22 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly
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York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train
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Windermere, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Warwick, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive
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Bath, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kids will enjoy Buckingham Palace and Coca-Cola London Eye. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Townsville, Australia to London is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Townsville to London is minus 10 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Townsville in September; daily highs in London reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a train to Paris.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
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Paris, France — 4 nights

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles. Step out of Paris to go to Marne-la-Vallee and see Disneyland Paris, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris road trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. September in Paris sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to York.
Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:

York, United Kingdom — 2 nights

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 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, then examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Fountains Abbey, take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, and then pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read York trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to York in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to York due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Paris in September, with highs in York at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 5 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner.

Getting from York to Edinburgh by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Windermere.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 27:

Windermere, United Kingdom — 1 night

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, then examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Windermere day trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Windermere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Warwick.
Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Warwick, United Kingdom — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Jephson Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, and then stroll around Charlecote Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Warwick holiday planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Warwick in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. September in Warwick sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bath.
Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trip
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Bath, United Kingdom — 2 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Attractions like The Roman Baths and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Paultons Park (in Romsey), Bristol (Brunel's SS Great Britain & Clifton Suspension Bridge) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, take an in-depth tour of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bath online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Warwick to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Spas
Side Trips
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United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.