11 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom holiday planner
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London
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York
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
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London — 5 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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read London attractions planning site.

New Delhi, India to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -5.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you will find days in London are colder (11°C), and nights are slightly colder (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train to York.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then look for gifts at The Yorkshire Soap Company. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through York Shambles, then admire the striking features of York Minster, then step into the grandiose world of Castle Howard, and finally take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the York trip maker.

Getting from London to York by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Shopping
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Edinburgh — 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh driving holiday 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 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Childrens Museums
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.
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