42 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

42 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  14 h
1
London
— 12 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Bourton-on-the-Water
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Wrexham
— 1 night
Train:  15 min
4
Chester
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
5
Llandudno
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
6
Caernarfon
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Swansea
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
8
Cardiff
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
9
Bath
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Train:  2 h 45 min
10
Cambridge
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
11
York
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
12
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
13
Glasgow, Scotland
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
14
Luss, Scotland
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
15
Fort William, Scotland
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
16
Ness
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
17
Isle of Skye
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
18
John O'Groats, Scotland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
19
Inverness, Scotland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
20
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 5 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
21
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Singapore

12
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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.
Tower of London and Buckingham Palace will appeal to history buffs. Natural History Museum and Churchill War Rooms are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Pett Level Beach (in Pett Level), West Wittering Beach (in West Wittering) and Camber Sands (in Camber). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, brush up on your military savvy at Imperial War Museums, and catch a live performance at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London trip maker.

Singapore, Singapore to London is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Singapore to London, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in June, expect London to be colder, temps between 23°C and 13°C. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in London

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Pett Level Beach, Camber Sands, Bosham Quay, West Wittering Beach
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Bourton-on-the-Water journey builder app.

Traveling by car from London to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You will leave for Wrexham on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Wrexham

Wrexham ©
Wrexham is the largest town in the north of Wales and an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre. On the 11th (Tue), play a few rounds at Old Padeswood Golf Club and then steep yourself in history at Erddig.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wrexham sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Wrexham takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chester.

Things to do in Wrexham

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Old Padeswood Golf Club, Castell Dinas Bran
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Erddig ©
Erddig
Castell Dinas Bran ©
Castell Dinas Bran
Wrexham County Borough Museum ©
Wrexham County Borough Museum

1
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Chester

Chester ©
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): try to win big at Chester Racecourse, buy something for everyone on your list at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet, and then explore the ancient world of Walls of Chester.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chester day trip website.

Chester is very close to Wrexham. In July, daily temperatures in Chester can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Chester

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet
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Chester Racecourse ©
Chester Racecourse
Walls of Chester ©
Walls of Chester
Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet ©
Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet

1
night
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. For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Llandudno travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Chester to Llandudno by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Llandudno are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will leave for Caernarfon on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Llandudno

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stop by The Gift Shop.

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

Getting from Llandudno to Caernarfon by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Caernarfon are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Swansea.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Shopping

Side Trip

The Gift Shop
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The Gift Shop ©
The Gift Shop

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hours
Swansea

Swansea ©
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Swansea Market.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Swansea trip planning website.

You can drive from Caernarfon to Swansea in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Swansea

Shopping
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Swansea Market ©
Swansea Market

2
nights
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 13th (Thu), browse the different shops at Capitol Shopping Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Marks's Brithdir, and then take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales. On your second day here, see where the action happens at Principality Stadium, indulge your taste buds at Cardiff Central Market, step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, then see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, then explore the historical opulence of Caerphilly Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Big Pit National Coal Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cardiff online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Swansea to Cardiff takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cardiff are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Cardiff

Shopping Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint Marks's Brithdir, Caerphilly Castle, Cwmbran Shopping Centre, Weston-Super-Mare Beach, Big Pit National Coal Museum
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Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Saint Marks's Brithdir ©
Saint Marks's Brithdir
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll explore and learn at The Roman Baths and Sculpture by the Lakes. Get some historical perspective at Stonehenge and Castle Combe Village. Venture out of the city with trips to Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth), Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Avebury (Avebury Stone Circle, Avebury Manor, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, don't miss a visit to Winchester Cathedral, look for gifts at Emma Rose Art Works, and get a taste of the local shopping with Pulteney Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bath online visit planner.

You can take a train from Cardiff to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cambridge.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Avebury, Weymouth Beach, Castle Combe Village, Bournemouth Beach, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

4
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Blickling Estate and Woburn Abbey and Gardens will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Colchester Arts Centre and Coes. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cambridge: Hunstanton Beach (in Hunstanton), Wells Next The Sea Beach (in Wells-next-the-Sea) and Ickworth (in Horringer). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum, contemplate the long history of Burghley House, admire the landmark architecture of Anglesey Abbey, and learn about all things military at IWM Duxford.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cambridge trip itinerary builder website.

Take a train from Bath to Cambridge in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Cambridge sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Colchester Arts Centre, Anglesey Abbey, Flatford Mill, IWM Duxford, Woburn Abbey and Gardens
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Cambridgeshire Wine School ©
Cambridgeshire Wine School
Blickling Estate ©
Blickling Estate
Bletchley Park ©
Bletchley Park

3
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Railway Museum and York's Chocolate Story. Your inner history buff will appreciate York Minster and Castle Howard. Explore York's surroundings by going to Filey Beach (in Filey), Fountains Abbey (in Ripon) and Scarborough Beach (in Scarborough). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with York Shambles, ponder the world of politics at York Mansion House, take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, and steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the York online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cambridge in July since evenings lows in York dip to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Filey Beach, Fountains Abbey, Scarborough Beach
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

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Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, and then don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh route planning tool.

Take a train from York to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from York in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Edinburgh: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral

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Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 27th (Thu), take a stroll through Buchanan Street.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Glasgow trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Glasgow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Luss.

Things to do in Glasgow

Neighborhoods Shopping
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Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street

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Luss, Scotland

Luss ©
Luss is a village in Argyll & Bute, Scotland, on the west bank of Loch Lomond. On the 27th (Thu), stop by Auchentullich Farm Shop.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Luss online travel route planner.

Drive from Glasgow to Luss in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Luss are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Luss

Shopping

Side Trip

Auchentullich Farm Shop
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Auchentullich Farm Shop ©
Auchentullich Farm Shop

1
night
Fort William, Scotland

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. On the 27th (Thu), see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fort William online tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Luss to Fort William in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Ness.

Things to do in Fort William

Museums
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West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum

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Ness

Ness
Ness is a hamlet on the Wirral Peninsula, in the part that remains in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ness trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fort William to Ness. In July, daytime highs in Ness are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Ness

Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
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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.
To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Ness to Isle of Skye with the Route module. When traveling from Ness in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Isle of Skye: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 12°C at night. On the 28th (Fri), you're off to John O'Groats.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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night
John O'Groats, Scotland

John O'Groats ©
To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the John O'Groats road trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isle of Skye to John O'Groats. In July in John O'Groats, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in John O'Groats

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Whaligoe Steps, Holburn Head Lighthouse, Mary Ann's Cottage
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Holburn Head Lighthouse ©
Holburn Head Lighthouse
Duncansby Head ©
Duncansby Head
Mary Ann's Cottage ©
Mary Ann's Cottage

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Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): make a trip to Clava Cairns and then witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Inverness travel route planner.

Getting from John O'Groats to Inverness by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Nairn Beach, Clava Cairns
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Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Clava Cairns ©
Clava Cairns

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Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
Shop till you drop at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Dovecot Studios. Visit Edinburgh Castle and The Scottish Parliament for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: St Andrews Links (in St. Andrews) and Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines (in Errol). See some other sides of Edinburgh: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sat) before leaving for London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Shopping Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

St Andrews Links, Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

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London

London ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Portrait Gallery and Haunch of Venison. Do some cultural sightseeing at Windsor Castle and Regent Street. Explore London further: stroll around St. James's Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Maltby Street Market, admire the masterpieces at Barbican Centre, and look for gifts at Alfred Dunhill.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a London trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, expect London to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in London

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Windsor Castle
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Regent Street ©
Regent Street
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection

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