11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh — 2 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and finally explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, then examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and finally explore the striking landscape at Calton Hill.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

Washington, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington in October: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 56°F and lows are around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Glastonbury.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Glastonbury — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get curious at Haynes Motor Museum, make a trip to Chalice Well, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of White Spring Well & Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Glastonbury Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, and then admire the landmark architecture of Wells Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Glastonbury trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Edinburgh to Glastonbury in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Glastonbury are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bath.
Historic Sites · Tours · Childrens Museums · Museums
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Bath — 1 night

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 25th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then admire the masterpieces at Holburne Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bath sightseeing planning website.

Drive from Glastonbury to Bath in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salisbury.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Salisbury — 2 nights

Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. On the 26th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Paultons Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of The Great Hall. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Hurst Castle, then steep yourself in history at Old Sarum, then admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Salisbury day trip website.

Traveling by car from Bath to Salisbury takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in October, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to London.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery and The British Museum. Bring the kids along to Wallace Collection and Cutty Sark. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Museum of London, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the landmark architecture of Old Royal Naval College, and take in the views from Millennium Bridge.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Salisbury to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in London are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.
Museums · Historic Sites
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United Kingdom travel guide

Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
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.