60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Edinburgh
— 7 nights
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Durness
— 6 nights
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Inverness
— 7 nights
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Fort William
— 6 nights
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Cockermouth
— 6 nights
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Windermere
— 6 nights
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Cheltenham
— 7 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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London
— 7 nights
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Edinburgh — 7 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: John Muir Alpacas (in Dunbar), Isle of May National Nature Reserve (in Anstruther) and Glasgow (Glasgow Tigers Speedway & Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Edinburgh itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In August, Edinburgh is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Durness.
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Durness — 6 nights

Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durness: Kinlochbervie (Sandwood Bay Beach, Oldshoremore Beach, &more), Lochinver (Suilven Sea Charters & Achmelvich Beach) and Farr Beach (in Bettyhill). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, view the masterpieces at Lotte Glob, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clachtoll Beach Campsite, and identify plant and animal life at Handa Island Wildlife Reserve.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Durness day trip planning site.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Durness in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, ferry, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Inverness.
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Inverness — 7 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to St Ninians Church (in Drumnadrochit), Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, steep yourself in history at Fort George, and examine the collection at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition.

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You can drive from Durness to Inverness in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Inverness sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fort William.
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Fort William — 6 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. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Finn Falconry (in Oban) and Arisaig (Traigh Golf Course & Camusdarach Beach). Spend the 22nd (Tue) exploring nature at Glencoe National Nature Reserve. There's still lots to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Glencoe Lochan, explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at Glen Coe Photography Safari.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fort William itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Inverness to Fort William by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cockermouth.
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Cockermouth — 6 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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cockermouth: Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass), Penrith (Aira Force Waterfall & Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest) and Wast Water (in Wasdale Head). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Derwentwater, walk around New Mills Trout Fishing Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk, and explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cockermouth trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Cockermouth in 5 hours. August in Cockermouth sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Windermere.
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Windermere — 6 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Bowness-on-Windermere (Boat Tours & Water Sports & The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction), Grasmere (The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop & Easedale Tarn) and Kandoo Adventures (in Penrith). The adventure continues: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get great views at Orrest Head, step into the grandiose world of Sizergh Castle, and look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Windermere online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.
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Cheltenham — 7 nights

Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cheltenham: Cotswold Falconry Centre (in Moreton-in-Marsh), Bourton-on-the-Water (Cotswold Motoring Museum & Birdland) and Tetbury (Highgrove Gardens & Chavenage House). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, and examine the collection at Jet Age Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cheltenham travel route planner.

You can drive from Windermere to Cheltenham in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Cheltenham are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bath.
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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.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Fore/Adventure (in Studland), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Glastonbury) and Xtreme Falconry at Dorset Falconry Park (in Dorchester). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, pause for some serene contemplation at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, and get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip builder.

Getting from Cheltenham to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to London.
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London — 7 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: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

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Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.
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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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