13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Glasgow, Scotland
Fly:  3 h
1
St. Helier, Jersey
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  5 h
2
Newquay
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
3
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Aviemore, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Glasgow, Scotland

1
night
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) and then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Brelade's Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery, explore the historical opulence of Elizabeth Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Mont Orgueil Castle.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our St. Helier online trip planner .

Glasgow to St. Helier is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Glasgow in March since evenings lows in St. Helier dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Newquay.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Mont Orgueil Castle
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Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)
St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle

3
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fistral Beach Bar and Carbis Bay Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lanhydrock House and Garden and Porthmeor Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel), The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic (in Boscastle) and Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum (in Camelford). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Perranporth Beach and stroll through Porthminster Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Newquay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from St. Helier to Newquay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St Ives, The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, Perranporth Beach, Lanhydrock House and Garden
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Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach

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.
Let the collections at The British Museum and Natural History Museum capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at National Gallery and Tower of London. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our London route planner.

Getting from Newquay to London by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, daytime highs in London are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Let the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia and National Museum of Scotland capture your imagination. Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Glasgow (People's Palace and Winter Gardens, Buchanan Street, &more) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). It doesn't end there: stop by Edinburgh Old Town and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh holiday planning app .

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Aviemore.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Glasgow, Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

2
nights
Aviemore, Scotland

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, then examine the collection at Highland Folk Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Cairngorm Mountain, then stop by Carrbridge Artists Studio, and then identify plant and animal life at Loch Garten Nature Reserve.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Aviemore trip planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Aviemore in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Aviemore are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks Winter Sports Wildlife

Side Trips

RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Highland Folk Museum
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Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

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