7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
London
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Windermere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Dublin

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Jupiter Artland. Get outdoors at Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Edinburgh is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Thames River, Coca-Cola London Eye, Tower Bridge, and other attractions. Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, look for gifts at Camden Tea Shop, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our London travel route builder website .

Dublin, Ireland to London is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 21st (Sun), see the interesting displays at The World of Beatrix Potter, then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, then examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Brockhole on Windermere, stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and then explore the historical opulence of Wray Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Windermere attractions app .

Traveling by train from London to Windermere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Ambleside, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, The World of Beatrix Potter, Lakeland Motor Museum
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Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head

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