17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 7 nights
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Newbury
— 2 nights
Drive
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Oxford
— 1 night
Drive
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Cambridge
— 1 night
Drive
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Leeds
— 2 nights
Train
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Glasgow
— 1 night

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London

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Brigit's Bakery Bus, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Newbury.

Things to do in London

Tours · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 23:

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Newbury

Newbury is a historic market town and the principal town in the west of Berkshire, England and has its own civil parish (led by a town council) as well as the administrative headquarters of West Berkshire. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Highclere Castle and then explore the ancient world of Stonehenge. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Newbury day trip planning app.

Getting from London to Newbury by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Newbury can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Oxford.

Things to do in Newbury

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Oxford

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 25th (Fri), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, then deepen your understanding at Balliol College, and finally steep yourself in history at Blenheim Palace.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Oxford sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Newbury to Oxford in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Oxford are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:

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Cambridge

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum, learn about winemaking at Cambridgeshire Wine School, then examine the collection at IWM Duxford, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cambridge online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Oxford to Cambridge takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Oxford in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cambridge, with lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Leeds.

Things to do in Cambridge

Museums · Wineries · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

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Leeds

Capital of the North

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, take a stroll through York Shambles, then explore the ancient world of York City Walls, and finally look for gifts at Scent Salim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Royal Armouries Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Tropical World, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wetherby Ings, and finally walk around Roundhay Park.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Leeds road trip planner.

You can drive from Cambridge to Leeds in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, Leeds is slightly colder than Cambridge - with highs of 62°F and lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Leeds

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:

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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, then make a trip to The Royal Mile, and finally appreciate the history behind Blach Watch. On your second day here, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary website.

Traveling by train from Leeds to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 48°F. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:

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Glasgow

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 1st (Thu), have fun and explore at Glasgow Science Centre and then admire the striking features of Blue Police Box.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Glasgow holiday planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Childrens Museums
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.