14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
London
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Cheltenham
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Grasmere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Seattle

3
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'll explore and learn at National Gallery and Abbott & Holder. Head to Covent Garden and Parasol unit foundation for contemporary artfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the exciting artwork at Wimbledon Art Studios, browse the exhibits of Hang-Up Gallery, and stop by The New Craftsmen.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the London driving holiday planner .

Seattle, USA to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Seattle to London, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. December in London sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums Shopping
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

3
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. For shopping fun, head to Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop or John Lewis & Partners Cheltenham. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Roman Baths and 44AD artspace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cheltenham: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre (in Chipping Campden). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Sibling Distillery, take in the exciting artwork at Art Couture Painswick Gallery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the galleries of The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum.

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Traveling by car from London to Cheltenham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Shopping Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Bath, Art Couture Painswick Gallery, Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, Cotswolds Distillery, Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop ©

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Let the collections at Heaton Cooper Studio and Derwent Pencil Museum capture your imagination. Explore Grasmere's surroundings by going to The Lakes Distillery (in Bassenthwaite) and St James’ Church (in Buttermere). There's much more to do: look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, explore the activities along Derwentwater, and trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

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Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Grasmere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, The Lakes Distillery, St James’ Church, Merz Barn
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Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn
Merz Barn ©
Merz Barn
Dove Cottage ©
Dove Cottage

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Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Do your shopping at The Red Door Gallery and Castlehill Whisky. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh visit website .

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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