31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom tour planner

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Bath
— 4 nights
Train
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London
— 5 nights
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York
— 4 nights
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Windermere
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 3 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 4 nights
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Bath

— 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury Abbey & Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, delve into the distant past at Llanthony Secunda Priory, and explore the galleries of The Roman Baths.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Bath online sightseeing planner.

Aberdeen to Bath is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

London

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, walk around Hyde Park, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the London tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

York

— 4 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Explore York's surroundings by going to Farm Adventure Yorkshire (in Masham), Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite) and National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley). And it doesn't end there: trek along Wainwright's Coast-to-Coast Walk, see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum, and wander the streets of York Shambles.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the York trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daily temperatures in York can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in York

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Windermere

— 2 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 15th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Holehird Gardens, get great views at Orrest Head, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then stroll through Predator Experience.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Windermere tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from York to Windermere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Windermere

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cockermouth

— 3 nights
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Go for a jaunt from Cockermouth to Wasdale Head to see Wast Water about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, contemplate the waterfront views at Buttermere Lake, and see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place.

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You can drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. July in Cockermouth sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Edinburgh

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh itinerary maker website.

Drive from Cockermouth to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Edinburgh when traveling from Cockermouth in July, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Fort William

— 3 nights
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. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Fort Augustus Abbey (in Fort Augustus), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Glen Coe, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, cruise along Road to the Isles, and take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Inverness

— 4 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly), Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie) and St Ninians Church (in Drumnadrochit). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, explore the activities along River Ness, delve into the mystery of Loch Ness, and stroll through RZSS Highland Wildlife Park.

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Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.