26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
+2
Fly + bus + train:  29​h
1
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Grasmere
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bath
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Adelaide

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: St Ninians Church (in Drumnadrochit), River Foyers (in Foyers) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). The adventure continues: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, get outside with Blackmuir Woods, make a trip to Chanonry Point, and have fun at Nairn Leisure Centre.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Inverness travel route website .

Adelaide, Australia to Inverness is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Adelaide to Inverness. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Aviemore, Aigas Field Centre, Nairn Leisure Centre, Chanonry Point, River Foyers
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
River Foyers ©
River Foyers

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, enjoy the sea views from Calton Hill, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

4
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Venture out of the city with trips to Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, take some stellar pictures from Walla Crag, explore the activities along Easedale Tarn, and trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grasmere online route planner .

Getting from Edinburgh to Grasmere by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Lake District, Buttermere Lake, St Sunday Crag, Alpacaly Ever After
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Keswick Brewing Company ©
Keswick Brewing Company
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

4
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Get out of town with these interesting Bourton-on-the-Water side-trips: The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Cirencester (Corinium Museum & Octavia's Bookshop). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, get your game on at Cotswold Archery, see the interesting displays at Mechanical Music Museum, and go for a walk through High Street Chipping Campden.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Bourton-on-the-Water journey planner .

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Bourton-on-the-Water sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Campden, Cirencester, Cotswolds Distillery, High Street Broadway
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Painswick (Art Couture Painswick Gallery & St Marys Painswick), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, see the interesting displays at Jet Age Museum, and hike along Cotswold Way.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bath online trip planner .

Getting from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Tetbury, Painswick, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Cotswold Way
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read London trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in London, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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