25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
London
— 4 nights
2
Bristol
— 1 night
3
Haverfordwest
— 1 night
4
Bristol
— 1 night
5
London
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Leeds
— 1 night
train:  30​min
7
York
— 1 day
train:  30​min
8
Leeds
— 1 night
train:  3​h
9
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
10
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
11
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
12
Glasgow
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
13
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

4
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.
You've added British Library, Tate Modern, University of Oxford, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate The British Museum and Museum of London. Do some cultural sightseeing at Natural History Museum and National Gallery. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Sir John Soane's Museum.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our London day trip planner .

Washington DC, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. In December in London, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Bristol.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oxford
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

1
night
Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
You've now added Cabot Tower to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Bristol Cathedral, steep yourself in history at St Mary Redcliffe Church, and then take in panoramic vistas at Cabot Tower.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Bristol online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by train from London to Bristol takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Haverfordwest.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
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Bristol Cathedral ©
Bristol Cathedral
St Mary Redcliffe Church ©
St Mary Redcliffe Church
Cabot Tower ©
Cabot Tower

1
night
Haverfordwest

Haverfordwest
Haverfordwest is the county town of Pembrokeshire, Wales, and serves as the county's principal commercial and administrative centre. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Nant y Coy and then examine the collection at Haverfordwest Town Museum. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Llawhaden Castle.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Haverfordwest trip planner .

You can drive from Bristol to Haverfordwest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Haverfordwest are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Haverfordwest

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Llawhaden Castle
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
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Llawhaden Castle
Llawhaden Castle
Haverfordwest Town Museum ©
Haverfordwest Town Museum

1
night
Bristol

Bristol ©
On the 24th (Tue), explore the different monuments and memorials at Arnos Vale Cemetery.

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Drive from Haverfordwest to Bristol in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
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Arnos Vale Cemetery ©
Arnos Vale Cemetery

3
nights
London

London ©
To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the London online vacation planner .

Take a train from Bristol to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Leeds.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

1
night
Leeds

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
You've now added Leeds Art Gallery to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Leeds Town Hall and then take in the exciting artwork at Leeds Art Gallery.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Leeds tour planner.

You can take a train from London to Leeds in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Leeds are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in Leeds

Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Leeds Art Gallery ©
Leeds Art Gallery
Leeds Town Hall ©
Leeds Town Hall

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, then stop by Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities, then wander the streets of York Shambles, and finally admire the striking features of York Minster.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the York trip planner .

York is just a stone's throw from Leeds. In December, daily temperatures in York can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Leeds.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
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York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Minster ©
York Minster
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church

1
night
Leeds

Leeds ©
You've now added Kirkstall Abbey to your itinerary.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Leeds trip itinerary planning site .

Leeds is just a stone's throw from York. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Leeds

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Kirkstall Abbey ©
Kirkstall Abbey

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arthur's Seat, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Holyrood Abbey, and other attractions you added. Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Greyfriars Kirkyard. Get a sense of the local culture at Scottish National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of Scotland.

You can plan Edinburgh trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Leeds to Edinburgh by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. December in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Scottish National Portrait Gallery ©
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Necropolis as well as Glasgow Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Glasgow road trip planning website .

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Glasgow in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Glasgow are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

2
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Duntulm Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Trumpan Church, and then explore the ancient world of Dunscaith Castle.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Isle of Skye day trip planner .

You can drive from Glasgow to Isle of Skye in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and ferry; or take a bus. January in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 38°F at night. On the 6th (Mon), you're off toGlasgow.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Dunscaith Castle ©
Dunscaith Castle
Trumpan Church ©
Trumpan Church
Duntulm Castle ©
Duntulm Castle

1
night
Glasgow

Glasgow
To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Glasgow trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Glasgow takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or take a bus. On the 7th (Tue), you're off toLondon.

Things to do in Glasgow

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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2
nights
London

London ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): stroll around Hyde Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Tower of London and then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the London day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Hyde Park ©
Hyde Park

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