18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

18 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Denver
Fly:  12 h
1
London
— Few hours
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Cardiff
— 2 nights
train:  5 h
4
Carlisle
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
5
York
— 2 nights
Train:  5 h
6
Dover
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Denver

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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.
For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary builder.

Denver, USA to London is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 7 hours. In May in London, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 46°F at night. You will leave for Bath on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Stonehenge has been added to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey. It doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bath visit planner.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Castle Combe Village, Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths, step into the grandiose world of Raglan Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Martin's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, then steep yourself in history at Tredegar House, then examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Llandaff Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cardiff trip tool.

Traveling by train from Bath to Cardiff takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cardiff can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Carlisle.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Newport, Raglan Castle, St Martin's Church
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Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths ©
Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths
Raglan Castle ©
Raglan Castle
Tredegar House ©
Tredegar House

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Carlisle

Carlisle ©
Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Carlisle Cathedral and then steep yourself in history at Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Brougham Castle, then steep yourself in history at Long Meg and her Daughters, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lanercost Priory.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Carlisle day trip planning site.

You can drive from Cardiff to Carlisle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In May in Carlisle, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Carlisle

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, Lanercost Priory, Brougham Castle, Long Meg and her Daughters
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Carlisle Cathedral ©
Carlisle Cathedral
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
Lanercost Priory ©
Lanercost Priory

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York

York ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yorkshire Air Museum and Holy Trinity Church. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Railway Museum and Filey Museum. Go for a jaunt from York to Flamborough to see Flamborough Lighthouse about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, and take a stroll through York Shambles.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read York day trip planning app.

Drive from Carlisle to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in York are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Dover.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Flamborough Lighthouse, Filey Museum
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Yorkshire Air Museum ©
Yorkshire Air Museum
Flamborough Lighthouse ©
Flamborough Lighthouse
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

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Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Dover Castle, make a trip to Roman Lighthouse, and then visit a coastal fixture at South Foreland Lighthouse. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Dymchurch Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Leonards Church, and then contemplate the long history of Crypt of St. Leonard.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dover visit planner.

Getting from York to Dover by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hythe, Dymchurch Beach
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South Foreland Lighthouse ©
South Foreland Lighthouse
Dymchurch Beach ©
Dymchurch Beach
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle

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London

London ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hyde Park, Camden Market, Victoria and Albert Museum, and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The British Museum and Churchill War Rooms. Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral. See some other sides of London: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take a stroll through Westminster, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read London journey website.

Take a train from Dover to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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