Amy P's 2017 UK Trip Itinerary

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This is very much a work-in-progress, liable to be changed at any time. Things in italics are must-dos and must-gos, bold italics are set1.

Oh, a link to the map would probably be a good idea... Other links may be added later2.

If anyone happens to be at the same place I am at the same time, feel free to join me! For coordination purposes, I do have a very basic mobile to use in the UK. You can email me before July 20 at, with amy_p1 before the @, and "phone number" in the subject line.

Fly from MFR July 20, arrive at LGW July 21.

London: July 21 to July 26

Stay with Agapanthus July 21 to July 26

Ride several double decker buses to get from point A to point B

July 21

Land at Gatwick, go to Ag's, freshen up. Stay up at least until dark to help with timezone syncing.

Victoria and Albert Museum

July 22

Meet (including tours of the Brunel Museum and the British Museum)

July 23

Hever Castle

July 24

Kew Gardens with MMF

Boat tour from Kew to Hampton Court

Hampton Court

July 25

Tower of London

Groundling at Globe Theatre July 25 2pm--Twelfth Night

British Library: Lindisfarne Gospels and da Vinci's notebooks? Yes, please!


Changing of the guard

Museum of London

Natural History Museum

Stratford upon Avon: July 26

Go with Ag, meet up with Mol3, perhaps meet A

Boat tour

A village outside Northampton: July 26 to July 27

Stay with Mol July 26

Cambridge: July 27

See 2legs, W, Clive the Flying Ostrich, and echomikeromeo

Punting on the Cam

The Fitz

Polar Museum

Manchester: July 27 to July 31

Stay with Pastey and Alabaster July 27 to July 31

July 28: Ingleton Waterfall Trail, White Scar Cave, and Malham Cove with HonestIago

Meet at Pastey's brewpub July 29 (daytime events to include a walking tour and MOSI)


Albert Hall

Town Square

July 30--East Lancs heritage train

Lincolnshire (though arriving on train at Cleethorpes): July 31 to August 2

July 31: Stop in Cleethorpes on the way to Wand'rin's and spend time wiith Galaxy Babe!

Stay with Wand'rin Star

August 1: Lincoln Knight Walk with Wand'rin and Mu Beta

York4: August 2

York Minster as part of a free walking tour (starts at 10:15, if anyone wants to join me!)

York's Chocolate Story


Scotland: August 2 to August 6

Stay with zens from August 2 to August 6, including a roadtrip August 3-4

Hopetoun House

Crannoch Centre

Clava Cairns

Loch Ness

Kilmarten Glen


Meet in Edinburgh5 on August 5

Take the Caledonian Sleeper from Edinburgh to London, August 6 to August 7

London: August 7

Fly from LGW on August 7, arrive at MFR August 8 around 12:30am. Stay overnight in Medford, as it is 2 hours from home.

Other possibilities, to be weeded through or slotted in




1As far as time and order is concerned.2Such as a link to the original Amy P's 2017 UK Trip...3Train to Banbury, ride to Stratford4So far, the only time completely solo.5Yes, I know it will be crowded...

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