Two-Week Road Trip in Scotland and England from Edinburgh to Inverness, Glasgow, Keswick, Birmingham, London, and York

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Embark on an unforgettable 15-day multi-country road trip across Scotland and England! If traveling through picturesque landscapes and immersing yourself in the captivating cultures of destinations like Edinburgh, Stirling, Keswick, South Lakeland, and Liverpool sounds like your idea of a great vacation, this iconic European tour is for you.

This enchanting 15-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 Scotland, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. Explore charming locales such as Edinburgh, Inverness, Stirling, Cambuskenneth, and Glasgow, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

As you move on to the second country, England, prepare to be mesmerized by its diverse and vibrant landscapes. Immerse yourself in the allure of Keswick, South Lakeland, Liverpool, Birmingham, Salisbury, Eton, Westminster, Kensington, Leavesden, Richmond, London, Teddington, Greenwich, East Ham, Camden Town, York, and Beamish, 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 5 nights in Scotland and 9 nights in England. During these 15 days, you will be able to fully embrace the extraordinary beauty and immersive wonders of top destinations such as Edinburgh, Stirling, Keswick, South Lakeland, and Liverpool.

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 Scotland and England in the booking widget to the right of your screen. Or, scroll down to the travel itinerary for each day of your trip.

Upon your arrival in Scotland, you’ll be greeted by the captivating city of Edinburgh. Here, you're going to collect your chosen rental car and begin your 15-day adventure. While in Edinburgh, you’ll have the chance to visit some of the best attractions in the city, including National Museum of Scotland and the fascinating Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. This is only the start of all the wonders you'll be able to experience throughout your tour around Europe.

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 Scotland and England will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy!

Shop at the popular shopping centers in Edinburgh, Stirling, Keswick, South Lakeland, and Liverpool 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 yourself 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 15-day self-drive adventure in Scotland and England. 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 Scotland and England.

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

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Hotel, 14 nights
Rental car, 15 days
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

Photo of aerial view of Salisbury cathedral in the spring morning, England.Salisbury
Photo of aerial view of Keswick and lake Derwent Water from Latrigg, Cumbria, UK.Keswick / 1 night
Photo of old Turn Junction, or Deep Cutting Junction where the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal meets the Birmingham Canal Navigation's Main Line Canal, Birmingham, England.Birmingham / 1 night
Highland - region in United KingdomHighland / 1 night
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 / 6 nights
Stirling - region in United KingdomStirling
Photo of aerial view of Glasgow in Scotland, United Kingdom.Glasgow / 1 night
York / 1 night
Photo of beautiful view of the old town city of Edinburgh from Calton Hill, United Kingdom.Edinburgh / 3 nights
Photo of aerial view of the city of Liverpool in United Kingdom.Liverpool

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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
St James's ParkSt James's Park
Stonehenge at sunset in England.Stonehenge
Photo of Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England.Victoria and Albert Museum
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
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Liverpool, North West England, England, United KingdomRoyal Albert Dock Liverpool
 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
The National Gallery, Westminster, London, Greater London, England, United KingdomNational Gallery
Lake District National Park, Lakes, South Lakeland, Cumbria, North West England, England, United KingdomLake District National Park
Photo of Peaceful scenery with fountain in regent's park of London, UK.Regent's Park
Photo of Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond, UK.Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Panorama Cityscape View from Greenwich, London, England, UK.Greenwich Park
Westminster AbbeyWestminster Abbey
Photo of Royal Albert Hall in London, England.Royal Albert Hall
Photo of aerial view of the Shard and London skyline, UK.The Shard
Photo of ExCeL London that is an exhibition and international convention centre in the Custom House area of Newham, East London, UK.ExCeL London
Scotland kelpies on a sunny dayThe Kelpies
Photo of Kensington palace and gardens, London, UK.Kensington Gardens
Aerial View of Stirling castle.Stirling Castle
Photo of beautiful flower garden and a small pond in the spring season in Richmond Park, London, England.Richmond Park
Photo of Cannons at the entrance of the Imperial War Museum in London, England.Imperial War Museum London
Historic steam locomotives and coaches in the National Railway Museum, York.National Railway Museum
Photo of Westminster Abbey viewed from Victoria tower gardens, London, UK.Green Park
Photo of Hampton Court Palace in Richmond, London, UK.Hampton Court Palace
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
Beamish, the Living Museum of the North, Urpeth, County Durham, North East England, England, United KingdomBeamish, the Living Museum of the North
Landmark of Edinburgh - Holyrood Palace,Scotland,UK, EuropeHolyrood Palace
Rainbow over Glasgow City Chambers and George Square, Scotland - UK.George Square
Riverside Museum
The Royal Mile, Old Town, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomThe 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
"Camera Obscura" sign at the Royal Mile / Camera Obscura & World of Illusions.Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
The scenic Dean Village in a sunny afternoon, in Edinburgh, Scotland.Dean Village
Cavern Club, Liverpool, North West England, England, United KingdomCavern Club
National Wallace Monument on top of the hill Abbey Craig in Stirling, Scotland.Wallace Monument
Shambles Market
The Real Mary King's Close, Old Town, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United KingdomThe Real Mary King's Close
St. Giles' Cathedral aka High Kirk Church and Walter Scott Statue on High Street on Royal Mile in Old Town Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Old town Edinburgh is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995.St Giles' Cathedral
St George's Chapel
The Liverpool Waterfront UK, Liverpool, North West England, England, United KingdomThe Liverpool Waterfront
Photo of View of the castle from Calton Hill at sunset,Scotland.Calton Hill
Photo of Deer in Highland Wildlife Park in Scotland .Highland Wildlife Park

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Day 1

Day 1 – Edinburgh - arrival day

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  • Dean Village
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Scotland and England begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring region of Edinburgh in Scotland. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Edinburgh for 2 nights.

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

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated village and attraction in Edinburgh — Dean Village. About 13,727 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Find your way to your hotel in Edinburgh. We recommend choosing a hotel in a central location for easy exploring. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM at hotels in Scotland. Settle in and make plans for the evening.

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

Treat yourself to an extraordinary dining experience at Heron, one of the top Bib Gourmand restaurants in Edinburgh, holding 1 Michelin stars. Offering a diverse menu focusing on modern cuisine, Heron has earned praise from numerous satisfied guests.

A local favorite is Condita. This exceptional dining experience in Edinburgh has been awarded 1 Michelin stars. Featuring modern cuisine, this popular Bib Gourmand restaurant is a top choice for both locals and tourists.

Discover the extraordinary dining experience offered by The Kitchin in Edinburgh. Its 1-Michelin star menu is designed to tantalize your taste buds and take you on a culinary adventure. Many previous guests have raved about this Bib Gourmand restaurant, adding to its 1 Michelin-star reputation.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Panda & Sons, one of the top bars in the region. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Panda & Sons has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,617 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at The Dome, a crowd-favorite. Around 6,433 customers have rated their experience at The Dome an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Whiski Bar & Restaurant belongs to the list of the best bars in Edinburgh, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,669 bar-goers.

Your multi-country road trip in Scotland and England 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

Day 2 – Edinburgh

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Drive 12 km, 56 min

  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Holyrood Palace
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Wake up and see what day 2 of your great European road trip in Scotland and England has in store for you! You will be staying in Edinburgh for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Something that makes Edinburgh the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding botanical garden, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. This local gem has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 20,765 visitors.

The famous Edinburgh Castle is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Edinburgh's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 90,949 travelers have rated this incredible castle and travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Edinburgh is also home to the extraordinary Camera Obscura, which boasts a 4.6 out of 5 star rating in 13,536 traveler reviews.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating National Museum of Scotland. With an impressive average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from a total of 45,476 reviews, a visit to this wonderful national museum and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

On this Edinburgh exploration, you'll also have the chance to admire the fantastic Holyrood Palace up close. This fascinating official residence and attraction is a must-visit, and its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 17,746 travelers is proof.

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.

Make sure to reserve a table at Dishoom Edinburgh, an iconic dining spot in Edinburgh. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 5,852 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Miller & Carter Edinburgh City Centre while in Edinburgh. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, treasured by 2,950 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Cafe Andaluz, a favorite in Edinburgh. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 3,019 discerning guests.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Chaophraya Thai Restaurant, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the region. Chaophraya Thai Restaurant boasts an impressive 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,238 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at The Ivy On The Square Edinburgh, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. The Ivy On The Square Edinburgh has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,314 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, Cafe Royal. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.4 out of 5-star from 2,314 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 3

Day 3 – Edinburgh and Inverness

  • Edinburgh
  • Highland
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Drive 296 km, 3 hours 52 min

