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:  25​h
1
London
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Cheltenham
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Grasmere
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Durness
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

3
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the London itinerary planner .

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to London. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in London reach 11°C and lows reach 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

4
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheltenham: Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd (in Uley), Octavia's Bookshop (in Cirencester) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's lots more to do: have fun at Cotswold Clay Club, get outside with AeroSuperBatics / The Breitling Wingwalkers, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Church, and identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks.

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Traveling by car from London to Cheltenham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Cirencester, Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd, Cotswold Clay Club, The Roman Baths, Cotswold Archery
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd ©
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd

4
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Explore Grasmere's surroundings by going to Haweswater Reservoir (in Burn Banks), Scale Force (in Buttermere) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, stroll through Walla Crag, hike along Angle Tarn, and explore the striking landscape at Jack"s Rake.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Grasmere trip builder .

You can drive from Cheltenham to Grasmere in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake District, Keswick, Great Langdale, Alpacaly Ever After, Hodge Close Trail
Highlights from your plan
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

3
nights
Durness

Durness
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Kinlochbervie (Polin Beach & Sandwood Bay Beach), Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll) and Scourie Bay (in Scourie). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Rispond Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Lotte Glob, take in the views from Kylesku Bridge, and stop by Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Durness trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Grasmere to Durness in 7.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In December, daytime highs in Durness are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Scourie Bay, Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch, Strathnaver Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Rispond Beach ©
Rispond Beach
Smoo Cave ©
Smoo Cave

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly), Aviemore (Loch Morlich, Aviemore Kart Raceway, & more) and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Bowhunter Archery, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Glen Ord Distillery Visitor Centre & Whisky Shop, and gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Inverness trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Durness to Inverness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Inverness are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Fun & Games Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Aviemore, The Bookmark Bookshop, Wildwoodz, Bowhunter Archery, Aigas Field Centre
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Aviemore Kart Raceway ©
Aviemore Kart Raceway

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Ice Factor (in Kinlochleven), Arisaig Archery (in Arisaig) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Nevis Range - Tree Adventure, get engrossed in the history at Lochaber Archive Centre, have some family-friendly fun at 3 Wise Monkeys Climbing, and pause for some photo ops at Bronze Ford Model T.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Fort William trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Inverness to Fort William by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Fun & Games Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

North Ballachulish, Inchree Waterfalls, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, The Glencoe Massacre Monument, Ice Factor
Highlights from your plan
Ice Factor ©
Ice Factor
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Arisaig Archery ©
Arisaig Archery

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and visit a coastal fixture at Calton Hill.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
The Realm VR ©
The Realm VR

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