30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
+2
Fly + foot + train:  11​h
1
London
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Weymouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
St Ives
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
7
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
9
Alnwick
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
York
— 3 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Amritsar

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and then explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the London planner .

Amritsar, India to London is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. In June, London is colder than Amritsar - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Petworth House and Park and HMS Warrior 1860. Discover out-of-the-way places like HMS Victory and The Mary Rose Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Beaulieu National Motor Museum (in Beaulieu) and Brighton (North Laine, Royal Pavilion, & more). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and enjoy breathtaking views from Spinnaker Tower.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Portsmouth trip planner .

You can take a train from London to Portsmouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Beaulieu National Motor Museum, Petworth House and Park
Highlights from your plan
HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum

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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sculpture by the Lakes and The Tank Museum. Visit Weymouth Beach and Bournemouth Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Weymouth to go to Corfe Castle and see Corfe Castle, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Monkey World, visit a coastal fixture at Portland Bill Lighthouse, and enjoy breathtaking views from Jurassic Skyline.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Weymouth route builder site .

Getting from Portsmouth to Weymouth by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Wareham, Corfe Castle, Sculpture by the Lakes, Bournemouth Beach, Portland Bill Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Monkey World ©
Monkey World
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Portland Bill Lighthouse ©
Portland Bill Lighthouse

4
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lanhydrock House and Garden and The Lost Gardens of Heligan. Do some cultural sightseeing at Charlestown Shipwreck Centre and St. Michael's Mount. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Ives: Eden Project (in Bodelva), Plymouth Hoe (in Plymouth) and Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar and take in nature's colorful creations at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read St Ives travel route planning site .

Drive from Weymouth to St Ives in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in St Ives can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

St Austell, Fistral Beach Bar, Plymouth Hoe, Eden Project, St. Michael's Mount
Highlights from your plan
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
The Shipwreck Centre at Charlestown ©

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath and Longleat. Dunster Castle and Bath Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Bristol (Brunel's SS Great Britain & Clifton Suspension Bridge), Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Wells Cathedral (in Wells). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths and delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath trip planner.

Traveling by car from St Ives to Bath takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bristol, Dunster Castle, Longleat, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Dunster Castle ©
Dunster Castle

2
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Harlech Castle, explore the historical opulence of National Trust Penrhyn Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Beaumaris Castle, stroll through Great Orme, then step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle, and finally take in panoramic vistas at South Stack Lighthouse.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Caernarfon using our trip planner.

Getting from Bath to Caernarfon by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Caernarfon are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Beaumaris Castle, Great Orme, Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), Harlech Castle, South Stack Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Penrhyn Castle (National Trust) ©
Penrhyn Castle (National Trust)
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at West Highland Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, then steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Viaduct, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort William day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Caernarfon to Fort William in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Fort Augustus Abbey
Highlights from your plan
West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Rosslyn Chapel and Calton Hill. Explore hidden gems such as Stirling Castle and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip maker app .

Drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stirling Castle, Rosslyn Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. On the 24th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, and then explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Lindisfarne Castle, then make a trip to Lindisfarne Priory, then look for gifts at Barter Books, and finally steep yourself in history at Cragside House and Gardens.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Alnwick attractions planning site .

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Alnwick in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Holy Island, Cragside House and Gardens, Bamburgh Castle
Highlights from your plan
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

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 off the beaten path and head to Flamborough Lighthouse and RSPB Bempton Cliffs. Popular historic sites such as Whitby Abbey and York City Walls are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton) and Bondville Model Village (in Bridlington). There's more to do: examine the collection at York Castle Museum and have some family-friendly fun at The York Dungeon.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the York road trip planning website .

You can take a train from Alnwick to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bridlington, Whitby Abbey, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
Highlights from your plan
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Flamborough Lighthouse ©
Flamborough Lighthouse

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