38 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

38 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom holiday planner
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London
— 4 nights
Train
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York
— 4 nights
Drive
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Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 4 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly
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Bath
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cirencester
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stratford-upon-Avon
— 4 nights
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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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our London online day trip planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to London is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Copenhagen in October: highs in London hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to take a train to York.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 28:

York — 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fury Events (in Witton Gilbert), Castleton (Peak Cavern & Ridge Walk Mam Tor to Losehill) and Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery (in Hunmanby). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our York tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Liverpool.
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Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 1:

Liverpool — 2 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then take in the pleasant sights at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, head outdoors with The Romans, then see the interesting displays at Quirky Quarter, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Liverpool trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from York to Liverpool in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Windermere.
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Windermere — 3 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Predator Experience (in Ayside), The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere) and The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction (in Bowness-on-Windermere). The adventure continues: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, stroll through Loughrigg Fell, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, and get great views at Orrest Head.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Windermere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Windermere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cockermouth.
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Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:

Cockermouth — 4 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass) and Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Derwentwater, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Lakes Distillery, delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, and hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cockermouth holiday website.

Getting from Windermere to Cockermouth by car takes about 1.5 hours. November in Cockermouth sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.
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Find places to stay Nov 6 — 10:

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, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

Discover how to plan a Edinburgh trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in November, Edinburgh is little chillier at night with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Inverness.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 15:

Inverness — 4 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig), Grantown-on-Spey (Grantown Antiques and Collectables & Anagach Woods) and Aviemore (Cairngorm Mountain & Off-Road Tours). There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, explore the activities along River Ness, admire the landmark architecture of Free North Church, and explore the ancient world of Craig Phadrig.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Bath.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Find places to stay Nov 15 — 19:

Bath — 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Wells (Wells Cathedral & St Cuthbert's parish Church), Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe) and Glastonbury (St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses & Glastonbury Abbey). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, pause for some serene contemplation at Tewkesbury Abbey, and explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bath trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Bath takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cirencester.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Find places to stay Nov 19 — 23:

Cirencester — 3 nights

Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Venture out of the city with trips to The Parish Church of St. Mary (in Lower Slaughter) and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Westonbirt Arboretum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hawkstone Brewery, examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and make a trip to The Model Village.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Cirencester trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Bath to Cirencester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:

Stratford-upon-Avon — 4 nights

Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Explore Stratford-upon-Avon's surroundings by going to Bird on the Hand Falconry Experiences (in Church Langton) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Falconry Centre & Batsford Arboretum). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, indulge your taste buds at Shakespeare Distillery, admire the natural beauty at Shakespeare's New Place, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Stratford-upon-Avon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30:

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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