26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner
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London
— 5 nights
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Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
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Moreton-in-Marsh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 3 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 3 nights
Fly
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Brighton and Hove
— 2 nights
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London — 5 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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, stroll around Hyde Park, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London trip builder website.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to London. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect London to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 21:

Bath — 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Tetbury (Highgrove Gardens & Chavenage House), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, trek along Cotswold Way, explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens, and admire the striking features of The Circus.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bath trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Moreton-in-Marsh.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Trails
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 24:

Moreton-in-Marsh — 2 nights

Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of St. Mary, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Church, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, and finally walk around Kiftsgate Court Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, make a trip to The Moreton Gallery, then sample the tasty concoctions at Hawkstone Brewery, and finally surround yourself with nature on Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Moreton-in-Marsh itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Bath to Moreton-in-Marsh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Moreton-in-Marsh sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.
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Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Windermere — 2 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Windermere day trip site.

Drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to Windermere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cockermouth.
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Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Side Trips
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Cockermouth — 3 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Cockermouth: Wast Water (in Wasdale Head) and Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith). There's still lots to do: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, surround yourself with nature on Lakeland Mountain Guides, identify plant and animal life at Alpacaly Ever After, and see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cockermouth route maker site.

Drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Cockermouth can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.
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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:

Edinburgh — 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, read Edinburgh driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cockermouth in July since evenings lows in Edinburgh dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Inverness.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Inverness — 3 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore), Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig). Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness, and explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Inverness day trip planning site.

Drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to fly to Brighton and Hove.
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Tours · Parks · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips
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Brighton and Hove — 2 nights

London-by-the-Sea

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): look for gifts at Gustamps, admire the natural beauty at Driftwood Garden, then sample some tasty brews at Brighton Food Tours, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Body Base.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Brighton and Hove online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Brighton and Hove takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Brighton and Hove, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Parks · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
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United Kingdom travel guide

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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.
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