31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Glasgow
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Stromness, Mainland
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
4
Llandudno
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
York
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Newquay
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Bath
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
London
— 7 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take a stroll through Buchanan Street, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle. On the next day, examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, make a trip to National Wallace Monument, and then step into the grandiose world of Doune Castle.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Glasgow trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Glasgow is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Glasgow is minus 10 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Stirling
Highlights from your plan
National Wallace Monument ©
National Wallace Monument
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Take a break from the city and head to River Ness and Aigas Field Centre. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort George and Northern Meeting Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie), Glen Strathfarrar (in Beauly) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Culloden Battlefield, step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, view the masterpieces at Scottish Flair Art Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dornoch Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip tool .

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Inverness, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beauly, Culloden Battlefield, Eilean Donan Castle, Urquhart Castle, Dornoch Beach
Highlights from your plan
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

3
nights
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm and Maeshowe. Let the collections at Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre and Pier Arts Centre capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stromness: Orkney Wine Company (in Holm) and Tomb of the Eagles (in South Ronaldsay). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Skara Brae, take an in-depth tour of Broch of Gurness, take an unorthodox tour of Ring of Brodgar, and contemplate the long history of Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Stromness itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Inverness to Stromness in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Llandudno.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Stenness, Birsay, Orkneyinga Saga Centre, Orkney Wine Company, Tomb of the Eagles
Highlights from your plan
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm ©
Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm

2
nights
Llandudno

Llandudno
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Promenade. Popular historic sites such as Beaumaris Castle and Harlech Castle are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Llandudno: Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon), Walls of Chester (in Chester) and National Slate Museum (in Llanberis). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle and take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Llandudno road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Stromness to Llandudno in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, flight, and train. In August, daytime highs in Llandudno are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Beaumaris Castle, National Slate Museum, Caernarfon Castle, Conwy Castle, Harlech Castle
Highlights from your plan
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Filey Beach and Whitby Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Church of Saint Mary, Whitby (in Whitby) and Peasholm Park (in Scarborough). There's more to do: delve into the distant past at York City Walls and see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our York holiday maker site .

You can drive from Llandudno to York in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in York, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Newquay.

Things to do in York

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Whitby, Peasholm Park, Filey Beach
Highlights from your plan
York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach

4
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tintagel Castle and St. Michael's Mount. Step out of the city life by going to Perranporth Beach and Fistral Beach Bar. Explore Newquay's surroundings by going to Barricane Beach (in Mortehoe), The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in St Austell) and Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Crantock Beach and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mawgan Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Newquay online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from York to Newquay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Woolacombe, St. Michael's Mount, Perranporth Beach, Crantock Beach, Tintagel Castle
Highlights from your plan
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

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 The Tank Museum and The Roman Baths. Visit Bath Abbey and Longleat for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth) and Monkey World (in Wareham).

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bath travel planner .

Traveling by car from Newquay to Bath takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Wareham, Bournemouth Beach, Longleat, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Highlights from your plan
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

7
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.
Visit Westminster Abbey and Tower of London for their historical value. National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Portsmouth (The Mary Rose Museum & Portsmouth Historic Dockyard) and Dover Castle (in Dover). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Buckingham Palace, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary maker website .

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Dover Castle
Highlights from your plan
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum

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