23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom travel route planner

Make it your trip
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London
— 10 nights
Drive
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Thirsk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alnwick
— 4 nights
Drive
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Malton
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sandringham
— 3 nights
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London

— 10 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.
Take a break from London with a short trip to Windsor Castle in Windsor, about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the London trip builder tool.

San Francisco, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Francisco to London due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Francisco in May, with highs in London at 62°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thirsk.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 1 — 11:

Thirsk

— 2 nights
Thirsk is a small market town and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. On the 11th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at National Centre for Birds of Prey and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church Thirkgate. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at World of James Herriot, then stroll through Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre, and then steep yourself in history at Fountains Abbey.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Thirsk route maker website.

You can drive from London to Thirsk in 4.5 hours. In May in Thirsk, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in Thirsk

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 11 — 13:

Alnwick

— 4 nights
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Alnwick is known for historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Embleton Bay, step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, look for gifts at Barter Books, and stroll through The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Alnwick trip planner.

You can drive from Thirsk to Alnwick in 2 hours. Traveling from Thirsk in May, expect nights in Alnwick to be about the same, around 44°F, while days are little chillier, around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Malton.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 13 — 17:

Malton

— 2 nights
On the 18th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Scampston Walled Garden, then brush up on your military savvy at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, and then get in on the family fun at Flamingo Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Helmsley Walled Garden, then get engrossed in the history at Ryedale Folk Museum, and then make a trip to All Saints Church.

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Traveling by car from Alnwick to Malton takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Malton can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sandringham.

Things to do in Malton

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 17 — 19:

Sandringham

— 3 nights
Sandringham is a village and civil parish in the north of the English county of Norfolk. On the 20th (Fri), stop by Walsingham Farms Shop, take in nature's colorful creations at Norfolk Lavender, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Appleton Water Tower and then don't miss a visit to The Sandringham Estate.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sandringham trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Malton to Sandringham in 3.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Sandringham

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 19 — 22:

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.