60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
2
Fort William
— 6 nights
3
Inverness
— 6 nights
4
Durness
— 5 nights
5
Cockermouth
— 6 nights
6
Windermere
— 4 nights
7
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 6 nights
8
Bath
— 6 nights
9
London
— 11 nights

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and get your game on at The Realm VR.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh attractions planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Edinburgh, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Edinburgh to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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 Kyle of Lochalsh (Eilean Donan Castle & Falls of Glomach), Samalaman Beach (in Glenuig) and Ratagan to Glenelg (in Ratagan). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Camusdarach Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, examine the collection at West Highland Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at The Commando Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Fort William trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kyle of Lochalsh, Arisaig, Glencoe, North Ballachulish, Samalaman Beach
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Crombie Clay Shooting ©
Crombie Clay Shooting
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle

6
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Nairn (Bowhunter Archery & Ardclach Bell Tower), Aviemore (Cairngorm Mountain & Aviemore Kart Raceway) and Chanonry Point (in Fortrose). The adventure continues: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, get your game on at Wildwoodz, explore the galleries of Castle Gallery, and go for a walk through Greig Street Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Inverness trip planning website.

Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Inverness, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Munlochy, Nairn, Aviemore, Gairloch, Mellon Udrigle Beach
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Distillery Tours
Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
Old High Church, Inverness ©
Old High Church, Inverness

5
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Kinlochbervie (Sandwood Bay Beach & Polin Beach), Ardvreck Castle (in Assynt) and Lochinver (Achmelvich Beach, Clachtoll Broch, &more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Lotte Glob, get a new perspective on nature at Durness Deep Time, and make a trip to Cairn House Gallery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Durness holiday planner.

Drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Durness sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lochinver, Kinlochbervie, Ardvreck Castle, Dun Dornaigil Broch, Clachtoll Beach Campsite
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Durness Deep Time ©
Durness Deep Time
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach

6
nights
Cockermouth

Cockermouth ©
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Venture out of the city with trips to Wast Water (in Wasdale Head), Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass) and Boot (St Catherine's Chruch & Eskdale Mill). There's lots more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, admire the sheer force of Moss Force, browse the exhibits of Viridian Gallery, and see the interesting displays at JB Banks & Sons.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cockermouth trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Durness to Cockermouth in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Durness in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cockermouth, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keswick, Eskdale, King's How, Wast Water, Muncaster Castle
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Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Castlerigg Stone Circle
J.B.Banks and Son Ltd ©
J.B.Banks and Son Ltd

4
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Venture out of the city with trips to Predator Experience (in Ayside), Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere) and Choco Lori (in Grange-over-Sands). Next up on the itinerary: have fun at Michael Coates Clay Shooting, view the masterpieces at Cookhouse Gallery, don't miss a visit to Latterbarrow, and have some family-friendly fun at Live For Today Kendal Activity Centre.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Windermere trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cockermouth to Windermere by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grasmere, Grange-over-Sands, Ambleside, Live For Today Kendal Activity Centre, Helvellyn
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

6
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bourton-on-the-Water: Tetbury (Chavenage House & The Royal Gardens at Highgrove), St. Mary's Church (in Fairford) and Corinium Museum (in Cirencester). There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, have fun at Cotswold Clay Club, don't miss a visit to Onform London, and take an in-depth tour of Charlbury Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Bourton-on-the-Water trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Bourton-on-the-Water in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daytime highs in Bourton-on-the-Water are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cirencester, Burford, Tetbury, Moreton-in-Marsh, Upper Slaughter
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
The Cotswold Brewing Company ©
The Cotswold Brewing Company

6
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Slimbridge (St John the Evangelist Church, Slimbridge, Glos & WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Gloucester (Gloucester Cathedral & Jet Age Museum). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, take in the pleasant sights at Selsley Common, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Church.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bath online trip builder.

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 16th (Sat) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Stroud, Slimbridge, Berkeley, Gloucester, Malmesbury
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral

11
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.
Step out of London with an excursion to Dover Castle in Dover--about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Take a train from Bath to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in London, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Dover Castle
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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