10 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London — 3 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, make a trip to Big Ben, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the London vacation planning website.

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in London can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Tetbury.
Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Tetbury — 1 night

Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. On the 5th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Westonbirt Arboretum and then stop by Domestic Science.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tetbury trip planner.

You can drive from London to Tetbury in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Isle of Skye.
Wildlife · Parks · Shopping
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Isle of Skye — 2 nights

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
You've now added Gallery An Talla Dearg to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get great views at Otter Hide, step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, and then go for a walk through Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Somerled Square War Memorial, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Isle of skye Distillers, then sample the fine beverages at Torabhaig Distillery, then view the masterpieces at Gallery An Talla Dearg, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Praban na Linne - The Gaelic Whiskies.

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Getting from Tetbury to Isle of Skye by combination of flight and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. In December in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.
Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Side Trips
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Edinburgh — 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh itinerary website.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in December, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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United Kingdom travel guide

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.