33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
Belfast
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
6
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Blackpool
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Llandudno
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Cardiff
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
10
Bristol
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
12
St. Helier, Jersey
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Belfast

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Step off the beaten path and head to Coast Rd and Northern Ireland War Memorial. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Black Mountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Patricks Church, get a sense of history and politics at Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Orange Heritage.

Plan my day in Belfast using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Melbourne, Australia to Belfast is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Belfast is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect nights in Belfast to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Coast Rd
Highlights from your plan
Coast Rd ©
Coast Rd
Saint Patricks Church ©
Saint Patricks Church
Royal Ulster Rifles Museum ©
Royal Ulster Rifles Museum

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 22nd (Thu), stroll around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, then examine the collection at Highland Folk Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Belfast to Inverness by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or drive. Traveling from Belfast in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Inverness, with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Highland Folk Museum, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Urquhart Castle, Culloden Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
River Ness ©
River Ness
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

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 24th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, then take in the dramatic scenery at RHA Waterfall, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Fairy Glen, explore the striking landscape at Neist Point, and then sample the fine beverages at Talisker Distillery.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Isle of Skye sightseeing site .

Drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Neist Point ©
Neist Point
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

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. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): appreciate the views at Glen Coe, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, then don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase, and finally pause for some photo ops at Commando Monument.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fort William online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Fort William takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Glen Coe, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Commando Monument
Highlights from your plan
Ben Nevis ©
Ben Nevis
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

3
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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Water of Leith Walkway and Greyfriars Kirkyard. Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Dunfermline Abbey and Palace in Dunfermline, about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Gladstone's Land, examine the collection at Museum on the Mound, deepen your understanding at University of Edinburgh, and stroll the grounds of Old Calton Burial Ground.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh online visit 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 October, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
Highlights from your plan
Museum on the Mound ©
Museum on the Mound
Dunfermline Abbey and Palace ©
Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
Gladstone's Land ©
Gladstone's Land

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to 199 Steps and Peasholm Park. Explore York's surroundings by going to Beamish Museum (in Beamish), Durham Cathedral (in Durham) and Whitby Abbey (in Whitby). There's more to do: examine the collection at York Castle Museum and go for a walk through York City Walls.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the York trip builder website .

You can take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Blackpool.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Whitby, Peasholm Park, Durham Cathedral, Beamish Museum
Highlights from your plan
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
199 Steps ©
199 Steps
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey

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Blackpool

Blackpool ©
Over 12 million people visit Blackpool each year, making it Britain’s top holiday resort and one of its most visited cities overall, second only to London.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Room Escape Games and Impact Blackpool. There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Illuminasia, learn about all things military at Lytham St Annes Spitfire Visitor Centre - Hangar 42, try to win big at Genting Club Blackpool, and try out the rides at Adrenalin Zone.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Blackpool trip maker .

You can drive from York to Blackpool in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Blackpool can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Blackpool

Fun & Games Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bounce Play Centre ©
Bounce Play Centre
Room Escape Games
Illuminasia ©
Illuminasia

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nights
Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Floral Clock, look for gifts at Maisie's Chocolate Shop, get lost in a book at Llandudno Library, pause for some photo ops at The Statue of The White Rabbit, then ponder the world of politics at Llandudno Town Hall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Star Of The Sea Roman Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): cruise along Marine Drive, pause for some photo ops at The Mad Hatter Statue, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then admire the natural beauty at Haulfre Gardens, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Llandudno driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Blackpool to Llandudno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Llandudno

Tours Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
Haulfre Gardens ©
Haulfre Gardens

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Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then get to know the fascinating history of St. Fagans Walk, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cathays Cemetery, and finally get advice or help at Pierhead Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): tee off at Peterstone Lakes Golf Club, then head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, then gain insight at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, and finally get your game on at ImmotionVR.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cardiff online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Cardiff takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Cardiff can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Bristol.

Things to do in Cardiff

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
Cathays Cemetery ©
Cathays Cemetery
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama ©

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Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Red Lodge Museum and The Georgian House Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront activity at Harbourside, steep yourself in history at Blaise Hamlet, look for all kinds of wild species at Brandon Hill Nature Park, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bristol trip maker .

You can take a train from Cardiff to Bristol in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Bristol

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Harbourside ©
Harbourside
The Red Lodge Museum ©
The Red Lodge Museum
The Georgian House Museum ©
The Georgian House Museum

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nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Discover out-of-the-way places like The D-Day Story and Southsea Castle. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Trafalgar Experience, contemplate the long history of Dockyard Apprentice, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and learn about all things military at National Museum of the Royal Navy.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Portsmouth vacation builder app .

Drive from Bristol to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The D-Day Story ©
The D-Day Story
Southsea Castle ©
Southsea Castle
Royal Marines Museum ©
Royal Marines Museum

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St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): make a trip to Liberation Square, take in the waterfront activity at St Aubin's Harbour, then walk around Howard Davis Park, and finally see the interesting displays at 16 New Street. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, brush up on your military savvy at The Channel Islands Military Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Brelade, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of The Toad.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our St. Helier tour site .

You can fly from Portsmouth to St. Helier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Portsmouth in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in St. Helier. On the 18th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in St. Helier

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Parish Church of St. Brelade, The Channel Islands Military Museum
Highlights from your plan
Howard Davis Park ©
Howard Davis Park
Parish Church of St. Brelade ©
Parish Church of St. Brelade
The Channel Islands Military Museum ©

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