18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Drive to Midland/Odessa, Fly to London
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London
— 4 nights
Train
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Moreton-in-Marsh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 3 nights
Train
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Fly

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London

— 4 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London travel route planning website.

Hobbs, USA to London is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 7 hours. When traveling from Hobbs in October, plan for little chillier days in London, with highs around 61°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 15:

Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then admire the masterpieces at American Museum & Gardens, and finally delve into the mystery of Stonehenge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary Redcliffe Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum, and then get outside with The Cotswold Range.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bath day trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:

Moreton-in-Marsh

— 2 nights
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, then get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, and then admire the natural beauty at Batsford Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): make a trip to The Model Village, examine the collection at Corinium Museum, and then examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Moreton-in-Marsh trip planning site.

You can drive from Bath to Moreton-in-Marsh in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October in Moreton-in-Marsh, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:

Windermere

— 3 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Step out of Windermere with an excursion to Alpacaly Ever After in Portinscale--about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Derwentwater, get outside with Outdoor Activities, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, and take in the exciting artwork at Cookhouse Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Windermere road trip planning website.

Drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to Windermere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:

Edinburgh

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh road trip planning tool.

Getting from Windermere to Edinburgh by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:

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.