6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary
6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
Sun, Jan 16 - Fri, Jan 21
London — 3 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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.
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Houston, USA to London is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Houston to London. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Houston in January: high temperatures in London hover around 46°F and lows are around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 2 nights
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, then make a trip to The Royal Mile, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.
To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planning site.
You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide
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.