31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  24 h
1
London
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
St. Helier, Jersey
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Alnwick
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Edinburgh
— 8 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Melbourne

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral. Step off the beaten path and head to Dover Castle and St. Mary The Virgin Church. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our London trip itinerary maker app.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in London. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

St. Mary The Virgin Church, Dover Castle
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): examine the collection at Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, examine the collection at The Mary Rose, thentake a tour of HMS Warrior 1860, thensteep yourself in history at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and finally examine the collection at HMS Victory. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Paultons Park.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Portsmouth itinerary planner.

Getting from London to Portsmouth by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paultons Park
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:
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Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson ©
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The Mary Rose ©
The Mary Rose

3
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Appreciate the collections at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital and La Hougue Bie. Do some cultural sightseeing at Elizabeth Castle and Mont Orgueil Castle.

Plan my day in St. Helier using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Portsmouth to St. Helier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Portsmouth in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in St. Helier, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Grouville, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, Jersey Zoo, St. Saviour Parish Church
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle

3
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get in touch with nature at Beadnell Bay Beach and Embleton Bay. Alnwick Castle and Cragside House and Gardens will appeal to history buffs. When in Alnwick, make a side trip to see Lindisfarne Priory in Holy Island, approximately Holy Island away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of The Alnwick Garden, get engrossed in the history at Grace Darling Museum, stroll through Low Newton by the Sea Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Peter.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Alnwick online visit planner.

Fly from St. Helier to Alnwick in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In September, Alnwick is a bit cooler than St. Helier - with highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Durness.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Beadnell Bay Beach, Lindisfarne Priory, The Parish Church of Saint Peter, Cragside House and Gardens
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Durness Beach and Lotte Glob. Step out of the city life by going to Sandwood Bay Beach and Oldshoremore Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Durness: Polin Beach (in Kinlochbervie) and Scourie Bay (in Scourie). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Balnakeil Beach and stroll through Sango Bay.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Durness holiday maker tool.

Getting from Alnwick to Durness by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In September in Durness, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Scourie Bay
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Urquhart Castle and Nairn Beach. Get outdoors at Aigas Field Centre and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn (in Struy) and RSPB - Insh Marshes (in Kingussie). The adventure continues: take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, play a few rounds at Nairn Dunbar Golf Club, delve into the distant past at Clava Cairns, and contemplate the long history of Wardlaw Mausoleum.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Inverness day trip site.

Traveling by car from Durness to Inverness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Inverness, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Nairn, Kingussie, Urquhart Castle, Clava Cairns, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

3
nights
Fort William

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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eilean Donan Castle and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Ben Nevis and Glencoe Lochan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Castle Stalker (in Appin). It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fort William trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Eilean Donan Castle, Camusdarach Beach, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glencoe Lochan
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

8
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel and National Museum of Scotland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Edinburgh Castle and Scottish National Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Stirling Castle (in Stirling) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You will leave for home on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

National Mining Museum Scotland, Dalhousie Castle Falconry, Stirling Castle, The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, Rosslyn Chapel
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

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