29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cardiff
— 2 nights
2
Iver Heath
— 1 night
3
Cambridge
— 3 nights
4
Llangollen
— 2 nights
5
Llandudno
— 2 nights
6
Conwy
— 2 nights
7
Barmouth
— 3 nights
8
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
9
Glasgow
— 5 nights
10
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights

2
nights
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Big Pit National Coal Museum, take in the views from Clifton Suspension Bridge, and then get outside with Bay Island Voyages. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, and then take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cardiff, use our trip itinerary maker.

Manchester to Cardiff is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. In August in Cardiff, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Iver Heath.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Pit National Coal Museum, Clifton Suspension Bridge
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Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History
Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum

1
night
Iver Heath

Iver Heath ©
On the 4th (Tue), go for a walk through National Trust Cliveden, get engrossed in the history at Chiltern Open Air Museum, and then get outside with Burnham Beeches.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Iver Heath trip planning app.

You can drive from Cardiff to Iver Heath in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Cardiff in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Iver Heath: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Iver Heath

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Chiltern Open Air Museum, National Trust Cliveden, Burnham Beeches
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Chiltern Open Air Museum ©
Chiltern Open Air Museum
Burnham Beeches ©
Burnham Beeches
National Trust Cliveden ©
National Trust Cliveden

3
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
When in Cambridge, make a side trip to see Colchester Zoo in Colchester, approximately Colchester away. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Cambridgeshire Wine School, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Cambridge Gin Laboratory, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, and brush up on your military savvy at IWM Duxford.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambridge trip planner.

Traveling by car from Iver Heath to Cambridge takes 2 hours. August in Cambridge sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Llangollen.

Things to do in Cambridge

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Colchester Zoo, IWM Duxford
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Cambridgeshire Wine School ©
Cambridgeshire Wine School
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial ©
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

2
nights
Llangollen

Llangollen ©
Llangollen is a small town and community in Denbighshire, north-east Wales, situated on the River Dee and on the edge of the Berwyn mountains. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Plas Newydd Historic House and Gardens, take in the exciting artwork at Ty Celf, thenlet the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castell Dinas Bran. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from The Chain Bridge, thensteep yourself in history at Llangollen Bridge, thendon't miss a visit to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, and finally explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Chirk Castle.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Llangollen online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Cambridge to Llangollen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Llangollen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Llangollen

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, National Trust - Chirk Castle
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National Trust - Chirk Castle ©
National Trust - Chirk Castle
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct ©
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. On the 10th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Home Front Museum, appreciate the history behind The Mad Hatter Statue, thenfind something for the whole family at Great Orme Cable Cars, and finally stroll around Happy Valley Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Tudnos Church, stroll through Great Orme, thengo deep underground at Great Orme Copper Mine, and finally go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade.

To plan Llandudno vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Llangollen to Llandudno by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Llandudno can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Conwy.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade
Great Orme Copper Mine ©
Great Orme Copper Mine

2
nights
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls, take in nature's colorful creations at Bodnant Garden, thenadmire the sheer force of Swallow Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Old Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): get in on the family fun at GreenWood Forest Park, take an in-depth tour of National Slate Museum, and then take in the views from Menai Suspension Bridge.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Conwy road trip site.

Conwy is very close to Llandudno. In August, daily temperatures in Conwy can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Barmouth.

Things to do in Conwy

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Betws-y-Coed, GreenWood Forest Park, National Slate Museum, Menai Suspension Bridge, Bodnant Garden
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GreenWood Forest Park ©
GreenWood Forest Park
Bodnant Garden ©
Bodnant Garden
National Slate Museum ©
National Slate Museum

3
nights
Barmouth

Barmouth ©
Barmouth is a town in the county of Gwynedd, north-western Wales, lying on the estuary of the River Mawddach and Cardigan Bay. On the 14th (Fri), take in the views from Barmouth Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Barmouth Harbour, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Barmouth Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at Dolphin Sculpture & Water Feature. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Harlech Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands, and then stroll through The Mawddach Trail.

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

Traveling by car from Conwy to Barmouth takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Barmouth can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Barmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Mawddach Trail, Harlech Beach, Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
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Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach
The Mawddach Trail ©
The Mawddach Trail
Harlech Beach ©
Harlech Beach

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Barmouth to Edinburgh. Traveling from Barmouth in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Edinburgh, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Walking tours

5
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Get out of town with these interesting Glasgow side-trips: Glen Coe (in Glencoe), Falkirk Wheel (in Falkirk) and Stirling (St Mary's Catholic Church & Stirling Castle). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, steep yourself in history at City Chambers, take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, and explore the engaging exhibits at Glasgow Science Centre.

Start your trip to Glasgow by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Edinburgh to Glasgow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Glen Coe, Snow Factor, Falkirk Wheel
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©

2
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
On the 26th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, explore the historical opulence of Eilean Donan Castle, and then make a trip to Plockton Harbour. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Loch Portree, thentake in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, and then stroll through Scorrybreac circuit.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye trip maker app.

Getting from Glasgow to Isle of Skye by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eilean Donan Castle, Plockton Harbour
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

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