57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Broxbourne
— 1 day
2
Norwich
— 8 nights
3
York
— 7 nights
4
Bowness-on-Windermere
— 6 nights
5
Alnwick
— 2 nights
6
Edinburgh
— 9 nights
7
Inverness
— 4 nights
8
Cardiff
— 6 nights
9
Woolacombe
— 5 nights
10
St Ives
— 5 nights
11
Brighton and Hove
— 4 nights

1
day
Broxbourne

Broxbourne ©
Broxbourne is a commuter town in the Broxbourne borough of Hertfordshire in the East of England with a population of 13,298 in 2001, increasing to 15,303 at the 2011 Census for the sum of the two Broxbourne Wards.It is located 17.1 miles (27.5 km) north north-east of Charing Cross in London and about a mile (1.6 km) north of Wormley and south of Hoddesdon. On the 20th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Paradise Wildlife Park.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Broxbourne trip itinerary tool.

London to Broxbourne is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. May in Broxbourne sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Norwich.

Things to do in Broxbourne

Wildlife Parks
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Paradise Wildlife Park ©
Paradise Wildlife Park

8
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Popular historic sites such as Norwich Cathedral and Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at IWM Duxford and Blickling Estate. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Norwich: Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens (in Filby), Gorleston Beach (in Gorleston-on-Sea) and Ely Cathedral (in Ely). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of King's College Chapel, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the natural beauty at East Ruston Old Vicarage Garden, and contemplate the long history of Audley End House and Gardens.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Norwich trip planner.

Getting from Broxbourne to Norwich by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Norwich

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cambridge, Cromer Beach, Horsey Beach, Audley End House and Gardens, Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens
Find places to stay May 20 — 28:
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Gorleston Beach ©
Gorleston Beach
Horsey Beach ©
Horsey Beach
IWM Duxford ©
IWM Duxford

7
nights
York

York ©
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.
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum and York's Chocolate Story will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Scarborough Beach and Sandsend Beach. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Durham Cathedral (in Durham), Flamborough Lighthouse (in Flamborough) and RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Filey Beach, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, go for a walk through York City Walls, and get to know the fascinating history of 199 Steps.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the York holiday site.

You can drive from Norwich to York in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bowness-on-Windermere.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Whitby, Bridlington, Lincoln, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Durham Cathedral
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 4:
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Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach

6
nights
Bowness-on-Windermere

Bowness-on-Windermere ©
Bowness-on-Windermere is a town in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. Get a sense of the local culture at Aira Force Waterfall and Lakeland Motor Museum. Visiting Lake Windermere and Tarn Hows will get you outdoors. Explore Bowness-on-Windermere's surroundings by going to Dalton Castle (in Dalton-in-Furness), St Lawrences Church (in Crosby Ravensworth) and Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass). There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle, examine the collection at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, and sample the fine beverages at The Lakes Distillery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Bowness-on-Windermere online travel planner.

Traveling by car from York to Bowness-on-Windermere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in Bowness-on-Windermere

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Carlisle, Lake Windermere, Tarn Hows, Aira Force Waterfall
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Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall ©
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle and then admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle and then explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Alnwick trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Bowness-on-Windermere to Alnwick in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh Castle, Cragside House and Gardens
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Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle

9
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Scottish National Portrait Gallery and Scottish National Gallery. Popular historic sites such as National Wallace Monument and Rosslyn Chapel are in your itinerary. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Melrose Abbey (in Melrose), Doune Castle (in Doune) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, contemplate the long history of Lady Stairs House, examine the collection at Surgeons' Hall Museums, and appreciate the history behind Scott Monument.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip builder app.

Take a train from Alnwick to Edinburgh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Rosslyn Chapel, Melrose Abbey
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 21:
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National Wallace Monument ©
National Wallace Monument
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Culloden Battlefield and Glenfinnan Viaduct. Get outdoors at Ben Nevis and Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie), Nairn Beach (in Nairn) and West Highland Museum (in Fort William). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours and explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness road trip site.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. June in Inverness sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cardiff.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fort William, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Urquhart Castle, Nairn Beach, Glenfinnan Viaduct
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 25:
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Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

6
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.
Visiting Rhossili Bay and Longleat will get you outdoors. Big Pit National Coal Museum and Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cardiff: Bath Abbey (in Bath), Blenheim Palace (in Woodstock) and Bristol (Clifton Suspension Bridge, Brunel's SS Great Britain, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Castell Coch, examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, and steep yourself in history at Goodrich Castle.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cardiff trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Inverness to Cardiff in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Woolacombe.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bristol, Bath Abbey, Big Pit National Coal Museum, Caerphilly Castle, Longleat
Find places to stay Jun 25 — Jul 1:
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Rhossili Bay ©
Rhossili Bay
Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Caerphilly Castle ©
Caerphilly Castle

5
nights
Woolacombe

Woolacombe ©
Woolacombe is a seaside resort on the coast of North Devon, England, which lies at the mouth of a valley (or 'combe') in the parish of Mortehoe. Pembroke Castle and Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Dunster Castle and St. Michael & All Angels Church for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Woolacombe: Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel), Valley of the Rocks (in Lynmouth) and 83 The Gallery (in Clovelly). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Westward Ho Beach, contemplate the long history of Knightshayes court, and stroll through Woolacombe Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Woolacombe travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Cardiff to Woolacombe in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, Tintagel Castle, Knightshayes court, Saunton Beach, Valley of the Rocks
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Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Pembroke Castle ©
Pembroke Castle

5
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fistral Beach Bar and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pendennis Castle and St. Michael's Mount. Get out of town with these interesting St Ives side-trips: National Lobster Hatchery (in Padstow), Trebah Garden (in Mawnan Smith) and The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthminster Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary The Virgin Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the St Ives trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Woolacombe to St Ives takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. July in St Ives sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Falmouth, St. Michael's Mount, Screech Owl Sanctuary, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, National Lobster Hatchery
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 11:
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Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach

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nights
Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove ©
The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Visiting Beachy Head and Bournemouth Beach will get you outdoors. Arundel Castle and Gardens and The Mary Rose are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brighton and Hove: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (in Portsmouth). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Royal Pavilion.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Brighton and Hove holiday planning app.

Drive from St Ives to Brighton and Hove in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Brighton and Hove sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Beachy Head, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Bournemouth Beach, Arundel Castle and Gardens
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:
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Arundel Castle and Gardens ©
Arundel Castle and Gardens
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
The Mary Rose ©
The Mary Rose

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