24 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

24 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Ferry to Male, Fly to London
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London
— 4 nights
Train
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Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 3 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 3 nights
Fly
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chipping Campden
— 3 nights
Drive to Birmingham International Airport, Fly to Male

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London — 4 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, walk around Hyde Park, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the London online road trip planner.

Male, Maldives to London is an approximately 14-hour combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference moving from Maldives Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Male in July, expect nights in London to be colder, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can take a train to Windermere.
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Windermere — 2 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 10th (Sun), see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Windermere, then examine the collection at Hawkshead Grammar School Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tarn Hows, and finally stroll through Helvellyn.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Windermere attractions planner.

Traveling by train from London to Windermere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cockermouth.
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Cockermouth — 3 nights

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. Explore Cockermouth's surroundings by going to Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass) and Penrith (Kandoo Adventures & Aira Force Waterfall). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Derwentwater, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, and look for all kinds of wild species at Alpacaly Ever After.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Cockermouth travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 4 nights

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: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh travel route planning site.

Getting from Cockermouth to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in July, Edinburgh is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Fort William.
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Fort William — 2 nights

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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): snap pictures at Glenfinnan Viaduct, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fort William road trip planning app.

Drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Inverness.
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Inverness — 3 nights

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). There's still lots to do: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), expand your understanding of the military at Fort George, and sample the tasty concoctions at Black Isle Brewery.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Inverness visit planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to fly to Bath.
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Bath — 2 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, then admire the masterpieces at American Museum & Gardens, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village. On the next day, get outside with The Cotswold Range, contemplate the long history of Chavenage House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bath visit planner.

Getting from Inverness to Bath by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Chipping Campden.
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Chipping Campden — 3 nights

Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, then examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and finally make a trip to The Model Village. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and then look for gifts at Cotswold Lavender.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Chipping Campden day trip website.

You can drive from Bath to Chipping Campden in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. July in Chipping Campden sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel 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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