22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  25 h
1
London
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Cheltenham
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Grasmere
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Fort William, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  27 h
End: Brisbane

3
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Take a break from the city and head to New Forest National Park and The Hawking Centre. Explore hidden gems such as Beachy Head and Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Brighton Museum and Art Gallery (in Brighton) and Snozone (in Milton Keynes). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, appreciate the history behind The Monument to the Great Fire of London, and make a trip to Big Ben.

To see where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our London trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Brisbane to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in November, expect London to be cooler, temps between 13°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastbourne, New Forest National Park, Snozone, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, The Hawking Centre
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New Forest National Park ©
New Forest National Park
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters ©
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

3
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Visiting The Forest of Dean and Walks With Hawks will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as The Cotswold Range and Cotswold Farm Park. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Montpellier District, enjoy some diversion at Ian Coley Shooting School, walk around Pittville Park, and have some family-friendly fun at SimAir737.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cheltenham trip builder site .

You can drive from London to Cheltenham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Cheltenham sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Cotswold Range, The Forest of Dean
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Forest of Dean ©
The Forest of Dean

2
nights
York

York ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at National Railway Museum, identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, and finally stop by York Shambles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): examine the collection at York Castle Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Brew York, then contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Church, and finally explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

For maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the York trip maker site .

You can drive from Cheltenham to York in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cheltenham in November, expect little chillier with lows of 3°C in York. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

York Bird of Prey Centre
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Step out of the city life by going to Alpacaly Ever After and Catbells Lakeland Walk. Discover out-of-the-way places like Easedale Tarn and Ennerdale Water. There's much more to do: make a trip to Lake Grasmere, explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag, take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, and admire the natural beauty at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read Grasmere trip planner.

Traveling by car from York to Grasmere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Alpacaly Ever After, Helvellyn, Catbells Lakeland Walk, Ennerdale Water
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

3
nights
Fort William, Scotland

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ben Nevis and Highland Titles Nature Reserve. Step out of the city life by going to Cairngorm Mountain and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Glen Etive in Glencoe Village (about 1 hour away). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, appreciate the history behind Seated Sculpture, and don't miss a visit to Lime Tree An Ealdhain Gallery.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Fort William trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Fort William takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Glen Etive, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Cairngorm Mountain
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Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis

5
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visiting Arthur's Seat and Killiecrankie will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Faskally Wood. When in Edinburgh, make a side trip to see Falls of Clyde in Lanark, approximately Lanark away. There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, make a trip to The Royal Mile, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the views from Forth Road Bridge.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Edinburgh tour builder website .

You can drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pitlochry, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Falls of Clyde
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Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Killiecrankie ©
Killiecrankie

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