7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Durham
Train:  1 h 45 min
1
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Beauly, Scotland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Bristol
— 1 night
Train:  15 min
4
Bath
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
London
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
End: Durham

1
night
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 3rd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse and then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally enjoy the sea views from Calton Hill.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Edinburgh trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Durham to Edinburgh is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Beauly.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

1
night
Beauly, Scotland

Beauly ©
Beauly is a town in the Kilmorack Parish of the Scottish County of Inverness, on the River Beauly, 10mi west of Inverness by the Far North railway line. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Beauly Priory, identify plant and animal life at Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, then identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Tollie Red Kites.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Beauly travel planning website .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Beauly in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Beauly are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bristol.

Things to do in Beauly

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, Tollie Red Kites
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Beauly Priory ©
Beauly Priory

1
night
Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary Redcliffe Church, examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bristol Cathedral, then get your game on at Bristol Activity Centre, and finally steep yourself in history at St John on the Wall.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bristol travel route builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Beauly to Bristol. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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St Mary Redcliffe Church ©
St Mary Redcliffe Church
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
Bristol Cathedral ©
Bristol Cathedral

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 7th (Sat), steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, explore the historical opulence of Farleigh Hungerford Castle, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Church.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath attractions planner .

Bath is very close to Bristol. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Castle Combe
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Tower of London, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, then ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our London trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in London are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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