33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  29 h
1
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h
3
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Penrith
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Caernarfon
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Gloucester
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Bath
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
9
Oxford
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
10
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get some cultural insight at Urquhart Castle and Culloden Battlefield. Popular historic sites such as Eilean Donan Castle and Nigg Old Church are in your itinerary. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Ratagan to Glenelg (in Ratagan), Loch Ness Gallery (in Drumnadrochit) and Strome Castle (in Lochcarron). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, take in the exciting artwork at Inchmore Gallery, explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, and pause for some serene contemplation at Old Kirk Yard.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip builder site.

Melbourne, Australia to Inverness is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Inverness, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in March; daily highs in Inverness reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Invergarry, Drumnadrochit, Eilean Donan Castle, Nigg Old Church, Ratagan to Glenelg
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Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as Greyfriars Kirk and Grassmarket. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Jedburgh (Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum, Jedburgh Abbey, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Dean Village, appreciate the history behind Scottish National War Memorial, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, and stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Jedburgh
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Dean Village ©
Dean Village
Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Ferryman's Hut Museum, view the masterpieces at The Old School Gallery, step into the grandiose world of The Alnwick Garden, thentake an in-depth tour of Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at St Michael's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Edlingham Castle and Edlingham Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Old Bewick, thenstep into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Alnwick Gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Alnwick route planner.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Alnwick takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Holy Trinity Old Bewick ©
Holy Trinity Old Bewick

2
nights
York

York
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): indulge your thirst for a good beer at York Brewery, explore the galleries of Barley Hall, examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre, thenbrush up on your military savvy at The York Army Museum, and finally examine the collection at Fairfax House. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Fishergate Postern Tower, admire the striking features of Merchant Adventurers' Hall, steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Church, thensteep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, thenadmire the striking features of York Minster, and finally wander the streets of York Shambles.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our York trip planner.

You can drive from Alnwick to York in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In March, daytime highs in York are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Fairfax House
Fairfax House
Treasurer's House ©
Treasurer's House
Jorvik Viking Centre
Jorvik Viking Centre

3
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Aira Force Waterfall and Shap Abbey. Do some cultural sightseeing at St Michael's Church Barton and Penrith Castle. There's lots more to do: delve into the mystery of Long Meg and her Daughters, make a trip to St Andrew's church, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Appleby Brewery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Penrith Methodist Church.

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

Getting from York to Penrith by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Penrith can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Penrith

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

St Anne's Hospital
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Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
St Michael's Church Barton ©
St Michael's Church Barton
Shap Abbey ©
Shap Abbey

3
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Visit Caernarfon Castle and Eglwys y Santes Fair for their historical value. Segontium Roman Fort and Pant Du Vineyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Presbyterian Church of Wales, Castle Square, make a trip to Caernarfon Town Walls, see the interesting displays at Quarry Hospital Museum, and steep yourself in history at Cae'r Gors.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Caernarfon trip builder site.

Getting from Penrith to Caernarfon by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Segontium Roman Fort ©
Segontium Roman Fort
Cae'r Gors ©
Cae'r Gors

3
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Popular historic sites such as Gloucester Cathedral and Purton Ships Graveyard are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gloucester Docks and St Mary de Crypt Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gloucester trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Gloucester takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Purton Ships Graveyard
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Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Gloucester Docks ©
Gloucester Docks
Purton Ships Graveyard ©
Purton Ships Graveyard

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Bath Abbey and Holburne Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Castle Combe Village and Tintern Abbey. Step out of Bath to go to Caerleon and see Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, step into the grandiose world of Farleigh Hungerford Castle, examine the collection at The Museum of Bath at Work, and take a stroll through Milsom Street.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Tintern Abbey, Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths, Castle Combe Village
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Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern Abbey
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

3
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Popular historic sites such as Christ Church Cathedral and Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology and Winchester Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Oxford: Winchester (Winchester City Museum, Hospital of St Cross, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at University Church of St Mary the Virgin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Weston Library, and take an in-depth tour of History of Science Museum.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Oxford vacation planner.

You can take a train from Bath to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. March in Oxford sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Winchester, Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote, St. Martin's Church
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University Church of St Mary the Virgin ©
University Church of St Mary the Virgin
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral

4
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 Wallace Collection and Westminster Abbey. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Paul's Cathedral and The British Museum. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Windsor (St. George's Chapel & Windsor Castle) and St Martins Church (in West Drayton). There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, make a trip to Big Ben, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Cathedral.

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Getting from Oxford to London by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Windsor, St Martins Church
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Windsor Castle ©
Windsor Castle
St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection

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