20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom Trip Planner

Make it your trip
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London
— 3 nights
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Bath
— 1 night
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York
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Glasgow
— 1 night
Drive
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Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
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London

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

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 explore and learn at National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms. Popular historic sites such as Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and Buckingham Palace are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, get engrossed in the history at The Charterhouse, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Spitalfields Market.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our London travel route planning website.

Surabaya, Indonesia to London is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Surabaya to London. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Surabaya in October, with highs in London at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nightlife

Bath

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 23rd (Sun), stop by Oldfield Park Bookshop, look for gifts at Mr B's Emporium Of Reading Delights, then get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and finally stop by The Roman Baths Shop.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bath trip tool.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

York

— 2 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stop by Pylones, look for gifts at Mor Music, stop by Hebden Tea Company, take a stroll through York Shambles, then look for gifts at Rafi's Spicebox Ltd, and finally stop by The Imaginarium. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, then take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, and then get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum.

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

Traveling by car from Bath to York takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. October in York sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): make a trip to The Royal Mile, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then look for gifts at Doodles, and finally stop by Eddie's Seafood Market. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and then take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Glasgow

— 1 night

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 28th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Glasgow journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Glasgow are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums
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Isle of Skye

— 3 nights
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Get some cultural insight at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens and Skye Museum of Island Life. Head to The Isle of Skye Soap Company and Skye Batiksfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, stroll through Neist Point, look for gifts at Tippecanoe, and sample the fine beverages at Talisker Distillery.

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Getting from Glasgow to Isle of Skye by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.