24 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

24 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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24 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
train:  2​h
1
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Grasmere
— 3 nights
3
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Glencoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Kinlochbervie
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Betws-y-Coed
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
7
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Bath
— 3 nights
9
London
— 4 nights
End: London

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.
Go for a jaunt from York to Harrogate to see The Champagne Concept about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of York Minster, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a York trip simple and quick.

London to York is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in York are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in York

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Champagne Concept
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:
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York Shambles ©
York Shambles
York Minster ©
York Minster
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Get out of town with these interesting Grasmere side-trips: Buttermere (in Buttermere) and Castlerigg Stone Circle (in Castlerigg). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag, don't miss a visit to Rydal Water, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Loughrigg Fell.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grasmere trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from York to Grasmere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Windermere, Buttermere Lake, Loughrigg Fell
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:
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Buttermere Lake ©
Buttermere Lake
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag
Lake Grasmere ©
Lake Grasmere

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nature, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, steep yourself in history at Real Mary King's Close, and don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh road trip planning tool .

Drive from Grasmere to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Glencoe.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

2
nights
Glencoe

Glencoe ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then take in the dramatic scenery at Inchree Waterfalls, and then enjoy some diversion at Ice Factor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at 3 Wise Monkeys Climbing, then don't miss a visit to Lime Tree An Ealdhain Gallery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Glencoe online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Glencoe in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. December in Glencoe sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Kinlochbervie.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trips

Fort William, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Inchree Waterfalls, Ice Factor
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Inchree Waterfalls ©
Inchree Waterfalls

2
nights
Kinlochbervie

Kinlochbervie ©
Kinlochbervie is a harbour village in the north west of Sutherland, in the Highland region of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Oldshoremore Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Scourie Bay, stroll through Clachtoll Beach Campsite, then step into the grandiose world of Ardvreck Castle, and finally take in the views from Kylesku Bridge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kinlochbervie vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Glencoe to Kinlochbervie in 4.5 hours. December in Kinlochbervie sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Betws-y-Coed.

Things to do in Kinlochbervie

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kylesku Bridge, Scourie Bay, Ardvreck Castle, Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite

1
day
Betws-y-Coed

Betws-y-Coed ©
On the 28th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Galeri Betws-y-Coed, take in nature's colorful creations at Bodnant Garden, explore the historical opulence of Gwydir Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Ty Mawr Wybrnant, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Mary's Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Betws-y-Coed online sightseeing planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kinlochbervie to Betws-y-Coed. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Betws-y-Coed

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ty Mawr Wybrnant, Bodnant Garden, Gwydir Castle
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
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Ty Mawr Wybrnant ©
Ty Mawr Wybrnant
Bodnant Garden ©
Bodnant Garden
Saint Mary's Church ©
Saint Mary's Church

2
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. On the 29th (Sat), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Eadburgha’s Church, delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey, then stop by Treasure Seekers Gift Shop, and finally make a trip to Painswick Beacon. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Broadway Tower, explore the landscape on two wheels at The River Avon Trail, then stop by Roly's Fudge, and finally stroll through Charlecote Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Moreton-in-Marsh online vacation planner .

Drive from Betws-y-Coed to Moreton-in-Marsh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Moreton-in-Marsh can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Cotswolds Distillery, Painswick Beacon, Charlecote Park, Tewkesbury Abbey
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Painswick Beacon ©
Painswick Beacon

3
nights
Bath

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury) and Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, explore the world behind art at Holburne Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bath road trip website .

You can drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castle Combe Village, Westonbirt Arboretum
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Walking tours
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

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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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

Take the guesswork out of planning a London vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in London are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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