33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom planner

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

Route & dates

33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Newport News
Fly:  18​h
1
London
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Grasmere
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Dornoch
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Drumnadrochit
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Newport News

4
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.
Westminster Abbey and Tower of London will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Buckingham Palace and The British Museum. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Covent Garden, make a trip to Harrods, and steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament.

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

Newport News, USA to London is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newport News to London. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Newport News in July: high temperatures in London hover around 73°F and lows are around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

3
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Get some cultural insight at Sudeley Castle and St. Edward's Church. Get some historical perspective at The Gallery at The Guild and Snowshill Manor. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moreton-in-Marsh: Belas Knap (in Winchcombe), St. Mary's Church (in Fairford) and Swinbrook (St Oswald's Church & St Mary's Church). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, see the interesting displays at Mechanical Music Museum, browse for treasures at Tara Antiques Centre, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of St. Mary.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Moreton-in-Marsh fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by train from London to Moreton-in-Marsh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Moreton-in-Marsh, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Grasmere.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Stow-on-the-Wold, Winchcombe, Burford, Chipping Campden, The Parish Church of St. Mary
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

5
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Get some historical perspective at Castle Crag and Castlerigg Stone Circle. Do your shopping at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop and Thornthwaite Galleries. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grasmere: Buttermere (in Buttermere) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, explore the activities along Derwentwater, get great views at Walla Crag, and hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Grasmere trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to Grasmere in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Helvellyn, Old Man of Coniston, Buttermere Lake
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag

4
nights
Durness

Durness
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Shop till you drop at Balnakeil Craft Village and The Culkein Store. Step out of the city life by going to Sandwood Bay Beach and Balnakeil Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra), Oldshoremore Beach (in Kinlochbervie) and Ardvreck Castle (in Assynt). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Durness Beach, stroll through Sango Bay, take in the exciting artwork at Wee Gallery, and shop like a local with Lotte Glob.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Durness road trip site .

Getting from Grasmere to Durness by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. July in Durness sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dornoch.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, The Jammery Culkein, Achmelvich Beach, Dun Dornaigil Broch, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

4
nights
Dornoch

Dornoch ©
Dornoch is a town and seaside resort, and former Royal burgh in the Highlands of Scotland. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Nigg Old Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wick Heritage Museum and RhueArt. Venture out of the city with trips to Gallery48 (in Cromarty), Brora Beach (in Brora) and Castle Sinclair Girnigoe (in Wick). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Seaweed n Stuff, explore the stunning scenery at Corrieshalloch Gorge, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Picaresque Books, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dornoch Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dornoch day trip app .

Drive from Durness to Dornoch in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Dornoch

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ullapool, Wick, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Brora Beach, Embo Beach
Highlights from your plan
Brora Beach ©
Brora Beach
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church

3
nights
Drumnadrochit

Drumnadrochit ©
Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. For shopping fun, head to Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition or Kilmorack Gallery. Get outdoors at Invermoriston Falls and Aigas Field Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Drumnadrochit: Plodda Falls (in Tomich), Glen Affric National Nature Reserve (in Cannich) and Rogie Falls (in Contin). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Corrimony Chambered Cairn, explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle, steep yourself in history at Beauly Priory, and shop like a local with Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Drumnadrochit road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Dornoch to Drumnadrochit takes 1.5 hours. In July in Drumnadrochit, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Beauly, Fort Augustus Abbey, Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Rogie Falls, Invermoriston Falls
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Corrimony Chambered Cairn ©
Corrimony Chambered Cairn
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

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 outdoors at Camusdarach Beach and Glen Etive. Visit Eilean Donan Castle and Glenfinnan Viaduct for their historical value. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Morar Beach (in Morar), Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan (in Glenelg) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's still lots to do: stop by All The Goodness, visit a coastal fixture at Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters, and contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fort William journey app .

Traveling by car from Drumnadrochit to Fort William takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Glenfinnan, Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse, Morar Beach, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
For shopping fun, head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh or Open Eye Gallery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edinburgh Castle and Calton Hill. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and take a stroll through Princes Street.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh vacation planner .

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 July in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 51°F at night. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

Similar Plans

34 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 36 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM TURKEY June, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 36 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 36 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA June, romantic, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 37 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 37 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 35 days in United Kingdom & Santos BY A USER FROM CHINA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 37 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans