24 days in England, Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

24 days in England, Glasgow & Edinburgh Itinerary

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London
— 4 nights
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Cirencester
— 2 nights
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Torquay
— 1 night
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Penzance
— 1 night
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Padstow
— 1 night
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Ilfracombe
— 2 nights
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Windermere
— 2 nights
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Cockermouth
— 3 nights
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Glasgow
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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London

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the London visit planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to London is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cirencester.

Things to do in London

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Cirencester

Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): head outdoors with WMSki, get outside with The Cotswold Range, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Birdland, and then look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cirencester trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from London to Cirencester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Transportation

Side Trips

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Torquay

English Riviera

Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): head outdoors with South West Coast Path - Labrador Bay, then see majestic marine mammals with Devon Sea Safari, and then head outdoors with Dartmoor Llama Walks.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Torquay online day trip planner.

You can drive from Cirencester to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Penzance.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Highlights from your trip

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Penzance

Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): tee off at Gwinear Pitch & Putt, get outside with Kernow Coasteering, and then see majestic marine mammals with Marine Discovery.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Penzance road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Torquay to Penzance takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Penzance are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Padstow.

Things to do in Penzance

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Golf

Side Trip

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Padstow

Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Rainbow Spirit Crystal Shop, get outside with Cornish Coasteering, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Padstow Sealife Safaris, and finally kick back and relax at Treyarnon Bay Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Padstow trip builder.

Traveling by car from Penzance to Padstow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ilfracombe.

Things to do in Padstow

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe is a seaside resort and civil parish on the North Devon coast, England, with a small harbour surrounded by cliffs.The parish stretches along the coast from the 'Coastguard Cottages' in Hele Bay toward the east and 4 miles along the Torrs to Lee Bay toward the west. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): trek along Walk - Morte Point Trail, then enjoy the sand and surf at Barricane Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. On the next day, experience rural life at Borough Farm Sheepdog and Falconry Displays and then see the top attractions with Ilfracombe Sea Safari.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ilfracombe trip planner.

Traveling by car from Padstow to Ilfracombe takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August in Ilfracombe, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Ilfracombe

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Windermere

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 20th (Fri), get outside with Swirl How, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Windermere, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Windermere online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Ilfracombe to Windermere takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car, flight, taxi, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

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Cockermouth

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Get outdoors at Catbells Lakeland Walk and Derwentwater. Explore Cockermouth's surroundings by going to Hallin Fell (in Pooley Bridge), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Buttermere Lake, get outside with Greystoke Outdoor Pool, take in the dramatic scenery at Scale Force, and take some stellar pictures from Walla Crag.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cockermouth travel route site.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Cockermouth takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Cockermouth are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Glasgow

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Escape the urban bustle at Strathblane Falconry and River Rafting & Tubing. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Glasgow: Phoenix Falconry (in Blackford), Glen Sherup Circular (in Glendevon) and Conic Hill (in Balmaha). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, walk around Pollok Country Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Pollokshields Burgh Hall.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Glasgow in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Cockermouth in August since evenings lows in Glasgow dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at Pirate Boats and Calton Hill. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Edinburgh holiday app.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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England travel guide

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A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.