9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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9 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Glencoe Village
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: London

2
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our London day trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to London. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can take a train to Windermere.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): trek along Helvellyn and then look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, get your game on at Treetop Trek, and then take in the pleasant sights at Alpacaly Ever After.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Windermere road trip site .

Getting from London to Windermere by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Predator Experience Ltd, Alpacaly Ever After, Helvellyn
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

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nights
Glencoe Village

Glencoe Village ©
On the 30th (Fri), hike along Glencoe Lochan, then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, and then identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Ice Factor, take in the dramatic natural features at Buachaille Etive Mor, and then identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Glencoe Village day trip tool .

You can drive from Windermere to Glencoe Village in 5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Glencoe Village can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glencoe Village

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Ice Factor, Buachaille Etive Mor, Glen Coe
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Ice Factor ©
Ice Factor
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 1st (Sun), step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, then make a trip to The Royal Mile, and then make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh holiday tool .

Getting from Glencoe Village to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

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