick to Chester in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a train. October in Chester sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Conwy.
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Conwy, United Kingdom — 1 night

Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. Conwy Castle has been added to your itinerary. On the 27th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle.

Plan trip to Conwy with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Chester to Conwy in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Conwy, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ambleside.
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Ambleside, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. On the 28th (Fri), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Loughrigg Fell. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Derwentwater, look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, then explore the galleries of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and finally explore the historical opulence of Wray Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ambleside trip builder site.

Getting from Conwy to Ambleside by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Glencoe.
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Glencoe, United Kingdom — 1 night

Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. To find out how to plan a trip to Glencoe, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Ambleside to Glencoe by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. October in Glencoe sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. You will leave for Isle of Skye on the 30th (Sun).
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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom — 1 night

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): go for a walk through Dunvegan Two Churches Walk, don't miss a visit to Kilvaxter Souterrain, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, then explore the historical opulence of Duntulm Castle, and finally explore the activities along Loch Dunvegan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at The Oyster Shed, then view the masterpieces at Cath Waters Scottish Landscape Art Gallery, and then take in the dramatic scenery at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye road trip planning app.

You can drive from Glencoe to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pitlochry.
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Pitlochry, United Kingdom — 1 night

Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Pitlochry road trip website.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Pitlochry in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 1st (Tue), you're off to Stirling.
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Stirling, United Kingdom

Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): pause for some photo ops at National Wallace Monument, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Queen Anne Gardens, and then step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Stirling vacation planner.

Getting from Pitlochry to Stirling by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Stirling can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planning site.

You can drive from Stirling to Edinburgh in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 4 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Kids will enjoy Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Step out of Paris to go to Marne-la-Vallee and see Disneyland Paris, which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Edinburgh in November, Paris is a bit warmer at night with lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight 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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Cotswolds travel guide

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Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.
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Lake District travel guide

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World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.
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