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:  20​h
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Caernarfon
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
York
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Alnwick
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
6
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  21​h 15​min
End: Semarang

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Houses of Parliament. Head to The Lanes and Parasol unit foundation for contemporary artfor plenty of shopping. Explore London's surroundings by going to Dover Castle (in Dover) and The Mary Rose Museum (in Portsmouth). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, view the masterpieces at Genius Treasure Museum, and examine the collection at Apsley House.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the London online travel planner .

Semarang, Indonesia to London is an approximately 20-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Semarang to London due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Semarang in September: high temperatures in London hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Portsmouth, The Lanes, Dover Castle
Highlights from your plan
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Roman Baths and Brunel's SS Great Britain. Get some historical perspective at Bath Abbey and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta. Venture out of the city with trips to The Tank Museum (in Bovington), Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth) and Corfe Castle (in Corfe Castle). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Weymouth Beach and explore the ancient world of Stonehenge.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Bournemouth Beach, Brunel's SS Great Britain, The Tank Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain

4
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Conwy Castle and Harlech Castle. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Plas Glyn y Weddw and Castle Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Caernarfon: Great Orme (in Llandudno), Conwy (Plas Mawr & Conwy Town Walls) and South Stack Lighthouse (in Holyhead). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens, take in the exciting artwork at The Steven Jones Gallery, contemplate the long history of Caernarfon Castle, and look for gifts at Janet Bell Gallery.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Caernarfon trip planner .

You can drive from Bath to Caernarfon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Conwy, Beaumaris, Castle Gallery, South Stack Lighthouse, Nant Gwrtheyrn
Highlights from your plan
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr

4
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.
Let the collections at Beamish Museum and York Castle Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at York City Walls and Lincoln Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Durham Cathedral (in Durham), Chatsworth House (in Bakewell) and Whitby Abbey (in Whitby). It doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Steep Hill and steep yourself in history at Lincoln Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our York road trip app .

You can drive from Caernarfon to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in York are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Alnwick.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lincoln, Chatsworth House, Beamish Museum, Durham Cathedral, Whitby Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham 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 19th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory, then explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Cragside House and Gardens. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Grace Darling Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, then look for gifts at Barter Books, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Alnwick Garden.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Alnwick trip planner .

You can take a train from York to Alnwick in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Alnwick, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
For shopping fun, head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh or Stills Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel (in Glasgow), Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Culzean Castle (in Ayr). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

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You can take a train from Alnwick to Edinburgh in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Stirling Castle, Culzean Castle, Rosslyn Chapel, The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Culzean Castle ©
Culzean Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Urquhart Castle and Culloden Battlefield. Head to Ferintosh Community Market and Castle Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Glenfiddich Distillery (in Dufftown), Highland Folk Museum (in Newtonmore) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, browse the exhibits of Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, stroll the grounds of Wardlaw Mausoleum, and steep yourself in history at Fort George.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness route builder tool .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Inverness sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Glenfiddich Distillery, Highland Folk Museum, Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, Ferintosh Community Market, Eilean Donan Castle
Highlights from your plan
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

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