31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Antananarivo
Fly + Drive:  22​h 15​min
1
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Gloucester
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Grasmere
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
York
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
7
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Antananarivo

3
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 Showborough House Sculpture Garden and Stonehenge. Head to Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop and The Gallery at The Guildfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Broadway (Richard Hagen & John Noott Galleries), Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre (in Chipping Campden) and Stow-on-the-Wold (Fosse Gallery & Peter Martin Gallery). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, make a trip to David Simon Contemporary, get a taste of the local shopping with 44AD artspace, and admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath trip builder site .

Antananarivo, Madagascar to Bath is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Antananarivo to Bath, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Broadway, Stow-on-the-Wold, Showborough House Sculpture Garden, Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop
Highlights from your plan
Showborough House Sculpture Garden ©
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

4
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Get some cultural insight at Gloucestershire Arts and Crafts Centre and Art Couture Painswick Gallery. Shop till you drop at Stroud Farmers' Market and Fifi's Fancy Furniture. Change things up with these side-trips from Gloucester: Tetbury (Westonbirt House and Gardens & Chavenage House) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Gloucester Quays, get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Painswick, and hunt for treasures at Shambles Market.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Gloucester trip maker website .

You can drive from Bath to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Gloucester

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tetbury, Stroud, Painswick, Cirencester, Fifi's Fancy Furniture
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Nature in Art ©
Nature in Art
Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum ©
Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get some cultural insight at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition and Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at RhueArt and Ferintosh Community Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Corrimony Chambered Cairn (in Drumnadrochit), An Talla Solais (in Ullapool) and Gallery48 (in Cromarty). There's lots more to do: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Picaresque Books, get a taste of the local shopping with Kilmorack Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Scottish Flair Art Gallery, and examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip maker website .

Fly from Gloucester to Inverness in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gloucester in June, things will get little chillier in Inverness: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Beauly, Ullapool, Tore Art Gallery, Ferintosh Community Market
Highlights from your plan
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church
Picaresque Books ©
Picaresque Books

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Royal Yacht Britannia. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Jupiter Artland and The Red Door Gallery. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the exciting artwork at Dovecot Studios, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip app .

Getting from Inverness to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grasmere.

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
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Viridian Gallery and Castlegate House Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to SpindleCraft and Thornthwaite Galleriesfor plenty of shopping. Explore Grasmere's surroundings by going to St Catherine's Chruch (in Boot), Threlkeld (St John's in the Vale & Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum) and Melville Tyson Ltd (in Broughton-in-Furness). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Heaton Cooper Studio, explore the ancient world of Hardknott Roman Fort, take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Price Walker Antiques.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grasmere route planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Grasmere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Grasmere

Museums Shopping Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Threlkeld, Hardknott Roman Fort, Merz Barn
Highlights from your plan
Viridian Gallery ©
Viridian Gallery
SpindleCraft ©
SpindleCraft
St John's in the Vale ©
St John's in the Vale

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.
Head to Chatsworth House and Orton Farmers' Marketfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at York Shambles and Courtyard Gallery. Explore York's surroundings by going to Kennedys Fine Chocolates (in Orton), White Peakhouse Gallery (in Bakewell) and Kendal (K Village, the Lakes Outlet & The Antiques Emporium). There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Pyramid Gallery, browse the different shops at Stonegate, get some fabulous bargains at McArthur Glen Designer Outlet, and see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the York trip tool .

You can drive from Grasmere to York in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in York

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kendal, Bakewell, Orton, Courtyard Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Orton Farmers' Market ©
Orton Farmers' Market

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.
Head to Harrods and Genius Treasure Museumfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Westminster Abbey and National Gallery. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Camden Market.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London trip planner.

Take a train from York to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

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

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