53 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

53 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom attractions planner

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London
— 5 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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Cheltenham
— 5 nights
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Llandudno
— 5 nights
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York
— 5 nights
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Windermere
— 4 nights
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Cockermouth
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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Fort William
— 5 nights
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Inverness
— 7 nights
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London

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, examine the collection at The British Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

New Delhi, India to London is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to London, you'll gain 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in May; daily highs in London reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay May 9 — 14:

Bath

— 6 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Dorset Adventure Park (in Corfe Castle) and Wilton House (in Wilton). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Hawk Conservancy Trust, and head outdoors with West of England Falconry.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bath trip builder.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 20:

Cheltenham

— 5 nights
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Get out of town with these interesting Cheltenham side-trips: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden) and Chavenage House (in Tetbury). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, surround yourself with nature on Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, and admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Cheltenham trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Bath to Cheltenham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Cheltenham, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 20 — 25:

Llandudno

— 5 nights
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Llandudno: Blists Hill Victorian Town (in Ironbridge), Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (in Wrexham) and National Slate Museum (in Llanberis). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Bodnant Garden, make a trip to Conwy Town Walls, take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme, and take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade.

Plan trip to Llandudno with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Cheltenham to Llandudno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cheltenham in May: highs in Llandudno hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 25 — 30:

York

— 5 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Stanage Edge (in Hathersage), Spirit of Harrogate Ltd (in Harrogate) and Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton). There's still lots to do: learn insider's secrets on Brewtown Tours, see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the York day trip site.

Traveling by car from Llandudno to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in York sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in York

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 4:

Windermere

— 4 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Venture out of the city with trips to Grasmere (Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, &more), Sizergh Castle (in Kendal) and Ornamental Gardens (in Grange-over-Sands). There's much more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Tarn Hows, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Catherine's Chruch.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Windermere trip tool.

You can drive from York to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 4 — 8:

Cockermouth

— 4 nights
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Cockermouth: Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk, get great views at Walla Crag, sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, and see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cockermouth driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Cockermouth takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 12:

Edinburgh

— 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Glentress Forest (in Peebles) and Isle of May National Nature Reserve (in Anstruther). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh journey planning app.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Edinburgh, with lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 18:

Fort William

— 5 nights
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. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Fort Augustus (Fort Augustus Abbey & Iceberg Glass), Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, explore the activities along Loch Shiel, take a memorable drive along Road to the Isles, and take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Fort William travel planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 23:

Inverness

— 7 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Dornoch (Historylinks Museum & The Carnegie Whisky Cellars), Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie). Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loch Ness, and make a trip to Culloden Battlefield.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Inverness trip planner.

Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 30:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.