31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Newquay
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Fort William
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Inverness
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
London
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Weymouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Exeter

4
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Step out of the city life by going to St. Michael's Mount and Fistral Beach Bar. The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Tintagel Castle will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Porthminster Beach (in St Ives), National Lobster Hatchery (in Padstow) and Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Woolacombe Beach, examine the collection at Moretonhampstead Motor Museum, and stroll through Perranporth Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Newquay attractions planner .

Exeter to Newquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Porthminster Beach, St. Michael's Mount, Lanhydrock House and Garden, Moretonhampstead Motor Museum
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The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

2
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Smallest House in Britain, explore the galleries of Conwy Castle, and then explore the striking landscape at Great Orme. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, make a trip to Beaumaris Castle, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at St Gwyddelan's Church.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Caernarfon online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Newquay to Caernarfon takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Conwy, St Gwyddelan's Church, Great Orme, Beaumaris Castle
Highlights from your plan
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Royal Yacht Britannia and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and Rosslyn Chapel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh) and Alnwick (Alnwick Castle & The Alnwick Garden). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirk.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh tour itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Caernarfon to Edinburgh in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect little chillier evenings in Edinburgh when traveling from Caernarfon in August, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Alnwick, Rosslyn Chapel, Bamburgh Castle
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel

5
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. Escape the urban bustle at Ben Nevis and Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Museum-lovers will get to explore Inveraray Jail and The Commando Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Inveraray Castle (in Inveraray), Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop (in Ardelve). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Camusdarach Beach, admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct, and pause for some serene contemplation at Glenfinnan Church.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Inveraray, Glenfinnan, All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop, Oban Distillery, Eilean Donan Castle
Highlights from your plan
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Inveraray Jail ©
Inveraray Jail

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Urquhart Castle and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens. Museum-lovers will appreciate Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens and ShipSpace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Brora Beach (in Brora), RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie) and Highland Folk Museum (in Newtonmore). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Cairngorm Mountain, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, examine the collection at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), and sample the tasty concoctions at Black Isle Brewery.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Inverness, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Clava Cairns, Urquhart Castle, Black Isle Brewery, Culloden Battlefield, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Fort George
Fort George
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Blenheim Palace and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Do some cultural sightseeing at The British Museum and National Gallery. Take a break from London with a short trip to The Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth, about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and contemplate the long history of Clarence House.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Inverness to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Inverness in August, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Blenheim Palace
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace

4
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Step off the beaten path and head to Bath Abbey and Corfe Castle. Appreciate the collections at The Roman Baths and The Tank Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Weymouth: Dunster Castle (in Dunster), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Weymouth trip planner .

Getting from London to Weymouth by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Weymouth

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bath, Malmesbury Market Cross, Dunster Castle, Corfe Castle, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Dunster Castle ©
Dunster Castle
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach

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