22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  4​h
1
Manchester
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
2
Liverpool
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Durham
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Fort Augustus
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Inverness
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Manchester
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

3
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
You've now added Surprise View to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife And Falconry Centre and National Football Museum. When in Manchester, make a side trip to see York Shambles in York, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: examine the collection at The Manchester Museum.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Manchester road trip site .

Valletta, Malta to Manchester is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Manchester. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Valletta in January: high temperatures in Manchester hover around 8°C and lows are around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

York Shambles, Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife And Falconry Centre, Surprise View
Highlights from your plan
The Manchester Museum ©
The Manchester Museum
National Football Museum ©
National Football Museum

1
night
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cathedral Quarry (Cathedral Cave). On the 11th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre and then experience rural life at Windmill Animal Farm. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Cathedral Quarry (Cathedral Cave), then experience rural life at Manorafon Farm Park, and then walk around Wepre Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Liverpool attractions app .

Getting from Manchester to Liverpool by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Durham.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Burscough, Manorafon Farm Park, Cathedral Quarry (Cathedral Cave), Wepre Park
Highlights from your plan
WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre ©
WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre
Manorafon Farm Park ©
Manorafon Farm Park
Wepre Park ©
Wepre Park

5
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall, Hadrian's Wall, The Angel of the North, and other attractions you added. Kids will enjoy Durham Heritage Coast and Ropner Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Durham Riverside Walk and War Memorial Cross. Explore Durham's surroundings by going to St Agatha's Church (in Easby) and St Mary's Catholic Church (in Barnard Castle). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Seaham Beach, contemplate the long history of Durham Cathedral, get your game on at Durham Climbing Centre, and admire the natural beauty at Durham University Botanic Garden.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Durham trip builder app .

You can drive from Liverpool to Durham in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durham

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

The Angel of the North, War Memorial Cross, Arthur's Seat, St Mary's Catholic Church, Ropner Park
Highlights from your plan
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Ropner Park ©
Ropner Park
Durham Heritage Coast ©
Durham Heritage Coast

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bamburgh Castle as well as Pentland Hills. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, and then make a trip to The Royal Mile. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Five Sisters Zoo, explore the striking landscape at Pentland Hills, and then engage your brain at Science and Industry Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planner .

You can take a train from Durham to Edinburgh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Five Sisters Zoo, Bamburgh Castle, Science and Industry Museum
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Five Sisters Zoo ©
Five Sisters Zoo
Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum

4
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. Explore hidden gems such as Cairngorm Mountain and Highland Titles Nature Reserve. Kids will enjoy Nevis Range - Tree Adventure and Morar Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Land Sea and Islands Centre in Arisaig (about 54 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, appreciate the history behind Peace Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Andrew's Church, and take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William tour planning app .

Drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Fort Augustus.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Inchree Waterfalls, Cairngorm Mountain, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Land Sea and Islands Centre, Morar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach
Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain

2
nights
Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus ©
Fort Augustus is a settlement in the parish of Boleskine and Abertarff, at the south west end of Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Village Green. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Village Green and then snap pictures at Bridge of Oich. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Nessieland, look for gifts at Iceberg Glass, take a memorable drive along General Wade’s Military Roads, get great views at Suidhe Viewpoint, then contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, and finally admire the sheer force of Falls of Glomach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fort Augustus journey planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Fort Augustus in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort Augustus

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness, Falls of Glomach, Bridge of Oich
Highlights from your plan
General Wade’s Military Roads ©
General Wade’s Military Roads
Nessieland ©
Nessieland
Suidhe Viewpoint ©
Suidhe Viewpoint

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You've now added Whin Park to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Room Escape Games and Roseisle Beach. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Pluscarden Abbey (in Elgin), Sueno's stone (in Forres) and Findhorn Beach (in Findhorn). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, snap pictures at Greig Street Bridge, take in the exciting artwork at Castle Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church.

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You can drive from Fort Augustus to Inverness in an hour. In January in Inverness, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Forres, Roseisle Beach, Pluscarden Abbey
Highlights from your plan
River Ness ©
River Ness
Room Escape Games
Old High Church, Inverness ©
Old High Church, Inverness

1
night
Manchester

Manchester ©
Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Manchester online travel route planner .

Getting from Inverness to Manchester by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Manchester Town Hall ©
Manchester Town Hall

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