38 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

38 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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1
London
— 1 night
2
Lyme Regis
— 1 night
3
Widecombe in the Moor
— 1 night
4
Penzance
— 3 nights
5
Newquay
— 2 nights
6
Cardiff
— 1 night
7
Tetbury
— 2 nights
8
Llandudno
— 2 nights
9
Ambleside
— 3 nights
10
Glencoe
— 1 night
11
Isle of Skye
— 5 nights
12
Inverness
— 3 nights
13
Portknockie
— 1 night
14
St. Andrews
— 3 nights
15
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
16
York
— 3 nights
17
London
— 1 night

1
night
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.
To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London vacation planner.

Newark, USA to London is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Newark in July, with highs in London at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Lyme Regis.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

1
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Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis is a coastal town in West Dorset, England, situated 25mi west of Dorchester and 25mi east of Exeter. On the 3rd (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium, thendon't miss a visit to The Cobb, thensee what you can catch with a fishing tour, and finally look for gifts at Pug and Puffin.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lyme Regis trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from London to Lyme Regis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Lyme Regis, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Widecombe in the Moor.

Things to do in Lyme Regis

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Fishing Charters & Tours
The Cobb ©
The Cobb
Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium ©
Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium

1
night
Widecombe in the Moor

Widecombe in the Moor ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): experience rural life at Pennywell Farm and then look for all kinds of wild species at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Widecombe in the Moor route planning website.

You can drive from Lyme Regis to Widecombe in the Moor in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Penzance.

Things to do in Widecombe in the Moor

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Buckfastleigh
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Pennywell Farm ©
Pennywell Farm

3
nights
Penzance

Penzance ©
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Change things up with a short trip to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove in Lizard (about 44 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Kernow Coasteering, admire the masterpieces at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Trengwainton Garden.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Penzance trip builder app.

Getting from Widecombe in the Moor to Penzance by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Newquay.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

St Ives, St. Michael's Mount, National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove
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Kernow Coasteering ©
Kernow Coasteering
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

2
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Tintagel Castle has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): meet the residents at Newquay Zoo, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Tolcarne Beach, thenexplore the ancient world of Tintagel Castle, and then kick back and relax at Porth Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Newquay tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Penzance to Newquay in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Tintagel Castle
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Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar
Porth Beach ©
Porth Beach
Tolcarne Beach ©
Tolcarne Beach

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night
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, thenexamine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, and then take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cardiff road trip planner.

Getting from Newquay to Cardiff by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Cardiff can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tetbury.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites
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St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle

2
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Tetbury

Tetbury ©
Tetbury is a small town and civil parish within the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. On the 11th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Saviour's Church, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and then admire the landmark architecture of Arlington Row. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Birdland, make a trip to The Model Village, thensee the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tetbury road trip planner.

You can drive from Cardiff to Tetbury in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Tetbury

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Arlington Row
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum

2
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Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. On the 13th (Tue), examine the collection at Home Front Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tudnos Church, thendiscover the riches below the earth's surface at Great Orme Copper Mine, and finally explore the striking landscape at Great Orme. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Church, thentake in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, and finally take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Llandudno road trip website.

Traveling by car from Tetbury to Llandudno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Llandudno sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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St John's Church ©
St John's Church
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade

3
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Ambleside is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Loughrigg Fell, get great views at Jenkin Crag, admire the landmark architecture of Bridge House, and see the interesting displays at Hawkshead Grammar School.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ambleside day trip site.

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Ambleside takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Glencoe.

Things to do in Ambleside

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell
Hawkshead Grammar School ©
Hawkshead Grammar School

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night
Glencoe

Glencoe ©
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Glen Coe has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): appreciate the views at Glen Coe, thenpause for some photo ops at The Glencoe Massacre Monument, and then identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Glencoe trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Glencoe takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In July in Glencoe, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
The Glencoe Massacre Monument ©
The Glencoe Massacre Monument

5
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Isle of Skye: Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk (in Drumbuie), Kyle of Lochalsh (Favourite Things & Eilean Donan Castle) and Plockton Harbour (in Plockton). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, contemplate the waterfront views at Portree Harbour, don't miss a visit to The Lump, and step into the grandiose world of Dunvegan Castle & Gardens.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Glencoe to Isle of Skye in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Glencoe in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Isle of Skye: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kyle of Lochalsh, Duirinish and Drumbuie Coastal Walk, Attadale Gardens, Plockton Harbour
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Attadale Gardens ©
Attadale Gardens

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Inverness is known for breweries & distilleries, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Inverness Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Inverness trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Inverness are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Portknockie.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Urquhart Castle
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
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Distillery Tours
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Food Tours

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Portknockie

Portknockie ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Bow Fiddle Rock.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Portknockie vacation planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Portknockie in 1.5 hours. In July in Portknockie, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel to St. Andrews.

Things to do in Portknockie

Nature Parks
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Bow Fiddle Rock ©
Bow Fiddle Rock

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St. Andrews

St. Andrews ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Andrews: Isle of May National Nature Reserve (in Anstruther) and Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines (in Errol).

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the St. Andrews trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portknockie to St. Andrews takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dundee, Isle of May National Nature Reserve, Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
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Isle of May National Nature Reserve ©
Isle of May National Nature Reserve
St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links
Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines ©
Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You've now added Stirling Castle to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh vacation maker.

Drive from St. Andrews to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Stirling Castle
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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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.
York is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Breezy Knees Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Yorkshire Regiment Boer War Memorial York, sample the tasty concoctions at Brew York, and see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum.

Planning York trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August in York, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Breezy Knees Gardens ©
Breezy Knees Gardens
York Minster ©
York Minster

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London

London ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Big Ben, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and then don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read London itinerary planner.

You can take a train from York to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Big Ben ©
Big Ben

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