31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
London
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Grasmere
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  17​h
End: Pune

2
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.
On the 14th (Sun), explore the world behind art at The British Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and then make a trip to Buckingham Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and finally examine the collection at Exhibitionism - The Rolling Stones Exhibition.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the London online trip itinerary builder .

Pune, India to London is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Pune to London due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get some cultural insight at The Roman Baths and Wells Cathedral. Get outdoors at Somerset Crafts and Bournemouth Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Longleat (in Warminster). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre, take an in-depth tour of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Pulteney Bridge.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bath holiday builder app .

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Somerset Crafts, Wells Cathedral, Bournemouth Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town. When in Edinburgh, make a side trip to see The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Seahouses, approximately 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, and take in the exciting artwork at Stills Gallery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Edinburgh, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Bath to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. July in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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. You'll get in some beach time at Camusdarach Beach and Morar Beach. Get in touch with nature at Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Steall Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Fort Augustus (Fort Augustus & The Clansman Centre) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive, appreciate the history behind Peace Memorial, make a trip to Old Fort of Fort William, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Andrew's Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Fort William trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Glencoe Village, Camusdarach Beach, Inveraray Castle, Eilean Donan Castle
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Do your shopping at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition and Grantown Antiques and Collectables. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort George and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten), Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore) and Dornoch (Dornoch Cathedral & Dornoch Beach). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Loch Morlich, step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, see the interesting displays at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), and take in the views from Greig Street Bridge.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness online route maker .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Aviemore, Drumnadrochit, Dornoch, Grantown Antiques and Collectables, Culloden Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Dornoch Beach ©
Dornoch Beach

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Visit Ardvreck Castle and Dun Dornaigil Broch for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to Balnakeil Craft Village or Mudness Ceramics. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durness: Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach & Sandwood Bay Beach) and Scourie Bay (in Scourie). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, and stroll through Durness Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Durness trip planner .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Durness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grasmere.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Dun Dornaigil Broch, Ardvreck Castle, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Let the collections at Heaton Cooper Studio and Derwent Pencil Museum capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Castle Crag and St. Oswald's Church are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Grasmere side-trips: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Buttermere (in Buttermere). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Helm Crag, don't miss a visit to Lake Grasmere, explore the activities along Derwentwater, and delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Grasmere attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Durness to Grasmere takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After, Buttermere Lake, Castle Crag
Highlights from your plan
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag

4
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. Head to Moreton in Marsh and Cotswold Antiques and Tea Roomfor some retail therapy. Snowshill Manor and Cotswold Motoring Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Bourton-on-the-Water with an excursion to Hidcote Manor Garden in Chipping Campden--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Greystones Farm, examine the collection at Bourton Model Railway Exhibition, and go for a walk through Bourton on the Water Visitor Information Centre.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bourton-on-the-Water online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Grasmere to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Broadway Tower, Cotswolds Distillery, Hidcote Manor Garden, Sudeley Castle
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle
Snowshill Manor
Snowshill Manor

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