36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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36 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Ullapool
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kinlochbervie
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Isle of Lewis
— 4 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h 15​min
5
Isle of Skye
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Isle of Iona
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
7
Llandudno
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Bournemouth
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
10
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Perth

3
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. Castle Tioram and Glenfinnan Viaduct will appeal to history buffs. Family-friendly places like RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Glencoe Lochan will thrill your kids. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Fused and Light (in Newtonmore), Glenfinnan Church (in Glenfinnan) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's much more to do: stop by All The Goodness, steep yourself in history at Eilean Donan Castle, take in the dramatic scenery at Inchree Waterfalls, and kick back and relax at Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands).

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fort William trip itinerary planning tool .

Perth, Australia to Fort William is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Perth to Fort William. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods, Glencoe Lochan, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Castle Tioram
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

4
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Clachtoll Beach Campsite and Red Point Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ardvreck Castle and Nigg Old Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch (in Lochinver), Gairloch (Shieldaig Falconry & Treasure Chest) and Latitude 57 Arts & Crafts (in Badachro). And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at RhueArt, shop like a local with Picaresque Books, kick back and relax at Brora Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ullapool online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Fort William to Ullapool by car takes about 3 hours. December in Ullapool sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kinlochbervie.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gairloch, Beauly, Ardvreck Castle, Red Point Beach, Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite

1
night
Kinlochbervie

Kinlochbervie ©
Kinlochbervie is a harbour village in the north west of Sutherland, in the Highland region of Scotland. On the 18th (Tue), stroll through Scourie Bay and then kick back and relax at Oldshoremore Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kinlochbervie itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Ullapool to Kinlochbervie in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Isle of Lewis.

Things to do in Kinlochbervie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay

4
nights
Isle of Lewis

Isle of Lewis ©
Forming the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides archipelago, Isle of Lewis offers scenery consisting of fertile pastures and a meandering, rocky coastline.
Visit Huisinis Beach and Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach) for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Dalmore Beach and Dailbeag Beach. Take a break from Isle of Lewis with a short trip to The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay in Grosebay, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: stop by Hebridean Soap Company, view the masterpieces at Blue Pig Studio, shop like a local with Ardbuidhe Cottage Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Uig Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Isle of Lewis trip planning site .

You can drive from Kinlochbervie to Isle of Lewis in 5.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Isle of Lewis are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Isle of Lewis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Isle of Harris, The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay
Highlights from your plan
Calanais Standing Stones ©
Calanais Standing Stones
The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay ©
The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay
Ardbuidhe Cottage Gallery ©
Ardbuidhe Cottage Gallery

4
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.
Trotternish Art Gallery and Dunscaith Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will appreciate attractions like Sound of Sleat Beach and Bearreraig Bay. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Quiraing (Hill Walk), stop by Duncan House, view the masterpieces at Alan Campbell Gallery, and shop like a local with Skyeworks Gallery.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Isle of Skye trip website .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Isle of Lewis to Isle of Skye takes 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Isle of Iona.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Shopping Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Sound of Sleat Beach ©
Sound of Sleat Beach
Dunscaith Castle ©
Dunscaith Castle

1
night
Isle of Iona

Isle of Iona ©
On the 27th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Aosdana, enjoy the sand and surf at Traigh an t-Suidhe, then enjoy the sand and surf at Traigh Bhan Nam Monach (White Strand of the Monks), then take in the exciting artwork at Iona Gallery & Pottery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Oran's Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Iona Pebbles Arts and Crafts, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Columba's Bay, then take in the exciting artwork at Iona Craft Shop, then don't miss a visit to Marble Quarry, and finally explore the ancient world of Iona Nunnery.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Iona holiday maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Isle of Skye to Isle of Iona. In December in Isle of Iona, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Llandudno.

Things to do in Isle of Iona

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
St. Oran's Chapel ©
St. Oran's Chapel
Iona Nunnery ©
Iona Nunnery
Aosdana ©
Aosdana

3
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. Do your shopping at The Gift Shop and Maisie's Chocolate Shop. We've included these beaches for you: Morfa Bychan Beach and Dyffryn Beach. Explore Llandudno's surroundings by going to Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon), Browsers Bookshop (in Porthmadog) and Portmeirion Village (in Portmeirion). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Angel Bay, don't miss a visit to Great Orme, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Llanfairfechan Beach.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Llandudno travel tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isle of Iona to Llandudno. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Porthmadog, Portmeirion Village, Conwy Castle, Dyffryn Beach, Llanfairfechan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands ©
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Longleat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, then contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, and finally hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, look for gifts at Emma Rose Art Works, and then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath online visit planner .

Drive from Llandudno to Bath in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Longleat, Stonehenge, Brunel's SS Great Britain
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Pulteney Bridge ©
Pulteney Bridge

3
nights
Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Visiting Hengistbury Head Beach and Monkey World will get you outdoors. Corfe Castle and The Tank Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Bournemouth: Abbotsbury Swannery (in Abbotsbury) and Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bournemouth holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Bournemouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Weymouth, Wareham, Corfe Castle
Highlights from your plan
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Abbotsbury Swannery ©
Abbotsbury Swannery

6
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.
Kids will enjoy Natural History Museum and Tate Modern. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at North Laine and The Lanes. Change things up with a short trip to Gustamps in Brighton (about 1h 30 min away). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of British Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the London itinerary builder app .

Traveling by train from Bournemouth to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Brighton and Hove
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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