30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Inverness
— 3 nights
2
Fort William
— 2 nights
3
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
4
Alnwick
— 3 nights
5
Caernarfon
— 3 nights
6
Bath
— 4 nights
7
Newquay
— 4 nights
8
St. Helier, Jersey
— 2 nights
9
London
— 4 nights

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Visit Culloden Battlefield and Fort George for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Cawdor Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Nairn Beach (in Nairn), Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and Glen Affric National Nature Reserve (in Cannich). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, steep yourself in history at Wardlaw Mausoleum, kick back and relax at Loch Morlich, and delve into the distant past at Corrimony Chambered Cairn.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Inverness trip builder app.

Zagreb, Croatia to Inverness is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, Inverness is little chillier than Zagreb - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nairn, Aviemore, Culloden Battlefield, Corrimony Chambered Cairn, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach

2
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. On the 5th (Sun), appreciate the views at Glen Coe, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Glenfinnan Church, don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct, thensee the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis.

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You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glen Coe
Highlights from your plan
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Let the collections at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Royal Yacht Britannia capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to The Necropolis and St Giles' Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Glasgow (Glasgow Cathedral & Buchanan Street) and St. Andrews (Eden Mill, St Andrews Cathedral, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Glasgow, St. Andrews
Highlights from your plan
The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis
St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links
St Andrews Cathedral ©
St Andrews Cathedral

3
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get outdoors at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Alnwick Garden and Bamburgh Castle. When in Alnwick, make a side trip to see Lindisfarne Priory in Holy Island, approximately Holy Island away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, examine the collection at Grace Darling Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Alnwick driving holiday site.

Getting from Edinburgh to Alnwick by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In September, daily temperatures in Alnwick can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Seahouses, Bamburgh, Lindisfarne Priory, Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, Cragside House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage ©
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory

3
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Take a break from the city and head to Barmouth Beach and Harlech Beach. Conwy Castle and Beaumaris Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to South Stack Lighthouse (in Holyhead) and Harlech Castle (in Harlech). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Slate Museum, explore the historical opulence of Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), and steep yourself in history at Caernarfon Castle.

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You can drive from Alnwick to Caernarfon in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or fly. September in Caernarfon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Harlech, South Stack Lighthouse, Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), Conwy Castle, National Slate Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Stonehenge and Glastonbury Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Barnbury and Art Couture Painswick Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Wells Cathedral (in Wells), Fleet Air Arm Museum (in Ilchester) and Avebury Stone Circle (in Avebury). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, see the interesting displays at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Snowshill Manor, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary de Lode Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bath online holiday planner.

You can drive from Caernarfon to Bath in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wells Cathedral, Stonehenge, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Glastonbury Abbey, Snowshill Manor
Highlights from your plan
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Fleet Air Arm Museum ©
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

4
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Get some historical perspective at Tintagel Castle and Pendennis Castle. Lanhydrock House and Garden and Penlee House Gallery & Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Newquay's surroundings by going to Westward Ho Beach (in Westward Ho), Carbis Bay Beach (in Carbis Bay) and Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach, identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Crantock Beach.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Newquay day trip planning site.

You can drive from Bath to Newquay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Westward Ho Beach, Tintagel Castle, Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Perranporth Beach, Pendennis Castle
Highlights from your plan
Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach

2
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
On the 25th (Sat), stroll through St. Brelade's Bay Beach, enjoy the sea views from Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere), and then view the masterpieces at Maritime Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Jersey Museum & Art Gallery, thenstep into the grandiose world of Elizabeth Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Mont Orgueil Castle.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our St. Helier road trip website.

Fly from Newquay to St. Helier in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in St. Helier can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Mont Orgueil Castle
Highlights from your plan
St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Paul's Cathedral and Houses of Parliament. Let the collections at National Gallery and The British Museum capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Apsley House.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the London road trip site.

Fly from St. Helier to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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