  • The Royal Mile
  • The Real Mary King's Close
  • St Giles' Cathedral
  • The Kelpies
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 3 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 Edinburgh in Scotland. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Inverness. Inverness will be your home for 1 night.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Royal Mile. This outstanding point of interest and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 from 14,405 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Royal Mile is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating The Real Mary King's Close is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This sightseeing destination and tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 10,638 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing cathedral, St Giles' Cathedral. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 9,293 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

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

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in Scotland and England, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Inverness. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at Rocpool while you’re in Inverness. Famous for its lovely menu and delectable dishes, it has captivated around 934 diners, earning it an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

Another favorite dining locale in Inverness is River House. Have a satisfying meal from the menu that has charmed its way to the hearts of around 691 happy customers, who gave it an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

While in Inverness, enjoy The Mustard Seed Restaurant’s delectable dishes. This dining establishment has earned a positive reputation and a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to the endorsements and reviews of around 2,671 satisfied guests.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Johnny Foxes. This famous bar in Inverness has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,918 customers.

You can also check out an equally popular bar in the area, Black Isle Bar & Rooms. This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance. Black Isle Bar & Rooms has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,982 customers.

If you want to visit another bar, we recommend Hootananny. This bar offers guests many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to pair with a great night, helping it earn an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,802 customers.

Take in the ambiance of Inverness 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 4

Day 4 – Inverness, Stirling, Cambuskenneth, and Glasgow

  • Highland
  • Stirling
  • Glasgow
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Drive 282 km, 3 hours 38 min

  • Highland Wildlife Park
  • Stirling Castle
  • Wallace Monument
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On day 4 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Scotland and England, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 4 destinations, Inverness in Scotland. When you’re not exploring the region and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Glasgow, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Inverness today.

When you arrive, take a break from the road to indulge in some sightseeing.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

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

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

Make sure to book a table at Ox and Finch, a luxury dining venue in Glasgow. This local gem’s delectable mediterranean cuisine is sure to leave a lasting impression. Ox and Finch is highly regarded in the culinary world and boasts an impressive track record of satisfied customers.

Treat yourself to culinary excellence at Cail Bruich, offering a Bib-Gourmand awarded dining experience. With its 1 Michelin star rating, it caters to the most discerning palates. The incredible modern cuisine at Cail Bruich has earned praise globally.

If you're in the mood for something different, consider reserving a table at Unalome by Graeme Cheevers. This celebrated dining spot in Glasgow is renowned for its sumptuous meals and modern british menu. Countless patrons sing this restaurant's praises, adding to its 1 Michelin-star prestige.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at The Anchor Line, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the region. The Anchor Line boasts an impressive 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,659 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Mono, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Mono has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,446 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, The Citizen Glasgow. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.5 out of 5-star from 1,446 customers.

As the night falls in Glasgow, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Glasgow and Keswick

  • Glasgow
  • Keswick
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Drive 218 km, 2 hours 55 min

  • George Square
  • Kelvingrove Park
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
  • Riverside Museum
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On day 5 of your multi-country road trip across Scotland and England, 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 Glasgow in Scotland and Keswick in England. In the evening, you’ll end up in Keswick, where you will stay for 1 night.

A tour of Glasgow is not complete without a visit to the famous George Square. This incredible square and attraction has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 20,066 travelers.

Make the most of your Glasgow travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Kelvingrove Park. This park and unique destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 13,336 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum for an experience worth remembering. This local art museum and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 19,580 visitors, with up to 1,037,594 people including this popular attraction in their Glasgow tour itinerary each year.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Glasgow today.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Glasgow today.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Glasgow today.

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

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 Keswick'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.

Make sure to book a table at Bar eS Keswick, a popular restaurant in Keswick. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 593 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Cafe Bar 26 during your stay in Keswick. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 251 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of Thyme Bistro Keswick, a renowned dining destination in Keswick. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 172 satisfied guests.

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

Day 6 – Keswick, South Lakeland, Liverpool, and Birmingham

  • Liverpool
  • Birmingham
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Drive 357 km, 5 hours 11 min

  • Lake District National Park
  • Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
  • The Liverpool Waterfront
  • Cavern Club
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 6 of your multi-country journey across Scotland and England. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 3 vibrant destinations - South Lakeland 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 Birmingham. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

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

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 Scotland and England by rewarding yourself with a taste of Birmingham’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.

Discover the essence of culinary excellence at Purnell's, a local dining experience. Renowned for its prestigious 1 Michelin-star rating and impressive menu, Purnell's consistently impresses both foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional modern cuisine.

Also highly recommended is Opheem, one of the best 2-star Michelin establishments in Birmingham. Take your pick from the indian menu, which has consistently earned Opheem high ratings and praise from satisfied guests. This top-rated Bib Gourmand restaurant promises a culinary experience you will remember.

Experience the best local flavors while in Birmingham and reserve a table at the 1-star Michelin restaurant, Adam's. Its delectable modern offerings have contributed to impressive reviews from numerous patrons who’ve already savored its meals. Food enthusiasts visiting the area will be particularly excited to experience this Bib Gourmand restaurant.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Bacchus Bar, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Birmingham. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, backed by 2,586 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular The Botanist Bar & Restaurant Birmingham, consistently rated 4.3 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to The Ivy Temple Row, one of the top-rated bars in Birmingham, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,888 satisfied customers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Scotland and England! Enjoy your evening in Birmingham 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 7

Day 7 – Birmingham, Salisbury, Eton, and London

  • Salisbury
  • London
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Drive 328 km, 4 hours 47 min

  • Stonehenge
  • St George's Chapel
  • Windsor Castle
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Dive into day 7 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Scotland and England. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Salisbury in England, 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 London. You’ll stay here for 6 nights.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Take some time off from the road, 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.

As the sun sets on day 7 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.

Make sure to reserve a table at The Wolseley, an iconic dining spot in London. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 5,980 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Burger & Lobster Leicester Square while in London. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, treasured by 4,454 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Hawksmoor Air Street, a favorite in London. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 3,216 discerning guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend The Connaught 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 654 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Hawksmoor Seven Dials. It is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,084 customers.

The Red Lion, Parliament Street is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,534 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 8

Day 8 – London, Westminster, Kensington, and Leavesden

  • London
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Drive 75 km, 2 hours 38 min

  • Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter
  • Hyde Park
  • Kensington Gardens
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Science Museum
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Day 8 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Westminster. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 5 nights more before hitting the road again.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in London. 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.

Book a table at Bill's Soho Restaurant, a famous dining establishment in London. This culinary hotspot and its delectable cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 4,178 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in London is Cahoots London, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.6 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 2,678 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend London’s The Ivy for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,597 satisfied diners.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit The Old Bank of England, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, The Old Bank of England has earned an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,562 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Rules, a crowd-favorite. Around 1,824 customers have rated their experience at Rules an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

The Ship & Shovell 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 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,465 bar-goers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Scotland and England! 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 9

Day 9 – London, Richmond, Teddington, and Kensington

  • London
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Drive 76 km, 2 hours 39 min

  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Richmond Park
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Imperial War Museum London
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On day 9, you will wake up in Richmond with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 4 nights left in London before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Scotland and England.

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in Scotland and England, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in London. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Make a reservation at Berners Tavern, a popular dining spot in London. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,817 satisfied diners.

Make a reservation at The Palomar while indulging in the charm of London. This restaurant offers a delicious menu reflected with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, cherished by 1,537 discerning connoisseurs.

Indulge in the flavors of Smith & Wollensky, a treasured establishment in London. Its diverse menu promises to tantalize your palate and elevate your dining experience. Known for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,343 satisfied guests.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Social Eating House. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,280 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at Old Shades. This popular bar in London is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,047 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love American Bar. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. American Bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 667 reviews.

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 10

Day 10 – London and Westminster

  • London
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Drive 11 km, 59 min

  • Westminster Abbey
  • Big Ben
  • London Bridge
  • Borough Market
  • The Shard
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Wake up and see what day 10 of your great European road trip in Scotland and England has in store for you! You will be staying in London for 3 nights before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated cultural icon and attraction in London — Big Ben. About 61,373 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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 London. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Estiatorio Milos. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in London has received a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from around 1,065 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Simpson's in the Strand should be on your list. Situated in the heart of London, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 830 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, Artesian. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 657 customers.

