22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Drive
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Portinscale
— 1 night
Drive
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Alnwick
— 2 nights
Train
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Bus to Inverness, Fly to Jersey
6
St. Helier, Jersey
— 2 nights
Fly
7
London
— 3 nights
Drive
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Wareham
— 2 nights
Drive
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St Ives
— 3 nights
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Portinscale

Nestled on the western shore of Derwentwater, Portinscale serves as a perfect base for a walking holiday in the English Lake District.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get interesting insight from Keswick Extreme Outdoor Activities, take some stellar pictures from Alpacaly Ever After, and then explore the activities along Derwentwater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): get outside with Walla Crag, tour the pleasant surroundings at Helvellyn, and then hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Portinscale journey maker app.

Manchester to Portinscale is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In October in Portinscale, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in Portinscale

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

2
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Alnwick

Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory and then step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Alnwick travel planner.

You can drive from Portinscale to Alnwick in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

3
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Edinburgh

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rosslyn Chapel and Calton Hill. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Step out of Edinburgh to go to Stirling and see Stirling Castle, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh sightseeing site.

Traveling by train from Alnwick to Edinburgh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

3
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Inverness

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Escape the urban bustle at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Culloden Battlefield and Urquhart Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Aviemore (Quad Bike Treks Aviemore & Cairngorm Mountain) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). There's more to do: explore the activities along River Ness and stroll the grounds of Wardlaw Mausoleum.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Inverness sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing, then explore the striking landscape at Kilt Rock, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on Plockton Seal Trips and then step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Isle of Skye takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

2
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St. Helier, Jersey

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Maritime Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Elizabeth Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Mont Orgueil Castle. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Brelade's Bay Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere), and then examine the collection at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our St. Helier trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Isle of Skye to St. Helier in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Isle of Skye in October, with highs in St. Helier at 18°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

3
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London

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Paul's Cathedral and Houses of Parliament. Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Tower of London. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from St. Helier to London in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Wareham.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

2
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Wareham

Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. On the 27th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Lulworth Cove and then identify plant and animal life at Monkey World. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle and then look for all kinds of wild species at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Wareham day trip app.

You can drive from London to Wareham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Wareham

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

3
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St Ives

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Escape the urban bustle at Screech Owl Sanctuary and St. Michael's Mount. Popular historic sites such as Tintagel Castle and St Protus and St Hyacinth’s Church are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from St Ives: St. Nectan's Glen (in Tintagel) and Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach, stroll through Carbis Bay Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our St Ives trip maker website.

Drive from Wareham to St Ives in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. October in St Ives sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.