32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
2
Oxford
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Bath
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
4
York
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + bus:  7​h 30​min
5
Keswick
— 2 nights
bus + train:  3​h
6
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
7
Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  4​h
11
Isle of Lewis
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
12
Durness
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Stromness, Mainland
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  36​h
End: Sydney

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. Step off the beaten path and head to Wallace Collection and Bodiam Castle. Explore London's surroundings by going to St. George's Chapel (in Windsor), Portchester Castle (in Portchester) and HMS Warrior 1860 (in Portsmouth). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our London trip planning tool .

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. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get little chillier in London: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Oxford.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arundel Cathedral, Bodiam Castle, St. George's Chapel, HMS Warrior 1860, Portchester Castle
Highlights from your plan
Bodiam Castle ©
Bodiam Castle
St. George's Chapel ©
St. George's Chapel
HMS Warrior 1860 ©
HMS Warrior 1860

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
On the 26th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of University Church of St. Mary the Virgin, admire the striking features of Weston Library, stop by Blackwell's Bookshop, then examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, then gain insight at Balliol College, and finally take an unorthodox tour of White Horse Hill. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Magdalen College, admire the landmark architecture of Sheldonian Theatre, engage your brain at History of Science Museum, then examine the collection at Pitt Rivers Museum, then don't miss a visit to Radcliffe Camera, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Oxford travel route planner.

Traveling by train from London to Oxford takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. October in Oxford sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

St. Martin's Church, White Horse Hill
Highlights from your plan
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Admiral Arthur Phillip Memorial Globe, steep yourself in history at The Roman Baths, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, then explore the world behind art at Holburne Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Great Pulteney Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): make a trip to Sally Lunn's Museum, contemplate the long history of Bath's Old Orchard Street Theatre, contemplate the long history of Bath Street, then admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John The Evangelist Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath travel route builder app .

You can take a train from Oxford to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Holburne Museum ©
Holburne Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beverley Minster, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): go for a walk through York City Walls, identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, brush up on your military savvy at The York Army Museum, then wander the streets of York Shambles, and finally stop by Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our York travel website .

Drive from Bath to York in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Fri) before leaving for Keswick.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Beverley Minster, York Bird of Prey Centre
Highlights from your plan
Beverley Minster ©
Beverley Minster
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

2
nights
Keswick

Keswick ©
Keswick is an English market town and civil parish, historically in Cumberland, and since 1974 in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria. On the 12th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, then contemplate the long history of Stott Park Bobbin Mill, and then explore the activities along Wastwater Lake. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag, then explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Oswald's Church, and then contemplate the long history of Brantwood.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Keswick itinerary maker.

Getting from York to Keswick by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from York in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Keswick, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Keswick

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Wast Water, Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Highlights from your plan
Wast Water ©
Wast Water
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House ©

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and Dean Village. Visit Rosslyn Chapel and Greyfriars Kirk for their historical value. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grassmarket, explore the historical opulence of Scottish National War Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at South Leith Parish Church, and explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Keswick to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Keswick in November, expect little chillier with lows of 1°C in Edinburgh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can take a train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

2
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Popular historic sites such as Stirling Castle and The Mackintosh House are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like New Lanark World Heritage Site and Rest and be Thankful. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Glasgow: Dunblane Cathedral (in Dunblane), Stirling Bridge (in Stirling) and Dundonald Castle (in Dundonald). There's more to do: explore the galleries of The Tenement House.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Glasgow driving holiday planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Glasgow by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In November in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites Trails Nature

Side Trips

Stirling, Rest and be Thankful, Dundonald Castle, New Lanark World Heritage Site, Dunblane Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
Dundonald Castle ©
Dundonald Castle
Dunblane Cathedral ©
Dunblane Cathedral

1
night
Inverness

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Inverness Castle Viewpoint.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Glasgow to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Inverness sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Culloden Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Fort George
Fort George
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Old High Church, Inverness ©
Old High Church, Inverness

2
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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): trek along Glencoe Lochan, step into the grandiose world of Castle Stalker, then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, then pause for some serene contemplation at MacIntosh Parish Church, and finally pause for some photo ops at Peace Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, then appreciate the history behind Seated Sculpture, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Andrew's Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Fort William road trip website .

Getting from Inverness to Fort William by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Glencoe Lochan, Castle Stalker, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan

2
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Columba's Isle, contemplate the long history of Dun Beag Broch, then steep yourself in history at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trumpan Church. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Clach Ard Symbol Stone, take in the dramatic natural features at Trotternish Ridge, then explore the historical opulence of Dunscaith Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Portree Parish Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye planning app .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Isle of Skye takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Isle of Lewis.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
Dunscaith Castle ©
Dunscaith Castle
Trumpan Church ©
Trumpan Church

2
nights
Isle of Lewis

Isle of Lewis ©
Forming the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides archipelago, Isle of Lewis offers scenery consisting of fertile pastures and a meandering, rocky coastline.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Blue Pig Studio, then take in the exciting artwork at Morven Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Museum nan Eilean, and finally enjoy the sea views from Tiumpan Head Lighthouse. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House, then see the sky in a new way at The North Harris Eagle Observatory, and then view the masterpieces at Hebscape Gallery and Tearoom.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Isle of Lewis custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Isle of Skye to Isle of Lewis in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. April in Isle of Lewis sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Isle of Lewis

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hebscape Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Blue Pig Studio ©
Blue Pig Studio
Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House ©
Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House
Museum nan Eilean ©
Museum nan Eilean

2
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Kyle Of Tongue, stroll through Polin Beach, then delve into the distant past at Dun Dornaigil Broch, and finally view the masterpieces at Lotte Glob. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at Scourie Bay and then kick back and relax at Rispond Beach.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Durness holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Isle of Lewis to Durness with the Route module. In November, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Stromness.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Dun Dornaigil Broch, Kyle Of Tongue, Polin Beach, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Rispond Beach ©
Rispond Beach
Dun Dornaigil Broch ©
Dun Dornaigil Broch
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay

2
nights
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Orkneyinga Saga Centre, have fun and explore at Corrigall Farm Museum, then contemplate the long history of Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, then contemplate the long history of Standing Stones of Stenness, and finally delve into the distant past at Dwarfie Stane. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve, then explore the historical opulence of Earl's Palace, then see the interesting displays at Kirbuster Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Earl's Bu.

Plan trip to Stromness with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Durness to Stromness by car takes about 4.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Stromness can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Birsay, Orphir, Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve, Dwarfie Stane, Standing Stones of Stenness
Highlights from your plan
Orkneyinga Saga Centre ©
Orkneyinga Saga Centre
Standing Stones of Stenness ©
Standing Stones of Stenness
Earl's Bu ©
Earl's Bu

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