22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25 h
1
London
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
2
York
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Fort William, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Inverness, Scotland
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Bath
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  27 h
End: Sydney

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.
Attractions like St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower Bridge make great kid-friendly stops. You'll explore and learn at Churchill War Rooms and National Gallery. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, explore the wide array of goods at Harrods, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the London tour planner.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at York Minster and York Cold War Bunker. You'll explore and learn at National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through York Shambles, look for gifts at MOR Music, buy something for everyone on your list at Stonegate, and contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our York itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. October in York sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
York Minster ©
York Minster
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

3
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia. Popular historic sites such as The Royal Mile and Edinburgh Old Town are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

2
nights
Fort William, Scotland

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 9th (Mon), stop by The Granite House, then take a memorable drive along Silver Sands of Morar, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Camusdarach Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): appreciate the views at Glencoe and then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort William custom trip planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Morar Beach, Glen Coe, Camusdarach Beach
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

4
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kids will enjoy Nairn Beach and Brora Beach. Popular historic sites such as Urquhart Castle and Culloden Battlefield are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Inverness to Dornoch to see Dornoch Beach about 1 hour away. Spend a day outdoors on the 13th (Fri) with Ticket To Ride - Bike Hire.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Nairn Beach, Urquhart Castle, Dornoch Beach, Brora Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Brora Beach ©
Brora Beach
Dornoch Beach ©
Dornoch Beach

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the striking features of Bath Abbey, then contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Pulteney Bridge, then stop by Mr B's Emporium Of Reading Delights, then admire the landmark architecture of Assembly Rooms, and finally don't miss a visit to Stonehenge.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bath trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Inverness to Bath in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Inverness in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Bath, with lows around 9°C. You will leave for home on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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