36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Inverness, Scotland
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Wick, Scotland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Durness, Scotland
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Ambleside
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Bath
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Manchester

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes LEGOLAND Windsor Resort. Head to Harrods and Covent Gardenfor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary builder tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In June, daily temperatures in London can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 20:
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Let the collections at RhueArt and Castle Gallery capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Scottish Flair Art Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Augustus (in Fort Augustus), Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and All The Goodness (in Ardelve). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Rosemarkie Beach, admire the natural beauty at Cawdor Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dornoch Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Fort George.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Inverness trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from London to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in June, expect Inverness to be a bit cooler, temps between 62°F and 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Wick.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Nairn, Drumnadrochit, Ullapool, Culloden Battlefield, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 25:
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Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

4
nights
Wick, Scotland

Wick ©
Let the collections at Wick Heritage Museum and Timespan Museum and Arts Centre capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Dunnet Bay and Melvich Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Wick side-trips: Duncansby Head (in John O'Groats), Helmsdale Beach (in Helmsdale) and Thurso (Caithness Horizons Museumand Art Gallery, The Castle and Gardens of Mey, & more).

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Wick itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Wick takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Inverness, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Wick, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Wick

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Thurso, Helmsdale, Melvich Beach, Dunnet Bay, Grey Cairns of Camster
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 29:
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Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Castlehill Heritage Centre ©
Castlehill Heritage Centre
Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust ©

5
nights
Durness, Scotland

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Get outdoors at Sandwood Bay Beach and Balnakeil Beach. Shop till you drop at Balnakeil Craft Village and Wee Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver), Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Ardvreck Castle (in Assynt). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Durness Beach, step into the grandiose world of Castle Varrich, explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, and kick back and relax at Oldshoremore Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Durness online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Wick to Durness in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Scourie Bay, Ardvreck Castle, Achmelvich Beach, Castle Varrich
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:
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Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach

5
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Let the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia and National Museum of Scotland capture your imagination. Visit Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Jupiter Artland, view the masterpieces at The Scottish National Gallery, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Durness to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

5
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lakeland Motor Museum and Cookhouse Gallery. Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House and The World of Beatrix Potter will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Predator Experience (in Ayside), Durham (Durham Castle & Durham Cathedral) and The Quayside (in Newcastle upon Tyne). The adventure continues: stop by The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, take in nature's colorful creations at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, examine the collection at Armitt Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ambleside day trip planner .

Getting from Edinburgh to Ambleside by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Windermere, Grasmere, Keswick, Durham, Muncaster Castle
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 14:
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Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Muncaster Castle ©
Muncaster Castle

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Paultons Park has been added to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Roman Baths and Fosse Gallery. Stonehenge and Sudeley Castle will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Peter Martin Gallery (in Stow-on-the-Wold) and Mechanical Music Museum (in Northleach). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Moreton in Marsh, shop like a local with Milsom Street, hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge, and take in the exciting artwork at Showborough House Sculpture Garden.

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Traveling by car from Ambleside to Bath takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds Distillery, Head 4 Heights Waterpark, Showborough House Sculpture Garden, Sudeley Castle
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery

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