15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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15 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
London
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Chipping Campden
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Cockermouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Ullapool
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
5
Glencoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

2
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.
Shop till you drop at Harrods and Walton Fine Arts. Do some cultural sightseeing at Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, shop like a local with Covent Garden, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip maker app .

Vancouver, Canada to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to London. While traveling from Vancouver, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
nights
Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden ©
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Get a sense of the local culture at Showborough House Sculpture Garden and Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre. Head to Alain Rouveure Galleries and Peter Martin Galleryfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, shop like a local with John Noott Galleries, see the interesting displays at Winchcombe Folk and Police Museum, and play a few rounds at Feldon Valley, Cotswolds.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Chipping Campden holiday maker site .

Getting from London to Chipping Campden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Museums Shopping Golf

Side Trips

Broadway, Winchcombe, Shipston on Stour, Stow-on-the-Wold, Feldon Valley, Cotswolds
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center ©
Bugatti Trust Visitor Center
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church

2
nights
Cockermouth

Cockermouth
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. On the 28th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Thornthwaite Galleries, get a taste of the local shopping with Viridian Gallery, take in the pleasant sights at Alpacaly Ever After, then see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, then view the masterpieces at Castlegate House Gallery, and finally shop like a local with Gallery Artemis. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Seascale Beach, look for gifts at SpindleCraft, and then take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cockermouth trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Chipping Campden to Cockermouth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December in Cockermouth, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Keswick, Seascale, Helvellyn, Alpacaly Ever After
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
J.B.Banks and Son Ltd ©
J.B.Banks and Son Ltd
Viridian Gallery ©
Viridian Gallery

1
day
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. On the 30th (Mon), look for gifts at Made in Ullapool, look for all kinds of wild species at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, then view the masterpieces at An Talla Solais, then get a taste of the local shopping with RhueArt, and finally take in breathtaking views at Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ullapool attractions planner .

Getting from Cockermouth to Ullapool by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Cockermouth in December, Ullapool is little chillier at night with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Glencoe.

Things to do in Ullapool

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
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Inverpolly Nature Reserve ©
Inverpolly Nature Reserve
An Talla Solais ©
An Talla Solais

2
nights
Glencoe

Glencoe ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): admire the sheer force of Inchree Waterfalls, then stop by Woodland Pottery, and then identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Glencoe Lochan, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Glencoe tour builder app .

Drive from Ullapool to Glencoe in 3.5 hours. December in Glencoe sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Woodland Pottery, Inchree Waterfalls
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and The Red Door Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, take in the exciting artwork at Stills Gallery, stop by Aquila, and get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner .

Traveling by car from Glencoe to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill

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