10 day trip to England and Scotland

10 day trip to England and Scotland

And we’ve been to England. Again 🙂 This time we decided to visit towns we hadn’t been to before and had so much fun. So for your inspiration – if you’re planning a trip to the UK – here’s what we did during our 10 day trip to England and Scotland:

10 Day trip to England and Scotland

The places we visited were Cambridge, York, Durham, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Here’s our itinerary together with information about hotels and how much everything cost:

We arrived at Heathrow airport on Sunday 24 July 2016.

Tube: Heathrow Terminals to King’s Cross, London.
Cost with Oyster card, off peak: £3,10

Train: King’s Cross to Cambridge. Travel time 46 minutes.
Cost: £16,50 per person

1. Cambridge

Cambridge

We stayed in Cambridge from Sunday 24 July to Tuesday 26 July 2016

Hotel: Travelodge Cambridge Newmarket Road
Total cost of hotel for two nights: £98

Read more about our stay in Cambridge

Bus: Bus X5 from Cambridge to St Neots. Travel time 30 minutes (bus timetable)
Cost: £5 per person

Train: St Neots to York. Travel time 1 hour 51 minutes.
Cost: £16,50 per person (we saved a lot of money by taking the train from St Neots instead of Cambridge)

2. York

York

We stayed in York from Tuesday 26 July to Thursday 28 July 2016

Hotel: Staycity Aparthotel Paragon Street (we booked through Hotels.com)
Total cost of hotel for two nights: €144 (=about £117)

Train: York to Durham. Travel time 42 minutes.
Cost: £7,10 per person

3. Durham

Durham

We stayed in Durham from Thursday 28 July to Saturday 30 July 2016

Hotel: Travelodge Durham
Total cost of hotel for two nights: £88

Train: Durham to Glasgow. Travel time 3 hours 23 minutes.
Cost: £21,30 per person

4. Glasgow

Glasgow

We stayed in Glasgow from Saturday 30 July to Tuesday 2 August 2016

Hotel: Premier Inn Glasgow City Centre Buchanan Galleries
Total cost of hotel for three nights: £174

Train: Glasgow to Edinburgh. Travel time to Edinburgh Waverley 59 minutes but we got off the train 4 minutes before at a previous station, Edinburgh Haymarket.
Cost: £8,50 per person

5. Edinburgh

Edinburgh

We stayed in Edinburgh from Tuesday 2 August to Wednesday 3 August 2016

Hotel: Premier Inn Edinburgh City Centre (Haymarket) hotel
Total cost of hotel for one night: £92

Total cost of the trip

Total cost of the trip (10 hotel nights + tube, bus and train travel between towns):
£362,5 per person (based on two people sharing the hotel rooms)

I will write more about each city on separate posts so stick around 🙂

Also, read about my other trips to England:

Cotswolds

Oxford

Mam Tor in the Peak District

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