31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Manchester
train:  1​h 30​min
1
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bath
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Ambleside
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at York Minster, learn about all things military at Prince of Wales Own Regiment of Yorkshire Museum, don't miss a visit to York City Walls, and contemplate the long history of St. Crux Parish Hall.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read York travel app .

Manchester to York is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. March in York sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

3
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mechanical Music Museum and St. Mary's Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Bourton-on-the-Water: Corinium Museum (in Cirencester), St Mary's Church (in Swinbrook) and Combe Mill (in Long Hanborough). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Peter & St Paul, get engrossed in the history at Charlbury Museum, contemplate the long history of St Nicholas Church, and get your game on at Cotswold Archery.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bourton-on-the-Water trip planner .

Traveling by car from York to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Northleach, Burford, Charlbury Museum, Combe Mill
Highlights from your plan
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Combe Mill ©
Combe Mill

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Roman Baths and Bugatti Trust Visitor Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Hailes Church (in Winchcombe), Tewkesbury (John Moore Museum & Tewkesbury Abbey) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Jet Age Museum, contemplate the long history of Purton Ships Graveyard, explore the world behind art at Nature in Art, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Gloucester, Berkeley, Tewkesbury, Bugatti Trust Visitor Center, Hailes Church
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum

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.
The British Museum and Westminster Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Tower Bridge, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Nigg Old Church and Clan Macpherson Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Portmahomack (Tarbat Ness Lighthouse & Tarbat Discovery Centre), Cromarty (East Church, Hugh Miller Museum and Birthplace Cottage, & more) and Tain Museum (in Tain). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Highland Archive Centre, have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Kirk Yard, and witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip itinerary maker .

Fly from London to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Inverness are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cromarty, Portmahomack, Newtonmore, Tain Museum, Groam House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tarbat Discovery Centre ©
Tarbat Discovery Centre
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church
Tarbat Ness Lighthouse ©
Tarbat Ness Lighthouse

4
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. Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan and Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Land Sea and Islands Centre (in Arisaig), Glenfinnan (Glenfinnan Viaduct & Glenfinnan Church) and Castle Tioram (in Doirlinn). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Camas nan Geall, contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, admire the sheer force of Inchree Waterfalls, and look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William journey planning tool .

Drive from Inverness to Fort William in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks, Glencoe Folk Museum, Inchree Waterfalls, Castle Tioram
Highlights from your plan
Castle Tioram ©
Castle Tioram
Treasures of the Earth ©
Treasures of the Earth
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Edinburgh attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

4
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. St John's in the Vale and Castle Crag are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ambleside: Kendal Unitarian Chapel (in Kendal), Conishead Priory (in Ulverston) and Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Loughrigg Fell, see the interesting displays at Armitt Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St Lawrence Church, and contemplate the long history of St Michael and All Angels Church, Hawkshead.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ambleside online route planner .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Ambleside takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ambleside

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Appleby-in-Westmorland, St John's in the Vale, Conishead Priory, Orrest Head
Highlights from your plan
St John's in the Vale ©
St John's in the Vale
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

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