Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 3 weeks italy itinerary
  2. 2 Trip Report Italian Opera-Edinburgh Tattoo-"Great" Houses-Cornwall: Ongoing and FINAL
  3. 3 Trip Report Estonia, Finland, and Iceland: Summer 2017
  4. 4 London GTG - early Oct are you available?
  5. 5 UK in May and June
  6. 6 UK or France or elsewhere, July 2018, good price from west coast?
  7. 7 Drive or Train from Zurich to Florence?
  8. 8 Poland to Austria In December
  9. 9 Paris Metro Entrances. How to find?
  10. 10 Help with 12 day UK Itinerary!
  11. 11 Suggestions for 3 greek islands
  12. 12 Trip Report This Pirate goes to Penzance, and then on to the land of Fire and Ice
  13. 13 Only 3 days: Asturias or French Basque?
  14. 14 Athens hotel with Acropolis view from room/balcony
  15. 15 Florence hotels: JK Place vs. Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni
  16. 16 Norwegian Air?
  17. 17 Request Hotel Suggestion in London
  18. 18 Adivice from experts please, Southern Dutch/Belgium German Borders
  19. 19 Shorts in South of France?
  20. 20 Cash and Czech Crowns
  21. 21 Return to Yorkshire to walk the Dales Way
  22. 22 Wine visits from Barcelona
  23. 23 Looking for a UK coach tour company for seniors
  24. 24 bvlenci Could you answer some q's about le Marche from another poster?
  25. 25 A bit overwhelmed!!!
View next 25 » Back to the top

London to Edinburgh Road Trip - Advice appreciated

Jump to last reply

I'm planning a 14 day trip to the UK this August with my husband. Would ideally like to start in London and end in Edinburgh, hitting a number of stops along the way. Below is the itinerary I'm currently playing with -- trying to factor in a mix of different areas (villages, cities, national parks), and fine skipping some of the more obvious spots like Bath and Stratford-upon-Avon. Definitely want to rent a car for the mid-section, but am trying to avoid having to drive in London and Edinburgh if possible.

I would appreciate any suggestions on whether this looks reasonable, particularly given driving time and such. Thank you so much!

Day 1 - arrive London
Day 2-4 - London
Day 5 - Train to Oxford (a must for my husband), rent a car, stay somewhere in the Cotswolds
Day 6 - Cotswolds
Day 7 - Drive to York
Day 8 - York
Day 9 - Drive to Lake District
Day 10 - Lake District
Day 11 - Drive to Edinburgh (suggestions on how to avoid driving in the city?)
Day 12-13 - Edinburgh
Day 14 - Fly out

8 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement