Elated with the idea to visit the United Kingdom? For sure the answer to this would be a big nod from up to down. The United Kingdom is made of England, Wales, Scotland and North Ireland. If you are fond of English rock from the Beatles or wish to touch the grounds where Shakespeare was born, then the UK will be a delight to your memory.
Here are going to talk about what you can do for 7 days in the UK. Before that let’s discuss some important things you need to know before travelling to the UK.
Do Indians need a visa to travel to the UK?
Yes, Indians need a visa to travel to the UK. There is no visa on arrival for Indians to travel to the United Kingdom. You need to get a visa well in advance.
Is Travel Insurance mandatory in the UK?
It is not mandatory to buy travel insurance for a UK visa. But it is wise to carry one along with because the cost of medical help is very high. You may face any emergency like an accident or injury for which medical assistance will be needed.
Other than this, in case of delay/loss of baggage, passport, or loss of money etc., a Travel Insurance will be a great help.
At Digit, you can easily get an international travel insurance online in less than 5 minutes. A $500,000 UK Travel insurance plan for 2 adults for 7 days would cost approx. 1400 INR. Less than the cost of lunch for 2 in UK.
How to spend 7 days in UK?
7 days are not enough but sufficient to visit an attractive country like the UK. This what you should do here for 7 days
Day 1 London-Cambridge-Yorkshire
As you arrive at the capital city London, feel the charm of the fresh air. Have your breakfast and then head to Cambridge. You can visit the whole city sailing across the riverside and take a view of beauty. You will also see some historical buildings. By lunchtime, you can quickly grab a meal and then head towards Yorkshire. Stay here and enjoy some local delicacies like vegetarian nut roast, homemade pudding, and roast beef or chicken.
Day 2 Hadrian’s Wall and Edinburgh
Stop by the Hadrian’s Wall to visit the popular cultural landmark in the UK. You can relax and be on your own for a while. Later in the afternoon, you can journey through Scotland and stop by Edinburgh. Enjoy your evening drive here and stay here.
Day 3 Edinburgh
You can explore the majestic grey stone buildings, along with the architecture, memorials, art galleries, and Edinburgh Palace. Know a bit about Scottish history. Those interested in shopping can buy some souvenirs from Princes Street. The best time will be at night because the city comes alive then.
Day 4 Lake District -Liverpool
Thrilled to visit the homeland of the famous football premier league team, your journey is close to an end. Reach the Lake District and stop for lunch. Then late in the afternoon push for Liverpool and stay there for the evening. Explore some pubs and have food.
Day 5 Wales
As you move towards Wales, try to visit Snowdonia National Park and Conwy Castle. Relax here and spend some time at the place where Shakespeare lived for long.
Day 6 Bath-Stonehenge
On your way to Bath, you will find the most spectacular view of your eyes. Bath is the UNESCO heritage site which has the finest architecture of Europe. Continue to explore more history about the UK and stop at Stonehenge. It will reveal to you the great mysteries of the place. Make your move to London.
Day 7 London
Though it is time to say goodbye to London just make it for London’s eye to get a view of the whole spread. Grab some food and set for the airport when it is time for your flight.
Things to carry when travelling to the UK
Here are a few things you should not miss when travelling to the UK.
1. Passport, Visa and other Important documents – Carry the original copies along with soft
copy and hard copies of all the important documents.
2. Tickets and reservation copies for all hotels.
3. Get travel insurance from India to UK – both soft copy and hard copy. Keep the insurance
company number and contact details handy.
4. Camera and extra batteries.
5. Torch, Chargers, and cables for all the gadgets.
6. Cash and Forex/credit cards.
7. A map if you want to explore the place yourself.
8. Daily essentials like soap, shampoo, etc.
9. Medicines which you take daily.
10. Clothes after checking the weather.ere are a few things you should not miss when travelling to the UK.