21 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 2 nights
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York
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tideswell
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Castle Cary
— 4 nights
Drive
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London
— 3 nights
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London — 2 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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): explore the world behind art at The British Museum and then look for gifts at Fortnum & Mason.

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San Francisco, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 8 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in London reach 61°F and lows reach 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for York.
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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 28th (Fri): wander the streets of York Shambles and then look for gifts at The Shop That Must Not Be Named. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of York Minster, get engrossed in the history at Fairfax House, then see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, then contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, and finally see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum.

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Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October in York, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 45°F at night. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Edinburgh.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Edinburgh — 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Thread & Heather. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rosslyn Chapel and Greyfriars Kirk. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Chocolatarium, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh day trip planning app.

Take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 43°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for Tideswell.
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Tideswell — 3 nights

Discover out-of-the-way places like Chatsworth House and Hardwick Hall and Gardens. Do some cultural sightseeing at Haddon Hall and Castleton Walk.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tideswell holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Tideswell takes 5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Tideswell are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bath.
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Historic Sites · Classes · Museums · Shopping
Side Trips
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Bath — 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, then explore the world behind art at Victoria Art Gallery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bath trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Tideswell to Bath in 3.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for Castle Cary.
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Castle Cary — 4 nights

Castle Cary is a small market town and civil parish in south Somerset, England, 5mi north west of Wincanton and 8mi south of Shepton Mallet. To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Castle Cary trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Castle Cary takes an hour. In November in Castle Cary, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 39°F at night. You'll set off for London on the 11th (Fri).
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Nightlife · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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London — 3 nights

The Square Mile

See even more of London: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Brands.

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Drive from Castle Cary to London in 3 hours. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Highlights from your trip

United Kingdom travel guide

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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.
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