18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Birmingham
— 1 night
train:  1​h
5
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Oxford
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Gloucester
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Bath
— 1 night
train:  30​min
9
Swindon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Amesbury
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Singapore


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4
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.
You've now added Tower Bridge to your itinerary. Tower of London and Westminster Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate The British Museum and Natural History Museum. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to The Crown Jewels, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary builder website .

Singapore, Singapore to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In December, London is colder than Singapore - with highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of Scotland and Old Saint Paul's Church. There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia and don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. December in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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.
To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the York tour itinerary maker tool .

Take a train from Edinburgh to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December in York, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Birmingham.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums
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York City Walls ©
York City Walls
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Birmingham road trip planning site .

You can take a train from York to Birmingham in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums
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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery ©
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

1
day
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum (Royal Warwickshire) and then see what you want with City Sightseeing Stratford-upon-Avon.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Stratford-upon-Avon tour planner .

Traveling by train from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Oxford.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Tours Museums

Side Trip

The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum (Royal Warwickshire)
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2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
You've now added Oxford Castle & Prison to your itinerary.

To plan Oxford vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Oxford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Oxford sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. You will leave for Gloucester on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums
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1
night
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gloucester Cathedral as well as Highnam Court Gardens. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum and then admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gloucester online route planner .

Traveling by car from Oxford to Gloucester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Oxford in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Gloucester, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brunel's SS Great Britain
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Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum ©
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bath travel planner .

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Swindon.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

1
night
Swindon

Swindon
Swindon is a large town, in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, South West England, midway between Bristol, 35mi to the west and Reading, 35mi to the east. For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Swindon route planner .

Swindon is very close to Bath. In December, daily temperatures in Swindon can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Amesbury.

Things to do in Swindon

Nightlife Outdoors Parks
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1
day
Amesbury

Amesbury ©
Amesbury is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, England. Stonehenge has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the ancient world of Stonehenge.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Amesbury online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Swindon to Amesbury takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amesbury

Historic Sites
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Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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