10 days in Edinburgh & London Itinerary

10 days in Edinburgh & London Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom attractions planner
Make it your trip
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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London
— 7 nights

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Edinburgh — 2 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then make a trip to The Royal Mile, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Edinburgh Airport, Glasgow International Airport and Glasgow Prestwick Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to fly to London.
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London — 7 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tower of London as well as Big Ben. Explore London's surroundings by going to Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, London is somewhat warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F.
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