8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 1 day
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Windermere
— 1 night
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Cockermouth
— 1 night
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Ilfracombe
— 1 night
5
Bridport
— 1 night
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London
— 3 nights

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 29th (Sat), contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

Plan trip to Edinburgh with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

London to Edinburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Edinburgh at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Must see
Edinburgh Castle
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.8

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Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, then have some family-friendly fun at Cliffhanger Rooms, then relax and float downstream with River Deep Mountain High - Day Tours, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Windermere trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Edinburgh to Windermere by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Windermere

Nature · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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Specialty Museum
Lakeland Motor Museum
4.6
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Room Escape Game
Cliffhanger Rooms
4.8

1
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Cockermouth

Cockermouth ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take a memorable tour with Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk.

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

You can drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Ilfracombe.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Trails

Side Trip

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Hiking Trail
Catbells Lakeland Walk
4.9
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Keswick Canoe and Bushcraft
4.8

1
night
Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe ©
Ilfracombe is a seaside resort and civil parish on the North Devon coast, England, with a small harbour surrounded by cliffs.The parish stretches along the coast from the 'Coastguard Cottages' in Hele Bay toward the east and 4 miles along the Torrs to Lee Bay toward the west. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stroll through Woolacombe Beach, then relax in the rural setting at Borough Farm Sheepdog and Falconry Displays, then stroll through Barricane Beach, and finally glide peacefully along the water with OSKC Watersports.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ilfracombe online trip maker.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Ilfracombe in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August in Ilfracombe, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bridport.

Things to do in Ilfracombe

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
OSKC Watersports
4.8

1
night
Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a market town in Dorset, England, situated approximately 1.5mi inland from the English Channel near the confluence of the small River Brit and its tributary the Asker. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): head outdoors with fossilwalks.com, then look for all kinds of wild species at Golden Cap Estate, and then get a new perspective on things with West Bay Canoes.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bridport online visit planner.

Getting from Ilfracombe to Bridport by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Bridport

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife
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Kayaking / Canoeing
West Bay Canoes
5.0
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Wildlife Area
Golden Cap Estate
4.8

3
nights
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: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bridport to London by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in London, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum
4.5
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Observation Deck
Coca-Cola London Eye
3.9
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Observation Deck
Tower Bridge
4.7

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