17 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

17 days in England & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Start: London
1
London
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Weymouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
St Austell
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Woolacombe
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Bath
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Cambridge
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
End: London

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Windsor Castle and Speed Boats Tours. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to Trafalgar Square, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London road trip app.

In May, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Weymouth.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Windsor Castle
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. On the 20th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle and then identify plant and animal life at Monkey World.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Weymouth travel itinerary planner.

Getting from London to Weymouth by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to St Austell.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Monkey World
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Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Monkey World ©
Monkey World
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

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St Austell

St Austell ©
St Austell is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, UK. On the 22nd (Mon), stroll through Crantock Beach and then stroll through Watergate Bay. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, thenadmire the natural beauty at Eden Project, and then enjoy some diversion at Cornwall Football Golf.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the St Austell trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Weymouth to St Austell takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Woolacombe.

Things to do in St Austell

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Eden Project, Watergate Bay, Crantock Beach
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Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Cornwall Football Golf ©
Cornwall Football Golf

1
night
Woolacombe

Woolacombe ©
Woolacombe is a seaside resort on the coast of North Devon, England, which lies at the mouth of a valley (or 'combe') in the parish of Mortehoe. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Woolacombe Beach, thenkick back and relax at Croyde Bay, and then stroll through Barricane Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Woolacombe trip planner.

You can drive from St Austell to Woolacombe in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Croyde Bay
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Croyde Bay ©
Croyde Bay
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Barricane Beach ©
Barricane Beach

1
night
Bath

Bath ©
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 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, thenadmire the masterpieces at Holburne Museum, and finally walk around Royal Victoria Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bath road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Woolacombe to Bath takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Royal Victoria Park ©
Royal Victoria Park
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and then stroll around Holyrood Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bath to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You'll set off for Alnwick on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Holyrood Park ©
Holyrood Park
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel

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Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Explore hidden gems such as The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and The Alnwick Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Lindisfarne Castle (in Holy Island) and Durham Cathedral (in Durham). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle, and head off the coast to Farne Islands.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Alnwick trip planning tool.

Getting from Edinburgh to Alnwick by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Alnwick sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cambridge.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lindisfarne Castle, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Farne Islands, Cragside House and Gardens, Durham Cathedral
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Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the world behind art at Fitzwilliam Museum, deepen your understanding at St. John's College, thencontemplate the long history of Trinity College, thengain insight at King's College Chapel, and finally explore the activities along The River Cam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, thenmeet the residents at Shepreth Wildlife Park, and then learn about winemaking at Cambridgeshire Wine School.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cambridge driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Alnwick to Cambridge in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Alnwick in May: highs in Cambridge hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 11°C. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Cambridge

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, Shepreth Wildlife Park
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Cambridgeshire Wine School ©
Cambridgeshire Wine School
The River Cam ©
The River Cam
King's College Chapel ©
King's College Chapel

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