29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  7​h
1
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Bushmills
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Llandudno
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Liverpool
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
York
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h
7
London
— 4 nights
Train:  2​h
8
Cardiff
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Manila, Luzon

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Gairloch (Walking and Wildlife Adventures, Shieldaig Falconry, & more), Mellon Udrigle Beach (in Poolewe) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Inverness trip planner.

Paris, France to Inverness is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Paris to Inverness, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in May, expect Inverness to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Gairloch, Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Mellon Udrigle Beach, Eilean Donan Castle
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Speed Boats Tours
River Ness ©
River Ness

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 childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Bushmills.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

1
night
Bushmills

Bushmills ©
Bushmills is a village on the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): hike along Causeway Coastal Walk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Portrush East Strand, then take a memorable drive along Causeway Coastal Route, and finally don't miss a visit to Giant's Causeway.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bushmills travel route tool .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Edinburgh to Bushmills in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Edinburgh in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Bushmills, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Llandudno.

Things to do in Bushmills

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Portrush
Highlights from your plan
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Portrush East Strand ©
Portrush East Strand

3
nights
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Llandudno: St Gwyddelan's Church (in Dolwyddelan), Cader Idris (in Dolgellau) and Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve (in Bethesda). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Snowdon, identify plant and animal life at Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn, take in the pleasant sights at Colwyn Bay Promenade, and take in nature's colorful creations at Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Llandudno trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bushmills to Llandudno in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. In May, daily temperatures in Llandudno can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Colwyn Bay, St Gwyddelan's Church, Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens, Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Cader Idris ©
Cader Idris
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Bodnant Garden ©
Bodnant Garden

3
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liverpool: Wrexham (Hope Mountain & Vorteka Virtual Realities), Mold Golf Club (in Pantymwyn) and Battlefield Falconry Centre (in Shrewsbury). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Maes-y-Pant / Marford Quarry, steep yourself in history at Bunbury Mill, take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and have some family-friendly fun at CoverStar Experiences.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Liverpool trip planner .

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Liverpool takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Liverpool are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Liverpool

Wildlife Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Wrexham, Stockley Farm Birds of Prey Centre, Mold Golf Club, Battlefield Falconry Centre, Bunbury Mill
Highlights from your plan
Bunbury Mill ©
Bunbury Mill
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Battlefield Falconry Centre ©
Battlefield Falconry Centre

3
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.
Step out of York to go to Bamford and see Ladybower Reservoir, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Yorkshire Activity Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and bet on your favorite at York Motorsports Village.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the York day trip planning app .

Getting from Liverpool to York by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Ladybower Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

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: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the London trip maker .

You can take a train from York to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Cardiff.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cardiff: Bath (Bath Abbey & The Roman Baths), Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol) and Chavenage House (in Tetbury). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, walk around Bute Park, explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cardiff planning website .

Getting from London to Cardiff by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Bath, Chavenage House, Brunel's SS Great Britain
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House

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