Alternatively, you can grab a few shots of your favorite drink and have an amazing night at the famous Bar Américain. This incredible bar has a vibrant atmosphere and plays great music, worthy of its average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 697 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 11

Day 11 – London, Greenwich, and East Ham

  • London
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Drive 34 km, 1 hour 41 min

  • National Gallery
  • Trafalgar Square
  • London Eye
  • Greenwich Park
  • ExCeL London
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Day 11 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 2 nights more before hitting the road again.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in London today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding National Gallery. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 48,134 visitors and attracts around 6,011,007 curious travelers annually.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Trafalgar Square. This incredible attraction and square holds an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to 121,847 visitors.

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 Scotland and England by rewarding yourself with a taste of London’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.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in London.

Celebrate day 11 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 12

Day 12 – London and Westminster

  • London
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Drive 14 km, 1 hour 4 min

  • Tower Bridge
  • Tower of London
  • St James's Park
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Green Park
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On day 12, 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 Scotland and England.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

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 Scotland and England.

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Take in the ambiance of London 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 13

Day 13 – London, Camden Town, and York

  • London
  • York
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Drive 343 km, 4 hours 16 min

  • British Museum
  • Regent's Park
  • Madame Tussauds London
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 13 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 Camden Town in England. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in York. York will be your home for 1 night.

Something that makes London the perfect holiday destination is that the town offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding park, Regent's Park. This local gem has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 44,079 visitors.

The famous Madame Tussauds London is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of London's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 71,843 travelers have rated this incredible wax museum and travel destination an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in reviews.

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

Transform your dining experience at Skosh, one of the top luxury restaurants in York. Offering a diverse menu focusing on modern british cuisine, Skosh has earned praise from numerous satisfied guests.

Indulge in culinary masterpieces at Roots in York, renowned as a Bib-Gourmand recipient. With its 1 Michelin star rating, it caters to the most discerning palates. The delectable modern cuisine at Roots is acclaimed far and wide.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Valhalla, a popular restaurant in York. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,740 discerning diners.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the region, Little Italy. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,037 customers.

Alternatively, you can grab a few shots of your favorite drink and have an amazing night at the famous The Ivy St Helen's Square York. This incredible bar has a vibrant atmosphere and plays great music, worthy of its average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,879 customers.

Pivní York cannot be missed with its wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Around 1,396 bar lovers have given this place a seal of approval with their 4.6 out of 5 stars average rating.

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 14

Day 14 – York, Beamish, and Edinburgh

  • York
  • Edinburgh
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Drive 346 km, 4 hours 41 min

  • Shambles Market
  • National Railway Museum
  • Beamish, the Living Museum of the North
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On day 14 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Scotland and England, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, York in England and Edinburgh in Scotland. When you’re not exploring the region and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Edinburgh, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in York, including the outstanding Shambles Market. Having an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 10,860 reviews, this fascinating point of interest and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

York is also home to the captivating National Railway Museum, a local railway museum considered one of the highlights of the city. About 26,320 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.7 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity. Each year, up to 807,591 people include this sightseeing spot in their travel itineraries.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

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

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

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in The Witchery by the Castle, a distinguished dining establishment in Edinburgh. It has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 2,766 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Another dining spot you shouldn't miss while in Edinburgh is The Kitchin. This popular restaurant’s appealing menu has garnered a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews shared by 1,577 happy diners.

Tigerlily stands out as a local favorite in Edinburgh. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 2,369 customers.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit The Bow Bar, one of the top bars in the region. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, The Bow Bar has earned an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,813 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Albanach, a crowd-favorite. Around 2,018 customers have rated their experience at Albanach an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The Ensign Ewart belongs to the list of the best bars in Edinburgh, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,604 bar-goers.

Celebrate day 14 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 15

Day 15 – Edinburgh - departure day

  • Edinburgh - Departure day
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  • Calton Hill
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On day 15 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Edinburgh 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 Scotland and England. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

As you approach the end of your journey in Scotland, take a moment for some retail therapy in Edinburgh’s celebrated shopping district. Thanks to your stay’s premier location, you can easily visit the region’s commercial hubs and wander through its diverse range of local shops without rushing.

Whether you’re on a hunt for an ideal present to give to your friends or family or looking for a personal memento to remind you of Scotland, a variety of items are waiting for you.

Something that makes Edinburgh the perfect holiday destination is that the region offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding mountain, Calton Hill. This local gem has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 4,517 visitors.

Get a last taste of Scotland’s tasty traditional food. Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Edinburgh 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 Scotland and England.

The time has come to say farewell to Edinburgh for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 15-day European road trip in Scotland and England with fond memories. Safe travels!

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