57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 5 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
2
Portsmouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Weymouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Torquay
— 5 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
5
Bath
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
6
Cardiff
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Llandudno
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Whitby
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Alnwick
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h
10
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Fort William, Scotland
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
12
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
13
Inverness, Scotland
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Blenheim Palace and Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. Take a break from London with a short trip to IWM Duxford in Duxford, about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our London itinerary planning app .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to London. In June, daily temperatures in London can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

IWM Duxford, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Blenheim Palace
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

5
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Discover out-of-the-way places like Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and The Mary Rose Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portsmouth: Osborne House (in East Cowes), Wight Karting (in Ryde) and Beaulieu National Motor Museum (in Beaulieu). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Paultons Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the verdant scenery at Beachy Head, and identify plant and animal life at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Portsmouth trip maker site .

You can take a train from London to Portsmouth in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Osborne House, Paultons Park, Beachy Head, Wight Karting, Godshill Model Village
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Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Godshill Model Village ©
Godshill Model Village

5
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dorset Adventure Park and Nothe Fort. Explore Weymouth's surroundings by going to Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth), StudlandBeachandNatureReserve (in Studland) and Swanage (Durlston Country Park & Old Harry Rocks). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach, identify plant and animal life at Brownsea Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Lower Gardens, and visit a coastal fixture at Portland Bill Lighthouse.

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Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Weymouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swanage, Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove, Monkey World, Portland Bill Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 12:
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Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
Weymouth Harbour ©
Weymouth Harbour
Nothe Fort ©
Nothe Fort

5
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Step off the beaten path and head to Woolacombe Beach and Lanhydrock House and Garden. Explore Torquay's surroundings by going to The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan), Plymouth Hoe (in Plymouth) and Exeter Cathedral (in Exeter). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Kents Cavern, delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle, get in on the family fun at Babbacombe Model Village, and contemplate the waterfront views at Brixham Harbour.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Weymouth to Torquay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Woolacombe Beach, Fistral Beach Bar, Lanhydrock House and Garden, Tintagel Castle, Exeter Cathedral
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 17:
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Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Kents Cavern ©
Kents Cavern
Lanhydrock House and Garden ©
Lanhydrock House and Garden

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Step off the beaten path and head to Clifton Suspension Bridge and Cotswolds Distillery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh), Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and try for a hole-in-one at Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bath vacation builder .

You can take a train from Torquay to Bath in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can take a train to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bristol, Cirencester, Chavenage House, Art Couture Painswick Gallery, The Cotswold Brewing Company
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 21:
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Folly Farm and Gower Peninsula. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cardiff: Big Pit National Coal Museum (in Blaenavon) and Elan Valley (in Rhayader). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, don't miss a visit to Pembroke Castle, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cardiff travel route site .

Take a train from Bath to Cardiff in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Cardiff, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Elan Valley, Gower Peninsula, Pembroke Castle, Folly Farm, Big Pit National Coal Museum
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 26:
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Gower Peninsula ©
Gower Peninsula
Folly Farm ©
Folly Farm
Pembroke Castle ©
Pembroke Castle

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Smallest House in Britain, step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle, then take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier, and finally don't miss a visit to Great Orme. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Beaumaris Castle, step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, and then take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Llandudno road trip tool .

You can drive from Cardiff to Llandudno in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Llandudno are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Whitby.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trips

Conwy, Beaumaris Castle, Caernarfon Castle
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
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Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle

3
nights
Whitby

Whitby ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Beamish Museum and Whitby Harbour. Venture out of the city with trips to Peasholm Park (in Scarborough), Durham Cathedral (in Durham) and Filey Beach (in Filey).

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Whitby trip planning app .

Drive from Llandudno to Whitby in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Whitby can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in Whitby

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Beamish Museum, Peasholm Park, Durham Cathedral, Filey Beach
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
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Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum
Whitby Harbour ©
Whitby Harbour
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach

3
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Farne Islands and The Alnwick Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island) and Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre (in Berwick upon Tweed). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, kick back and relax at Embleton Bay, and explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Alnwick online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Whitby to Alnwick takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre, Farne Islands, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bamburgh Castle, Lindisfarne Priory
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
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Farne Islands ©
Farne Islands
The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden

6
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Princes Street Gardens and Room Escape Games. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Queen's View Visitor Centre (in Pitlochry), Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Falkirk Wheel (in Falkirk). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh travel planner .

You can take a train from Alnwick to Edinburgh in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rosslyn Chapel, Falkirk Wheel, Queen's View Visitor Centre
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 9:
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The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

5
nights
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Steall Waterfall and Eilean Donan Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Inveraray Castle (in Inveraray), McCaig's Tower (in Oban) and Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, appreciate the views at Glen Coe, cruise along Ratagan to Glenelg, and get engrossed in the history at Glencoe Folk Museum.

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Drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Spean Bridge, Glencoe, Camusdarach Beach, McCaig's Tower
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 14:
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, and then explore the striking landscape at Kilt Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): make a trip to Fairy Glen and then take in the dramatic natural features at Neist Point.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye day trip planning site .

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Neist Point ©
Neist Point

6
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Distillery Tours and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie), Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and Dornoch (Historylinks Museum & Royal Dornoch Golf Club). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along River Ness, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cairngorms National Park, contemplate the long history of Fort George, and take in the views from Culloden Viaduct.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. In August, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dornoch, Aviemore, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Aigas Field Centre, Cairngorms National Park
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 22:
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Distillery Tours
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Fort George
Fort George

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