26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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Windermere
— 2 nights
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York
— 2 nights
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Bakewell
— 2 nights
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Cheltenham
— 3 nights
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Bath
— 4 nights
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Brighton and Hove
— 2 nights
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London
— 6 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online trip itinerary builder.

Chennai, India to Edinburgh is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Edinburgh. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Chennai in January: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 7°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 5:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 6th (Wed), test your problem-solving skills at Cliffhanger Rooms, then get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head, then get great views at Alpacaly Ever After, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Alexandra's of Keswick. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Cookhouse Gallery, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then get interesting insight from Kankku Off Road Driving Adventures, and finally stop by Ambleside Waterhead.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Windermere trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Windermere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Cliffhanger Rooms ©
Cliffhanger Rooms
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
York

York ©

City of Festivals

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 8th (Fri): go for a walk through York City Walls, explore the historical opulence of Castle Howard, and then test your team's savvy at Clue HQ - Harrogate. On the next day, don't miss a visit to York Shambles, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, then take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the York trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Windermere to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in York

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:
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Castle Howard ©
Castle Howard
Clue HQ - Harrogate ©
Clue HQ - Harrogate
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

2
nights
Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, make a trip to Peak District Photography Gallery, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Quest. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Peak Cavern, get a dose of the wild on Peak Mountaineering, then explore the activities along Ladybower Reservoir, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castleton Walk.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bakewell trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from York to Bakewell takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In January, daytime highs in Bakewell are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Bakewell

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 9 — 11:
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Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Escape Quest ©
Escape Quest
Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir

3
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheltenham: Lodgemore Bridge (in Stroud), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Tetbury (Chavenage House & The Royal Gardens at Highgrove). The adventure continues: head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, test your team's savvy at Trapped Escape Rooms, and look for gifts at Favourite Beers.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cheltenham route planner.

Traveling by car from Bakewell to Cheltenham takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In January in Cheltenham, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

4
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Bath

Bath ©

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Star Child Glastonbury (in Glastonbury), Wild Wookey (in Wells) and Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, don't miss a visit to Bath Street, explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, and surround yourself with nature on West of England Falconry.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bath sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
West of England Falconry ©
West of England Falconry
Westonbirt Arboretum ©
Westonbirt Arboretum
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

2
nights
Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove ©

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the local highlights with The Brighton Story Guided Walk, then stop by Gustamps, then test your problem-solving skills at Pier Pressure Brighton Escape Rooms, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Chutima Therapy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Sussex High Weald Dairy, experience rural life at Tulleys Farm, and then look for all kinds of wild species at East Sussex Falconry.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Brighton and Hove road trip site.

Drive from Bath to Brighton and Hove in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Brighton and Hove are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Parks · Wildlife · Spas · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Chutima Therapy ©
Chutima Therapy
Tulleys Farm ©
Tulleys Farm
Gustamps ©
Gustamps

6
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London

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: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, stroll around Hyde Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read London travel route planning app.

Take a train from Brighton and Hove to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay Jan 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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