14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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14 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
St. Helier, Jersey
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Newquay
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
5
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital and then enjoy the sea views from Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Jersey Museum & Art Gallery, then step into the grandiose world of Elizabeth Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Mont Orgueil Castle.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read St. Helier travel route planner .

Los Angeles, USA to St. Helier is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Los Angeles to St. Helier. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in St. Helier, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mont Orgueil Castle, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)
Highlights from your plan
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle
Elizabeth Castle ©
Elizabeth Castle

2
nights
Portsmouth

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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach, make a trip to HMS Warrior 1860, and then take a leisurely stroll along Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, then admire the natural beauty at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chichester Cathedral.

Start your trip to Portsmouth by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from St. Helier to Portsmouth in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Traveling from St. Helier in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Portsmouth, with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bournemouth Beach, Chichester Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Beaulieu National Motor Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Chichester Cathedral ©
Chichester Cathedral
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum

3
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Let the collections at The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden capture your imagination. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Perranporth Beach and Fistral Beach Bar. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newquay: Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel), St. Michael's Mount (in Marazion) and Porthminster Beach (in St Ives). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Newquay trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Portsmouth to Newquay by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, St. Michael's Mount, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Tintagel Castle
Highlights from your plan
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar

2
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rosslyn Chapel, then stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirk, and finally enjoy the sea views from Calton Hill. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, then explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Newquay to Edinburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rosslyn Chapel, Stirling Castle
Highlights from your plan
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

2
nights
York

York ©
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.
On the 14th (Wed), go for a walk through York City Walls, then see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Fountains Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, get engrossed in the history at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary planning website .

You can take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daytime highs in York are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Scarborough Beach, Fountains Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

2
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, explore the historical opulence of Beaumaris Castle, don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls, then explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from South Stack Lighthouse and then step into the grandiose world of Harlech Castle.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Caernarfon holiday maker site .

Drive from York to Caernarfon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Caernarfon, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Conwy, South Stack Lighthouse, Harlech Castle, Beaumaris Castle, Great Orme
Highlights from your plan
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle

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