32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  8​h
1
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Grasmere
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
York
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Caernarfon
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Gloucester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Bath
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
9
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Budapest

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum, see the interesting displays at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), then admire the natural beauty at Cawdor Castle, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield.

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

Budapest, Hungary to Inverness is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest to Inverness, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Budapest in May; daily highs in Inverness reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Urquhart Castle, Highland Folk Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fort George
Fort George
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

3
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 a sense of the local culture at Eilean Donan Castle and West Highland Museum. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Fort Augustus (in Fort Augustus) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, and don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fort William vacation planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Fort Augustus Abbey, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Eilean Donan Castle, Glen Coe
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (in Glasgow) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Edinburgh travel route 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 June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Stirling Castle
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

3
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castlerigg Stone Circle and Dove Cottage. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grasmere: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and The Lake District Wildlife Park (in Bassenthwaite). The adventure continues: hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, explore and take pictures at Honister Slate Mine, examine the collection at The Puzzling Place, and contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grasmere day trip website .

Drive from Edinburgh to Grasmere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Keswick, Alpacaly Ever After, The Lake District Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Castlerigg Stone Circle
Dove Cottage ©
Dove Cottage

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Railway Museum and York City Walls. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Levens Hall (in Kendal), Chatsworth House (in Bakewell) and National Coal Mining Museum for England (in Overton). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, take a stroll through York Shambles, and steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the York planner .

You can drive from Grasmere to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In June in York, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

National Coal Mining Museum for England, Levens Hall, Chatsworth House
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

3
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Plas Mawr and Conwy Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Caernarfon: Cader Idris (in Dolgellau), Bodnant Garden (in Tal-y-Cafn) and Harlech Castle (in Harlech). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, enjoy some diversion at Beacon Climbing Centre, and make a trip to Dolbadarn Castle.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Caernarfon trip planning app .

Traveling by car from York to Caernarfon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Conwy, Cader Idris, Bodnant Garden, Harlech Castle, Snowdon
Highlights from your plan
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr

2
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. On the 20th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Gloucester Docks, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, and finally step into the grandiose world of Goodrich Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hereford Cathedral and then admire the natural beauty at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Gloucester trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Gloucester takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, Goodrich Castle, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Hereford Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Gloucester Docks ©
Gloucester Docks

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Roman Baths and Corinium Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Wells Cathedral (in Wells), Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Tewkesbury Abbey, enjoy breathtaking views from Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and take a stroll through Montpellier District.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath travel planning site .

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Montpellier District, Corinium Museum, Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Tewkesbury Abbey
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum

6
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Westminster Abbey and National Gallery. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds London, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary planning app .

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in London, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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