22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom planner

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London
— 5 nights
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Bath
— 3 nights
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 3 nights
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Ambleside
— 3 nights
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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London

— 5 nights

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip site.

Lagos, Nigeria to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lagos to London is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Lagos in April, expect London to be cooler, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 7:

Bath

— 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Cheltenham (Walks With Hawks & Boer War Memorial) and Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, relax in the rural setting at Cotswold Farm Park, see the interesting displays at Tewkesbury Museum, and contemplate the long history of Tewkesbury Abbey.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bath online travel planner.

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:

Bourton-on-the-Water

— 3 nights
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. When in Bourton-on-the-Water, make a side trip to see The Cotswold Range in Somerford Keynes, approximately Somerford Keynes away. There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre, identify plant and animal life at Birdland, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bourton-on-the-Water trip planner.

You can drive from Bath to Bourton-on-the-Water in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bourton-on-the-Water can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:

Ambleside

— 3 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. When in Ambleside, make a side trip to see Buttermere Lake in Buttermere, approximately Buttermere away. There's still lots to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, hike along Helvellyn, take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag, and contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ambleside trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Ambleside takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:

Glasgow

— 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stroll around Kelvingrove Park, explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of People's Palace and Winter Gardens. On the next day, have fun and explore at Glasgow Science Centre, then examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and then stroll around Pollok Country Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Glasgow trip planner.

Getting from Ambleside to Glasgow by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Glasgow sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:

Edinburgh

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get great views at Calton Hill, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 23:

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.