14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  24​h
1
London
— 2 nights
2
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Chipping Campden
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bakewell
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  27​h
End: Melbourne

2
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Covent Garden and Harrods. St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read London holiday planner.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in London, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 31st (Tue), take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, shop like a local with 44AD artspace, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Westonbirt House and Gardens, and finally look for gifts at Hookshouse Pottery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Bath Abbey, snap pictures at Pulteney Bridge, view the masterpieces at Victoria Art Gallery, view the masterpieces at Gallery and Barrow, then take in the exciting artwork at Quest Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Rostra Gallery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bath trip planner .

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tetbury
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Hookshouse Pottery ©
Hookshouse Pottery
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

2
nights
Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden ©
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stop by Alain Rouveure Galleries, view the masterpieces at Fosse Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Peter Martin Gallery, then meet the residents at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Sudeley Castle, then contemplate the long history of Tewkesbury Abbey, and then view the masterpieces at Showborough House Sculpture Garden.

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Getting from Bath to Chipping Campden by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. January in Chipping Campden sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Stow-on-the-Wold, Tewkesbury, St Peter's Church, Alain Rouveure Galleries, Sudeley Castle
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Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Alain Rouveure Galleries ©
Alain Rouveure Galleries

1
night
Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Stanage Edge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, and then view the masterpieces at Chatsworth House.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Bakewell trip maker tool .

Getting from Chipping Campden to Bakewell by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bakewell

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Stanage Edge, Ladybower Reservoir
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Ladybower Reservoir ©
Ladybower Reservoir
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Stanage Edge ©
Stanage Edge

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Urbane Art Gallery and Jenners. Popular historic sites such as Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at The Velvet Easel Gallery, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, shop like a local with The Red Door Gallery, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner .

You can drive from Bakewell to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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