37 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

37 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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37 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
1
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Ullapool
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Inverness
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Stromness, Mainland
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + tram + train:  6​h 30​min
6
Alnwick
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Caernarfon
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
St. Davids
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Swansea
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
Newquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Exeter
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
12
St. Helier, Jersey
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: London

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. Get some historical perspective at Fort Augustus and Glenfinnan Viaduct. Visiting Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Glen Etive will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Fort William to Glencoe to see The Three Sisters about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, don't miss a visit to Lime Tree An Ealdhain Gallery, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William online trip itinerary builder .

London to Fort William is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glencoe, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Fort Augustus Abbey, Glen Etive
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Quiraing (Hill Walk) and Skye Adventure. Dunvegan Castle & Gardens and Dun Beag Broch will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Coruisk, admire the sheer force of Lealt Falls, explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Columba's Isle, and explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Skye Adventure ©
Skye Adventure

4
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Popular historic sites such as Ardvreck Castle and Castle Varrich are in your itinerary. Visiting Durness Beach and Corrieshalloch Gorge will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver), Rogie Falls (in Contin) and Smoo Cave (in Durness). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Falls of Shin, look for all kinds of wild species at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve, and stop by Lael Crafts Gallery and coffee stop.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ullapool trip planner.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Ullapool takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Durness, Achmelvich Beach, Rogie Falls, Falls of Shin, Castle Varrich
Highlights from your plan
Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve ©
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Falls of Shin ©
Falls of Shin

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get outdoors at Loch Garten Nature Reserve and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre. Your inner history buff will appreciate Urquhart Castle and Culloden Battlefield. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie) and Dornoch (The Carnegie Whisky Cellars & Dornoch Cathedral). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, contemplate the long history of Fort George, and explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Inverness online trip planner .

You can drive from Ullapool to Inverness in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Aviemore, Dornoch, Drumnadrochit, Culloden Battlefield, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve

2
nights
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Yesnaby Cliffs, explore the ancient world of Ring of Brodgar, don't miss a visit to Ness of Brodgar, then explore the ancient world of Maeshowe, and finally steep yourself in history at Standing Stones of Stenness. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Skara Brae, admire the landmark architecture of Skaill House, look for all kinds of wild species at Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve, then stroll through Brough Of Birsay, and finally delve into the distant past at Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement.

Make your Stromness itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Inverness to Stromness by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. August in Stromness sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Stenness, Brough Of Birsay, Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Maeshowe ©
Maeshowe
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar

3
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get some historical perspective at Alnwick Castle and The Alnwick Garden. Escape the urban bustle at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Alnwick: Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island) and St Aiden Beach (in Bamburgh). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, explore the activities along Embleton Bay, steep yourself in history at Cragside House and Gardens, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Alnmouth Beach.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Alnwick trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Stromness to Alnwick takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. August in Alnwick sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Cragside House and Gardens, Lindisfarne Priory, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre
Highlights from your plan
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle

3
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Get outdoors at Snowdon and Aber Falls. Get some historical perspective at Portmeirion Village and Harlech Castle. When in Caernarfon, make a side trip to see Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve in Bethesda, approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Caernarfon Castle, take an in-depth tour of National Slate Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Beaumaris Castle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Caernarfon trip maker site .

You can drive from Alnwick to Caernarfon in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Caernarfon sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to St. Davids.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beaumaris Castle, Harlech Castle, Snowdon, Portmeirion Village, Aber Falls
Highlights from your plan
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve ©
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village

2
nights
St. Davids

St. Davids ©
St.
On the 18th (Sun), go for a walk through Wales Coastal Path, steep yourself in history at Solva, take a memorable tour with Tours, then explore the striking landscape of St. Davids Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at St Davids Plant & Garden Nursery. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the St. Davids trip builder site .

Drive from Caernarfon to St. Davids in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Swansea.

Things to do in St. Davids

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Solva, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
Highlights from your plan
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park ©
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
St. Davids Cathedral ©
St. Davids Cathedral
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Visit Cardiff Castle and Pennard Castle for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Woolacombe Beach and Gower Peninsula. Explore Swansea's surroundings by going to Castell Coch (in Tongwynlais), Walk - Morte Point Trail (in Mortehoe) and Big Pit National Coal Museum (in Blaenavon). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Rhossili Bay.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Swansea online attractions planner .

Drive from St. Davids to Swansea in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cardiff, Woolacombe, Big Pit National Coal Museum, Rhossili Bay
Highlights from your plan
Gower Peninsula ©
Gower Peninsula
Walk - Morte Point Trail ©
Walk - Morte Point Trail
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach

3
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Escape the urban bustle at St. Michael's Mount and Eden Project. Popular historic sites such as The Lost Gardens of Heligan and St. Just in Roseland Church are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Newquay side-trips: Land's End Landmark (in Sennen) and Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Screech Owl Sanctuary, get engrossed in the history at Pirate's Quest, and kick back and relax at Fistral Beach Bar.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Newquay trip planning app .

Drive from Swansea to Newquay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Exeter.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Eden Project, St. Michael's Mount, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Land's End Landmark, Screech Owl Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
St Just-in-Roseland Church ©
St Just-in-Roseland Church
Eden Project ©
Eden Project
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

3
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Escape the urban bustle at The Donkey Sanctuary and The Byes Riverside Park. Popular historic sites such as Exeter Cathedral and Knightshayes court are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Exeter: Paignton Zoo Environmental Park (in Paignton), Ottery St Mary Parish Church (in Ottery St. Mary) and Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary (in Buckfastleigh). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Yarak Bird of Prey and explore the historical opulence of Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Exeter online visit planner .

Getting from Newquay to Exeter by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Exeter

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Ottery St Mary Parish Church, Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Yarak Bird of Prey, Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Yarak Bird of Prey ©
Yarak Bird of Prey
The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary

3
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Get some historical perspective at Elizabeth Castle and La Hougue Bie. Get outdoors at St. Brelade's Bay Beach and Jersey Zoo.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the St. Helier road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Exeter to St. Helier takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August in St. Helier, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, Mont Orgueil Castle, La Hougue Bie, Jersey Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Elizabeth Castle ©
Elizabeth Castle
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle
St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach

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