59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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Inverness
— 6 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
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Fort William
— 4 nights
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
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Grasmere
— 4 nights
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Llandudno
— 5 nights
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Gloucester
— 6 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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Portsmouth
— 7 nights
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London
— 7 nights
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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pickering's Gin Distillery and Edinburgh Gin Distillery. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: St Aiden Beach (in Bamburgh), The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (in Seahouses) and Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre (in Berwick upon Tweed). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh holiday tool.

Chicago, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Chicago to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 8:

6
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Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

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 River Ness and Inverness Kart Raceway. There's much more to do: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, take in the exciting artwork at Castle Gallery, examine the collection at ShipSpace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Inverness trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in March, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 14:

3
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Quiraing and Sound of Sleat Beach. When in Isle of Skye, make a side trip to see Eilean Donan Castle in Kyle of Lochalsh, approximately Kyle of Lochalsh away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Lealt Falls, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Trotternish Ridge.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Isle of Skye journey planner.

Getting from Inverness to Isle of Skye by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 17:

4
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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. Step off the beaten path and head to Steall Waterfall and Lochaber Geopark Visitor Centre. Step out of Fort William to go to Morar and see Morar Beach, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, make a trip to Neptune's Staircase, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore the activities along Loch Shiel.

Discover how to plan a Fort William trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Isle of Skye to Fort William takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 17 — 21:

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Glasgow

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): experience rural life at Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience, then examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bingham's Pond. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at The Tenement House, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then visit Glasgow West End.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Glasgow day trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Fort William to Glasgow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in March, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 23:

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Grasmere

Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Explore hidden gems such as Derwentwater and Walla Crag. Step out of Grasmere to go to Cockermouth and see J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Fells, take in nature's colorful creations at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Grasmere trip planner.

You can take a train from Glasgow to Grasmere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 27:

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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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Great Orme and Mostyn Street. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade, take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier, go deep underground at Great Orme Copper Mine, and enjoy the sand and surf at West Shore Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Llandudno tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Grasmere to Llandudno by train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 1:

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Gloucester

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gloucester Cathedral and Gloucester Life Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gloucester: Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and Coleford (Hopewell Colliery & The Forest of Dean).

Before you visit Gloucester, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Take a train from Llandudno to Gloucester in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 7:

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Bath

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore hidden gems such as No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath and Royal Victoria Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Holburne Museum, don't miss a visit to Great Pulteney Street, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get curious at Herschel Museum of Astronomy.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bath day trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Gloucester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 13:

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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 The Mary Rose and Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take an in-depth tour of Boathouse No 4, and admire the masterpieces at Chichester Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Portsmouth trip planner.

Traveling by train from Bath to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 20:

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London

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Room Escape Games and Regent's Park. Go for a jaunt from London to Kew to see Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the views from Tower Bridge, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and see the interesting displays at Emirates Stadium Tour and Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

Traveling by train from Portsmouth to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in London are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 27:

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.