13 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

13 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom sightseeing planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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London
— 3 nights
Train
2
Bath
— 1 night
Drive
3
Tewkesbury
— 1 night
Drive
4
Grange-over-Sands
— 1 night
Drive
5
Cockermouth
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and see the interesting displays at The British Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to London, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in March: high temperatures in London hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bath.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 8:

Bath — 1 night

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, admire the striking features of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, tour the pleasant surroundings at West of England Falconry, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath trip planner.

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tewkesbury.
Museums · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 9:

Tewkesbury — 1 night

Tewkesbury is a town and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Tewkesbury Abbey, then stroll through The Severn Ham, and then get a dose of the wild on Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Tewkesbury trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Tewkesbury takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Grange-over-Sands.
Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 10:
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Grange-over-Sands — 1 night

Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, surround yourself with nature on Lake District Sheepdog Experience, and then stroll through Predator Experience.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grange-over-Sands holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tewkesbury to Grange-over-Sands takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Cockermouth.
Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 11:
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Cockermouth — 2 nights

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): trek along Walla Crag and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Aira Force Waterfall. On your second day here, stroll through Alpacaly Ever After and then get a dose of the wild on Lakeland Mountain Guides.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cockermouth trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Grange-over-Sands to Cockermouth takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.
Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 13:

Edinburgh — 4 nights

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: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Drive from Cockermouth to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Edinburgh when traveling from Cockermouth in March, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 17:

England travel guide

4.4
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.