42 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

42 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Rockhampton
Fly:  29 h
1
London
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Calne
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Bakewell
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h
5
Fort Augustus
— 5 nights
Drive:  6 h
6
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 12 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
7
St. Neots
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  36 h
End: Rockhampton

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Harrods, Tate Modern, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and other attractions. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. Kids will appreciate attractions like Natural History Museum and The Crown Jewels. There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the London travel planner.

Rockhampton, Australia to London is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Rockhampton to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Rockhampton in November; daily highs in London reach 13°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Calne.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 6:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

5
nights
Calne

Calne ©
Calne is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, southwestern England, at the northwestern extremity of the North Wessex Downs hill range, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.Calne is on a small river, the Marden, that rises 2mi away in the Wessex Downs, and is the only town on that river. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Roman Baths and Stonehenge. Get out of town with these interesting Calne side-trips: Westonbirt Arboretum (in Tetbury) and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge).

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Calne travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from London to Calne in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bakewell.

Things to do in Calne

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Westonbirt Arboretum, The Roman Baths, Stonehenge, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 11:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

1
night
Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House and then browse for treasures at The Rutland Antiques Centre.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bakewell route builder app.

Traveling by car from Calne to Bakewell takes 3.5 hours. In December in Bakewell, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Bakewell

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
The Rutland Antiques Centre ©
The Rutland Antiques Centre

4
nights
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne ©
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Theatre Royal, BBC Newcastle Tour, Life Science Centre, and other attractions. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Castle, Newcastle and Spanish City. Bring the kids along to The Quayside Sunday Market and Durham Riverside Walk.

To see maps and tourist information, use the Newcastle upon Tyne trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bakewell to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. December in Newcastle upon Tyne sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Wed) before leaving for Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Museums Childrens Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Durham Riverside Walk, Spanish City
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 16:
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The Castle, Newcastle ©
The Castle, Newcastle
The Discovery Museum ©
The Discovery Museum
Life Science Centre ©
Life Science Centre

5
nights
Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus ©
Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort Augustus Abbey and Eilean Donan Castle.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Fort Augustus trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Newcastle upon Tyne to Fort Augustus takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In December, daytime highs in Fort Augustus are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eilean Donan Castle
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

12
nights
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne ©
You've added Theatre Royal, BBC Newcastle Tour, Life Science Centre, and other attractions to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Blackfriars Medieval Friary and The Literary & Philosophical Society.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Newcastle upon Tyne planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Augustus to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll set off for St. Neots on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake District National Park Guided Walks
Find places to stay Dec 21 — Jan 2:
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The Discovery Museum ©
The Discovery Museum
Great North Museum: Hancock ©
Great North Museum: Hancock
Lake District National Park Guided Walks ©
Lake District National Park Guided Walks

4
nights
St. Neots

St. Neots ©
You've now added Fossils Galore to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Neots trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to St. Neots in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in St. Neots

Museums

Side Trip

Fossils Galore
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 6:
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Fossils Galore ©
Fossils Galore

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