28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Kingstown
Fly:  19​h
1
London
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
2
Cambridge
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
York
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Exeter
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Bath
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Shrewsbury
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Oxford
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Kingstown

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, and admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the London itinerary builder tool .

Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines to London is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kingstown in December; daily highs in London reach 11°C and lows reach 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Cambridge.

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

1
night
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 10th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Cambridgeshire Wine School.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cambridge trip itinerary planner .

Getting from London to Cambridge by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to York.

Things to do in Cambridge

#Wineries
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Cambridgeshire Wine School ©
Cambridgeshire Wine School

4
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Durham (Durham Heritage Coast & Durham Climbing Centre). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, contemplate the long history of St. Crux Parish Hall, admire all the interesting features of York Motorsports Village, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at York Minster.

For ratings and tourist information, go to the York holiday builder app .

Drive from Cambridge to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in York can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

#Fun & Games, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Durham
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Room Escape Games
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

4
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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: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at Real Mary King's Close, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh travel route planner.

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Exeter.

Things to do in Edinburgh

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

2
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Britannia Royal Naval College, get your game on at Virtual Jet Centre, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Exeter Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Sandy Bay Beach and then partake in some friendly competition at Red House Mysteries.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Exeter holiday maker website .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Exeter in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in Exeter

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Virtual Jet Centre, Sandy Bay Beach, Britannia Royal Naval College
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Virtual Jet Centre ©
Virtual Jet Centre
Red House Mysteries ©
Red House Mysteries
Britannia Royal Naval College ©
Britannia Royal Naval College

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Ham Wall Nature Reserve (in Glastonbury) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, get outside with The Cotswold Range, and see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath day trip planner.

You can take a train from Exeter to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Shrewsbury.

Things to do in Bath

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Cirencester, The Cotswold Range, Stonehenge, Ham Wall Nature Reserve, Chavenage House
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum

1
night
Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury ©
Shrewsbury ) is the county town of Shropshire, England. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Battlefield Falconry Centre.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Shrewsbury road trip tool .

Drive from Bath to Shrewsbury in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Shrewsbury, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Shrewsbury

#Wildlife, #Parks
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Battlefield Falconry Centre ©
Battlefield Falconry Centre

4
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Change things up with these side-trips from Stratford-upon-Avon: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Cheltenham (Cotswold Way & Virtual Aerospace Gloucester) and St Eadburgha’s Church (in Chipping Campden). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, view the masterpieces at Montpellier Gallery, grab your bike and head to The River Avon Trail, and have some family-friendly fun at Trivia Trails.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Stratford-upon-Avon trip maker .

Traveling by car from Shrewsbury to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Stratford-upon-Avon are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Oxford.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Warwick, Cheltenham, Warwickshire Flight Experience, Jet Age Museum, Cotswolds Distillery
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
St Eadburgha’s Church ©
St Eadburgha’s Church
Virtual Aerospace Gloucester ©
Virtual Aerospace Gloucester

1
night
Oxford

Oxford
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Oxford sightseeing planning app .

Getting from Stratford-upon-Avon to Oxford by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Oxford are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Oxford

#Nightlife, #Outdoors, #Parks
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