17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
London
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To find more things to do, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London road trip planning app .

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. In June in London, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
nights
Bath

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: Chavenage House (in Tetbury), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, get your game on at Cotswold Archery, and look for gifts at Octavia's Bookshop.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath day trip planning app .

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Moreton-in-Marsh, Cirencester, Chavenage House, The Cotswold Brewing Company
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Windermere: The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere), Predator Experience Ltd (in Ayside) and Greystoke Outdoor Pool (in Greystoke). Next up on the itinerary: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Windermere driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bath to Windermere in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Go Ape Grizedale, Predator Experience Ltd, Greystoke Outdoor Pool, Derwentwater, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop
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Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

5
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & Glasgow Tigers Speedway). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Windermere to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Glasgow
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The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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