19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + bus + train:  9​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh
— 1 night
+4
train + bus + Fly + bus + ferry:  8​h 15​min
2
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Keswick
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney


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1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Calton Hill, then step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, then steep yourself in history at Gladstone's Land, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Cadenhead's and then view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh sightseeing site .

Sydney, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Sydney to Edinburgh, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get little chillier in Edinburgh: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stop by Skye Batiks, explore the historical opulence of Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, and then step into the grandiose world of Duntulm Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Coire Lagan and then look for gifts at The Isle of Skye Soap Company.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and ferry from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
Duntulm Castle ©
Duntulm Castle
Coire Lagan ©
Coire Lagan

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): expand your understanding of the military at Fort George, then kick back and relax at Nairn Beach, then stop by Leakey's Second-hand Bookshop, and finally stop by The Merchant. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach and then take in the history at Culloden Battlefield.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Inverness trip planner .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Keswick.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach, Nairn Beach, Culloden Battlefield
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Fort George
Fort George
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach ©
The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach

2
nights
Keswick

Keswick ©
Keswick is an English market town and civil parish, historically in Cumberland, and since 1974 in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria. On the 15th (Thu), look for gifts at Lakeland, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, and then explore the activities along Tarn Hows. On your second day here, look for gifts at Ye Olde Friars, then stop by George Fisher Ltd, then look for gifts at The Soap Co Cic, and finally hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Keswick trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Keswick takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Inverness in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Keswick, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Keswick

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Windermere, Tarn Hows
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Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castle Howard, then get in on the family fun at York Maze, and then look for gifts at Travelling Man.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our York day trip app .

Getting from Keswick to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Keswick in September since evenings lows in York dip to 10°C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in York

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Castle Howard ©
Castle Howard
Travelling Man ©
Travelling Man
Rafi's Spicebox Ltd ©
Rafi's Spicebox Ltd

2
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Coleton Fishacre, look for gifts at China Blue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buckfast Abbey, then stop by Darts Farm, and finally stop by Greendale Farm Shop. On your second day here, walk around Cockington Court, then stop by Roly's Fudge Totnes, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Living Coasts.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Torquay day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from York to Torquay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Exeter, Totnes, Coleton Fishacre, Buckfast Abbey
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Coleton Fishacre ©
Coleton Fishacre
Buckfast Abbey ©
Buckfast Abbey
China Blue ©
China Blue

5
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Step off the beaten path and head to Blenheim Palace and Royal Pavilion. Do your shopping at Daunt Books and A&S Jewellery Mfg Ltd. Change things up with a short trip to Brighton Palace Pier in Brighton (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, stop by Forbidden Planet, and make a trip to Tower Bridge.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the London road trip site .

You can drive from Torquay to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Blenheim Palace
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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