6 days in United Kingdom Itinerary
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Mon, Feb 20 - Sat, Feb 25
Edinburgh — 1 day
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then explore the striking landscape at Calton Hill.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Edinburgh is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Edinburgh. In February in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Cambridge.
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Cambridge — 1 night
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.On the 21st (Tue), stroll the grounds of Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Emmanuel College, then admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.
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Getting from Edinburgh to Cambridge by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. February in Cambridge sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to London.
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London — 4 nights
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.Family-friendly places like Coca-Cola London Eye and Natural History Museum will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Tower of London, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.
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Getting from Cambridge to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. February in London sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide
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.