7 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

7 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

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Portsmouth
— 2 nights
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Lincoln
— 1 night
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Liverpool
— 1 night
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, identify plant and animal life at Hengistbury Head Beach, and then admire the natural beauty at Beaulieu National Motor Museum.

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Thessaloniki, Greece to Portsmouth is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Thessaloniki to Portsmouth is minus 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lincoln.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

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Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
The Mary Rose ©
The Mary Rose
Monkey World ©
Monkey World

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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. On the 6th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Lincoln Castle, then admire the striking features of Lincoln Cathedral, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Steep Hill.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lincoln sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Lincoln in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Lincoln

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Steep Hill ©
Steep Hill
Lincoln Cathedral ©
Lincoln Cathedral
Lincoln Castle ©
Lincoln Castle

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Liverpool

Liverpool ©

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of World Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of Liverpool, then see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at The Beatles Story.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Liverpool trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Lincoln to Liverpool in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Liverpool

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Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
World Museum ©
World Museum
The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 8th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, then admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery and then get engrossed in the history at Surgeons' Hall Museums.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh tour planning app.

Getting from Liverpool to Edinburgh by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
The Scotch Whisky Experience ©
The Scotch Whisky Experience

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