43 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

43 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: London
1
London
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Gloucester
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Caernarfon
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Cockermouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  8 h 45 min
6
Durness
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Inverness
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Fort William
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: London

5
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.
Attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and National Gallery make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to London. In June in London, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 27:
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Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Family-friendly places like The Roman Baths and Brunel's SS Great Britain will thrill your kids. Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Abbey House Gardens (in Malmesbury) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, admire the natural beauty at American Museum & Gardens, and engage your brain at Herschel Museum of Astronomy.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bath trip maker.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Abbey House Gardens, Stonehenge, Brunel's SS Great Britain
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

5
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Kids will enjoy Cattle Country Adventure Park and Cotswold Farm Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gloucester: Bourton-on-the-Water (The Cotswold Brewing Company, The Model Village, &more), Chipping Campden (Hart Gold and Silversmiths & Kiftsgate Court Gardens) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford).

To find other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Gloucester tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Bath to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Gloucester, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Campden, The Cotswold Range
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 5:
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Cattle Country Adventure Park ©
Cattle Country Adventure Park

5
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Kids will appreciate attractions like Benllech Beach and RNLI Moelfre Lifeboat Station. Change things up with these side-trips from Caernarfon: Welsh Mountain Zoo (in Colwyn Bay), Knightly's Fun Park (in Towyn) and Manorafon Farm Park (in Abergele). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at GreenWood Forest Park, kick back and relax at Harlech Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Aber Falls, and stroll through Dinas Dinlle Beach.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Caernarfon driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Caernarfon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, Caernarfon is slightly colder than Gloucester - with highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Harlech, Moelfre, Abergele, Welsh Mountain Zoo, Barmouth Beach
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Dragon Raiders Activity Park ©
Dragon Raiders Activity Park
GreenWood Forest Park ©
GreenWood Forest Park
Manorafon Farm Park ©
Manorafon Farm Park

4
nights
Cockermouth

Cockermouth
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Kids will enjoy Catbells Lakeland Walk and Ullswater. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cockermouth: Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest (in Penrith) and Stuart Broadhurst Ceramics (in Askham). There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Lake District Wildlife Park, see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and let little ones run wild at Memorial Gardens.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cockermouth travel route website.

You can drive from Caernarfon to Cockermouth in 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Cockermouth can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Bassenthwaite, Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest, Ullswater, Stuart Broadhurst Ceramics
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
The Lake District Wildlife Park
The Lake District Wildlife Park
Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest ©
Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest
Keswick Climbing Wall ©
Keswick Climbing Wall

3
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Sandwood Bay Beach and Sango Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach & Polin Beach), Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, don't miss a visit to Clachtoll Broch, explore the activities along Balnakeil Bay, and stroll through Durness Beach.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Durness trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Durness in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Cockermouth in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Durness, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Lochinver, Scourie Bay, Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Rosemarkie Beach and Nairn Beach. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Aviemore (Aviemore Kart Raceway, Loch Morlich Watersports, &more), Dornoch (Royal Dornoch Golf Club & Dornoch Beach) and Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge). There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, look for all kinds of wild species at Black Isle Wildlife & Country Park, kick back and relax at Brora Beach, and gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip planning tool.

Drive from Durness to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Inverness, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Aviemore, Dornoch, Brora Beach, Wildwoodz, Rosemarkie Beach
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Rosemarkie Beach ©
Rosemarkie Beach

5
nights
Fort William

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. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) and Land Sea and Islands Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig) and Morar Beach (in Morar). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, brush up on your military savvy at The Commando Museum, and steep yourself in history at Eilean Donan Castle.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fort William visit planner.

Drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Arisaig, Glencoe, The Commando Museum, Eilean Donan Castle
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Bring the kids along to Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh travel route planner.

Getting from Fort William to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Dynamic Earth ©
Dynamic Earth
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions

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