10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly to Manchester Airport, Drive to Bakewell
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Bakewell
— 1 night
Drive
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York
— 1 night
Train
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bath
— 2 nights
Train
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London
— 3 nights
Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Lagos

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Bakewell

— 1 night
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, stop by Tagg Lane Dairy LTD, and then view the masterpieces at White Peakhouse Gallery.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bakewell road trip planning website.

Lagos, Nigeria to Bakewell is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from West Africa Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Lagos in August, you will find days in Bakewell are little chillier (22°C), and nights are cooler (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Bakewell

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

York

— 1 night

City of Festivals

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 22nd (Sun): wander the streets of York Shambles, stop by Hebden Tea Company, and then get in on the family fun at York Maze.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our York trip maker app.

Getting from Bakewell to York by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in York can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Shopping · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 23rd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then browse the range of quality goods at Jenners, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip maker website.

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Bath.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:

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.
On the 25th (Wed), explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens, then explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Bath Abbey, then snap pictures at Pulteney Bridge, then look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bath trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Bath by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:

London

— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Tower of London, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally walk around Hyde Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, then admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, then steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Covent Garden.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read London trip planner.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.