36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom route planner

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

Route & dates

36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
St. Helier, Jersey
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
London
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Alnwick
— 5 nights
+2
train + tram + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Stromness, Mainland
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Ullapool
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Fort William
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Isle of Skye
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at German Occupation Museum and Mont Orgueil Castle. Kids will enjoy St. Brelade's Bay Beach and Jersey Zoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Helier: The Little Chapel (in Les Vauxbelets) and Castle Cornet (in St Peter Port).

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the St. Helier travel planner.

Los Angeles, USA to St. Helier is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in June, with highs in St. Helier at 65°F and lows at 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

St. Brelade, The Little Chapel, German Occupation Museum, Mont Orgueil Castle, La Hougue Bie
Highlights from your plan
St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Alfriston Clergy House and Beachy Head. Get some cultural insight at St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace. Explore London's surroundings by going to Dover Castle (in Dover) and The Lanes (in Brighton). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our London trip maker app .

Getting from St. Helier to London by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Alfriston Clergy House, Beachy Head, The Lanes, Dover Castle
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle

5
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Visiting The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Ross Back Sands Beach will get you outdoors. Family-friendly places like Beadnell Bay Beach and Embleton Bay will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Bamburgh (Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh & St Aiden Beach) and Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, and stroll through Low Newton by the Sea Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Alnwick trip itinerary tool .

Take a train from London to Alnwick in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from London in June: highs in Alnwick hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Lindisfarne Priory, Cragside House and Gardens, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Beadnell Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

3
nights
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Broch of Gurness and Skara Brae. Get outdoors at Brough Of Birsay and Stromness Golf Club. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Maeshowe, delve into the mystery of Ring of Brodgar, steep yourself in history at The Viking Centre, and have fun and explore at Corrigall Farm Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Stromness tour builder .

Do a combination of train and flight from Alnwick to Stromness in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June in Stromness, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Museums Golf

Side Trips

Stenness, Birsay, Orkneyinga Saga Centre, Corrigall Farm Museum, Broch of Gurness
Highlights from your plan
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Broch of Gurness ©
Broch of Gurness

3
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Family-friendly places like Achmelvich Beach and Clachtoll Beach Campsite will thrill your kids. For shopping fun, head to RhueArt or Perfume Studio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ullapool: Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Ardvreck Castle (in Assynt). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Inverpolly Nature Reserve and take in the exciting artwork at An Talla Solais.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ullapool online visit planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Stromness to Ullapool. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in July, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ardvreck Castle, Perfume Studio, Scourie Bay, Achmelvich Beach, Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Highlights from your plan
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay

5
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. Escape the urban bustle at Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) and Ben Nevis. Family-friendly places like Camusdarach Beach and Glencoe Lochan will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh), Morar Beach (in Morar) and All The Goodness (in Ardelve). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct, examine the collection at West Highland Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Glenfinnan Church, and identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fort William trip builder tool .

You can drive from Ullapool to Fort William in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glencoe Lochan, Morar Beach
Highlights from your plan
West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach

5
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Talisker Beach and Sound of Sleat Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Skye Museum of Island Life and Neist Point. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Quiraing (Hill Walk), steep yourself in history at Dun Beag Broch, admire the sheer force of RHA Waterfall, and look for gifts at Skyelark.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Neist Point ©
Neist Point

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fort George and Urquhart Castle. Visit Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Culloden Battlefield for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Corrimony Chambered Cairn (in Drumnadrochit), Embo Beach (in Embo) and Glen Affric National Nature Reserve (in Cannich). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nairn Beach, shop like a local with Castle Gallery, and delve into the distant past at Ruthven Barracks.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Inverness vacation planner .

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in July, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Embo Beach, Ruthven Barracks, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

Similar Plans

39 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 39 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 35 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDONESIA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 47 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 34 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM ALGERIA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 37 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA June, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 44 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 57 days in United Kingdom & United States BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans