13-Day Road Trip to England and Scotland from London to Worcester, Preston, Glasgow, and Edinburgh

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13 days & 12 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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13 days included
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Embark on an unforgettable 13-day multi-country road trip across England and Scotland! If traveling through picturesque landscapes and immersing yourself in the captivating cultures of destinations like London, Worcester, and Preston sounds like your idea of a great vacation, this iconic European tour is for you.

This enchanting 13-day multi-country tour allows you to journey through 2 extraordinary countries in Europe.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of England, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. Explore charming locales such as London, Worcester, Preston, and York, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

As you move on to the second country, Scotland, prepare to be mesmerized by its diverse and vibrant landscapes. Immerse yourself in the allure of Glasgow and Edinburgh, where every street tells a story, and every corner reveals a new adventure.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 2 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories.

In more detail, this carefully crafted travel itinerary invites you to stay 8 nights in England and 4 nights in Scotland. During these 13 days, you will be able to fully embrace the extraordinary beauty and immersive wonders of top destinations such as London, Worcester, and Preston and beyond.

Throughout your tour around Europe, you’ll stay at some of the best accommodations along your route. Our recommendations always include options with varying levels of comfort, ranging from 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

You can review and select your preferred accommodation for each destination of your road trip around England and Scotland in the booking widget to the right of your screen or by scrolling down to the travel itinerary for each day of your trip.

Upon your arrival in England, you’ll be greeted by the captivating city of London. Here, you're going to collect your chosen rental car and begin your 13-day adventure. While in London, you’ll have the chance to visit some of the best attractions in the city, including The British Museum and the fascinating Tower Bridge. This is only the start of all the wonders you'll be able to experience throughout your tour around Europe.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Glasgow’s George Square. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across England and Scotland will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy!

Shop at the popular shopping centers in London, Worcester, and Preston and embark on a quest for rare souvenirs to give your friends and family back home. Shopping abroad is a fun experience that allows you to discover exclusive items that may not be available in your home country. Beyond the thrill of buying unique goods, it’s also an amazing opportunity to immerse in local customs and interact with friendly locals at every stop.

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 13-day self-drive adventure in England and Scotland. With our expertise, you can enjoy a hassle-free experience and focus on immersing yourself in incredible destinations without the stress of organizing every detail.

Make the most of this multi-country holiday package by adapting it to your needs. Effortlessly include top-tier car rental services and drive through the continent’s enchanting landscapes with confidence. The included insurance coverage ensures a seamless and stress-free journey. Choose from a range of lavish or wallet-friendly lodgings to wake up well-rested on each day of your trip. Add flight tickets for a smooth arrival and departure. Lastly, upgrade your road trip experience with the best tours and activities along your route to have something fun to look forward to at each destination.

This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

Discover breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and iconic landmarks in multiple European countries in one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in England and Scotland.

Choose your travel dates today and start planning your unforgettable multi-country road trip with Guide to Europe!

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Included

Hotel, 12 nights
Rental car, 13 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

London, England - Panoramic skyline view of Bank and Canary Wharf, central London's leading financial districts with famous skyscrapers at golden hour sunset with blue sky and clouds.London / 5 nights
Photo of aerial view of Glasgow in Scotland, United Kingdom.Glasgow / 2 nights
Photo of beautiful view of the old town city of Edinburgh from Calton Hill, United Kingdom.Edinburgh / 2 nights
York / 1 night
Stirling - region in United KingdomStirling
Photo of aerial view of Salisbury cathedral in the spring morning, England.Salisbury
Photo of Worcester Cathedral and the River Severn, Worcester, Worcestershire, England.Worcester / 1 night
Preston - city in United KingdomPreston / 1 night

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Attractions

Photo of beautiful shot of London Eye and River Thames ,London, UK.London Eye
Photo of Buckingham Palace in London, United Kingdom.Buckingham Palace
The British MuseumBritish Museum
Tower BridgeTower Bridge
Photo of beautiful landscape around Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom.Hyde Park
Trafalgar SquareTrafalgar Square
Scenic view of Edinburgh Castle and Ross Fountain, Scotland travel photo. Edinburgh Castle is historic center of the city and most popular tourist attraction.Edinburgh Castle
Tower of London, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, London, Greater London, England, United KingdomTower of London
The Making of Harry Potter Warner Brothers Studio Tour London, Leavesden, UK: The main entrance signWarner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
Photo of Borough Market, London, UK.Borough Market
Madame Tussauds LondonMadame Tussauds London
Photo of Science Museum, London, United Kingdom.Science Museum
Stonehenge at sunset in England.Stonehenge
Photo of Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England.Victoria and Albert Museum
St James's ParkSt James's Park
Big Ben
Photo of aerial view of Windsor Castle that was built in the 11th Century and is the residence of the British Royal Family, UK.Windsor Castle
 City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off bus in front of National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh city.National Museum of Scotland
Photo of Iconic London Tower Bridge on the Thames River, UK.London Bridge
Photo of Peaceful scenery with fountain in regent's park of London, UK.Regent's Park
Lake District National Park, Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, North West England, England, United KingdomLake District National Park
Photo of Royal Albert Hall in London, England.Royal Albert Hall
Photo of aerial view of the Shard and London skyline, UK.The Shard
Scotland kelpies on a sunny dayThe Kelpies
Aerial View of Stirling castle.Stirling Castle
Historic steam locomotives and coaches in the National Railway Museum, York.National Railway Museum
Glasshouse at the Royal Botanical Gardens in public park Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, Scotland.Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The West Front of York Minster.York Minster
Landmark of Edinburgh - Holyrood Palace,Scotland,UK, EuropeHolyrood Palace
Rainbow over Glasgow City Chambers and George Square, Scotland - UK.George Square
The Falkirk Wheel is a rotating boat lift connecting the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal. Scotland, United Kingdom.The Falkirk Wheel
Photo of aerial view of the Blackpool Tower with the Central pier in the background located in Blackpool, UK.The Blackpool Tower
Street view of Royal Miles.Royal Mile
View of Kelvingrove Park full of people enjoying the Scottish summer with the main building of Glasgow University on the top of the hill.Kelvingrove Park
The scenic Dean Village in a sunny afternoon, in Edinburgh, Scotland.Dean Village
The People's Palace & Winter Garden in Glasgow, Scotland.Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - Modern One, Edinburgh.National Galleries of Scotland: National
The Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum Relaxing landscape images for British Army Digital for mental health week 2020.National Memorial Arboretum
National Wallace Monument on top of the hill Abbey Craig in Stirling, Scotland.Wallace Monument
Photo of aerial view of Blackpool with north pier and Blackpool Tower, UK.North Pier
Photo of Avebury Village and neolithic Stone Circle ,Wiltshire ,England, UK.Avebury
Photo of the Italian gardens at Trentham in Staffordshire, UK.Trentham Gardens
Photo of tiny Barbary Macaque sitting on a tree at Monkey forest zoo, in Trentham, England.Trentham Monkey Forest
Stanley Park, Blackpool, North West England, England, United KingdomStanley Park
Trentham Gardens, Swynnerton, Stafford, Staffordshire, West Midlands, England, United KingdomTrentham Gardens
The Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre
Photo of beautiful Fall at Richmond Falls, on river Swale in Yorkshire, England.Richmond Falls
The Royal Mile, Old Town, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomThe Royal Mile

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Jan 1 - Jan 13

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Day 1 – London - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – London - arrival day

  • London - Arrival day
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  • Trafalgar Square
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in England and Scotland begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of London in England. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in London for 4 nights.

Catch an early flight to England to enjoy as much time as possible exploring London before it’s time to hit the road and drive to your next destination. Discover the city’s rich history, breathtaking sights, and lively atmosphere with visits to the most popular attractions.

You’ll choose from the best hotels and places to stay in London. We recommend choosing a hotel in a central location for easy exploring.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of England's delectable cuisine at one of London's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the city’s most recommended bars.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Scarfes Bar, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 883 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is The Connaught Bar, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 654 customers.

Your multi-country road trip in England and Scotland has only just begun. Brace yourself for more exciting days to come as you cross country borders in the comfort of your rental car and discover the most unique attractions, activities, and foods of each destination.

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Day 2 – London

Day 2

Day 2 – London

  • London
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Drive 14 km, 1 hour 5 min

  • Regent's Park
  • Madame Tussauds London
  • British Museum
  • Big Ben
  • London Eye
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Day 2 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful London. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 3 nights more before hitting the road again.

A tour of London is not complete without a visit to the famous The Regent's Park. This incredible park and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 39,840 travelers.

Make the most of your London travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Madame Tussauds London. This destination is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 62,036 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible The British Museum for an experience worth remembering. This local museum and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 131,855 visitors, with up to 5,906,716 people including this popular attraction in their London tour itinerary each year.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous lastminute.com London Eye.

We recommend checking out all the tours and activities you can add to your package. Embarking on a tour is an excellent way of learning something new in London, England.

As the sun sets on day 2 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through London's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of England to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the city’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, London has them.

Burger & Lobster Leicester Square offers great food and ambiance and is well-loved in the area.

Another top-rated restaurant worth trying in London is the popular Hawksmoor Air Street. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,216 customers, this restaurant is an excellent dining option.

If you feel like having something else, check out Bill's Soho Restaurant. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,178 customers, which speaks volumes about its quality.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Burger & Lobster Leicester Square, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Burger & Lobster Leicester Square has earned an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,454 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Hawksmoor Air Street, a crowd-favorite. Around 3,216 customers have rated their experience at Hawksmoor Air Street an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Hawksmoor Seven Dials belongs to the list of the best bars in London, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,084 bar-goers.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 3 – London

Day 3

Day 3 – London

  • London
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Drive 12 km, 43 min

  • Hyde Park
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Science Museum
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Buckingham Palace
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Wake up and see what day 3 of your great European road trip in England and Scotland has in store for you! You will be staying in London for 2 nights before continuing your journey to the next destination.

In London, the extraordinary Hyde Park awaits. This attraction is a valued park that boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 114,540 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in London is the spectacular Royal Albert Hall. This attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 31,525 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Science Museum. This local museum and wonder has an overall review score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 57,170 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers. With up to 2,989,000 people visiting this popular attraction every year, this iconic region feature is one place you don't want to miss.

Buckingham Palace is another attraction you might want to add to your London exploration itinerary. This is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 148,150 reviews.

To make your fun escapade in London, England even more exciting, we recommend you check out all the tours and activities you can add to your itinerary. Joining tours is an incredible way to visit wonderful places and meet new friends.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy lively vibes in central London. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across England and Scotland.

At the top-rated restaurant Hawksmoor Seven Dials, you can enjoy a mouthwatering selection of food and drinks. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,084 customers.

If you feel like having something else, The Red Lion, Parliament Street is another great option. This fantastic restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,534 customers.

A third restaurant you could check out is Cahoots London. Cahoots London offers a menu of delicious dishes that are sure to satisfy your hunger. We’ll let its excellent rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,678 customers speak for itself.

Unwind after a long day in one of the best and most popular bars in London, The Red Lion, Parliament Street. This famous place has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,534 customers.

Another trendy bar is Cahoots London. This bar’s extensive drink menu, amazing vibe, and friendly atmosphere have earned it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars, based on the reviews of 2,678 customers.

Locals also recommend The Ivy. This bar’s welcoming atmosphere has earned it an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to the reviews of 2,597 delighted customers.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 4 – London

Day 4

Day 4 – London

  • London
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Drive 14 km, 55 min

  • The Shard
  • Borough Market
  • London Bridge
  • Tower of London
  • Tower Bridge
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On day 4, you will wake up in London with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in London before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across England and Scotland.

One place travelers keep coming back to in London is the magnificent The Shard. Around 32,645 visitors have rated this excellent travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Borough Market on this leg of your adventure in England. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 73,097 travelers.

The remarkable London Bridge is known to be one of the best places to visit in London, and its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 42,254 traveler reviews is proof.

Dive deeper into London by exploring the captivating Tower of London, which draws the attention of nearly 2,741,126 visitors annually. With a stellar average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 86,613 travelers, make sure this wonderful site is on your London exploration list!

Elevate your experience in London by engaging in exhilarating activities and joining tours that uncover the hidden wonders of this beautiful region.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to include a unique blend of top-rated experiences to your travel diary. Browse all of your options below and reserve your slot before it's too late.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of London boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of England.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at The Old Bank of England, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. The Old Bank of England boasts an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,562 customers.

Celebrate day 4 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 5 – London and Worcester

Day 5

Day 5 – London and Worcester

  • Salisbury
  • Worcester
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Drive 295 km, 4 hours 19 min

  • Windsor Castle
  • Stonehenge
  • Avebury
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On day 5 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in England and Scotland, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Wiltshire, and Worcester in England. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Worcester, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to London, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Worcester. This drive usually takes around 3 hours and 35 minutes.

When you reach Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, that’s your cue to take a breather from the road and indulge in some sightseeing and adventure. Check out some of the top attractions in the region.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, including the outstanding St George's Chapel. Having an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 5,308 reviews, this fascinating church and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the region.

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead is also home to the captivating Windsor Castle, one of the highlights of the region. About 46,682 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.6 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity.

We recommend checking out all the tours and activities you can add to your package. Embarking on a tour is an excellent way of learning something new in Worcester, England.

After a long day of discovery, it's time to settle in at a top-rated hotel in Worcester. Indulge in well-deserved rest and rejuvenation, preparing for the continued adventure that lies ahead.

If you've been looking forward to all the culinary delights you’ll get the opportunity to try along your multi-country road trip in England and Scotland, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Worcester. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

At the top-rated restaurant Slug & Lettuce Worcester, you can enjoy a mouthwatering selection of food and drinks. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,832 customers.

If you feel like having something else, The King Charles House is another great option. This fantastic restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 876 customers.

A third restaurant you could check out is Browns at the Quay. Browns at the Quay offers a menu of delicious dishes that are sure to satisfy your hunger. We’ll let its excellent rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 959 customers speak for itself.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Oil Basin Brew House, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Oil Basin Brew House has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 548 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Slug & Lettuce Worcester, a crowd-favorite. Around 1,832 customers have rated their experience at Slug & Lettuce Worcester an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The King Charles House belongs to the list of the best bars in Worcester, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 876 bar-goers.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 6 – Worcester and Preston

Day 6

Day 6 – Worcester and Preston

  • Preston
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Drive 259 km, 3 hours 35 min

  • National Memorial Arboretum
  • Trentham Gardens
  • Trentham Gardens
  • Trentham Monkey Forest
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On day 6 of your multi-country road trip across England and Scotland, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places to see in Staffordshire and Preston in England. In the evening, you’ll end up in Preston, where you will stay for 1 night.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Staffordshire today.

Fasten your seatbelt and journey to your next stop. Turn on the radio and notice the scenic views transition from Worcester to the enchanting landscapes of Preston. Keep in mind that your travel time may take around 2 hours and 38 minutes without traffic disruptions.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on your trip in England. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Preston itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful region.

Add this highly recommended tour to your package now and make this refreshing day in England extra special!

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Preston of your choice.

As the sun sets on day 6 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Preston's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of England to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the city’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Preston has them.

We recommend you eat at a restaurant that locals enjoy, like the fantastic Turtle Bay Preston. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,728 customers.

Alternatively, check out the menu at Bistrot Pierre. Considered one of the best restaurants in Preston, it has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,124 customers.

If you’re curious about more of the best restaurants in Preston, The Cafe Bar is one to check out. The Cafe Bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 786 customers.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Turtle Bay Preston, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,728 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is The Cafe Bar, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 786 customers.

Black Horse is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 774 customers.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 7 – Preston and Glasgow

Day 7

Day 7 – Preston and Glasgow

  • Glasgow
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Drive 389 km, 5 hours 11 min

  • Stanley Park
  • North Pier
  • The Blackpool Tower
  • Lake District National Park
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Dive into day 7 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across England and Scotland. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Borough of Blackpool and Cumbria in England and Glasgow in Scotland, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Glasgow. You’ll stay here for 2 nights.

When you’ve had your share of Preston, prepare for your next destination. Enjoy the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Glasgow, Scotland. Your travel time is around 5 hours and 3 minutes.

Take a well-deserved pause from the road when you arrive in Borough of Blackpool. This is your chance to tour the region’s most remarkable sights and top-rated attractions, showcasing the area’s distinct charm.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Stanley Park. This outstanding park and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 from 4,908 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Stanley Park is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Blackpool North Pier is another of the region's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 9,718 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing The Blackpool Tower. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 15,808 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

To make your day special, check out all the available tours and tickets in the region!

Glasgow has something for every interest and travel budget.

Relax your senses after a day of exhilarating activities and fun exploration. Retreat to one of the best accommodations in Glasgow.

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across England and Scotland by rewarding yourself with a taste of Glasgow’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Paesano Pizza, one of the locals’ most recommended restaurants in Glasgow. This popular restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,948 customers.

The remarkable The Anchor Line is another top restaurant in the region you could eat at tonight. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,659 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in Glasgow is the famous The Citizen Glasgow. This beloved restaurant is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,260 customers and promises a culinary experience you won’t forget anytime soon.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned The Anchor Line, a must-visit hotspot in the region of Glasgow. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, backed by 1,659 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular The Citizen Glasgow, consistently rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to The Piper Whisky Bar, one of the top-rated bars in Glasgow, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,323 satisfied customers.

Celebrate day 7 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 8 – Glasgow

Day 8

Day 8 – Glasgow

  • Glasgow
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Drive 18 km, 49 min

  • Glasgow Botanic Gardens
  • Kelvingrove Park
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
  • George Square
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Day 8 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Glasgow. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the region for 1 night more before hitting the road again.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Glasgow today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Glasgow Botanic Gardens. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 12,344 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Kelvingrove Park. This incredible attraction and park holds an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to 13,177 visitors.

According to travelers in Glasgow, the extraordinary Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and art gallery gets around 1,037,594 visits annually and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,870 visitors.

As the day moves along, don’t miss out the incredible museum, Riverside Museum. Up to 16,424 visitors have rated it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

If you’re up for another attraction, check out the popular George Square. This attraction is rated an average 4.4 out of 5 stars among 19,433 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on your trip in Scotland. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Glasgow itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful region.

Add this highly recommended tour to your package now and make this refreshing day in Scotland extra special!

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Glasgow. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the region’s most popular bars.

One awesome place that offers a variety of good food for every budget is The Piper Whisky Bar. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,323 diners.

When you want to eat at a place locals enjoy, head to Elia Greek Restaurant and check out their diverse menu. More than 1,187 customers have rated this restaurant an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

If you’re in the mood for something else, try eating at The Ivy Buchanan Street, Glasgow and discover what makes people return to this restaurant. The Ivy Buchanan Street, Glasgow has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,179 customers.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the region, The Ivy Buchanan Street, Glasgow. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,179 customers.

Alternatively, you can grab a few shots of your favorite drink and have an amazing night at the famous Chaophraya. This incredible bar has a vibrant atmosphere and plays great music, worthy of its average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,386 customers.

Santa Lucia Merchant City Glasgow cannot be missed with its wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. 1,038 bar lovers have given this place a seal of approval with their 4.6 out of 5 stars average rating.

Take in the ambiance of Glasgow as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 9 – Glasgow and Edinburgh

Day 9

Day 9 – Glasgow and Edinburgh

  • Stirling
  • Edinburgh
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Drive 125 km, 2 hours 35 min

  • The Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre
  • Stirling Castle
  • Wallace Monument
  • The Falkirk Wheel
  • The Kelpies
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 9 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 3 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this European tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Stirling, Falkirk, and Edinburgh in Scotland. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Edinburgh. Edinburgh will be your home for 2 nights.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Edinburgh. This drive usually takes around 1 hour and 58 minutes, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Stirling, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. We highly recommend checking out its popular attractions.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Stirling is the fantastic The Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre. As an appreciated museum and local gem in the area, The Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre has earned an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 2,478 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary Stirling Castle. This attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,015 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

Join countless others in discovering the allure of The National Wallace Monument, a standout attraction that's captivated the hearts of many. It has a stellar rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 10,541 reviewers.

Make the most of your vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Edinburgh has in store for you.

There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your adventure in Scotland. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

An exhilarating day of exploring and driving will have you longing for a comfortable bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, Edinburgh’s top hotels offer a lovely retreat at day’s end. Choose from options ranging from budget to luxury.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of Scotland's delectable cuisine at one of Edinburgh's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the region’s most recommended bars.

After a long day of exploring, we recommend you try Makars Gourmet Mash Bar (Edinburgh), one of the top-rated restaurants in the region of Edinburgh. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,814 customers.

Locals also recommend The Edinburgh Larder as one of the best restaurants in the region of Edinburgh. The Edinburgh Larder is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,804 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the region of Edinburgh is The Kitchin. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,577 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Edinburgh. At Makars Gourmet Mash Bar (Edinburgh), you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,814 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Panda & Sons, another popular bar in the region. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 1,617 reviews.

Bramble Bar & Lounge is also one of the best places in Edinburgh where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 743 customers.

Take in the ambiance of Edinburgh as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 10 – Edinburgh

Day 10

Day 10 – Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh
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Drive 16 km, 1 hour 8 min

  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
  • National Galleries of Scotland: National
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Dean Village
  • More

Wake up and see what day 10 of your great European road trip in England and Scotland has in store for you! You will be staying in Edinburgh for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Edinburgh, including the outstanding Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Having an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 20,341 reviews, this fascinating park and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the region.

Edinburgh is also home to the captivating National Galleries of Scotland: National, a local art gallery considered one of the highlights of the region. About 12,493 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.6 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity. Each year, up to 660,741 people include this sightseeing spot in their travel itineraries.

The extraordinary National Museum of Scotland is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Edinburgh. This extraordinary museum and tourist hot spot boasts a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 43,662 travelers.

A trip to the wonderful Edinburgh Castle will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 88,569 reviews.

Soak in Edinburgh's rich culture at the fantastic Dean Village. Further proving its status as one of the best places to visit in Edinburgh is its overall rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 13,065 visitor reviews.

To double the fun and excitement on your vacation in Scotland, we also recommend adding tours to your travel itinerary. Tours are a great way to engage in immersive activities, meet other vacationers like you, and experience Edinburgh's unique culture.

This fantastic excursion will show you around famous sights in Edinburgh.

If you've been looking forward to all the culinary delights you’ll get the opportunity to try along your multi-country road trip in England and Scotland, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Edinburgh. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Heron is the restaurant to visit if you’re craving culinary excellence. Heron, with a 1-star Michelin rating, has a diverse and enticing menu selection, which includes its delicious and signature modern meals.

At this Bib Gourmand awardee, savor a combination of exceptional flavors with an affordable dining experience. This renowned restaurant’s meal selection includes its signature modern dishes, which are sure to tickle your taste buds.

Enjoy a menu that has earned it a prestigious 1-star Michelin rating. Delivering a food experience like no other, this Bib Gourmand restaurant’s modern menu and exceptional service make it a must-visit destination for those seeking exceptional dining in the area.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to The Dome, a top-notch spot in the region scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, The Dome has charmed many with its 4.6 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 6,433 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Whiski Bar & Restaurant, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Whiski Bar & Restaurant captures hearts with its 4.4 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 2,669 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on Chaophraya Thai Restaurant, another local party gem in Edinburgh. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,238 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 11 – Edinburgh and York

Day 11

Day 11 – Edinburgh and York

  • Edinburgh
  • York
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Drive 347 km, 4 hours 34 min

  • The Royal Mile
  • Royal Mile
  • Holyrood Palace
  • Richmond Falls
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 11 of your multi-country journey across England and Scotland. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 3 vibrant destinations - Edinburgh in Scotland and North Yorkshire and York in England. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat for a restful slumber at one of the best hotels in York. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Edinburgh is the magnificent Royal Mile. Around 13,359 visitors have rated this excellent travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Royal Mile on this leg of your adventure in Scotland. This attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 13,359 travelers.

The remarkable Palace of Holyroodhouse is known to be one of the best places to visit in Edinburgh, and its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 17,156 traveler reviews is proof.

Feel the freedom as you navigate your way from Edinburgh to York, England. Expect a journey of approximately 4 hours and 28 minutes without stops.

Slow down and say goodbye to the road for a while, as Edinburgh welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences. Stretch your arms and legs and head out into the region.

Royal Mile is a travelers’ favorite in Edinburgh, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 13,359 visitors.

In Edinburgh, don’t miss Royal Mile, a great place to see in the region. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 13,359 reviews.

Check other top attractions in Edinburgh off your list when you visit the wonderful Palace of Holyroodhouse. This popular sight is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 17,156 travelers.

Fasten your seatbelt and journey to your next stop.

Your destination has so much to offer to all kinds of travelers. Discover more about this place and add more excitement to your vacation in York in England by embarking on popular tours and excursions. Joining tours will give you a deeper understanding of York’s history and culture while meeting other adventurers like you.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in York. This is not only a place to sleep but your home away from home, offering a warm welcome after a long day on the road.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in York. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in England in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,476 customers.

If you’re keen on trying something else, locals also recommend Rustique as one of the top restaurants in the region. Rustique is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,000 customers.

Another of the most recommended restaurants in York is Valhalla. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,740 customers.

Spend the night downing a few shots of your favorite cocktail at House Of The Trembling Madness. This bar is among the most recommended in the region, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,476 customers.

Put your worries away as you toast to a fantastic night at Valhalla. This famous bar in York is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,740 customers.

If you want to check out another famous bar in the area, you’ll love Little Italy. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks that will electrify your senses. Little Italy has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,037 customers.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 12 – York and London

Day 12

Day 12 – York and London

  • York
  • London
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Drive 355 km, 4 hours 42 min

  • York Minster
  • National Railway Museum
  • Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
  • More

On day 12 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in England and Scotland, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, York, Hertfordshire, and London in England. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in London, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Something that makes York the perfect holiday destination is that the region offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding church, York Minster. This local gem has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,286 visitors.

The famous National Railway Museum York is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area, with up to 807,591 people visiting it every year. As one of York's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 25,533 travelers have rated this incredible museum and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Get comfortable in your rental car and blast some good music as you continue your road trip in Europe, and drive to your next destination, London. This car ride takes around 4 hours and 26 minutes.

On your break from the road, you will have a blast exploring York’s lovely eateries, captivating attractions, and engaging tour options.

One place travelers keep coming back to in York is the magnificent York Minster. Around 18,286 visitors have rated this excellent church and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing National Railway Museum York on this leg of your adventure in England. This attraction is a well-known museum that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 25,533 travelers. Given this incredible site's popularity, it’s easy to understand why more than 807,591 people visit it every year.

Make more amazing memories during your vacation in England by adding tours and activities to your travel itinerary. Tours are another exciting way to experience the best of London, immersing in local customs and meeting new friends.

It’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in London. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by London’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in England and Scotland.

An excellent option is Rules, which is a popular restaurant with an exciting menu. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,824 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant to consider is Berners Tavern. This restaurant is popular with locals as well as travelers and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,817 customers.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Rules, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. Rules boasts an impressive 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,824 customers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in England and Scotland! Enjoy your evening in London to the fullest by mingling with the locals at a bar, taking a stroll around the city center, or simply just relaxing.

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Day 13 – London - departure day

Day 13

Day 13 – London - departure day

  • London - Departure day
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  • St James's Park
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On day 13 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of London before it’s time to leave.

Depending on how much time you have before your departure, you may want to engage in some last-minute shopping or souvenir hunting. Get some unique items to remind you of your great European road trip across England and Scotland. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in London and enjoy what may be your last vacation meal of this trip. Look forward to recreating these distinct culinary experiences in your own kitchen later to remind you of your unforgettable road trip across England and Scotland.

The time has come to say farewell to London for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 13-day European road trip in England and Scotland with fond memories. Safe travels!

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