17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 2 nights
2
Cambridge
— 2 nights
3
Leeds
— 2 nights
4
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
5
Liverpool
— 2 nights
6
London
— 6 nights

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.
On the 14th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, then brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, and then stop by Westminster. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of the Home, brush up on your military savvy at HMS Belfast, then see the interesting displays at Charles Dickens Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the London vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Russia, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Cambridge.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
HMS Belfast ©
HMS Belfast
The Courtauld Gallery ©
The Courtauld Gallery

2
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
On the 16th (Wed), contemplate the long history of St. John's College, learn about all things military at Imperial War Museum, brush up on your military savvy at American Air Museum, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then deepen your understanding at Trinity College, and finally deepen your understanding at Jesus College. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: deepen your understanding at Pembroke College, examine the collection at The Polar Museum, Scott Polar Research Institute, then examine the collection at Sedgwick Museum of Geology, and finally brush up on your military savvy at IWM Duxford.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cambridge tour itinerary website.

You can take a train from London to Cambridge in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Leeds.

Things to do in Cambridge

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Duxford
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford
American Air Museum ©
American Air Museum
Imperial War Museum ©
Imperial War Museum

2
nights
Leeds

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
On the 18th (Fri), examine the collection at Fairfax House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, then steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, and finally identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Thackray Medical Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirkstall Abbey, and then steep yourself in history at Saltaire Village.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Leeds route planner.

Drive from Cambridge to Leeds in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Cambridge in September, you will find days in Leeds are little chillier (18°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Leeds

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

York, Saltaire Village, York Bird of Prey Centre
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Saltaire Village ©
Saltaire Village
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Treasurer's House ©
Treasurer's House

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, take an in-depth tour of National War Museum of Scotland, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holyrood Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Surgeons' Hall Museums, sample the fine beverages at Pickering's Gin Distillery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, and finally steep yourself in history at Dean Village.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh route maker.

You can take a train from Leeds to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Scottish National Portrait Gallery ©
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Dean Village ©
Dean Village

2
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Casbah Coffee Club, contemplate the long history of Mendips - John Lennon Home, then steep yourself in history at Strawberry Field, then steep yourself in history at Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Sefton Park. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, learn about all things military at Western Approaches Museum - The Battle of the Atlantic Experience, then get engrossed in the history at International Slavery Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at The Hardmans' House.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Liverpool vacation planning website.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Liverpool in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
International Slavery Museum ©
International Slavery Museum
Mendips - John Lennon Home ©
Mendips - John Lennon Home

6
nights
London

London ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Buckingham Palace and Wallace Collection. You'll explore and learn at HMS Belfast and The British Museum. Enjoy London some more: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Cutty Sark, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London trip builder.

You can take a train from Liverpool to London in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
HMS Belfast ©
HMS Belfast
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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