22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip itinerary maker

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

Route & dates

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Penrith
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Bakewell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Springfield

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Old Town and Edinburgh Castle. Head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Stills Galleryfor some retail therapy. Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines in Errol--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, enjoy the sea views from Calton Hill, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh day trip site .

Springfield, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Springfield to Edinburgh is 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Springfield in October: highs in Edinburgh hover around 56°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Do your shopping at Ferintosh Community Market and Grantown Antiques and Collectables. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Glenfarclas Distillery and Culloden Battlefield. Venture out of the city with trips to Seaweed n Stuff (in Rockfield), Royal Dornoch Golf Club (in Dornoch) and Nairn Dunbar Golf Club (in Nairn). There's more to do: play a few rounds at Grantown Golf Course.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Inverness trip planner .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Inverness are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Golf Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Grantown-on-Spey, Seaweed n Stuff, Nairn Dunbar Golf Club, Royal Dornoch Golf Club, Culloden Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Nairn Dunbar Golf Club ©
Nairn Dunbar Golf Club

4
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Culkein Store and RhueArt. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ardvreck Castle and Lotte Glob. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durness: Scourie Bay (in Scourie), Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver) and Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach, Sandwood Bay Beach, & more). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Durness Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Balnakeil Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Durness travel planner.

Drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Penrith.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, RhueArt, Achmelvich Beach, Ardvreck Castle, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle
The Jammery Culkein ©
The Jammery Culkein

3
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Orton Farmers' Market and Yew Tree Barn. Get a sense of the local culture at Townend and Stott Park Bobbin Mill. Venture out of the city with trips to Riverside Golf Club (in Ravenstonedale), Castle Crag (in Grange-in-Borrowdale) and SpindleCraft (in Holmrook). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Viridian Gallery, view the masterpieces at Thornthwaite Galleries, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesus Church.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Penrith road trip planner .

You can drive from Durness to Penrith in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Durness in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Penrith, with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in Penrith

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Keswick, Troutbeck, Castle Crag, Orton Farmers' Market, Riverside Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Townend ©
Townend

1
night
Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at White Peakhouse Gallery, then make a trip to Chatsworth House, then shop like a local with Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre, and finally go for a walk through Limestone Way / Bradford River Walk.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bakewell tour itinerary tool .

Getting from Penrith to Bakewell by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Bakewell, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Bakewell

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre
Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
White Peakhouse Gallery ©
White Peakhouse Gallery
Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre ©
Caudwells Mill & Craft Centre

2
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): tee off at Feldon Valley, Cotswolds, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, then take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery at The Guild, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church. On the next day, join in the after-dark buzz at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, get a taste of the local shopping with Fosse Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edward's Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary's Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hailes Church.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Moreton-in-Marsh tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Bakewell to Moreton-in-Marsh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Historic Sites Shopping Golf

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds Distillery, St Mary's Church, Feldon Valley, Cotswolds
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church

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.
Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tower of London and Natural History Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, shop like a local with Covent Garden, and take in the exciting artwork at Hang-Up Gallery.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our London travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Moreton-in-Marsh to London by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

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

Similar Plans

24 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, teens, kids, outdoors, romantic, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, outdoors, romantic, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA July, kids, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 26 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDONESIA June, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, outdoors, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, romantic, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, outdoors, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 42 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans