20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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20 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + train:  11​h 30​min
1
Bournemouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
East Cowes, Isle of Wight
— 2 nights
+4
ferry + bus + train + subway + train:  5​h
3
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Conwy
— 3 nights
+2
train + Fly + bus:  10​h
5
Isle of Skye
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Boston

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lulworth Cove and The Tank Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Hengistbury Head Beach and Weymouth Beach. Explore Bournemouth's surroundings by going to Corfe Castle (in Corfe Castle) and Weymouth Harbour (in Weymouth). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Bournemouth Beach.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bournemouth road trip website .

Boston, USA to Bournemouth is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Boston to Bournemouth, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. April in Bournemouth sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to East Cowes.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Weymouth, Corfe Castle, The Tank Museum, Lulworth Cove
Highlights from your plan
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach

2
nights
East Cowes, Isle of Wight

East Cowes ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Godshill Model Village, take an in-depth tour of Carisbrooke Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Osborne House. On the next day, pick up some local products at The Green Barn - Isle of Wight Dairy Goats, steep yourself in history at The Needles Battery, then meet the residents at Monkey Haven, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the East Cowes trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Bournemouth to East Cowes in 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to York.

Things to do in East Cowes

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Newport, The Needles Battery, Godshill Model Village, The Green Barn - Isle of Wight Dairy Goats, The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
The Needles Battery ©
The Needles Battery
Carisbrooke Castle ©
Carisbrooke Castle

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Beamish Museum and York Castle Museum. Popular historic sites such as York City Walls and Durham Cathedral are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from York to Filey to see Filey Beach about 1h 10 min away. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read York online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from East Cowes to York takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In April in York, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 38°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Conwy.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Beamish Museum, Durham Cathedral, Filey Beach
Highlights from your plan
Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

3
nights
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. Appreciate the collections at Conwy Castle and National Slate Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Caernarfon Castle and Snowdon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Conwy: Beaumaris Castle (in Beaumaris) and South Stack Lighthouse (in Holyhead). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Penrhyn Castle (National Trust).

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You can drive from York to Conwy in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Conwy

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), Snowdon, Beaumaris Castle, National Slate Museum, Caernarfon Castle
Highlights from your plan
Penrhyn Castle (National Trust) ©
Penrhyn Castle (National Trust)
South Stack Lighthouse ©
South Stack Lighthouse
Snowdon ©
Snowdon

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock, take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, and then admire the sheer force of Lealt Falls. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at RHA Waterfall, then explore the striking landscape at Neist Point, then contemplate the long history of St. Columba's Isle, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr.

Make your Isle of Skye itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Conwy to Isle of Skye by combination of train, flight, and bus takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Neist Point ©
Neist Point
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

3
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ben Nevis and Cairngorm Mountain. Take a break from the city and head to Nevis Range Mountain Resort and Steall Waterfall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Oban Distillery (in Oban), Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh).

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Fort William trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Fort William takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Glenfinnan Viaduct, Cairngorm Mountain, Eilean Donan Castle, Oban Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Oban Distillery ©
Oban Distillery

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Rosslyn Chapel and Discovery Point. Get some historical perspective at Greyfriars Kirk and Stirling Castle. Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Glasgow to see The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, visit a coastal fixture at Calton Hill, admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery, and take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, Discovery Point, Rosslyn Chapel, Stirling Castle
Highlights from your plan
Greyfriars Kirk ©
Greyfriars Kirk
Discovery Point ©
Discovery Point

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