22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom travel planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  27​h
1
London
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Lochinver
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Arisaig
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Glencoe
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  28​h
End: Auckland

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Tower of London. Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum and British Museum. There's much more to do: explore the wide array of goods at Harrods, buy something for everyone on your list at Old Spitalfields Market, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London travel route builder tool .

Auckland Central, New Zealand to London is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland Central to London is minus 12 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Auckland Central in May since evenings lows in London dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

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

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Somerset Crafts and Mr B's Emporium Of Reading Delights. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Roman Baths and Wells Cathedral. When in Bath, make a side trip to see Stonehenge in Amesbury, approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge, stop by Emma Rose Art Works, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and buy something for everyone on your list at Milsom Place.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bath day trip planning site .

Take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wells Cathedral, Stonehenge, Somerset Crafts
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at York Shambles and York Minster. Shop till you drop at Hebden Tea Company and Mor Music. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, stop by The Cat Gallery, buy something for everyone on your list at Stonegate, and view the masterpieces at Pyramid Gallery.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our York trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bath to York takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. May in York sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lochinver.

Things to do in York

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

York Bird of Prey Centre
Highlights from your plan
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

1
night
Lochinver

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Achmelvich Beach, then kick back and relax at Clachtoll Beach Campsite, and then look for gifts at Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Polin Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Oldshoremore Beach, and then stroll through Scourie Bay.

To plan Lochinver vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from York to Lochinver in 8.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from York in May, expect nights in Lochinver to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Arisaig.

Things to do in Lochinver

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay

2
nights
Arisaig

Arisaig ©
Arisaig is a village in Lochaber, Inverness-shire, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, within the Rough Bounds. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct, stroll through Silver Sands of Morar, and then stroll through Camusdarach Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), step into the grandiose world of Castle Tioram, and then look for gifts at Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Arisaig journey planner .

Getting from Lochinver to Arisaig by car takes about 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Glencoe.

Things to do in Arisaig

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods, Castle Tioram, Morar Beach, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), Glenfinnan Viaduct
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

1
night
Glencoe

Glencoe ©
On the 21st (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve and then identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Glencoe attractions planner .

You can drive from Arisaig to Glencoe in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town. Royal Yacht Britannia and Urbane Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, stop by Highland Gems, and explore the wide array of goods at Jenners.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Glencoe to Edinburgh by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

Similar Plans

25 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA August, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 54 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 37 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM QATAR July, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, kids, beaches, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 23 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 33 days in Singapore & United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 30 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM MAURITIUS November, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 35 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 33 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CANADA July, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA December, teens, kids, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 17 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA December, teens, kids, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans