30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

Make it your trip
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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Ambleside
— 4 nights
Drive
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Warwick
— 5 nights
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Cheltenham
— 5 nights
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Bath
— 5 nights
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London
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and get great views at Calton Hill.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh route maker app.

Seattle, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Seattle to Edinburgh. Traveling from Seattle in May, expect Edinburgh to be slightly colder, temps between 58°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay May 19 — 24:

Ambleside

— 4 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Attractions like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Boat Tours & Water Sports make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ambleside: Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow) and Windermere (Michael Coates Clay Shooting & Lake Windermere). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Orrest Head, look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, hike along Helvellyn, and admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ambleside trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Ambleside in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Warwick.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — 28:

Warwick

— 5 nights
Family-friendly places like Warwick Castle and Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum will thrill your kids.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Warwick trip builder app.

Drive from Ambleside to Warwick in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Warwick are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 2:

Cheltenham

— 5 nights
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. Kids will enjoy Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and Cotswold Falconry Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheltenham: Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden), Bourton-on-the-Water (Birdland & Cotswold Motoring Museum) and The International Centre for Birds of Prey (in Newent). There's lots more to do: get outside with The Cotswold Range, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Innocents Church, admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cheltenham trip planner.

You can drive from Warwick to Cheltenham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 2 — 7:

Bath

— 5 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Bring the kids along to Dorset Adventure Park and Hawk Conservancy Trust. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Glastonbury (Wyrdraven & St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, admire the landmark architecture of Vicar's Close, and contemplate the long history of Wells Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bath route maker.

You can drive from Cheltenham to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 12:

London

— 5 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.
Bring the kids along to Coca-Cola London Eye and St. Paul's Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read London online vacation planner.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in London, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 17:

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.