30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  26 h
1
St. Helier, Jersey
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Gloucester
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Caernarfon
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Penrith
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Inverness, Scotland
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  3 h 30 min
8
London
— 6 nights
Train + Fly:  24 h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Elizabeth Castle and Jersey Museum & Art Gallery. Get some historical perspective at Mont Orgueil Castle and Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere).

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our St. Helier trip itinerary maker site.

Melbourne, Australia to St. Helier is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to St. Helier due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Melbourne in April: high temperatures in St. Helier hover around 15°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Jersey Zoo, The Channel Islands Military Museum, Mont Orgueil Castle
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:
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Elizabeth Castle ©
Elizabeth Castle
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Roman Baths and Big Pit National Coal Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wells Cathedral and Tintern Abbey. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Wells (Wells and Mendip Museum, The Bishop's Palace and Gardens, &more) and Caerphilly Castle (in Caerphilly). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey and pause for some serene contemplation at Manvers Street Baptist Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from St. Helier to Bath takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wells, Big Pit National Coal Museum, Tintern Abbey, Stonehenge, Caerphilly Castle
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum

3
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Gloucester Cathedral and Tewkesbury Abbey. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Worcester Cathedral and Hailes Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gloucester: Swinbrook (St Mary's Church & St Oswald's Church), The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and St. Mary's Church (in Fairford).

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gloucester trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Bath to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Gloucester, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Tewkesbury, Winchcombe, Bourton-on-the-Water, Burford, Worcester Cathedral
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:
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Worcester Cathedral ©
Worcester Cathedral
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

3
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Discover out-of-the-way places like Conwy Castle and Caernarfon Castle. Get a sense of the local culture at Beaumaris Castle and Criccieth Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Caernarfon side-trips: South Stack Lighthouse (in Holyhead), Conwy Town Walls (in Conwy) and St Tanwg's Church (in Llandanwg). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Harlech Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Beuno's Church, see the interesting displays at Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), and contemplate the long history of Dyffryn Ardudwy Burial Chamber.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Caernarfon travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Caernarfon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Conwy, South Stack Lighthouse, Beaumaris Castle, St Beuno's Church, Dyffryn Ardudwy Burial Chamber
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:
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Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle

3
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Aira Force Waterfall and Caerlaverock Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall and St Michael's Church Barton. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Penrith: Carlisle Cathedral (in Carlisle), Tarn Hows (in Coniston) and St. Andrew's Church (in Dacre). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, pause for some serene contemplation at St Lawrences Church, and steep yourself in history at St Michael and All Angels Church, Hawkshead.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Penrith holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Penrith takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Penrith can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Penrith

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Castlerigg Stone Circle, Carlisle Cathedral, St Michael and All Angels Church, Hawkshead, Tarn Hows, St. Andrew's Church
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:
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Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
Caerlaverock Castle ©
Caerlaverock Castle

4
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Rosslyn Chapel and Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum. Visit Edinburgh Castle and Melrose Abbey for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Doune Castle (in Doune), Stirling (Stirling Castle & National Wallace Monument) and The Tenement House (in Glasgow). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip tool.

You can take a train from Penrith to Edinburgh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Penrith in April, plan for little chillier nights in Edinburgh, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Stirling, Rosslyn Chapel, Melrose Abbey, The Tenement House, Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 20:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle

3
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Culloden Battlefield and Fort Augustus Abbey. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Distillery Tours. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Invergarry Castle (in Invergarry), Nigg Old Church (in Nigg) and General Wade’s Military Roads (in Fort Augustus). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church, examine the collection at Nairn Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Wardlaw Mausoleum.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Inverness itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Inverness sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Clava Cairns, Culloden Battlefield, Invergarry Castle, Nairn Museum
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The British Museum and Tower of London. Visit Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral for their historical value. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at St Bride's Church, and explore the world behind art at Tate Modern.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our London online itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Inverness to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 29:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

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