12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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12 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  11​h 45​min
1
Cheltenham
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Get out of town with these interesting Cheltenham side-trips: Cirencester (Octavia's Bookshop & Corinium Museum), The Roman Baths (in Bath) and St Saviour's Church (in Tetbury). There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, get lost in a book at Gloucestershire Archives, and contemplate the long history of Boer War Memorial.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cheltenham day trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Cheltenham is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or fly. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cheltenham due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Delhi, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Cheltenham, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to London.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Gloucester, Cirencester, The Roman Baths, Stonehenge, St Peter's Church
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

3
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, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read London tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Cheltenham to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

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

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

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