11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Newcastle upon Tyne
— 1 day
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Amble
— 1 night
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Berwick upon Tweed
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Braithwaite
— 2 nights
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Windermere
— 2 nights
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Newcastle upon Tyne

— 1 day

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
On the 10th (Sat), stop by Fury Events.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Newcastle upon Tyne trip planner.

Findon to Newcastle upon Tyne is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. July in Newcastle upon Tyne sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Amble.
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Amble

— 1 night
Amble is a town, civil parish and seaport on the North Sea coast of Northumberland, England. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): walk around Ridley Park, then explore the historical opulence of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, and then kick back and relax at Warkworth Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Amble attractions planner.

You can drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Amble in an hour. July in Amble sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Berwick upon Tweed.

Things to do in Amble

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Berwick upon Tweed

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at St Aiden Beach, then kick back and relax at Bamburgh Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre. On your second day here, head off the coast to Farne Islands, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and then explore the activities along Embleton Bay.

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Getting from Amble to Berwick upon Tweed by car takes about an hour. In July, daytime highs in Berwick upon Tweed are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Berwick upon Tweed

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:

Edinburgh

— 3 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, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner.

You can drive from Berwick upon Tweed to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Braithwaite.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:

Braithwaite

— 2 nights
Braithwaite is a village in the northern Lake District, in Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, explore the activities along Derwentwater, then take in the views from Ashness Bridge, and finally hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Helvellyn, then explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, and then look for gifts at Braithwaite General Store.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Braithwaite tour itinerary builder app.

Drive from Edinburgh to Braithwaite in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Braithwaite when traveling from Edinburgh in July, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Braithwaite

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:

Windermere

— 2 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 19th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, then get to know the fascinating history of Tarn Hows, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Catherine's Chruch. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head, have fun and explore at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally get a dose of the wild on Lake District Sheepdog Experience.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Windermere trip app.

You can drive from Braithwaite to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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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.

Lake District travel guide

4.4
World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.