33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  28​h
1
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Plymouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Weymouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Bath
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
London
— 7 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Landmark Forest Adventure Park and Loch Morlich. Step off the beaten path and head to River Ness and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Aviemore Kart Raceway (in Aviemore) and Kilmorack Gallery (in Beauly). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, pause for some serene contemplation at Old High Church, Inverness, and get your game on at Infinity Trampoline Park Inverness.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Inverness trip itinerary maker .

Sydney, Australia to Inverness is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Inverness, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Inverness is colder than Sydney - with highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aviemore, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Culloden Battlefield, Urquhart Castle, Kilmorack Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Aviemore Kart Raceway ©
Aviemore Kart Raceway

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. Kids will appreciate attractions like Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) and Morar Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Nevis Range Mountain Resort and Ben Nevis. Venture out of the city with trips to Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Samalaman Beach (in Glenuig) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Commando Monument, get your game on at Arisaig Archery, learn about all things military at The Commando Museum, and get outside with Nevis Range - Tree Adventure.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fort William day trip app .

You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oban, Spean Bridge, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), Eilean Donan Castle, Glenfinnan Viaduct
Highlights from your plan
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach
Nevis Range - Tree Adventure ©
Nevis Range - Tree Adventure

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Family-friendly places like Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and The Realm VR will thrill your kids. Explore hidden gems such as Princes Street Gardens and The Scotch Whisky Experience. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel (in Glasgow) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

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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 December, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, Stirling Castle
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Princes Street Gardens ©
Princes Street Gardens

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to York Castle Museum and Whitby Abbey. Attractions like Yorkshire Wildlife Park and Filey Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Peasholm Park in Scarborough (about 1h 10 min away). There's more to do: delve into the distant past at York City Walls and take in the spiritual surroundings of York Minster.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our York attractions planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to York by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, daytime highs in York are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in York

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Filey Beach, Whitby Abbey, Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Peasholm Park
Highlights from your plan
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach
Yorkshire Wildlife Park ©
Yorkshire Wildlife Park
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

3
nights
Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Once an important departure point for immigrants sailing for the New World, Plymouth is now mostly known for being one of the world’s most impressive natural harbors.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fistral Beach Bar and Paignton Zoo Environmental Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Plymouth: Cockington Court (in Torquay), Trebah Garden (in Falmouth) and Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel). There's more to do: stroll through Perranporth Beach and make a trip to Plymouth Hoe.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Plymouth trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from York to Plymouth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Plymouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cockington Court, Tintagel Castle, Fistral Beach Bar, Perranporth Beach, Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Highlights from your plan
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park ©
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Fistral Beach Bar ©
Fistral Beach Bar

3
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bournemouth Beach and Weymouth Beach. Attractions like Monkey World and Dorset Waterpark make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Weymouth: Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth), Corfe Castle (in Corfe Castle) and Beaulieu National Motor Museum (in Beaulieu). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Weymouth Harbour.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Weymouth road trip planner.

You can drive from Plymouth to Weymouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Monkey World, Beaulieu National Motor Museum, Lulworth Cove, Bournemouth Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kids will enjoy Longleat and Brunel's SS Great Britain. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Paultons Park and Bath Abbey. Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Clifton Suspension Bridge (in Bristol) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths and admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bath trip maker .

Traveling by car from Weymouth to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bristol, Paultons Park, Longleat, The Cotswold Range
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Paultons Park ©
Paultons Park
Longleat ©
Longleat

7
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Colchester Zoo and Dover Castle. Kids will enjoy Coca-Cola London Eye and St. Paul's Cathedral. Step out of London with an excursion to Royal Pavilion in Brighton--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Tower Bridge, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Garden, and step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the London travel route planner .

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January in London, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Colchester Zoo, Royal Pavilion, Dover Castle
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Colchester Zoo ©
Colchester Zoo
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle

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