11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

Make it your trip
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Bath
— 1 night
Drive
3
Burford
— 2 nights
Drive
4
London
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy Edinburgh Castle and The Royal Mile. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, make a trip to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh tour itinerary tool.

Manchester to Edinburgh is an approximately 4-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. May in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Bath.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay May 17 — 20:

Bath

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): surround yourself with nature on West of England Falconry, then examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths.

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You can fly from Edinburgh to Bath in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Burford.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 20 — 21:

Burford

— 2 nights
Burford is a medieval town on the River Windrush in the Cotswold hills in West Oxfordshire, England. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get outside with The Cotswold Range and then meet the residents at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St. Mary, then admire the natural beauty at Hidcote Manor Garden, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and finally examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Burford trip tool.

Drive from Bath to Burford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Burford can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to London.

Things to do in Burford

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 23:

London

— 4 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.
Family-friendly places like Coca-Cola London Eye and National Gallery will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the London day trip planning website.

Drive from Burford to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.