34 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

34 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom Trip Planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

34 days in England & Scotland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
London
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Glasgow
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
5
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Brampton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Liverpool
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Bakewell
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Warwick
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Norwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Bury St. Edmunds
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney


Learn more about your trip

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, get engrossed in the history at Apsley House, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Bartholomew the Great.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip planning app .

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. Traveling from Sydney to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, London is much colder than Sydney - with highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then get curious at Herschel Museum of Astronomy, and finally admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa. On your second day here, learn about all things military at Fleet Air Arm Museum, then take in the pleasant sights at Stourhead House and Garden, and then delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bath online journey planner .

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Avebury Stone Circle, St Mary Redcliffe Church, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Stonehenge, Stourhead House and Garden
Highlights from your plan
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

2
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 Fort Augustus Abbey. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Culloden Battlefield and Highland Folk Museum. Take a break from Inverness with a short trip to The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach in Aviemore, about 52 minutes away. It doesn't end there: explore the activities along River Ness.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness holiday site .

You can fly from Bath to Inverness in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Highland Folk Museum, The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach, Culloden Battlefield, Urquhart Castle, Fort Augustus Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 2nd (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Doune Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Stirling Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Rural Life, then steep yourself in history at Pollok House, and then admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Glasgow tour planner .

Drive from Inverness to Glasgow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Glasgow are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Stirling, National Museum of Rural Life
Highlights from your plan
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Visit Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh visit planning tool .

Take a train from Glasgow to Edinburgh in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Brampton.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

2
nights
Brampton

Brampton ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at RSPB Geltsdale, get engrossed in the history at Vindolanda, then hike along Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall, and finally contemplate the long history of Willowford Wall, Turrets and Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Birdoswald Roman Fort, then steep yourself in history at Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, and then delve into the distant past at Chesters Roman Fort.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brampton online trip maker .

Drive from Edinburgh to Brampton in 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Brampton are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to York.

Things to do in Brampton

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Hexham
Highlights from your plan
Willowford Wall, Turrets and Bridge ©
Vindolanda ©
Vindolanda

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.
Get some cultural insight at Fountains Abbey and Treasurer's House. Step off the beaten path and head to Castle Howard and Rievaulx Abbey. Explore York's surroundings by going to Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum (in Malton) and Knaresborough Castle (in Knaresborough). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Fairfax House, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, and admire the striking features of York Minster.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our York tour planner .

Drive from Brampton to York in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Knaresborough Castle, Rievaulx Abbey, Fountains Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Rievaulx Abbey ©
Rievaulx Abbey
Castle Howard ©
Castle Howard

3
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Walls of Chester and Chester Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at The Beatles Story and Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Speke Hall, get a new perspective on nature at World Museum, admire the landmark architecture of St. George's Hall, and see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Liverpool trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from York to Liverpool by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Liverpool, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bakewell.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chester, Birkenhead Priory
Highlights from your plan
World Museum ©
World Museum
Walls of Chester ©
Walls of Chester
Chester Cathedral ©
Chester Cathedral

2
nights
Bakewell

Bakewell ©
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): make a trip to Chatsworth House, then get engrossed in the history at Eyam Plague Village Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Crich Tramway Village home of the National Tramway Museum , contemplate the long history of Hardwick Hall and Gardens, and then step into the grandiose world of Bolsover Castle.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bakewell route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Bakewell takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. December in Bakewell sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Warwick.

Things to do in Bakewell

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bolsover Castle, Hardwick Hall and Gardens, Eyam Plague Village Museum, Ladybower Reservoir, Crich Tramway Village home of the National Tramway Museum
Highlights from your plan
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Bolsover Castle ©
Bolsover Castle

3
nights
Warwick

Warwick ©
Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England. Blenheim Palace and Kenilworth Castle will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tewkesbury Abbey and Worcester Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe), Black Country Living Museum (in Dudley) and Snowshill Manor (in Snowshill). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Warwick Castle and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Leonard's Church, Charlecote.

Before you visit Warwick, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Bakewell to Warwick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. December in Warwick sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Norwich.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tewkesbury Abbey, Kenilworth Castle, Blenheim Palace, Sudeley Castle, Worcester Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey
Worcester Cathedral ©
Worcester Cathedral

2
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
On the 20th (Sun), contemplate the long history of St Peter Mancroft, take in the spiritual surroundings of Norwich Cathedral, then take a stroll through Tombland, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catholic Cathedral of St John the Baptist, and finally steep yourself in history at Blickling Estate. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell, then contemplate the long history of Dragon Hall, then step into the grandiose world of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, and finally explore the striking landscape of The Broads National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Norwich trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Warwick to Norwich by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Norwich are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bury St. Edmunds.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Blickling Estate
Highlights from your plan
Norwich Cathedral ©
Norwich Cathedral
Blickling Estate ©
Blickling Estate
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery ©

3
nights
Bury St. Edmunds

Bury St. Edmunds ©
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral and Ickworth will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ely Cathedral and Framlingham Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bury St. Edmunds: Audley End House and Gardens (in Saffron Walden), Wimpole Estate (in Arrington) and Ipswich Waterfront (in Ipswich).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bury St. Edmunds trip planner.

Getting from Norwich to Bury St. Edmunds by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bury St. Edmunds

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul, Audley End House and Gardens, Framlingham Castle, Ely Cathedral, Wimpole Estate
Highlights from your plan
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral ©
St. Edmundsbury Cathedral
Ely Cathedral ©
Ely Cathedral
Framlingham Castle ©
Framlingham Castle

Similar Plans

35 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 35 days in England BY A USER FROM JAPAN May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in England, Ireland & Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in England BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in England BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 50 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 47 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA October, kids, relaxing, beaches, water activities, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids, relaxing, beaches, water activities ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, water activities ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 36 days in Europe BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in England, Wales & Scotland BY A USER FROM INDIA June, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Scotland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans