4 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

4 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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1
Rothbury
— 1 day
2
Alnwick
— 1 night
3
Holy Island
— 1 night
4
Edinburgh
— 1 night

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Rothbury

Rothbury ©
On the 9th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rothbury trip planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Rothbury is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in Rothbury

Historic Sites
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Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

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Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Embleton Bay, thenexplore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Alnwick trip planning site.

Alnwick is very close to Rothbury. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Holy Island.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Cragside House and Gardens
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Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

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Holy Island

Holy Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, thenexplore the historical opulence of Lindisfarne Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Lindisfarne Priory.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Holy Island trip planner.

You can drive from Alnwick to Holy Island in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Holy Island, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Holy Island

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve ©
Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve
Lindisfarne Castle ©
Lindisfarne Castle

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, thenexplore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, thensteep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh travel planning tool.

Drive from Holy Island to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Childrens Museums Nature
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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