36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom itinerary planner

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

Route & dates

36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
+2
Fly + bus + train:  27​h
1
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Inverness
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Glencoe Village
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Windermere
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Cirencester
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
London
— 7 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Brisbane

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Bring the kids along to Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Dynamic Earth. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Don Coyote Outdoor Centre (in Lamancha) and Isle of May National Nature Reserve (in Anstruther). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, have some family-friendly fun at The Realm VR, enjoy the sea views from Calton Hill, and head outdoors with Great Away Days.

To plan Edinburgh vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Brisbane, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. In June, Edinburgh is a bit cooler than Brisbane - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Isle of May National Nature Reserve, Don Coyote Outdoor Centre
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©

4
nights
Durness

Durness
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Family-friendly places like Sandwood Bay Beach and Achmelvich Beach will thrill your kids. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Scourie Bay (in Scourie), Oldshoremore Beach (in Kinlochbervie) and Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Durness Beach, explore the striking landscape at Cape Wrath, kick back and relax at Sango Bay, and Head underground at Smoo Cave.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Durness sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Durness takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Achmelvich Beach, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Attractions like Landmark Forest Adventure Park and Zipline make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly), Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten) and Rogie Falls (in Contin). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, enjoy some diversion at Nairn Leisure Centre, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Inverness day trip planner .

You can drive from Durness to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Inverness are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Glencoe Village.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Aviemore, Rosemarkie, Aigas Field Centre, Culloden Battlefield, Wildwoodz
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich

4
nights
Glencoe Village

Glencoe Village ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Loch Linnhe (in Onich) and Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) (in Gorteneorn).

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Glencoe Village travel route builder website .

You can drive from Inverness to Glencoe Village in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Glencoe Village can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Windermere.

Things to do in Glencoe Village

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Glencoe, Ballachulish, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands), Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Ice Factor ©
Ice Factor
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)

3
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Windermere: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, snap pictures at Ashness Bridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, and enjoy some diversion at Michael Coates Clay Shooting.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Windermere holiday builder website .

Traveling by car from Glencoe Village to Windermere takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ashness Bridge, Old Man of Coniston, Alpacaly Ever After, Buttermere Lake, Helvellyn
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience Ltd ©
Predator Experience Ltd
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Helvellyn
Helvellyn

5
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Cotswold Range and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Explore Cirencester's surroundings by going to Feldon Valley, Cotswolds (in Brailes), Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Falconry Centre & Cotswold Archery) and Cattle Country Adventure Park (in Berkeley). And it doesn't end there: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, identify plant and animal life at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, make a trip to Malmesbury Market Cross, and get in on the family fun at Dragonfly Maze.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cirencester trip planner.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Cirencester takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Tetbury, Moreton-in-Marsh, The Parish Church of St. Mary, Art Couture Painswick Gallery
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cattle Country Adventure Park ©
Cattle Country Adventure Park
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery

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.
Family-friendly places like Coca-Cola London Eye and St. Paul's Cathedral will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf (in Stratford-upon-Avon) and Sandford Parks Lido (in Cheltenham). There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read London travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Cirencester to London in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Sandford Parks Lido, Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

Similar Plans

56 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CANADA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 38 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 34 days in United Kingdom & Dublin BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 42 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 54 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 49 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CANADA August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 37 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans