9-Day Road Trip to Scotland, England, and Wales

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Duration
9 days & 8 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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8 nights included
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9 days included
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Description

Embark on an unforgettable 9-day multi-country road trip across Scotland, England, and Wales! If traveling through picturesque landscapes and immersing yourself in the captivating cultures of destinations like Preston and London sounds like your idea of a great vacation, this iconic European tour is for you.

This enchanting 9-day multi-country tour allows you to journey through 3 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, 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 Preston, London, and Leeds, where every street tells a story, and every corner reveals a new adventure.

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of Wales. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Powys. From ancient architecture to culinary delights, Wales invites you to immerse yourself in its rich culture and experience a voyage like no other.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 3 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 3 nights in Scotland, 3 nights in England, and 2 nights in Wales. During these 9 days, you will be able to fully embrace the extraordinary beauty and immersive wonders of top destinations such as Preston and London 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 Scotland, England, and Wales 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 Scotland, you’ll be greeted by the captivating region of Edinburgh. Here, you're going to collect your chosen rental car and begin your 9-day adventure. While in Edinburgh, you’ll have the chance to visit some of the best attractions in the region, including Edinburgh Castle and the fascinating National Museum of Scotland. 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 Preston’s Avenham and Miller Park and Powys's iconic National Trust - Powis Castle and Garden. 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, England, and Wales will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy!

Shop at the popular shopping centers in Preston and London 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 9-day self-drive adventure in Scotland, England, and Wales. 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, England, and Wales.

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

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Included

Hotel, 8 nights
Rental car, 9 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Photo of beautiful view of the old town city of Edinburgh from Calton Hill, United Kingdom.Edinburgh / 3 nights
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 / 1 night
York
Preston - city in United KingdomPreston / 1 night
Builth Wells / 2 nights
Photo of redeveloped Warehouses along the River in Leeds, UK.Leeds / 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
Photo of Borough Market, London, UK.Borough Market
 City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off bus in front of National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh city.National Museum of Scotland
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
The West Front of York Minster.York Minster
Famous Conwy Castle in Wales, United Kingdom, series of Walesh castles.Conwy Castle
Landmark of Edinburgh - Holyrood Palace,Scotland,UK, EuropeHolyrood Palace
Street view of Royal Miles.Royal Mile
"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
Holyrood Park and Holyrood Palace aerial view from Calton Hill in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Old town Edinburgh is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995.Holyrood Park
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - Modern One, Edinburgh.National Galleries of Scotland: National
Photo of Alnwick Castle, England.Alnwick Castle
Royal yacht Britannia, top tourist attraction in Edinburgh, port of Leith. Edinburgh Scotland, UK.HMY Britannia
Scotch Whisky Experience at 354 Castlehill on Royal Mile in Old Town Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Old town Edinburgh is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995.Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
National Trust - Bodnant GardenNational Trust - Bodnant Garden
National Trust - Powis Castle and Garden, Welshpool, Powys, Wales, United KingdomNational Trust - Powis Castle and Garden
Rhaeadr Ewynnol Swallow Falls Waterfall
Photo of High falling water in waterfall and cascades at head of Pistyll Rhaeadr falls in Wales.Pistyll Rhaeadr
Venue CymruVenue Cymru
Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway
Photo of aerial view Montgomery Castle in Powys, Wales.Montgomery Castle

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Travel dates
Jan 1 - Jan 9

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Day 1 – Edinburgh - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Edinburgh - arrival day

  • Edinburgh - Arrival day
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  • Royal Mile
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Scotland, England, and Wales 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.

After a long journey to Edinburgh, we're here to ensure you have a comfortable and enjoyable start to your road trip adventure. Your first accommodation will be located in central Edinburgh, making sightseeing in the region effortless.

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, England, and Wales.

Its delightful modern cuisine and the praise from satisfied patrons speak of its exceptional quality. Heron ensures your dining experience will be nothing short of extraordinary.

With 1 Michelin star rating, it’s a haven for food lovers and enthusiasts. Condita proudly maintains an outstanding reputation, attracting diners from near and far, who have been delighted by its modern culinary offerings.

Its 1-Michelin star menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and take you on a gastronomic adventure. This Bib-Gourmand awarded restaurant’s modern dishes and numerous glowing reviews from satisfied patrons have solidified its reputation as a culinary gem in the heart of the city.

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.

Your multi-country road trip in Scotland, England, and Wales 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 – Edinburgh

Day 2

Day 2 – Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh
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Drive 21 km, 1 hour 13 min

  • HMY Britannia
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Holyrood Palace
  • Holyrood Park
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On day 2, you will wake up in Edinburgh with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Edinburgh before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Scotland, England, and Wales.

A tour of Edinburgh is not complete without a visit to the famous The Royal Yacht Britannia. This incredible attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 8,564 travelers.

Make the most of your Edinburgh travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. This park and unique destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 20,341 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible National Museum of Scotland for an experience worth remembering. This local museum and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 43,662 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Holyrood Park. This amazing site is a wonderful park with more than 12,034 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

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 Edinburgh in Scotland by embarking on popular tours and excursions. Joining tours will give you a deeper understanding of Edinburgh’s history and culture while meeting other adventurers like you.

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, England, and Wales.

If you’re curious about the best restaurant in Edinburgh, make sure to check out Bramble Bar & Lounge. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 743 customers.

Alternatively, another top-rated restaurant in the region is The Dome. This one-of-a-kind restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,433 customers.

A recurring restaurant recommendation among travelers who have visited Edinburgh before is Dishoom Edinburgh. This restaurant has a popular menu, deserving of an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,852 customers.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the region, The Dome. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,433 customers.

Alternatively, you can grab a few shots of your favorite drink and have an amazing night at the famous Whiski Bar & Restaurant. This incredible bar has a vibrant atmosphere and plays great music, worthy of its average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,669 customers.

Chaophraya Thai Restaurant cannot be missed with its wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. 2,238 bar lovers have given this place a seal of approval with their 4.5 out of 5 stars average rating.

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 – Edinburgh and Preston

Day 3

Day 3 – Edinburgh and Preston

  • Edinburgh
  • Preston
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Drive 302 km, 4 hours 6 min

  • Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
  • Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
  • National Galleries of Scotland: National
  • Edinburgh Castle
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On day 3 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Scotland, England, and Wales, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 2 destinations, Edinburgh in Scotland and Preston in England. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Preston, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

In Edinburgh, the extraordinary The Scotch Whisky Experience awaits. This attraction is a valued bar that boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 8,597 travelers' reviews. Hosting around 238,542 visitors every year, the amazing The Scotch Whisky Experience is undoubtedly one of the top sights of the area.

Another of the best travel destinations in Edinburgh is the spectacular Camera Obscura & World of Illusions. This attraction is a museum that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 13,133 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing National Galleries of Scotland: National. This local art gallery and wonder has an overall review score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 12,493 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers. With up to 660,741 people visiting this popular attraction every year, this iconic region feature is one place you don't want to miss.

Edinburgh Castle is another attraction you might want to add to your Edinburgh exploration itinerary. This is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 88,569 reviews.

When you’ve had your share of Edinburgh, prepare for your next destination. Enjoy the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Preston, England. Your travel time is around 3 hours and 47 minutes.

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!

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

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

Locals love eating at Turtle Bay Preston, so you might want to check out their menu. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,728 customers.

Bistrot Pierre is another great restaurant you can try in Preston. This popular restaurant in the city is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,124 customers.

This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 786 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Preston. At Turtle Bay Preston, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,728 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at The Cafe Bar, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 786 reviews.

Black Horse is also one of the best places in Preston where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 774 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 – Preston and Powys

Day 4

Day 4 – Preston and Powys

  • Builth Wells
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Drive 357 km, 5 hours 15 min

  • Conwy Castle
  • Venue Cymru
  • National Trust - Bodnant Garden
  • Rhaeadr Ewynnol Swallow Falls Waterfall
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Dive into day 4 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Scotland, England, and Wales. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Conwy and Powys in Wales, 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 Powys. You’ll stay here for 2 nights.

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, Powys, Wales. This car ride takes around 4 hours and 21 minutes.

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

Powys has something for every interest and travel budget.

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

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 Scotland, England, and Wales, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Powys. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Countless patrons that sing its praises add to this restaurant’s prestige.

As the night falls in Powys, 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 – Powys

Day 5

Day 5 – Powys

  • Builth Wells
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Drive 255 km, 4 hours 32 min

  • National Trust - Powis Castle and Garden
  • Montgomery Castle
  • Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway
  • Pistyll Rhaeadr
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Wake up and see what day 5 of your great European road trip in Scotland, England, and Wales has in store for you! You will be staying in Powys for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Powys is the magnificent National Trust - Powis Castle and Garden. Around 6,240 visitors have rated this excellent travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Montgomery Castle on this leg of your adventure in Wales. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 656 travelers.

The remarkable Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway is known to be one of the best places to visit in Powys, and its average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 1,325 traveler reviews is proof.

Dive deeper into Powys by exploring the captivating Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall. With a stellar average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,576 travelers, make sure this wonderful site is on your Powys exploration list!

To double the fun and excitement on your vacation in Wales, 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 Powys's unique culture.

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

As the sun sets on day 5 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Powys's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Wales to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the region’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Powys has them.

Enjoy a menu that has earned it a prestigious Michelin rating.

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

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Day 6 – Powys and London

Day 6

Day 6 – Powys and London

  • London
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Drive 310 km, 4 hours 22 min

  • Hyde Park
  • Buckingham Palace
  • British Museum
  • Trafalgar Square
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On day 6 of your multi-country road trip across Scotland, England, and Wales, 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 London in England. In the evening, you’ll end up in London, where you will stay for 1 night.

