20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + train:  22​h 45​min
1
York
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Scarborough
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Whitby
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
5
Glasgow
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Keswick
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Penrith
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
8
Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Bristol
— 2 nights
train:  15​min
10
Bath
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
11
London
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
On the 19th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Brimham Rocks, delve into the distant past at Fountains Abbey, and then identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of York Shambles, stop by Hebden Tea Company, and then see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our York vacation planner .

Singapore, Singapore to York is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to York, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, York is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Scarborough.

Things to do in York

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Brimham Rocks, York Bird of Prey Centre, Fountains Abbey
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Brimham Rocks ©
Brimham Rocks
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey

2
nights
Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church, Scarborough. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Filey Beach, stop by Memory Lane Sweet Shop, then look for all kinds of wild species at RSPB Bempton Cliffs, and finally stop by Sterchi's.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Scarborough day trip planning app .

Getting from York to Scarborough by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. November in Scarborough sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Whitby.

Things to do in Scarborough

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Bridlington, Filey
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Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
St Mary's Church, Scarborough ©
St Mary's Church, Scarborough

2
nights
Whitby

Whitby ©
On the 22nd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Whitby Museum and then look for gifts at The Whitby Jet Heritage Centre. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter and St Paul's Church, Pickering, look for gifts at Black Market Jewellry, then examine the collection at RNLI Lifeboat museum, and finally enjoy the sea views from Whitby Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Whitby trip planner .

Traveling by car from Scarborough to Whitby takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Whitby, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Whitby

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

St Peter and St Paul's Church, Pickering, Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens
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Church of Saint Mary, Whitby ©
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby
Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens ©
Whitby Lighthouse ©
Whitby Lighthouse

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): look for gifts at Miss Katie Cupcake, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, look for gifts at Eddie's Seafood Market, then stop by Doodles, and finally look for gifts at Kinloch Anderson. Keep things going the next day: stop by I.J. Mellis Cheesemonger, contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, look for gifts at Aquila, then look for gifts at Cranachan & Crowdie, then look for gifts at Cadenhead's, and finally enjoy the sea views from Calton Hill.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Whitby to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Doodles ©
Doodles
Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

1
night
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at The Necropolis, hit the slopes at Glasgow Ski & Snowboard Centre, and then wander the streets of Buchanan Street.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Glasgow holiday builder site .

Getting from Edinburgh to Glasgow by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. November in Glasgow sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Keswick.

Things to do in Glasgow

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Glasgow Ski & Snowboard Centre ©
Glasgow Ski & Snowboard Centre
The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street

2
nights
Keswick

Keswick ©
Keswick is an English market town and civil parish, historically in Cumberland, and since 1974 in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): hike along Buttermere, stop by Braithwaite General Store, then sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Thornthwaite Galleries. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at George Fisher Ltd, stop by Ye Olde Friars, view the masterpieces at Viridian Gallery, then explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Lakes Distillery.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Keswick itinerary planner.

Getting from Glasgow to Keswick by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Keswick

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Buttermere
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Buttermere ©
Buttermere
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Castlerigg Stone Circle
The Lakes Distillery ©
The Lakes Distillery

1
day
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): stop by Hedgehog Bookshop, contemplate the long history of Long Meg and her Daughters, and then delve into the distant past at Brougham Castle.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Penrith road trip app .

Penrith is just a short distance from Keswick. In November in Penrith, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Penrith

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Brougham Castle
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Brougham Castle ©
Brougham Castle
Long Meg and her Daughters ©
Long Meg and her Daughters
Hedgehog Bookshop ©
Hedgehog Bookshop

2
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, then contemplate the waterfront views at Easedale Tarn, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Orrest Head, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sizergh Castle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Windermere trip planner .

You can drive from Penrith to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bristol.

Things to do in Windermere

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Grasmere, Sizergh Castle
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Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Sizergh Castle ©
Sizergh Castle

2
nights
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 2nd (Fri): look for gifts at Otomi, learn and have fun at Wot pots, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Castle Quarter Arcade. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum, stop by Clarks Village, and then admire the striking features of Tyntesfield.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bristol tour itinerary website .

You can drive from Windermere to Bristol in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Bristol

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Westonbirt Arboretum, Clarks Village, Tyntesfield, Castle Quarter Arcade
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Otomi ©
Otomi
Tyntesfield ©
Tyntesfield
Westonbirt Arboretum ©
Westonbirt Arboretum

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
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 4th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Dyrham Park, take an in-depth tour of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, then admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, then stop by Mr B's Emporium Of Reading Delights, and finally admire the striking features of The Circus.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bath vacation planning website .

Bath is just a short distance from Bristol. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Dyrham Park
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No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath ©
No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath
Dyrham Park ©
Dyrham Park
The Circus
The Circus

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Mon), explore the activities along Thames River, then hunt for treasures at Camden Market, and then learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the London vacation planning tool .

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Thames River ©
Thames River
Camden Market ©
Camden Market

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