4 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

4 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 1 night
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London
— 2 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.
On the 7th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, then step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and finally make a trip to Calton Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

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Cardiff to Edinburgh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to London.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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London — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Tower of London, deepen your understanding of the past and present with BrakeAway Bike Tours, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, make a trip to Big Ben, then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

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Getting from Edinburgh to London by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train back home.
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Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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United Kingdom travel guide

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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.
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