31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
1
London
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Gloucester
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Ambleside
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
5
Grasmere
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Ullapool
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: London

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.
For shopping fun, head to Harrods or Genius Treasure Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Westminster Abbey and National Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The British Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the London trip planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to London. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Do your shopping at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop and The Gallery at The Guild. Get some cultural insight at The Roman Baths and Fosse Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Showborough House Sculpture Garden (in Tewkesbury), St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook) and The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum (in Cheltenham). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, take in the exciting artwork at Montpellier Gallery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bourton On The Water Cemetery, and get a taste of the local shopping with John Noott Galleries.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bath travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Stow-on-the-Wold, Broadway, Chipping Campden, Stonehenge
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Showborough House Sculpture Garden ©
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

3
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Shop till you drop at Stroud Farmers' Market and Gloucester Quays. Gloucestershire Arts and Crafts Centre and Gloucester Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Gloucester: Fifi's Fancy Furniture (in Wotton-under-Edge) and Tetbury (Westonbirt House and Gardens & Chavenage House). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Art Couture Painswick Gallery, browse the eclectic array of goods at Shambles Market, brush up on your military savvy at Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum, and head outdoors with Head 4 Heights Ltd.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gloucester driving holiday site .

Traveling by car from Bath to Gloucester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Gloucester can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Gloucester

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tetbury, Stroud, Art Couture Painswick Gallery, Fifi's Fancy Furniture, Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum ©
Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral

3
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. For shopping fun, head to Orton Farmers' Market or Yew Tree Barn. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Courthouse Gallery and Red Barn Gallery. Explore Ambleside's surroundings by going to Kennedys Fine Chocolates (in Orton), Ulverston (Stott Park Bobbin Mill & Wax Lyrical Outlet) and Courtyard Gallery (in Appleby-in-Westmorland). The adventure continues: pick up some local products at Melville Tyson Ltd, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and view the masterpieces at Cookhouse Gallery.

For where to stay and tourist information, use the Ambleside road trip app .

You can drive from Gloucester to Ambleside in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Ambleside

Shopping Museums Tours

Side Trips

Windermere, Orton, Ulverston, Lakeland Motor Museum, Red Barn Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Orton Farmers' Market ©
Orton Farmers' Market
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

4
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Viridian Gallery and Castlegate House Gallery. Do your shopping at SpindleCraft and Thornthwaite Galleries. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grasmere: Threlkeld (Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum & St John's in the Vale). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Heaton Cooper Studio, stroll through Helvellyn, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery Artemis.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Grasmere route tool .

Grasmere is just a short distance from Ambleside. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Lake District, Threlkeld, Castle Crag
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
SpindleCraft ©
SpindleCraft
St John's in the Vale ©
St John's in the Vale

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 Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Jupiter Artland. Head to Urbane Art Gallery and Open Eye Galleryfor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Grasmere to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition and Castle Gallery. Shop till you drop at Picaresque Books and Scottish Flair Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Drumnadrochit (Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition & Corrimony Chambered Cairn), Anta Scotland (in Balintore) and Gallery48 (in Cromarty). Next up on the itinerary: pick up some local products at Ferintosh Community Market, examine the collection at Highland Folk Museum, view the masterpieces at Tore Art Gallery, and shop like a local with Kilmorack Gallery.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Inverness vacation planning app .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ullapool.

Things to do in Inverness

Shopping Museums Tours

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Kilmorack Gallery, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Ferintosh Community Market, Highland Folk Museum
Highlights from your plan
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
Picaresque Books ©
Picaresque Books
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum

4
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Do your shopping at Perfume Studio and Applecross Photographic Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at RhueArt and Balnakeil Craft Village. Explore Ullapool's surroundings by going to Durness (Lotte Glob & Wee Gallery), Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra) and Russian Arctic Convoy Project (in Aultbea). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at An Talla Solais, hunt for treasures at Ullapool Market, steep yourself in history at Eilean Donan Castle, and admire the landmark architecture of Inchnadamph Old Parish Church Museum, Kirkton, Assynt.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ullapool online travel planner .

Drive from Inverness to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ullapool

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Durness, Assynt, Sandwood Bay Beach, Eilean Donan Castle, Russian Arctic Convoy Project
Highlights from your plan
Balnakeil Craft Village ©
Balnakeil Craft Village
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle

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