20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Paris
Train:  2 h 30 min
1
London
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Windsor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Upper Slaughter
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Windermere
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Dumfries, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Stirling, Scotland
— 5 nights
Train:  45 min
8
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 1 night
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  27 h
End: Sydney

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and stroll around Hyde Park.

For other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London online road trip planner .

Paris, France to London is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

1
night
Bath

Bath
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath travel route app .

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You will leave for Windsor on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Bath

Nightlife Parks Outdoors
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2
nights
Windsor

Windsor ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Windsor Parish Church St. John the Baptist, get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Chapel, then stop by Fudge Kitchen, then step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Windsor & Eton Brewery.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Windsor trip planner.

Take a train from Bath to Windsor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Windsor, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Upper Slaughter.

Things to do in Windsor

Theme Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
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Windsor & Eton Brewery ©
Windsor & Eton Brewery
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel

2
nights
Upper Slaughter

Upper Slaughter ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): have fun and explore at The Old Mill Museum.

For photos and other tourist information, read Upper Slaughter online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Windsor to Upper Slaughter takes 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Upper Slaughter can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Windermere.

Things to do in Upper Slaughter

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

The Old Mill Museum
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Warden's Way ©
Warden's Way
Upper Slaughter Manor ©
Upper Slaughter Manor
The Old Mill Museum ©
The Old Mill Museum

1
night
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 2nd (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Windermere, view the masterpieces at Cookhouse Gallery, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and finally take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Windermere trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Upper Slaughter to Windermere by car takes about 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dumfries.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Orrest Head ©
Orrest Head
Cookhouse Gallery ©
Cookhouse Gallery

2
nights
Dumfries, Scotland

Dumfries ©
Dumfries is a market town and former royal burgh within the Dumfries and Galloway council area of Scotland.
On the 3rd (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Carlisle Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Carlisle Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Drumlanrig Castle, and finally explore the activities along River Nith. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Mabie Farm Park, then step into the grandiose world of Caerlaverock Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Dumfries Museum, and finally examine the collection at Robert Burns Mausoleum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Dumfries using our trip planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Dumfries in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Dumfries are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Stirling.

Things to do in Dumfries

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Carlisle
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Caerlaverock Castle ©
Caerlaverock Castle
Dumfries Museum ©
Dumfries Museum
Mabie Farm Park ©
Mabie Farm Park

5
nights
Stirling, Scotland

Stirling ©
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Explore Stirling's surroundings by going to Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines (in Errol), Dunnottar Castle (in Stonehaven) and Oban (Parsley the Ambassador Cat, McCaig's Tower, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Rude, explore the historical opulence of Doune Castle, and get your game on at Cats Meow Kittea Cafe.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Stirling itinerary tool .

You can drive from Dumfries to Stirling in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Stirling are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Oban, Falkirk Wheel, Glen Coe, Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines, Dunnottar Castle
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Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines ©
Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Dunnottar Castle ©
Dunnottar Castle

1
night
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to Scott Monument.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip website .

You can take a train from Stirling to Edinburgh in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:
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The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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