After soaking in Powys’s unique atmosphere, jump back into your car with a full heart, and drive in the direction of your next destination: London, England. Expect your car journey to last a minimum of 3 hours and 42 minutes.

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

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.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in London. 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 London. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Scarfes Bar. This famous bar in London has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 883 customers.

You can also check out an equally popular bar in the area, The Connaught Bar. This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance. The Connaught Bar has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 654 customers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Scotland, England, and Wales! 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 7 – London and Leeds

Day 7

Day 7 – London and Leeds

  • London
  • Leeds
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Drive 341 km, 4 hours 17 min

  • London Eye
  • Borough Market
  • Tower Bridge
  • Tower of London
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 7 of your multi-country journey across Scotland, England, and Wales. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - London and Leeds 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 Leeds. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable lastminute.com London Eye. This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 from 148,722 travelers, a visit to the remarkable lastminute.com London Eye is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Borough Market is another of the region's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 73,097 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing Tower Bridge. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 129,394 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

The top-rated Tower of London is one place you should visit while in London considering its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 86,613 travelers. Tower of London receives around 2,741,126 visitors in a single year, and today is the perfect opportunity to see it up close.

Fasten your seatbelt and journey to your next stop. Turn on the radio and notice the scenic views transition from London to the enchanting landscapes of Leeds. Keep in mind that your travel time may take around 3 hours and 44 minutes without traffic disruptions.

Fasten your seatbelt and journey to your next stop.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Leeds by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your itinerary. Explore more of the region’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Leeds.

It’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Leeds. 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 Leeds'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, Leeds has them.

According to reviews, MyLahore Leeds is one of the absolute best places to eat in the city of Leeds. At this restaurant, you’ll enjoy a great atmosphere and a fantastic food and drinks menu. MyLahore Leeds is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,685 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re curious to try one of the locals’ favorites, check out Whitelock's Ale House. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,044 customers and guarantees you a nice dining experience to end your day.

When your taste buds call for something different, you may want to pay Bill's Leeds Restaurant a visit instead. This restaurant is a top recommendation often mentioned by both travelers as well as locals. Bill's Leeds Restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,768 customers.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Whitelock's Ale House, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Whitelock's Ale House has earned an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,044 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Cosy Club, a crowd-favorite. Around 1,636 customers have rated their experience at Cosy Club an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The Botanist Bar & Restaurant Leeds belongs to the list of the best bars in Leeds, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,340 bar-goers.

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 – Leeds and Edinburgh

Day 8

Day 8 – Leeds and Edinburgh

  • York
  • Edinburgh
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Drive 375 km, 5 hours 7 min

  • National Railway Museum
  • York Minster
  • Alnwick Castle
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 8 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 York and Northumberland in England 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 1 night.

Feel the freedom as you navigate your way from Leeds to Edinburgh, Scotland. Expect a journey of approximately 4 hours and 58 minutes without stops.

York, 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.

National Railway Museum York is a travelers’ favorite in York, 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 25,533 visitors. More than 807,591 people visit this extraordinary museum and local gem every year to experience its uniqueness.

In York, don’t miss York Minster, a great church and place to see in the region. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,286 reviews.

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 Edinburgh in Scotland by embarking on popular tours and excursions. Joining tours will give you a deeper understanding of Edinburgh’s history and culture while meeting other adventurers like you.

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

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, England, and Wales by rewarding yourself with a taste of Edinburgh’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.

This epicurean hotspot’s delectable modern offering makes it a crowd favorite. Heron is highly regarded in the culinary world and boasts an impressive track record of satisfied customers.

This Bib Gourmand establishment’s pleasant ambiance and food choices have left a lasting impression on everyone who chose to dine here. Its modern menu, characterized by its exquisite flavors, is a true testament to the Condita’s culinary excellence.

Locals and foreign travelers alike highly suggest the highly popular Bib Gourmand, The Kitchin. As a leading food haven, it boasts 1 Michelin stars for giving an unforgettable dining experience to its patrons.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at The Ivy On The Square Edinburgh, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the region. The Ivy On The Square Edinburgh boasts an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,314 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Cafe Royal, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Cafe Royal has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,216 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, The Bow Bar. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.6 out of 5-star from 2,216 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 9 – Edinburgh - departure day

Day 9

Day 9 – Edinburgh - departure day

  • Edinburgh - Departure day
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  • Dean Village
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On day 9 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, England, and Wales. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

Each store here is brimming with unique finds.

In Edinburgh, the extraordinary Dean Village awaits. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 13,065 travelers' reviews.

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, England, and Wales.

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 9-day European road trip in Scotland, England, and Wales with fond memories. Safe travels!

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