28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip itinerary planner
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Train
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London
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Ambleside
— 4 nights
Drive
6
York
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Bakewell
— 3 nights
Drive
8
Cheltenham
— 3 nights
Drive
9
Bath
— 2 nights
Fly

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London — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

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Brussels, Belgium to London is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brussels to London due to the time zone difference. April in London sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Inverness.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 15:

Inverness — 3 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge), RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig) and Cairngorm Brewery (in Aviemore). The adventure continues: witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, and don't miss a visit to Clava Cairns.

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You can fly from London to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.
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Theme Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:

Edinburgh — 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh route planner.

Drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Glasgow.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:

Glasgow — 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): bet on your favorite at Glasgow Tigers Speedway, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then walk around Kelvingrove Park. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, then explore the engaging exhibits at Glasgow Science Centre, and then stroll around Pollok Country Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Glasgow trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Glasgow are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ambleside.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:

Ambleside — 4 nights

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Get out of town with these interesting Ambleside side-trips: Lake Windermere (in Windermere), Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore the historical opulence of Sizergh Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St Catherine's Chruch, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Ambleside trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Ambleside takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to York.
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Find places to stay Apr 24 — 28:

York — 2 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, then take a stroll through York Shambles, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and finally explore the ancient world of York City Walls. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, then see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our York trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Bakewell.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:

Bakewell — 3 nights

Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bakewell: White Peak Distillery (in Ambergate) and Hawks Of Steele (in Newark-on-Trent). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, identify plant and animal life at Peak Mountaineering, take some stellar pictures from Mam Tor, and take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bakewell trip planner.

Drive from York to Bakewell in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:

Cheltenham — 3 nights

Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Get out of town with these interesting Cheltenham side-trips: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and The Tower @ RSC (in Stratford-upon-Avon). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, sample the tasty concoctions at Hawkstone Brewery, take in nature's colorful creations at Batsford Arboretum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cheltenham trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bakewell to Cheltenham in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bakewell in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cheltenham, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bath.
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Find places to stay May 3 — 6:

Bath — 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 7th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, then explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Ebbor Gorge, then admire the landmark architecture of Wells Cathedral, and then examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bath online vacation maker.

You can drive from Cheltenham to Bath in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 6 — 8:

United Kingdom travel guide

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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.
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