36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Jakarta
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Gairloch
— 3 nights
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
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Jakarta

3
nights
Edinburgh

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. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Edinburgh is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Jakarta to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In May, Edinburgh is much colder than Jakarta - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Jenners ©
Jenners

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Head to Ferintosh Community Market and Gallery48for some retail therapy. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Anta Scotland (in Balintore), Seaweed n Stuff (in Pittenweem) and Loch Ness Gallery (in Drumnadrochit). And it doesn't end there: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, browse for treasures at Picaresque Books, and explore the galleries of Scottish Flair Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Inverness day trip site.

Drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Inverness

Shopping Museums Tours

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Gairloch

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 RhueArtfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to 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
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
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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 Thornthwaite Galleries. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grasmere: Melville Tyson Ltd (in Broughton-in-Furness), Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, take in the views from Ashness Bridge, and explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag.

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

Traveling by car from Gairloch to Grasmere takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. 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, Melville Tyson Ltd, SpindleCraft, 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: Kennedys Fine Chocolates (in Orton), The Antiques Emporium (in Kendal) and St Anne's Hospital (in Appleby-in-Westmorland). 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 other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, 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

Orton, Appleby-in-Westmorland, 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
The Antiques Emporium ©
The Antiques Emporium

4
nights
Gloucester

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

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gloucester trip planner.

Drive from York to Gloucester in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from York in May since evenings lows in Gloucester dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tetbury, Cirencester, Fifi's Fancy Furniture, Stroud Farmers' Market, Shambles Market
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:
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Stroud Farmers' Market ©
Stroud Farmers' Market
Fifi's Fancy Furniture ©
Fifi's Fancy Furniture
Westonbirt House and Gardens ©
Westonbirt House and Gardens

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: Stow-on-the-Wold (Peter Martin Gallery & Fosse Gallery), Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham) and The Barn (in Long Marston). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cotswold Falconry Centre.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Bath trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bath takes 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, John Noott Galleries, Cotswolds Distillery, Walks With Hawks
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:
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Alain Rouveure Galleries ©
Alain Rouveure Galleries
Fosse Gallery ©
Fosse Gallery
John Noott Galleries ©
John Noott Galleries

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 Harrods and Piccadilly Circus. There's much more to do: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the London tour planning tool.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in London are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 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
Harrods ©
Harrods
Camden Market ©
Camden Market

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