58 days in Sweden & United Kingdom Itinerary

58 days in Sweden & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Copenhagen, Denmark
Fly:  4 h
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h 45 min
2
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Wick, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
York, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Bath, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Copenhagen, Denmark

6
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Skansen and Royal Palace. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Drottningholm Palace and Skogskyrkogarden. Step out of Stockholm with an excursion to Savo Nature Reserve in Vasterljung--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, admire the striking features of Thiel Gallery (Thielska Galleriet), pause for some serene contemplation at Riddarholmen Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm online holiday planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Stockholm is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Stockholm are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Savo Nature Reserve, Drottningholm Palace
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm

5
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Dornoch Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Highland Folk Museum and Corrimony Chambered Cairn. Venture out of the city with trips to Beauly (Aigas Field Centre & Glen Strathfarrar), Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn (in Struy) and Aviemore (Craigellachie National Nature Reserve & Cairngorm Brewery). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Historylinks Museum, examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), and don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Inverness travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Stockholm to Inverness takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. September in Inverness sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Wick.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beauly, Aviemore, Dornoch, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn, Abernethy National Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 12:
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

5
nights
Wick, United Kingdom

Wick ©
Stretching along both sides of the bay and divided by the eponymous river, Wick remains a good base for exploring the rugged northern coast of the Scottish mainland.
Let the collections at Wick Heritage Museum and Strathnaver Museum capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust and Holburn Head Lighthouse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wick: Dunnet Head Lighthouse (in Dunnet), Canisbay Parish Church (in Canisbay) and Strathy Point Lighthouse (in Strathy). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castle Sinclair Girnigoe, learn more about the world around you at Seadrift Visitor Centre, explore the galleries of Nucleus: The Nuclear and Caithness Archives, and steep yourself in history at Grey Cairns of Camster.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Wick travel route builder app.

Getting from Inverness to Wick by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Wick

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Thurso, Dunnet, Holburn Head Lighthouse, Castle Varrich, Laidhay Croft Museum
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Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Holburn Head Lighthouse ©
Holburn Head Lighthouse
Castlehill Heritage Centre ©
Castlehill Heritage Centre

5
nights
Fort William, United Kingdom

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. Visit Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks and Fort Augustus Abbey for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eilean Donan Castle and Glenfinnan Viaduct. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Glenfinnan Church (in Glenfinnan), Bridge of Oich (in Invergarry) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cille Choirill Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, and pause for some photo ops at Commando Monument.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fort William tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Wick to Fort William takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Glencoe, Bridge of Oich, Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks, Eilean Donan Castle
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks ©
Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Let the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia and Scottish National Gallery capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close are in your itinerary. Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, experience rural life at BobCat Alpacas, and take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Fort William to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 27:
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

5
nights
Ambleside, United Kingdom

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Get some historical perspective at Castle Crag and Muncaster Castle. Hawkshead Grammar School and Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Ambleside side-trips: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Hardknott Roman Fort (in Eskdale) and J.B.Banks and Son Ltd (in Cockermouth). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, explore the galleries of Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, steep yourself in history at Shap Abbey, and make a trip to Townend.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ambleside trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Ambleside in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Ambleside

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Penrith, Troutbeck, Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, Castle Crag, Alpacaly Ever After
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 2:
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Townend ©
Townend

5
nights
York, United Kingdom

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.
You'll explore and learn at National Railway Museum and Chatsworth House. Get some cultural insight at York Castle Museum and York Minster. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Holy Trinity Parish Church (in Ashford-in-the-Water), Durham (Lindisfarne Gospels, Durham Cathedral, &more) and Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of York City Walls, steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the York road trip planning app.

Drive from Ambleside to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In October in York, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Durham, Bakewell, Beacon Alpacas, Eyam Plague Village Museum, York Bird of Prey Centre
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House

5
nights
Caernarfon, United Kingdom

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Your inner history buff will appreciate Plas Mawr and Portmeirion Village. Get a sense of the local culture at Lloyd George Museum and Harlech Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo (in Rhos-on-Sea), St Gwyddelan's Church (in Dolwyddelan) and Conwy (Aberconwy House, Smallest House in Britain, &more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Yr Ysgwrn, identify plant and animal life at Gwaith Powdwr Nature Reserve, step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Beuno's Church.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Caernarfon trip planner.

Traveling by car from York to Caernarfon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Conwy, Lloyd George Museum, The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, Portmeirion Village
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:
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Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve ©
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Yr Ysgwrn ©
Yr Ysgwrn

5
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Museum-lovers will appreciate Snowshill Manor and Cotswold Motoring Museum. Sudeley Castle and Chavenage House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Bourton-on-the-Water: Cirencester (Corinium Museum & Parish Church of St John Baptist) and Combe Mill (in Long Hanborough). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Edward's Church, examine the collection at Bourton Model Railway Exhibition, steep yourself in history at Old Campden House, and delve into the distant past at Bourton on the Water Visitor Information Centre.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bourton-on-the-Water trip maker site.

You can drive from Caernarfon to Bourton-on-the-Water in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Burford, Cirencester, Chavenage House, St. Edward's Church
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 17:
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

5
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get some cultural insight at The Roman Baths and Castle Combe Village. Museum-lovers will get to explore Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum and The Jane Austen Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to St. James Church (in Wotton-under-Edge), Cheltenham (Walks With Hawks & Cheltenham Minster) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, steep yourself in history at Malmesbury Market Cross, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Baptist Chapel, and explore the ancient world of Tewkesbury Abbey.

Plan my day in Bath using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Painswick, Cheltenham, St. James Church
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 22:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Nature in Art ©
Nature in Art

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

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.
Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate The British Museum and National Gallery. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London online trip planner.

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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