55 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

55 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Grasmere
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Fort William
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Ullapool
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Durness
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Dornoch
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Aviemore
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
8
London
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
9
Bath
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
10
Caernarfon
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Manchester

4
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Get out of town with these interesting Grasmere side-trips: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Coniston (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Ruskin Museum, &more) and Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere). And it doesn't end there: trek along Helvellyn, tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Man of Coniston, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alcock Tarn, and contemplate the waterfront views at Easedale Tarn.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Grasmere road trip website.

Manchester to Grasmere is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Coniston, Keswick, Lake District, Alpacaly Ever After, Buttermere Lake
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Lake Grasmere ©
Lake Grasmere
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston

6
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Morar Beach (in Morar), Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan) and Arisaig (Camusdarach Beach & Land Sea and Islands Centre). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Buachaille Etive Mor, appreciate the views at Glen Coe, and identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve.

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

You can drive from Grasmere to Fort William in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Glencoe, North Ballachulish, Spean Bridge, Glenfinnan, Arisaig
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Change things up with these side-trips from Ullapool: Glen Strathfarrar (in Beauly), Attadale Gardens (in Strathcarron) and Lochinver (Little Assynt Estate & Achmelvich Beach). There's much more to do: hike along Lael Forest Walks, kick back and relax at Clachtoll Beach Campsite, don't miss a visit to Solas Gallery, and explore the activities along The Minch.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ullapool online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Ullapool in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Gairloch, Lochinver, Russian Arctic Convoy Project, Glen Strathfarrar, Attadale Gardens
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Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Attadale Gardens ©
Attadale Gardens
Glen Strathfarrar ©
Glen Strathfarrar

5
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durness: Sandwood Bay Beach (in Kinlochbervie), Strathnaver Museum (in Bettyhill) and Tongue (Castle Varrich & Kyle Of Tongue). The adventure continues: stroll through Durness Beach, step off the mainland to explore Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, explore the striking landscape at Cape Wrath, and don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery.

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Drive from Ullapool to Durness in 2 hours. In June in Durness, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dornoch.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tongue, Sandwood Bay Beach, Kylesku Bridge, Strathnaver Museum, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Handa Island Wildlife Reserve ©
Handa Island Wildlife Reserve

6
nights
Dornoch

Dornoch ©
Dornoch is a town and seaside resort, and former Royal burgh in the Highlands of Scotland. Explore Dornoch's surroundings by going to Loch Assynt (in Lairg), Clan Gunn Museum (in Latheron) and Wick (Wick Heritage Museum & Caithness Seacoast Ltd). There's much more to do: tee off at Royal Dornoch Golf Club, explore by horseback at Hollingwells Equestrian, head outdoors with Bowhunter Archery, and stroll through Big Burn Walk.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dornoch trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Durness to Dornoch in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Aviemore.

Things to do in Dornoch

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Brora, Nairn, Wick, Tain, Golspie
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Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club
Brora Golf Club ©
Brora Golf Club

5
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Explore Aviemore's surroundings by going to Newtonmore (Clan Macpherson Museum & Highland Folk Museum). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cairngorms National Park, get outside with Loch Morlich Watersports, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cairngorm Brewery, and pause for some photo ops at Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Aviemore trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Dornoch to Aviemore in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Newtonmore, Grantown-on-Spey, Caorunn Gin Tour, Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail, Cairngorms National Park
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 2:
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Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park
Cairngorm Brewery ©
Cairngorm Brewery
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Edinburgh road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

6
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

Find out how to plan London trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Edinburgh in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Cirencester (Elemental Sculpture Park, Corinium Museum, &more), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Chavenage House (in Tetbury). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, take in nature's colorful creations at Kiftsgate Court Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and stroll through Cotswold Way.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bath online driving holiday planner.

Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cirencester, Gallery Pangolin, Walks With Hawks, Cotswolds Distillery, Kiftsgate Court Gardens
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

6
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Caernarfon: Cader Idris (in Dolgellau), Bodnant Garden (in Tal-y-Cafn) and Talyllyn Lake (in Tal-y-llyn). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Snowdon, get outside with Dragon Raiders Activity Park, examine the collection at Lloyd George Museum, and explore the striking landscape at Great Orme.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Caernarfon vacation planner.

You can drive from Bath to Caernarfon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Caernarfon sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Criccieth, Menai Bridge, Lloyd George Museum, Gwydir Castle, Aber Falls
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Cader Idris ©
Cader Idris
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Bodnant Garden ©
Bodnant Garden

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