11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Blackpool
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Inverness
— 2 nights
4
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
5
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
London
— 1 day
End: London

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Hook Norton Brewery. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Collegiate Church of St Mary's and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at All Things Wild.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon travel planner .

London to Stratford-upon-Avon is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Stratford-upon-Avon can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Blackpool.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote, Collegiate Church of St Mary's, All Things Wild, Hook Norton Brewery
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Hook Norton Brewery ©
Hook Norton Brewery
Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote ©
Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote
All Things Wild ©
All Things Wild

2
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Blackpool

Blackpool ©
Over 12 million people visit Blackpool each year, making it Britain’s top holiday resort and one of its most visited cities overall, second only to London.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, experience rural life at Greenlands Farm Village, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Haverigg Beach and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Blackpool trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Blackpool takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Blackpool, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Blackpool

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, Greenlands Farm Village, Haverigg Beach, St Peter's Church
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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Lakeland Wildlife Oasis ©
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis
St Peter's Church ©
St Peter's Church
Greenlands Farm Village ©
Greenlands Farm Village

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Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Dornoch Beach and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nigg Old Church. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Corrimony Chambered Cairn, then contemplate the long history of Strathpeffer Pump Room, and then contemplate the long history of Beauly Priory.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Inverness visit planning site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Blackpool to Inverness takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Corrimony Chambered Cairn, Beauly Priory, Dornoch Beach, Nigg Old Church, Strathpeffer Pump Room
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
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Corrimony Chambered Cairn ©
Corrimony Chambered Cairn
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church
Dornoch Beach ©
Dornoch Beach

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, get curious at Dynamic Earth, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rosslyn Chapel. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Seacliff Beach and then walk around Holyrood Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Rosslyn Chapel, Seacliff Beach
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket
Seacliff Beach ©
Seacliff Beach

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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 3rd (Wed), wander the streets of Glasgow West End and then get to know the resident critters at Five Sisters Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at The Mackintosh House, then get engrossed in the history at People's Palace and Winter Gardens, and then explore the world behind art at The Burrell Collection.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Glasgow holiday site .

Take a train from Edinburgh to Glasgow in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Five Sisters Zoo
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Glasgow West End ©
Glasgow West End
The Mackintosh House ©
The Mackintosh House
Five Sisters Zoo ©
Five Sisters Zoo

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Thames River, browse the exhibits of Cutty Sark, and then take a stroll through South Bank.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Glasgow to London in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in London are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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South Bank ©
South Bank
Cutty Sark ©
Cutty Sark
Thames River ©
Thames River

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