17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h
1
London
— Few hours
train:  3​h
2
York
— 1 night
train:  3​h
3
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
4
Glasgow
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
5
Ambleside
— 1 night
train:  6​h 30​min
6
Bristol
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
7
Bath
— 1 night
8
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Singapore

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hours
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.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London trip maker site .

Singapore, Singapore to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 8 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in August: highs in London hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. You'll set off for York on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in London

Nightlife Tours Fun & Games
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1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Railway Museum, The Ghost Hunt of York and Shambles Market. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, don't miss a visit to York Shambles, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Shambles Market, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at The Ghost Hunt of York.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the York journey planner .

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Tours Nightlife Museums
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Shambles ©
York Shambles
Shambles Market ©
Shambles Market

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh Old Town, then take in the exciting artwork at Stills Gallery, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and finally browse the exhibits of Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh day trip tool .

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

1
night
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Little Birds Market as well as Scottish Owl Centre. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): stop by Little Birds Market, shop like a local with Buchanan Street, and then identify plant and animal life at Scottish Owl Centre.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Glasgow travel planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Glasgow by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Glasgow sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ambleside.

Things to do in Glasgow

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Scottish Owl Centre
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Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street
Scottish Owl Centre ©
Scottish Owl Centre
Little Birds Market ©
Little Birds Market

1
night
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Windermere Lake Cruises as well as Loughrigg Fell. On the 7th (Wed), stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, then get interesting insight from Windermere Lake Cruises, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Loughrigg Fell.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ambleside route planner .

Getting from Glasgow to Ambleside by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Thu) before leaving for Bristol.

Things to do in Ambleside

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Windermere Lake Cruises, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop
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Windermere Lake Cruises ©
Windermere Lake Cruises
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop ©
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop

2
nights
Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Clifton Suspension Bridge. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bristol online route planner .

You can drive from Ambleside to Bristol in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sat) before leaving for Bath.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

The Bishop's Palace and Gardens
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St Mary Redcliffe Church ©
St Mary Redcliffe Church
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens ©
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Stonehenge has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sat), explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, stop by Fudge Kitchen, then steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, then take in the views from Pulteney Bridge, and finally delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bath trip itinerary maker site .

Bath is just a short distance from Bristol. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

6
nights
London

London ©
You've added Bicester Village, Kensington Palace, London Bridge, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral. Visit Tower of London and Oxford Street for their historical value. Explore London further: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, wander the streets of Piccadilly Circus, appreciate the extensive heritage of South Bank, and steep yourself in history at Hampstead.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our London online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Bicester Village, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, Hampton Court Palace
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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