28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom itinerary planner
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London
— 5 nights
Train
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 3 nights
Fly
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Durham
— 2 nights
Train
5
York
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Windermere
— 1 night
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
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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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip planning website.

San Diego, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Diego to London. Traveling from San Diego in February, you will find days in London are much colder (46°F), and nights are a bit cooler (35°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Bath.
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Find places to stay Feb 1 — 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then walk around Prior Park Landscape Gardens, and finally stop by Fudge Kitchen. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village and then identify plant and animal life at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bath attractions planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bourton-on-the-Water.
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Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:

Bourton-on-the-Water — 3 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. Take a break from Bourton-on-the-Water with a short trip to The Cotswold Range in Somerford Keynes, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, admire the natural beauty at Batsford Arboretum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Church, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre.

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You can drive from Bath to Bourton-on-the-Water in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in Bourton-on-the-Water are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly to Durham.
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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 12th (Sun): get your game on at Allout Adventures, then contemplate the long history of Crook Hall & Gardens, and then explore the historical opulence of Durham Castle. On your second day here, stop by Fury Events, then go for a walk through Durham Riverside Walk, then boost your wellbeing at Spa at Ramside, and finally don't miss a visit to Tommy World War One Soldier Sculpture - Eleven 'O' One.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Durham journey builder website.

Traveling by flight from Bourton-on-the-Water to Durham takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Durham are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to York.
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Find places to stay Feb 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.
York is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: savor the flavors at Brewtown Tours, identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, wander the streets of York Shambles, and pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the York travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Durham to York takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Manchester.
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Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:

Manchester — 2 nights

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
On the 17th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, sample the fine beverages at Manchester Gin Distillery, and then sample the fine beverages at The City of Manchester Distillery.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Manchester trip planner.

Getting from York to Manchester by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in February, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Windermere.
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Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:

Windermere — 1 night

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get great views at Orrest Head, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

To find out how to plan a trip to Windermere, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Manchester to Windermere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cockermouth.
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Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 19:

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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Kandoo Adventures, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall, then examine the collection at The Puzzling Place, and then sample the fine beverages at The Lakes Distillery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cockermouth journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Cockermouth takes 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Cockermouth can reach 44°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Edinburgh.
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Find places to stay Feb 19 — 21:

Edinburgh — 5 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 The Royal Mile, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Stewart Brewing Experience, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Cockermouth to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in February, plan for little chillier nights in Edinburgh, with lows around 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Glasgow.
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Find places to stay Feb 21 — 26:

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 27th (Mon): examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then walk around Pollok Country Park. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then get engrossed in the history at People's Palace and Winter Gardens.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Glasgow trip builder site.

Drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:

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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