23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly + train:  17​h
1
Bath
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
York
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
6
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

2
nights
Bath

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Take a break from Bath with a short trip to Stonehenge in Amesbury, about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Victoria Park, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Solisbury Hill.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Bath is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Stonehenge
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Walking tours
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nature, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online tour builder .

Getting from Bath to Edinburgh by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

3
nights
Fort William

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Castle Tioram (in Doirlinn), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Arisaig (Camusdarach Beach & Arisaig Archery). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe, make a trip to Tulloch Ringing Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, and enjoy some diversion at Crombie Clay Shooting.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trips

Arisaig, Crombie Clay Shooting, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glencoe, Castle Tioram
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glencoe ©
Glencoe
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Change things up with a short trip to Buttermere in Buttermere (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, explore the activities along Derwentwater, stroll through Helvellyn, and trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Windermere online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Fort William to Windermere by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Lake District, Grasmere Chocolate Cottage, Kendal Parish Church, Buttermere
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Buttermere ©
Buttermere
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

3
nights
York

York ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from York to Harrogate to see The Champagne Concept about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, explore and take pictures at York Motorsports Village, and get engrossed in the history at York Castle Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our York trip builder tool .

Getting from Windermere to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

The Champagne Concept
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The Champagne Concept ©
The Champagne Concept
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

6
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

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

Traveling by train from York to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in London are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 20th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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