25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Canberra
Bus + Fly:  31 h
1
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Alnwick
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Newquay
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h
6
St. Helier, Jersey
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
7
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Canberra

4
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Wallace Monument and Rosslyn Chapel. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Doune Castle and St Andrews Links. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Discovery Point (in Dundee) and Stirling (Stirling Castle & The Old Town Jail). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Canberra, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 31- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Canberra to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in September since evenings lows in Edinburgh dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Golf

Side Trips

Stirling, Discovery Point, Rosslyn Chapel, St Andrews Links
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Discovery Point ©
Discovery Point

3
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. The Alnwick Garden and Bamburgh Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cragside House and Gardens and National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle. When in Alnwick, make a side trip to see Lindisfarne Priory in Holy Island, approximately Holy Island away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Grace Darling Museum and step into the grandiose world of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Alnwick trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Alnwick by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Alnwick are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Lindisfarne Priory, Cragside House and Gardens, Warkworth Castle & Hermitage
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Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

2
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Beaumaris Castle, and then admire the striking features of Beaumaris Courthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of National Slate Museum, then steep yourself in history at Smallest House in Britain, then get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Mary & All Saints.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Caernarfon online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alnwick to Caernarfon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Caernarfon sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Conwy, Beaumaris, National Slate Museum
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Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, then see the interesting displays at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, and finally contemplate the long history of Malmesbury Market Cross. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Mendip Hospital Cemetery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wells Cathedral, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Bishop's Palace and Gardens.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Caernarfon to Bath in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wells, Malmesbury Market Cross
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens ©
The Bishop's Palace and Gardens

3
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tintagel Castle and Lanhydrock House and Garden. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pendennis Castle and Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum. Change things up with a short trip to The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic in Boscastle (about 54 minutes away). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Perranporth Beach and stroll through Fistral Beach Bar.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Newquay tour builder website.

Getting from Bath to Newquay by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Lanhydrock House and Garden, Perranporth Beach, Pendennis Castle, Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic
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Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum ©
Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle
Lanhydrock House and Garden ©
Lanhydrock House and Garden

3
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Elizabeth Castle and Mont Orgueil Castle. Museum-lovers will appreciate Jersey Museum & Art Gallery and Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your St. Helier trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Newquay to St. Helier in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Mont Orgueil Castle, Jersey Zoo
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Elizabeth Castle ©
Elizabeth Castle
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)

5
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get some historical perspective at Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. You'll explore and learn at National Gallery and Apsley House. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, and see the interesting displays at Wesley's Chapel & Museum of Methodism.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our London online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from St. Helier to London in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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