7 days in London & Edinburgh Itinerary

7 days in London & Edinburgh Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  11 h
1
London
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Newark

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read London day trip planning tool.

Newark, USA to London is an approximately 11- hour flight. Traveling from Newark to London, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Newark in July: high temperatures in London hover around 73°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then appreciate the history behind Scott Monument. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, make a trip to The Royal Mile, then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh day trip planning tool.

Do a combination of train and flight from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from London in July, things will get slightly colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 66°F and lows about 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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