30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Semarang
taxi + Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Caernarfon
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Oxford
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Weymouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Inverness
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  21​h 15​min
End: Semarang

2
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
On the 2nd (Mon), ponder the world of politics at Manchester Town Hall, then examine the collection at The Manchester Museum, then get lost in a book at The John Rylands Library, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the next day, get curious at Science and Industry Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral, and then delve into the distant past at Walls of Chester.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Manchester trip itinerary maker site .

Semarang, Indonesia to Manchester is an approximately 19-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Semarang in September, things will get cooler in Manchester: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Walls of Chester, Liverpool Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
The Manchester Museum ©
The Manchester Museum
Room Escape Games
Walls of Chester ©
Walls of Chester

3
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Snowdon and Caernarfon Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Llandudno (Llandudno Pier, Great Orme, & more), Gwydir Castle (in Llanrwst) and Conwy Castle (in Conwy). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at South Stack Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Dolbadarn Castle, and step into the grandiose world of Beaumaris Castle.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Caernarfon vacation planner.

You can drive from Manchester to Caernarfon in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Caernarfon can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Oxford.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Llandudno, Snowdon, Dolbadarn Castle, Conwy Castle, Beaumaris Castle
Highlights from your plan
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

3
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology and Christ Church Meadow. Change things up with these side-trips from Oxford: Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, deepen your understanding at University of Oxford, take in the pleasant sights at Sandford Lock, and sample the fine beverages at The Oxford Artisan Distillery.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Oxford attractions planner.

You can drive from Caernarfon to Oxford in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Caernarfon in September, Oxford is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Chavenage House, The Cotswold Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Christ Church Meadow ©
Christ Church Meadow

3
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Weymouth Beach and Monkey World. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Weymouth: Durlston Country Park (in Swanage), Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth) and Corfe Castle (Dorset Adventure Park & Corfe Castle). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Tank Museum and make a trip to Weymouth Harbour.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Weymouth trip planner .

You can drive from Oxford to Weymouth in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Wareham, Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove, Durlston Country Park
Highlights from your plan
Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum

3
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Bournemouth Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Isle of Wight Steam Railway (in Wootton) and Osborne House (in East Cowes). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Royal Pavilion, wander the streets of The Lanes, and appreciate the views at Beachy Head.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth vacation app .

Drive from Weymouth to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Bournemouth Beach, Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Osborne House
Highlights from your plan
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach

3
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: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London attractions planning tool .

You can take a train from Portsmouth to London in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

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

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Princes Street Gardens and The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel. Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Stirling to see Stirling Castle about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, get great views at Calton Hill, and explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh road trip website .

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from London in September, expect nights in Edinburgh to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stirling Castle, The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
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. Step off the beaten path and head to Steall Waterfall and Ben Nevis. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig), Oban (Oban Distillery & McCaig's Tower) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe and take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William trip maker website .

Getting from Edinburgh to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Oban, Camusdarach Beach, Glen Coe, Eilean Donan Castle
Highlights from your plan
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, and then explore the striking landscape at Kilt Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Portree Harbour and then make a trip to Neist Point.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye trip planning tool .

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Neist Point ©
Neist Point
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore hidden gems such as Distillery Tours and River Ness. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Highland Folk Museum (in Newtonmore), RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie) and Cairngorm Mountain (in Aviemore). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle, go for a walk through Greig Street Bridge, and witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Inverness online route planner .

Drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. September in Inverness sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Cairngorm Mountain, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Urquhart Castle, Highland Folk Museum
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
River Ness ©
River Ness
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum

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