7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

7 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. Let the collections at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and National Museum of Scotland capture your imagination. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, view the masterpieces at Jupiter Artland, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Edinburgh is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough 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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Thames River, Coca-Cola London Eye and Tower Bridge. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Thames River, thenget some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye. On your second day here, make a trip to Big Ben, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, thensteep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and finally snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the London road trip planning site.

Fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Edinburgh in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in London, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Windermere.

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), have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, appreciate the extensive heritage of Orrest Head, thensee the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Brockhole on Windermere, stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, and then explore the historical opulence of Wray Castle.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Windermere trip itinerary planner.

Getting from London to Windermere by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time 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 Attraction, 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
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop ©
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop

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