16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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16 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + bus:  30​h
1
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Gairloch
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Alnwick
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Llandudno
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
St. Helier, Jersey
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Perth

2
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Get in touch with nature at Sound of Sleat Beach and Bearreraig Bay. You'll explore and learn at Trotternish Art Gallery and Skyeworks Gallery. There's much more to do: stop by Skyelark, stroll the grounds of St. Columba's Isle, explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, and explore the activities along Portree Harbour.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye road trip website .

Perth, Australia to Isle of Skye is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Perth to Isle of Skye. Traveling from Perth in May, things will get a bit cooler in Isle of Skye: highs are around 15°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gairloch.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Lealt Falls ©
Lealt Falls
Sound of Sleat Beach ©
Sound of Sleat Beach

1
night
Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. On the 5th (Sun), kick back and relax at Mellon Udrigle Beach, choose your vessel at Glendale Self Drive Boat Hire, stop by Treasure Chest, then stroll through Red Point Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, then take in the exciting artwork at RhueArt, and then stroll through Lael Forest Walks.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gairloch trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Isle of Skye to Gairloch. In May in Gairloch, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Gairloch

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ullapool, Mellon Udrigle Beach, Red Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Treasure Chest ©
Treasure Chest

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the activities along Balnakeil Bay and then identify plant and animal life at Handa Island Wildlife Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): stroll through Scourie Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Oldshoremore Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Polin Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Durness tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Gairloch to Durness in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Scourie Bay, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Handa Island Wildlife Reserve ©
Handa Island Wildlife Reserve
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay

1
night
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory, step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, and then look for gifts at Barter Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, then view the masterpieces at The Bakehouse Gallery, then admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of Saint Peter.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Alnwick online vacation planner .

You can drive from Durness to Alnwick in 7.5 hours. Another option is to fly. May in Alnwick sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Cragside House and Gardens, Bamburgh Castle, The Parish Church of Saint Peter, Lindisfarne Priory
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
The Parish Church of Saint Peter ©
The Parish Church of Saint Peter
The Bakehouse Gallery ©
The Bakehouse Gallery

2
nights
Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. On the 11th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Caernarfon Castle, step into the grandiose world of Beaumaris Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle, then kick back and relax at Angel Bay, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Orme. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Llanfairfechan Beach and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Llandudno planning app .

Drive from Alnwick to Llandudno in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Llandudno, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Llanfairfechan Beach, Caernarfon Castle, Beaumaris Castle, Conwy Castle
Highlights from your plan
Llanfairfechan Beach ©
Llanfairfechan Beach
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle

2
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Saviour Parish Church and Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere). Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mont Orgueil Castle and M-132 Underground Command Bunker Noirmont Point.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the St. Helier holiday website .

Getting from Llandudno to St. Helier by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In May in St. Helier, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

St. Brelade, St. Saviour Parish Church, Mont Orgueil Castle, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, Jersey Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Elizabeth Castle ©
Elizabeth Castle
St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle

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