13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

13 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom tour itinerary maker

Make it your trip
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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Bath
— 2 nights
Fly
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Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Train
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Windermere
— 1 night
Drive

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London

— 3 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary maker app.

Manchester to London is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, then admire the masterpieces at American Museum & Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, then get outside with The Cotswold Range, and then admire the striking features of Chavenage House.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bath trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Inverness.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:

Inverness

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fort George, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then head outdoors with Northern Meeting Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an unorthodox tour of Loch Ness, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Inverness online day trip planner.

You can fly from Bath to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Inverness, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:

Edinburgh

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Windermere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:

Windermere

— 1 night
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tarn Hows, and then explore the activities along Lake Windermere.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Windermere travel planner.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Windermere takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Windermere

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.