23 days in Stansted Mountfitchet & Edinburgh Itinerary

23 days in Stansted Mountfitchet & Edinburgh Itinerary

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23 days in Stansted Mountfitchet & Edinburgh Itinerary

Start: Stansted Mountfitchet
Stansted Mountfitchet
— 19 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Stansted Mountfitchet

Stansted Mountfitchet

Stansted Mountfitchet ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Stansted Mountfitchet: Billericay (Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre - Essex Wildlife Trust, Barleylands Farm and Craft Village, & more), Duxford (American Air Museum, Imperial War Museum, & more) and Maldon (Heybridge Basin, Combined Military Services Museum, & more).

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Stansted Mountfitchet travel route website .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airports are London Stansted Airport, London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Luton Airport, London City Airport and Southend Airport. In August in Stansted Mountfitchet, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Stansted Mountfitchet

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chelmsford, Saffron Walden, Duxford, Maldon, Braintree
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 25:
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Imperial Bird of Prey Academy ©
Imperial Bird of Prey Academy
Boydells Dairy Farm ©
Boydells Dairy Farm
American Air Museum ©
American Air Museum


Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh route planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Stansted Mountfitchet to Edinburgh. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Stansted Mountfitchet in August; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia