Palace of Holyroodhouse, residence of the Queen in Edinburgh.

Inspiring Journey of Northern UK: Scottish Discoveries

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited


Places Visited

Edinburgh, York, Yorkshire Dales, The Lake District (UK)...

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Suggested Duration

11 Days

There is no shortage of historic sights and natural beauty on this 11-day tour of Scotland and Northern England. As you make your war from the bustle of Edinburgh to the National Parks of England, you will be immersed in the splendor, culture, heritage, and history for which England is known. Throughout your travels, you will enjoy what is best about each region you visit.

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Trip Highlights

  • Amble through the UNESCO-listed city center of Edinburgh to view its rustic charm, historic legacy, and hearty character 
    • Ponder the long lineage of Scottish kings and queens that occupied Holyrood palace during a walking tour of Edinburgh
  • Scan the distance for barbarian hordes from the privileged perch of Hadrian's Wall, one of the most remote outposts of the ancient Roman empire
  • Witness the impressive abundance of history and artwork displayed at the numerous galleries and museums of York in Northern England
  • Plunge into idyllic country life on a trip to the Yorkshire Dales National Park to be immersed in the charm of the English countryside
  • Witness the high walls and stoney facade of Bolton Castle on a guided tour of the fort that once imprisoned the infamous Mary Queen of Scots
  • Wander the placid shores and tree-lined trails of the Lake District National Park and see why so many locals choose to holiday here
  • Feel the wind in your hair on a cycling tour of the Lake District with a guide who will happily introduce you to the unique abundance of flora and fauna
  • Soak up the coastal beauty of Southern Scotland in Galloway and stretch your legs on the unforgettable Ayrshire walking path

Starting Price

$4,285 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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4.88 stars based on 50 reviews.

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