21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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York
— 1 night
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Windermere
— 3 nights
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Glencoe
— 2 nights
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Aviemore
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Woolacombe
— 1 night
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 2 nights
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London
— 5 nights
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York — 1 night

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.
On the 8th (Tue), take a stroll through York Shambles and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at York Maze.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the York trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to York is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Jerusalem to York is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Jerusalem in August; daily highs in York reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Windermere.
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Windermere — 3 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Bring the kids along to Catbells Lakeland Walk and Aira Force Waterfall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Windermere: The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction (in Bowness-on-Windermere) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). And it doesn't end there: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, get great views at Orrest Head, and examine the collection at Derwent Pencil Museum.

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Drive from York to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Glencoe.
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Glencoe — 2 nights

Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Glencoe National Nature Reserve. On your second day here, explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then stroll through Lost Valley Trail, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Glencoe Lochan.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Glencoe road trip site.

Drive from Windermere to Glencoe in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Glencoe are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Aviemore.
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Aviemore — 3 nights

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Landmark Forest Adventure Park and Cairngorm Mountain. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, experience rural life at Working Sheepdogs, see Off-Road Tours, and walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Aviemore route planner.

Traveling by car from Glencoe to Aviemore takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy Edinburgh Castle and The Royal Mile. There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, and browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Woolacombe.
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Woolacombe — 1 night

Woolacombe is a seaside resort on the coast of North Devon, England, which lies at the mouth of a valley (or 'combe') in the parish of Mortehoe. On the 21st (Mon), trek along Walk - Morte Point Trail, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then experience rural life at Borough Farm Sheepdog and Falconry Displays.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Woolacombe day trip planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to Woolacombe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, Woolacombe is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.
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Bourton-on-the-Water — 2 nights

Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Birdland, then admire the natural beauty at Highgrove Gardens, and then steep yourself in history at Chavenage House.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bourton-on-the-Water holiday maker.

You can drive from Woolacombe to Bourton-on-the-Water in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Bourton-on-the-Water, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to London.
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London — 5 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.
Attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and Natural History Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, and stroll around Hyde Park.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Bourton-on-the-Water to London by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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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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