24 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

24 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

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Brighton and Hove
— 1 night
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Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 2 nights
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Oxford
— 2 nights
Drive
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London
— 4 nights
Drive
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Fakenham
— 2 nights
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York
— 3 nights
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Durham
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Belfast
— 2 nights
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Brighton and Hove

— 1 night

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Beachy Head and then don't miss a visit to British Airways i360. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at Natural Balance Therapies, admire the striking features of Royal Pavilion, then look for gifts at Gustamps, and finally take a stroll through The Lanes.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Brighton and Hove vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

New Delhi, India to Brighton and Hove is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Brighton and Hove due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in November, expect nights in Brighton and Hove to be slightly colder, around 5°C, while days are colder, around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

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Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:

Portsmouth

— 2 nights
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. On the 2nd (Thu), see the interesting displays at HMS Victory, then learn about all things military at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and then examine the collection at The Mary Rose. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Paultons Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Winchester Cathedral, then enjoy breathtaking views from Spinnaker Tower, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chichester Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Portsmouth online trip planner.

You can drive from Brighton and Hove to Portsmouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:

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 4th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens, then browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey. Keep things going the next day: see the sky in a new way at We The Curious, snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge, then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Longleat.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bath vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:

Oxford

— 2 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 6th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Batsford Arboretum, stop by The Baobab Tree, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, then contemplate the long history of Blenheim Palace, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at University of Oxford Botanic Garden, examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, then admire the landmark architecture of Bodleian Library, and finally examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Oxford trip planning website.

Take a train from Bath to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Saatchi Gallery and Trafalgar Square. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the London sightseeing tool.

Drive from Oxford to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fakenham.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 11:

Fakenham

— 2 nights
Fakenham is a market town and civil parish in Norfolk, England. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Holkham Hall, then join in the after-dark buzz at Pensthorpe Natural Park, then make a trip to Thursford, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Wells Next The Sea Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Cromer Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Cromer Pier, and then contemplate the long history of Blickling Estate.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fakenham trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from London to Fakenham takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to York.

Things to do in Fakenham

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:

York

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like York Bird of Prey Centre and York Castle Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Sandsend Beach (in Sandsend) and Whitby (Whitby Abbey & Whitby Harbour). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through York City Walls, examine the collection at National Railway Museum, and take a stroll through York Shambles.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read York trip planner.

Drive from Fakenham to York in 3.5 hours. December in York sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can take a train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 13 — 16:

Durham

— 2 nights
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Durham Castle, then contemplate the long history of Durham Cathedral, then take in the architecture and design of Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens, and finally stop by Fury Events. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Tommy World War One Soldier Sculpture - Eleven 'O' One and then examine the collection at Beamish Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Durham online trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In December in Durham, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durham

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:

Edinburgh

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Scotch Whisky Experience and Calton Hill. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip app.

Traveling by train from Durham to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to fly to Belfast.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:

Belfast

— 2 nights
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, then get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, and finally learn about all things military at War Years Remembered (War Museum).

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Belfast trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Belfast takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. December in Belfast sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:

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.