5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 1 night
2
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
3
Ambleside
— 1 night

1
night
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.
On the 25th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally make a trip to Big Ben. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, stroll around St. James's Park, thenexplore the world behind art at National Gallery, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read London trip builder.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to London. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thenexplore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, thencontemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Scott Monument, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, thenmake a trip to The Royal Mile, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online vacation planner.

Getting from London to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, Edinburgh is a bit cooler than London - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Tours Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

1
night
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ambleside online visit planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Ambleside in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ambleside

Outdoors Fun & Games Tours

Side Trip

Windermere
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Holehird Gardens ©
Holehird Gardens

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