38 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

38 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip itinerary planner

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Brighton and Hove
— 3 nights
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London
— 5 nights
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Windsor
— 1 night
Train
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Bath
— 2 nights
Drive
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Clovelly
Drive
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Warwick
— 1 night
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Birmingham
— 3 nights
Drive
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Manchester
— 1 night
Drive
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Liverpool
— 2 nights
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Glasgow
— 1 night
Drive
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Stirling
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 2 nights
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Inverness
— 3 nights
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Aberdeen
— 2 nights
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Perth
— 2 nights
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St. Andrews
— 1 night
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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Newcastle upon Tyne
— 2 nights
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Brighton and Hove

— 3 nights

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cuckmere Haven as well as Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum. On the 13th (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with North Laine, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Lanes, and then take in the waterfront at Brighton Palace Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Brighton, make a trip to British Airways i360, steep yourself in history at Royal Pavilion, stroll through Brighton Beach, then stop by Oliver's Brighton, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Doughnut.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Brighton and Hove trip planner.

Winnipeg, Canada to Brighton and Hove is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Winnipeg to Brighton and Hove, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Winnipeg in July, with highs in Brighton and Hove at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

London

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Borough Market, Harrods, Hamleys, and other attractions. Bring the kids along to Regent's Park and Millennium Bridge. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kensington Gardens and Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Thames River, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, walk around Hyde Park, and make a trip to Tower of London.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the London online tour planner.

Traveling by train from Brighton and Hove to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Windsor.

Things to do in London

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Windsor

— 1 night
Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. On the 21st (Wed), find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Windsor Castle, stop by Fudge Kitchen, ponder the design of Jubilee Fountain, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Chapel, then appreciate the history behind Irish Guardsman Statue, and finally pause for some photo ops at Queen Victoria Statue.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Windsor road trip website.

You can drive from London to Windsor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Windsor, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Windsor

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
The Roman Baths has been added to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip planning app.

You can take a train from Windsor to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 24th (Sat), you'll travel to Clovelly.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Clovelly

Clovelly is a small village in the Torridge district of Devon, England. On the 24th (Sat), view the masterpieces at 83 The Gallery, then kick back and relax at Welcombe Mouth Beach, and then get outside with Independent Charters.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Clovelly trip planner.

Drive from Bath to Clovelly in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Warwick.

Things to do in Clovelly

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Warwick

— 1 night
For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Warwick trip builder tool.

Getting from Clovelly to Warwick by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Warwick

Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Birmingham

— 3 nights

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Gas Street Basin has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll through Sheldon Country Park and then visit Gas Street Basin.

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

You can drive from Warwick to Birmingham in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Birmingham sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 28th (Wed), you'll travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Birmingham

Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Parks

Manchester

— 1 night

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): let your taste buds guide you at Scranchester Tours, have fun and explore at Clayton Hall Museum, and then make a trip to Corn Exchange.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Manchester travel route website.

Getting from Birmingham to Manchester by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Manchester sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Tours · Childrens Museums · Museums

Liverpool

— 2 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Step off the beaten path and head to Brimstage Maze and Vale Park. Kids will enjoy The Black Pearl New Brighton and Our Lady and Saint Nicholas Church and Garden. There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at Clue HQ - Wirral, see the interesting displays at Liverpool Beatles Museum, steep yourself in history at Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre, and get outside with The Romans.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Liverpool route maker site.

You can drive from Manchester to Liverpool in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Liverpool sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Glasgow

— 1 night

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel as well as City Sightseeing Glasgow. On the 1st (Sun), see what you want with City Sightseeing Glasgow, see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Central Mosque, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Liverpool to Glasgow by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Glasgow when traveling from Liverpool in July, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Stirling.

Things to do in Glasgow

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Stirling

— 2 nights
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Doune Castle, Linlithgow Palace, Stirling Castle, and other attractions you added. On the 1st (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, steep yourself in history at Rob Roy's Grave, explore the historical opulence of Linlithgow Palace, then explore the historical opulence of Doune Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Robert The Bruce Monument, and finally make a trip to Great Hall. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Old Leckie Farm, stop by Contempo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Town Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at Star Pyramid, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Queen Anne Gardens, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Stirling day trip app.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Stirling takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Stirling, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 3rd (Tue), you're off to Fort William.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Fort William

— 2 nights
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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Jacobite Steam Train. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Andrew's Church, get interesting insight from Crannog Cruises, then get interesting insight from Jacobite Steam Train, and finally take a memorable drive along Road to the Isles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Lochaber Geopark Visitor Centre.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Stirling to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Inverness

— 3 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Bring the kids along to Whin Park and Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection) and Ness Islands. Next up on the itinerary: race across the water with a speed boat tour, play a few rounds at Castle Stuart Golf Links, and take in the views from Culloden Viaduct.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Inverness attractions planning tool.

Drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Inverness, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. You will leave for Aberdeen on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Inverness

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Golf

Aberdeen

— 2 nights

Flower of Scotland

The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
You've now added Dunnottar Castle to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Dunnottar Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Bamse Statue, explore the world behind art at Montrose Museum and Art Gallery, then kick back and relax at Montrose Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at St Cyrus Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Aberdeen planning site.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Aberdeen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Aberdeen sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Perth.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Perth

— 2 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Perth Leisure Pool as well as Huntingtower Castle. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Huntingtower Castle and then enjoy some diversion at Perth Leisure Pool.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Perth trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Aberdeen to Perth in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Thu) before leaving for St. Andrews.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Andrews

— 1 night
On the 12th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church (Town Kirk). Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Raptor World, see the interesting displays at St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum, and then kick back and relax at East Sands Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our St. Andrews trip planner.

You can drive from Perth to St. Andrews in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in St. Andrews can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in St. Andrews

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Yacht Britannia as well as Edinburgh Hop on Hop Off Tours. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): hit the sights you want to with Edinburgh Hop on Hop Off Tours and then see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh attractions planner.

You can drive from St. Andrews to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will leave for Newcastle upon Tyne on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Tours
Highlights from your trip

Newcastle upon Tyne

— 2 nights

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Heaton Park and Bill Quay Community Farm. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Andrew's Church and Washington Air Rifle Range. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mary's Cathedral, Newcastle upon Tyne and steep yourself in history at High Level Bridge.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Newcastle upon Tyne sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Newcastle upon Tyne sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.