8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Dubai
+2
Fly + bus + train:  11​h
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Llandudno
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
3
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Princes Street Gardens and The Scotch Whisky Experience. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, visit a coastal fixture at Calton Hill, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Edinburgh is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Edinburgh. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Edinburgh at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Princes Street Gardens ©
Princes Street Gardens
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill

2
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Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum, step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, then go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Llandudno trip maker tool .

Drive from Edinburgh to Llandudno in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Edinburgh in August since evenings lows in Llandudno dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Llandudno

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

National Slate Museum, Zipline, Caernarfon Castle
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and then contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read London trip planner .

You can take a train from Llandudno to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Llandudno in August, plan for a bit warmer days in London, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in London

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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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