28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+2
Fly + bus + train:  27​h
1
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Ullapool
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Llandudno
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Calton Hill and The Scotch Whisky Experience. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh tour planning website .

Melbourne, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Edinburgh is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect Edinburgh to be much colder, temps between 9°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Princes Street Gardens ©
Princes Street Gardens
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill

3
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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nevis Range Mountain Resort and Oban Distillery. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve (in Strontian), The Three Sisters (in Glencoe) and Loch Shiel (in Glenfinnan). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, get outside with Nevis Range - Tree Adventure, don't miss a visit to McCaig's Tower, and hike along Lost Valley Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip planner .

Drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Oban, The Three Sisters, Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve, Loch Shiel, Lost Valley Trail
Highlights from your plan
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
McCaig's Tower ©
McCaig's Tower

3
nights
Isle of Skye

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Quiraing (Hill Walk) and The Old Man of Storr. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Rubha Hunish, contemplate the waterfront views at Coire Lagan, take in the dramatic natural features at Trotternish Ridge, and admire the sheer force of RHA Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye day trip website .

Getting from Fort William to Isle of Skye by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Rubha Hunish ©
Rubha Hunish

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glenfarclas Distillery and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, get your game on at Wildwoodz, learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and view the masterpieces at Scottish Flair Art Gallery.

Plan trip to Inverness with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Isle of Skye to Inverness by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Inverness when traveling from Isle of Skye in March, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Urquhart Castle, Wildwoodz, Culloden Battlefield, Glenfarclas Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
River Ness ©
River Ness
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

3
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Inverpolly Nature Reserve and Loch Assynt. There's still lots to do: trek along Lael Forest Walks, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Stac Pollaidh Mountain, admire the natural beauty at Leckmelm Shrubbery & Arboretum, and stroll through Ullapool Hill.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ullapool trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Inverness to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Ullapool can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Llandudno.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Loch Assynt, Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Inverpolly Nature Reserve ©
Inverpolly Nature Reserve
Ullapool Hill ©
Ullapool Hill
Leckmelm Shrubbery & Arboretum ©
Leckmelm Shrubbery & Arboretum

1
night
Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Bodnant Garden, then step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle, then take in the dramatic scenery at Grey Mare's Tail Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme. On the next day, take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier, then take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade, then step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Beaumaris Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Llandudno online trip builder .

You can drive from Ullapool to Llandudno in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Ullapool in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Llandudno, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bodnant Garden, Caernarfon Castle, Grey Mare's Tail Waterfall, Beaumaris Castle, Conwy Castle
Highlights from your plan
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Bodnant Garden ©
Bodnant Garden
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Bath Soft Cheese, then snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge, then examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Longleat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and finally shop like a local with Pulteney Bridge.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bath trip planner .

Drive from Llandudno to Bath in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bristol, Longleat
Highlights from your plan
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Clifton Suspension Bridge ©
Clifton Suspension Bridge
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain

2
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): learn about all things military at The Tank Museum, explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, and then explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle. Keep things going the next day: stop by Pursenalities, get engrossed in the history at Swanage Museum & Heritage Centre, then examine the collection at Langton Matravers Museum of the Stone Industry, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Swanage trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Bath to Swanage in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to London.

Things to do in Swanage

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Wareham, Lulworth Cove, Corfe Castle
Highlights from your plan
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Monkey World ©
Monkey World

5
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London online day trip planner .

You can drive from Swanage to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in London can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

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

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