19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
St. Helier, Jersey
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Stromness, Mainland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Alnwick
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Conwy
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Mildenhall
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, then get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and finally explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the London route planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to London. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

1
night
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
On the 2nd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Hamptonne Country Life Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Brelade, and then look for gifts at The Chocolate Bar Jersey. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at 16 New Street, then delve into the distant past at La Hougue Bie, and then stroll through Howard Davis Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read St. Helier online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from London to St. Helier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hamptonne Country Life Museum, La Hougue Bie, Parish Church of St. Brelade
Highlights from your plan
Parish Church of St. Brelade ©
Parish Church of St. Brelade
La Hougue Bie ©
La Hougue Bie
Howard Davis Park ©
Howard Davis Park

1
night
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. On the 4th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Maeshowe, explore the ancient world of Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, delve into the mystery of Standing Stones of Stenness, explore the ancient world of Ring of Brodgar, then admire the landmark architecture of Skaill House, and finally delve into the distant past at Skara Brae. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Fursbreck Pottery, get to know the fascinating history of Orkneyinga Saga Centre, then explore the ancient world of Earl's Bu, then make a trip to Ness of Brodgar, and finally don't miss a visit to Yesnaby Cliffs.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Stromness online vacation planner .

Getting from St. Helier to Stromness by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from St. Helier in August, expect Stromness to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Orphir, Stenness, Fursbreck Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Maeshowe ©
Maeshowe
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cawdor Castle and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens. For shopping fun, head to The Whisky Castle or Gallery48. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Ballindalloch (Glenfarclas Distillery, Cragganmore Distillery, & more), Aberlour (Cardhu Distillery & Aberlour Distillery) and Dornoch Cathedral (in Dornoch). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Fort George, contemplate the long history of Inverness Castle Viewpoint, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Black Isle Brewery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosemarkie Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Inverness journey app .

You can fly from Stromness to Inverness in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trips

Ballindalloch, Aberlour, Cawdor Castle, Dornoch Cathedral, Gallery48
Highlights from your plan
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Cawdor Castle ©
Cawdor Castle
Dornoch Cathedral ©
Dornoch Cathedral

2
nights
Fort William

Fort William ©
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. On the 10th (Sat), see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase, then steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, then make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct, and finally take a memorable drive along Morar Beach. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glencoe Lochan and then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Fort William travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Morar Beach, Glencoe Lochan, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

3
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Do your shopping at Barter Books and The Mick Oxley Gallery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lindisfarne Priory and Cragside House and Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Alnwick: Jedburgh Abbey (in Jedburgh), Lindisfarne Castle (in Holy Island) and Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh (in Bamburgh). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Beadnell Bay Beach, and stroll through Low Newton by the Sea Beach.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Alnwick day trip site .

Drive from Fort William to Alnwick in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Alnwick are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Conwy.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Holy Island, Bamburgh, Cragside House and Gardens, Jedburgh Abbey, Beadnell Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

2
nights
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr, explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, then contemplate the long history of Beaumaris Gaol, then steep yourself in history at Caernarfon Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Dolbadarn Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Gwydir Castle, step into the grandiose world of Criccieth Castle, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dinas Dinlle Beach.

Before you visit Conwy, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Alnwick to Conwy takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Conwy, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Conwy

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dinas Dinlle Beach, Caernarfon Castle, Dolbadarn Castle, Criccieth Castle, Gwydir Castle
Highlights from your plan
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Dinas Dinlle Beach ©
Dinas Dinlle Beach

1
night
Mildenhall

Mildenhall ©
Mildenhall is a small market town and civil parish in Suffolk, England. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St Andrews Parish Church of Soham, look for all kinds of wild species at The Animal Experience, then admire all the interesting features of PYO Strawberries, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lakenheath Fen RSPB Reserve.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mildenhall online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Conwy to Mildenhall takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Conwy in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Mildenhall: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Mildenhall

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Lakenheath Fen RSPB Reserve, The Animal Experience, PYO Strawberries, The Animal Experience, St Andrews Parish Church of Soham
Highlights from your plan
The Animal Experience ©
The Animal Experience
Lakenheath Fen RSPB Reserve ©
Lakenheath Fen RSPB Reserve
St Andrews Parish Church of Soham ©
St Andrews Parish Church of Soham

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