30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  27 h
1
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Fort William, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Inverness, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Durness, Scotland
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 45 min
5
Cockermouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Bath
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
8
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Brisbane

3
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

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: don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 27- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Brisbane to Edinburgh. Traveling from Brisbane in September, things will get little chillier in Edinburgh: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

3
nights
Fort William, Scotland

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig) and Morar Beach (in Morar). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, appreciate the views at Glen Coe, play a few rounds at Fort Augustus Golf Club, and admire the local landmark of Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Camusdarach Beach, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Morar Beach
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

3
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn (in Struy) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, examine the collection at ShipSpace, and stroll the grounds of Wardlaw Mausoleum.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, Wildwoodz, Culloden Battlefield, Aigas Field Centre, Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
Durness, Scotland

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durness: Kinlochbervie (Sandwood Bay Beach & Oldshoremore Beach) and Lochinver (Little Assynt Estate, Achmelvich Beach, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sango Bay, and Head underground at Smoo Cave.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Durness trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Durness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lochinver, Kinlochbervie
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay

3
nights
Cockermouth

Cockermouth
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Explore Cockermouth's surroundings by going to Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Hallin Fell (in Pooley Bridge) and St Lawrences Church (in Crosby Ravensworth). There's lots more to do: hike along Helvellyn, stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, and explore the activities along Ullswater.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Durness to Cockermouth. Traveling from Durness in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cockermouth, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Lake District, St Lawrences Church, Alpacaly Ever After, Hallin Fell
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Ullswater ©
Ullswater

3
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. When in Moreton-in-Marsh, make a side trip to see St Oswald's Church in Swinbrook, approximately Swinbrook away. There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Cotswold Archery, make a trip to The Model Village, admire the natural beauty at Kiftsgate Court Gardens, and sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Moreton-in-Marsh trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Moreton-in-Marsh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September in Moreton-in-Marsh, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Burford, Kiftsgate Court Gardens, The Baobab Tree, Cotswolds Distillery
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

3
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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Corinium Museum (in Cirencester), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cheltenham Minster.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Bath trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cirencester, Cheltenham, Chavenage House, Stonehenge, Cotswold Way
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our London road trip app.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in London, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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