12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 2 nights
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Moreton-in-Marsh
— 1 night
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Grasmere
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
5
Durness
— 2 nights
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Ullapool
— 1 night

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London

London ©

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.
Visit Westminster Abbey and Tower of London for their historical value. Let the collections at National Gallery and The British Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, explore the galleries of Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to London. In December in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay Dec 8 — 10:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): browse the exhibits of The Gallery at The Guild, then join in the after-dark buzz at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, then sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Moreton-in-Marsh driving holiday planner.

Drive from London to Moreton-in-Marsh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Moreton-in-Marsh, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife

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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The Gallery at The Guild ©
The Gallery at The Guild
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church

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Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Take a break from the city and head to Alpacaly Ever After and Silecroft Beach. Get some cultural insight at Thornthwaite Galleries and Viridian Gallery. There's still lots to do: stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, explore the historical opulence of Castle Crag, take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag, and trek along Helvellyn.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grasmere trip planner.

Traveling by car from Moreton-in-Marsh to Grasmere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 14:
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Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Walla Crag ©
Walla Crag

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 15th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, explore the galleries of Stills Gallery, then stop by Edinburgh Old Town, and finally step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, then view the masterpieces at The Red Door Gallery, and finally explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh online route planner.

You can drive from Grasmere to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

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Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Scourie Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Polin Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Mudness Ceramics, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lotte Glob. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rispond Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandwood Bay Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Durness trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Durness takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. December in Durness sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ullapool.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Rispond Beach ©
Rispond Beach

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Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Stac Pollaidh Mountain, then look for all kinds of wild species at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve, then view the masterpieces at RhueArt, and finally look for gifts at Lael Crafts Gallery and coffee stop.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ullapool itinerary builder.

Getting from Durness to Ullapool by car takes about 2 hours. December in Ullapool sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Stac Pollaidh Mountain ©
Stac Pollaidh Mountain
Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve
Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve
Lael Crafts Gallery and coffee stop ©
Lael Crafts Gallery and coffee stop

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