26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

26 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom holiday planner

Make it your trip
Drive
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Swansea
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Tenby
— 1 night
Drive
3
Llandudno
— 1 night
Train
4
Conwy
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Belfast
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Glasgow
— 1 night
Bus
7
Fort William
— 1 night
Bus
8
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
Bus
9
Inverness
— 1 night
Train
10
Aberdeen
— 2 nights
Train
11
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 2 nights
Train
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Nottingham
— 1 night
Train
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Cambridge
— 1 night
Train to London Kings Cross, Train to Dover
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Dover
— 2 nights
Train
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Rye
— 1 day
Train
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Brighton and Hove
— 3 nights
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Swansea

— 2 nights
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Your day by day itinerary now includes Gower Peninsula, Pennard Castle and Clyne Gardens. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Penllergare Valley Woods, explore the historical opulence of Oystermouth Castle, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Swansea Beach. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Clyne Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Pennard Castle, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gower Peninsula.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Swansea travel itinerary planner.

Bristol to Swansea is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tenby.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Tenby

— 1 night
Tenby is a walled seaside town in Pembrokeshire, Wales, on the western side of Carmarthen Bay, and the name for the local government community of Tenby.Notable features of Tenby include of sandy beaches; the 13th century medieval town walls, including the Five Arches barbican gatehouse; the 15th century St. Your day by day itinerary now includes St. Catherine’s Island, Tenby North Beach and Tenby Harbour. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Tenby Harbour, kick back and relax at Tenby North Beach, and then steep yourself in history at St. Catherine’s Island.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tenby online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Swansea to Tenby takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Tenby, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Tenby

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Llandudno

— 1 night
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Your day by day itinerary now includes Great Orme as well as Llandudno Promenade. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at The Mad Hatter Statue, then take a memorable drive along Marine Drive, then go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gloddaeth United Church, then don't miss a visit to Great Orme, then view the masterpieces at The Art Hut, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel Bay.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Llandudno online road trip planner.

You can drive from Tenby to Llandudno in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Llandudno, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Conwy.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Conwy

— 2 nights
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. Your day by day itinerary now includes Conwy Mountain, Conwy Suspension Bridge and Conwy Castle. On the 18th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Conwy Mountain. On your second day here, snap pictures at Conwy Suspension Bridge and then explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Conwy day trip website.

Conwy is just a short distance from Llandudno. June in Conwy sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Belfast.

Things to do in Conwy

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Belfast

— 2 nights
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Falls Road, Ulster Museum, Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Malachy's Church, wander the streets of Cathedral Quarter, see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast, learn more about the world around you at Ulster Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne, and finally don't miss a visit to Falls Road.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Belfast day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Conwy to Belfast takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Glasgow.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Glasgow

— 1 night

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, The Lighthouse, Glasgow Science Centre, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): have fun and explore at Glasgow Science Centre, view the masterpieces at The Lighthouse, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at People's Palace and Winter Gardens.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Glasgow online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Belfast to Glasgow in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. June in Glasgow sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Fort William

— 1 night
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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Steall Waterfall as well as Ben Nevis. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis and then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Fort William vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Fort William takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature · Parks

Isle of Skye

— 3 nights
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Dunscaith Castle, Talisker Beach, Black Cuillin, and other attractions.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Isle of Skye day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Isle of Skye takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Inverness

— 1 night

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You've added St Mary's Catholic Church, Culloden Viaduct, Inverness Botanic Gardens, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort George, admire the natural beauty at Inverness Botanic Gardens, then snap pictures at Culloden Viaduct, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip planner.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Parks

Aberdeen

— 2 nights

Flower of Scotland

The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Slains Castle, Balmedie Beach, Hazlehead Park, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stroll through Balmedie Beach and then explore the historical opulence of Slains Castle. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through City Beach, take a stroll through Old Aberdeen, and then stroll around Hazlehead Park.

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Drive from Inverness to Aberdeen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Aberdeen are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Newcastle upon Tyne

— 2 nights

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Life Science Centre, Grey Street, The Quayside, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): engage your brain at Life Science Centre, then look for gifts at The Back Page, then make a trip to Grey Street, and finally shop like a local with North East Art Collective. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Grainger Market, take a stroll through The Quayside, then view the masterpieces at The Biscuit Factory, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Newcastle upon Tyne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Aberdeen to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Nottingham.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Nottingham

— 1 night

Queen of the Midlands

With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wollaton Hall and Park, Nottingham Castle and Green's Windmill. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): get curious at Green's Windmill, then step into the grandiose world of Nottingham Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Wollaton Hall and Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nottingham trip maker.

Traveling by car from Newcastle upon Tyne to Nottingham takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Nottingham, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Nottingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Cambridge

— 1 night

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
You've added Grantchester Village, University of Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the views from Bridge of Sighs, take in the spiritual surroundings of King's College Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum, then contemplate the long history of University of Cambridge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Grantchester Village.

Make your Cambridge itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Nottingham to Cambridge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Cambridge sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Dover.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites · Museums

Dover

— 2 nights
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Your day by day itinerary now includes The White Cliffs of Dover, Russell Gardens, Western Heights, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at St Margaret-at-Cliffe and then enjoy the sea views from Roman Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at The White Cliffs of Dover, admire the natural beauty at Russell Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Western Heights, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Church.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Dover online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to Dover takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rye.

Things to do in Dover

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Rye

— 1 day
Rye is a small town in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex, within the historic County of Sussex, England, which stands approximately two miles from the open sea and is at the confluence of three rivers: the Rother, the Tillingham and the Brede. Your day by day itinerary now includes Camber Castle as well as Winchelsea Beach. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): kick back and relax at Winchelsea Beach and then step into the grandiose world of Camber Castle.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rye road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Dover to Rye takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dover in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rye, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Rye

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Brighton and Hove

— 3 nights

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
You've added Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, The Lanes, Brighton Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Brighton and Hove trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Rye to Brighton and Hove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

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.

Scottish Highlands travel guide

4.4
Castles · Bodies of Water · Gift & Specialty Shops
The Scottish Highlands are the reason why Scotland looks like nowhere else in the world. The rugged landscapes of the Highlands are at once formidable and beautiful. Perhaps the best way to experience the awe-inspiring natural wonders of the region is by including a leisurely road trip in your itinerary. A journey through the Highlands is a journey through the history of our planet, as the ancient rocks were formed over a period of hundreds of millions of years. The region contains some of Europe’s most extensive wilderness areas, many of which have been designated as national parks and are essential places to visit for any nature lover. Dotted with small fishing villages, the region is also a foodie's paradise, offering arguably some of the finest fresh seafood and venison delicacies in the world.