11 days in Edinburgh & London Itinerary

11 days in Edinburgh & London Itinerary

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11 days in Edinburgh & London Itinerary

Washington DC
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
London
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
Washington DC

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Royal Yacht Britannia. Head to Eddie's Seafood Market and Doodlesfor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, stop by Coco of Bruntsfield, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and get interesting insight from Gladstone's Land.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh travel guide.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Carlisle, USA to Edinburgh. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Carlisle to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Carlisle in October, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to London.

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Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): stop by Charterhouse and then get engrossed in the history at Churchill War Rooms.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our London travel guide.

Do a combination of train, flight, and tram from Edinburgh to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in London when traveling from Edinburgh in October, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

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The Charterhouse ©
The Charterhouse
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Churchill War Rooms

4
days
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and National Museum of Scotland. Shop till you drop at Eddie's Seafood Market and Robert Graham Ltd Est 1874. Explore Edinburgh further: step aboard Royal Yacht Britannia, stop by Cadenhead's, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and get to know the fascinating history of Royal Mile.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh travel guide.

Do a combination of train, flight, and tram from London to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, Edinburgh is little chillier than London - with highs of 55°F and lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Edinburgh.
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Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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