36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Inverness, Scotland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Gairloch, Scotland
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h
4
Grasmere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
York
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Gloucester
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Bath
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
8
London
— 7 nights
Train + Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

3
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Open Eye Galleryfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Royal Mile, take in the dramatic natural features at Calton Hill, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh itinerary app.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Edinburgh is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Jakarta to Edinburgh. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jakarta in May: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Jenners ©
Jenners

4
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Head to Ferintosh Community Market and Picaresque Booksfor some retail therapy. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Beauly (Aigas Field Centre & Kilmorack Gallery), Seaweed n Stuff (in Pittenweem) and Anta Scotland (in Balintore). Next up on the itinerary: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, view the masterpieces at Loch Ness Gallery, and browse the exhibits of Scottish Flair Art Gallery.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Inverness trip planning tool.

Getting from Edinburgh to Inverness by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Inverness are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Inverness

Shopping Museums Tours

Side Trips

Beauly, Seaweed n Stuff, Anta Scotland, Tore Art Gallery, Gallery48
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:
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Picaresque Books ©
Picaresque Books
Eastgate Shopping Centre ©
Eastgate Shopping Centre
Loch Ness Gallery ©
Loch Ness Gallery

3
nights
Gairloch, Scotland

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Head to Perfume Studio and Ullapool Marketfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to RhueArt (in Rhue), Ullapool (An Talla Solais, Lael Forest Walks, &more) and Coire Mhic Fhearchair (in Torridon). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Maree and head outdoors with Walking and Wildlife Adventures.

To find out how to plan a trip to Gairloch, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Inverness to Gairloch by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Gairloch can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grasmere.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Ullapool, Perfume Studio, Coire Mhic Fhearchair
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Perfume Studio ©
Perfume Studio
Ullapool Market ©
Ullapool Market
An Talla Solais ©
An Talla Solais

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. For shopping fun, head to SpindleCraft or Melville Tyson Ltd. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grasmere: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere) and J.B.Banks and Son Ltd (in Cockermouth). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, contemplate the waterfront views at Easedale Tarn, take in the views from Ashness Bridge, and take in the exciting artwork at Viridian Gallery.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Grasmere trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gairloch to Grasmere. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Helvellyn, Melville Tyson Ltd, Alpacaly Ever After
Find places to stay May 19 — 23:
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
SpindleCraft ©
SpindleCraft
Melville Tyson Ltd ©
Melville Tyson Ltd

4
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.
Do your shopping at Orton Farmers' Market and Courtyard Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from York: The Antiques Emporium (in Kendal), St Anne's Hospital (in Appleby-in-Westmorland) and Kennedys Fine Chocolates (in Orton). Pack the 26th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, take a stroll through York Shambles, get into the urban bustle at Q York, and buy something for everyone on your list at Stonegate.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the York trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. May in York sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in York

Shopping Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Appleby-in-Westmorland, Orton, The Antiques Emporium
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:
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Orton Farmers' Market ©
Orton Farmers' Market
Kennedys Fine Chocolates ©
Kennedys Fine Chocolates
York Shambles ©
York Shambles

4
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Stroud Farmers' Market and Art Couture Painswick Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Fifi's Fancy Furniture (in Wotton-under-Edge), Tetbury (Westonbirt House and Gardens, Chavenage House, &more) and Head 4 Heights Waterpark (in Cirencester).

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gloucester trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from York to Gloucester in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from York in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Gloucester, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tetbury, Cirencester, Fifi's Fancy Furniture, Art Couture Painswick Gallery, Shambles Market
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
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Stroud Farmers' Market ©
Stroud Farmers' Market
Gloucester Quays ©
Gloucester Quays
Fifi's Fancy Furniture ©
Fifi's Fancy Furniture

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Shop till you drop at Alain Rouveure Galleries and John Noott Galleries. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham), The Barn (in Long Marston) and Stow-on-the-Wold (Peter Martin Gallery & Fosse Gallery). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, buy something for everyone on your list at Great Western Antique Market, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St. Mary, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bath trip planner.

Drive from Gloucester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stow-on-the-Wold, Moreton-in-Marsh, Walks With Hawks, John Noott Galleries, The Parish Church of St. Mary
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
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Alain Rouveure Galleries ©
Alain Rouveure Galleries
Pulteney Bridge ©
Pulteney Bridge
Fosse Gallery ©
Fosse Gallery

7
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.
Do your shopping at Camden Market and Primrose Hill Market. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read London trip planner.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 11:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Camden Market ©
Camden Market
Harrods ©
Harrods

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