12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom Trip Planner

Make it your trip
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Edinburgh
— 1 night
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Belfast
— 2 nights
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Bath
— 2 nights
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London
— 6 nights

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Edinburgh

— 1 night

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and then view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary planning tool.

London to Edinburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in September, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:

Belfast

— 2 nights
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at St. George's Market, contemplate the long history of Crumlin Road Gaol, and then admire the natural beauty at Belfast Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, examine the collection at SS Nomadic, and then ponder the world of politics at City Hall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Belfast holiday maker site.

Getting from Edinburgh to Belfast by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:

Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey and then take in the pleasant sights at Stourhead House and Garden. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glastonbury Tor, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, and then admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bath tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Belfast to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:

London

— 6 nights

The Square Mile

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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Blenheim Palace (in Woodstock), Brighton (Royal Pavilion & Brighton Palace Pier) and The Mary Rose (in Portsmouth). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, stroll around St. James's Park, brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the London holiday planner.

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 4:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.