16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + train:  18​h 30​min
1
York
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Grasmere
— 2 nights
3
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Beauly
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Ullapool
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Bath
— 1 day
7
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
night
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stop by The Imaginarium, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, view the masterpieces at Pyramid Gallery, then take a stroll through York Shambles, and finally browse for treasures at Yorkshire Antiques.com. On the next day, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, then get some fabulous bargains at McArthur Glen Designer Outlet, then browse the different shops at Stonegate, and finally delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the York trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to York is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to York, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, York is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in York

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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York Shambles ©
York Shambles
York Minster ©
York Minster
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

2
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): stop by SpindleCraft, take in the exciting artwork at Thornthwaite Galleries, then go for a walk through Alpacaly Ever After, then explore the historical opulence of Castle Crag, and finally view the masterpieces at Heaton Cooper Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Viridian Gallery.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Grasmere vacation builder .

Getting from York to Grasmere by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Keswick, Helvellyn, Castle Crag, Alpacaly Ever After, SpindleCraft
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Calton Hill, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then view the masterpieces at Stills Gallery, and finally wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, then explore the world behind art at Urbane Art Gallery, and finally stop by Jeffrey st. Whisky and Tobacco.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner.

Getting from Grasmere to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Beauly.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

2
nights
Beauly

Beauly ©
Beauly is a town in the Kilmorack Parish of the Scottish County of Inverness, on the River Beauly, 10mi west of Inverness by the Far North railway line. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Kilmorack Gallery, then stop by Clog and Craft Shop, then get a taste of the local shopping with Loch Ness Gallery, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Grampian Mountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, view the masterpieces at Picaresque Books, then steep yourself in history at Strathpeffer Pump Room, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Tore Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Beauly trip builder .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Beauly in 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Beauly

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Tore Art Gallery, Clog and Craft Shop, Grampian Mountains, Strathpeffer Pump Room, Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Strathpeffer Pump Room ©
Strathpeffer Pump Room
Picaresque Books ©
Picaresque Books

2
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll through Ullapool Hill, look for all kinds of wild species at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve, then explore the historical opulence of Ardvreck Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Kylesku Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Made in Ullapool, then shop like a local with RhueArt, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Stac Pollaidh Mountain, and finally view the masterpieces at An Talla Solais.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ullapool journey maker website .

Drive from Beauly to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Ardvreck Castle, Kylesku Bridge
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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Stac Pollaidh Mountain ©
Stac Pollaidh Mountain
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle
Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve ©

1
day
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 31st (Tue), take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, get a taste of the local shopping with 44AD artspace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen, and finally take a stroll through Milsom Street.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Bath trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ullapool to Bath. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Fudge Kitchen ©
Fudge Kitchen

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. Do your shopping at Harrods and Oxford Street. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Covent Garden, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, shop like a local with Piccadilly Circus, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the London day trip planning app .

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

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