31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  16​h
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  3​h
2
Penrith
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Gairloch
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Lochinver
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
7
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  18​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
The British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Attractions like Natural History Museum and Coca-Cola London Eye make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Nigel Greaves Gallery in Eastbourne (about 1h 40 min away). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, get a taste of the local shopping with Covent Garden, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the London day trip planning app .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in May, expect London to be much colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can take a train to Penrith.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Nigel Greaves Gallery
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

4
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Do some cultural sightseeing at Thornthwaite Galleries and Heaton Cooper Studio. Get outdoors at Predator Experience and Alpacaly Ever After. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Penrith: Castle Crag (in Grange-in-Borrowdale), Yew Tree Barn (in Low Newton) and SpindleCraft (in Holmrook). And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Orton Farmers' Market, take in the awesome beauty at Loughrigg Fell, shop like a local with Cookhouse Gallery, and view the masterpieces at Viridian Gallery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Penrith trip planner .

You can take a train from London to Penrith in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. May in Penrith sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Keswick, Ambleside, Grasmere, Grange-over-Sands, Orton Farmers' Market
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, get a taste of the local shopping with Urbane Art Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh online journey planner .

Getting from Penrith to Edinburgh by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Penrith in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Edinburgh, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
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. Get some historical perspective at Glenfinnan Monument and Laggan Parish Church. Visiting Camusdarach Beach and Glen Etive will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Morar Beach (in Morar), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) (in Gorteneorn). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Fused and Light, trek along Glencoe Lochan, take in the dramatic scenery at Inchree Waterfalls, and stop by Iceberg Glass.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fort William road trip planning app .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gairloch.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Fused and Light, Morar Beach, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), Laggan Parish Church
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)

3
nights
Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Get in touch with nature at Red Point Beach and Glen Torridon. Appreciate the collections at Russian Arctic Convoy Museum and Russian Arctic Convoy Project. Explore Gairloch's surroundings by going to Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop (in Ardelve). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry, head outdoors with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, kick back and relax at Mellon Udrigle Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Victoria Falls.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gairloch road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Fort William to Gairloch in 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Gairloch are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Lochinver.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mellon Udrigle Beach, All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop, Eilean Donan Castle, Russian Arctic Convoy Project, Glen Torridon
Highlights from your plan
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Loch Maree ©
Loch Maree

3
nights
Lochinver

Lochinver
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. Take a break from the city and head to Sandwood Bay Beach and Balnakeil Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like RhueArt and Inchnadamph Old Parish Church Museum, Kirkton, Assynt. Change things up with these side-trips from Lochinver: Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Polin Beach (in Kinlochbervie). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Achmelvich Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Little Assynt Estate, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Clachtoll Beach Campsite.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lochinver holiday builder .

Getting from Gairloch to Lochinver by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Lochinver

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Balnakeil Beach, RhueArt, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach

6
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Shop till you drop at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop and John Noott Galleries. Let the collections at The Gallery at The Guild and Fosse Gallery capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Stratford-upon-Avon (The Shakespeare Heritage Trail & Montpellier Gallery), The Barn (in Long Marston) and Bugatti Trust Visitor Center (in Gotherington). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church, and explore the world behind art at Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Moreton-in-Marsh trip itinerary site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lochinver to Moreton-in-Marsh. When traveling from Lochinver in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Moreton-in-Marsh, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Broadway, Winchcombe, Stow-on-the-Wold, Stratford-upon-Avon, Shipston on Stour
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

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