5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

5 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: York
Train:  2 h
1
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
End: York

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Barbican Centre and Royal Mews. The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Lord's Cricket Ground, stroll around Green Park, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Brands, and see the interesting displays at Museum of London Docklands.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London road trip planning tool.

York to London is an approximately 2- hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Kenwood House ©
Kenwood House
Barbican Centre ©
Barbican Centre
Lord's Cricket Ground ©
Lord's Cricket Ground

2
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 25th (Tue), tee off at North Berwick Golf Club, then head outdoors with North Berwick Law, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yellowcraig Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Portobello Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, then go for a walk through Water of Leith Walkway, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Realm VR.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip builder tool.

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

North Berwick, Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Dalhousie Castle Falconry ©
Dalhousie Castle Falconry
North Berwick Golf Club ©
North Berwick Golf Club
Portobello Beach
Portobello Beach

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