17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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17 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
London
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bournemouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
St Ives
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Edinburgh
— 1 night
train + bus:  8​h 30​min
6
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  32​h
End: Sydney

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and Churchill War Rooms are in your itinerary. Let the collections at National Gallery and Tate Modern capture your imagination. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and make a trip to Tower of London.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the London online day trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get colder in London: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 26th (Tue), explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, steep yourself in history at Longleat, then steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, and finally hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Andrew's Church, and then examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain.

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Getting from London to Bath by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Longleat, St. Andrew's Church, Brunel's SS Great Britain
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Longleat ©
Longleat
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain

2
nights
Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. On the 28th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, and then explore the striking landscape at Bindon Hill Fort.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bournemouth day trip website .

You can drive from Bath to Bournemouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Bournemouth are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Monkey World, Weymouth Beach, Bindon Hill Fort
Highlights from your plan
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Monkey World ©
Monkey World
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar and then kick back and relax at Porthtowan Beach. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Cowhouse Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, and finally view the masterpieces at St. Ives Gallery.

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Getting from Bournemouth to St Ives by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Porthtowan Beach, The Cowhouse Gallery, Fistral Beach Bar, St. Michael's Mount
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, then see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and finally explore the striking landscape at Calton Hill.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh journey maker tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from St Ives to Edinburgh in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Trotternish Art Gallery and Dun Beag Broch. Visiting Quiraing (Hill Walk) and RHA Waterfall will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Sound of Sleat Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Columba's Isle, stroll through Bearreraig Bay, and get a taste of the local shopping with Skyeworks Gallery.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Isle of Skye trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of train and bus from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Dunscaith Castle ©
Dunscaith Castle
Sound of Sleat Beach ©
Sound of Sleat Beach

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