60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to London
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London
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 5 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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Llandudno
— 5 nights
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York
— 6 nights
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Windermere
— 4 nights
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Cockermouth
— 5 nights
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Fort William
— 5 nights
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Durness
— 4 nights
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Inverness
— 6 nights
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Edinburgh
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London

— 6 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Primrose Hill and Hampstead Heath. There's much more to do: stroll around Holland Park, explore the activities along Regent's Canal, sample the fine beverages at The Ginstitute, and explore the world behind art at Kenwood House.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our London trip itinerary builder tool.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to London is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dammam in July, expect London to be colder, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in London

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 7:

Bourton-on-the-Water

— 5 nights
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kiftsgate Court Gardens and St. James' Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bourton-on-the-Water: Witney (Oxford Bus Museum & The Coffee Shed), Rollright Stones (in Rollright) and Buscot House (in Faringdon). There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, contemplate the long history of Minster Lovell Hall & Dovecote, take in nature's colorful creations at Bourton House Garden, and trek along Walk to Broadway Tower.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bourton-on-the-Water trip app.

You can drive from London to Bourton-on-the-Water in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. July in Bourton-on-the-Water sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 12:

Bath

— 6 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dorset Adventure Park and Fore/Adventure. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens (in Abbotsbury), West Bay Harbour (in West Bay) and Axe Valley Wildlife Park (in Axminster). There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on West of England Falconry, stroll around Royal Victoria Park, don't miss a visit to Caen Hill Locks, and steep yourself in history at Great Chalfield Manor.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bath trip planner.

Getting from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to fly to Llandudno.

Things to do in Bath

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 18:

Llandudno

— 5 nights
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St John's Church and Parys Mountain. Change things up with these side-trips from Llandudno: Gaia Adventures (in Caernarfon), RNLI Moelfre Lifeboat Station (in Moelfre) and St Tysilio's Church (in Menai Bridge). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Little Orme, tee off at North Wales Golf Club, take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, and make a trip to Dinorwic Slate Quarry.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Llandudno tour itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Bath to Llandudno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Llandudno

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 23:

York

— 6 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Breezy Knees Gardens and Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Beck Isle Museum (in Pickering), Ripon Racecourse (in Ripon) and Thirsk Birds of Prey Centre (in Thirsk). The adventure continues: sample some tasty brews at Brewtown Tours, stroll around Dean's Park, experience rural life at Beetle Bank Open Farm, and steep yourself in history at Kirkham Priory.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our York itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Llandudno to York by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, daily temperatures in York can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in York

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 29:

Windermere

— 4 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pen-y-ghent and Alcock Tarn. Change things up with these side-trips from Windermere: Ingleborough (in Settle), Foulshaw Moss Nature Reserve (in Kendal) and Smardale Gill Nature Reserve (in Kirkby Stephen). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Jenkin Crag, ride a horse along Lakeland Pony Trek, head outdoors with Stock Ghyll Force, and relax and rejuvenate at Mayela Redondo - Holistic Therapist.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Windermere road trip planning app.

You can drive from York to Windermere in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 2:

Cockermouth

— 5 nights
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wast Water and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cockermouth: Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum (in Threlkeld), Hallin Fell (in Pooley Bridge) and Dumfries (Dino Park, Dock Park Dumfries, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, walk around Fitz Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Jennings Brewery, and take in the dramatic scenery at Scale Force.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cockermouth trip builder site.

Drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Cockermouth can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 7:

Fort William

— 5 nights
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. Explore hidden gems such as West Highland Way and Castle Stalker. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Glen Etive (in Glencoe Village), Glencoe Mountain (in Ballachulish) and Arisaig (Camusdarach Beach & Land Sea and Islands Centre). The adventure continues: trek along Glencoe Lochan, appreciate the history behind Fort William War Memorial, make a trip to Old Fort of Fort William, and stroll through Glenfinnan Viaduct Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fort William trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Fort William in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 12:

Durness

— 4 nights
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rispond Beach and Durness Deep Time. Change things up with these side-trips from Durness: Lochinver (Little Assynt Estate, Culag Woods, &more), Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll). The adventure continues: tee off at Durness Golf Club, kick back and relax at Polin Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Lotte Glob, and make a trip to Cairn House Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Durness day trip site.

Drive from Fort William to Durness in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:

Inverness

— 6 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection) and Caledonian Canal. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly), Invermoriston Falls (in Invermoriston) and The Falls of Foyers (in Foyers). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Inverness Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Inverness Cathedral, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Inverness trip planner.

You can drive from Durness to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 22:

Edinburgh

— 7 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Photography Tours. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Linlithgow Palace (in Linlithgow), Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre (in Berwick upon Tweed) and St Aiden Beach (in Bamburgh). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Craigmillar Castle, explore the striking landscape at Castle Rock, steep yourself in history at Inchcolm Abbey and Island, and see the interesting displays at People's Story.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planning tool.

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 29:

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.