40 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

40 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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40 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sohag
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
St. Brelade, Jersey
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  2​h 30​min
2
Bournemouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Penzance
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Llandudno
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
5
Gairloch
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Fort William
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Isle of Skye
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
9
Isle of Iona
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Sohag

3
nights
St. Brelade, Jersey

St. Brelade ©
If you're looking for places to see in St.
Step out of the city life by going to Ouaisne Bay and St. Aubins Harbour. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jane James Handmade Ceramics and Stephen Cohu Antiques. When in St. Brelade, make a side trip to see Elizabeth Castle in St. Helier, approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Jersey Falconry, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Brelade's Bay Beach, step into the grandiose world of Mont Orgueil Castle, and examine the collection at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our St. Brelade road trip planning website .

Sohag, Egypt to St. Brelade is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sohag to St. Brelade, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sohag in February, plan for colder days in St. Brelade, with highs around 9°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Bournemouth.

Things to do in St. Brelade

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

St. Helier, St. Lawrence, Mont Orgueil Castle, Ouaisne Bay, Grouville Parish Church
Highlights from your plan
St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle
Ouaisne Bay ©
Ouaisne Bay

4
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. Step out of the city life by going to Hengistbury Head Beach and Osmington Roman Walk. Visit Weymouth Beach and Bournemouth Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Longleat (in Warminster), Wells Cathedral (in Wells) and Bath Abbey (in Bath). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Bindon Hill Fort, explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, and look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bournemouth trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from St. Brelade to Bournemouth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from St. Brelade in February, Bournemouth is slightly colder at night with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Penzance.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bath Abbey, Monkey World, Bindon Hill Fort, Wells Cathedral, Longleat
Highlights from your plan
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Bindon Hill Fort ©
Bindon Hill Fort

5
nights
Penzance

Penzance ©
Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Shop till you drop at The Cowhouse Gallery and Tregony Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Towan Beach - The Roseland and Porthchapel Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Penzance: The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan), Porthtowan Beach (in Porthtowan) and Portloe (in Portloe). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach, stroll through Fistral Beach Bar, view the masterpieces at The Alverton Gallery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Anima-Mundi.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Penzance trip planner .

Getting from Bournemouth to Penzance by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. February in Penzance sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Penzance

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Portloe Harbour, St. Michael's Mount, Tregony Gallery, The Cowhouse Gallery
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Towan Beach - The Roseland ©
Towan Beach - The Roseland
Porthchapel Beach ©
Porthchapel Beach

4
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. Get some historical perspective at Nant Gwrtheyrn and Yr Ysgwrn. Head to Castle Gallery and Pwyth Pistyllfor plenty of shopping. Explore Llandudno's surroundings by going to Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon), Morfa Bychan Beach (in Morfa Bychan) and Porth Neigwl (Hell's Mouth) (in Abersoch). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Borth y Gest Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Mary & All Saints, look for all kinds of wild species at Mawddach Valley - Arthog Bog, and explore the striking landscape at Great Orme.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Llandudno trip planner.

You can drive from Penzance to Llandudno in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Gairloch.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Conwy, Porth Neigwl (Hell's Mouth), Llanfairfechan Beach, Caernarfon Castle, Castle Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands ©
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Llanfairfechan Beach ©
Llanfairfechan Beach

2
nights
Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Bring the kids along to Red Point Beach and Shieldaig Falconry. Escape the urban bustle at Inverpolly Nature Reserve and Ullapool Hill. Explore Gairloch's surroundings by going to All The Goodness (in Ardelve), RhueArt (in Rhue) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). There's much more to do: trek along Lael Forest Walks, head outdoors with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, brush up on your military savvy at Russian Arctic Convoy Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mellon Udrigle Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Gairloch trip planner .

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Gairloch takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Gairloch

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ullapool, All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop, Eilean Donan Castle, Russian Arctic Convoy Project, Red Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Mellon Udrigle Beach ©
Mellon Udrigle Beach
Russian Arctic Convoy Project ©
Russian Arctic Convoy Project

4
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Visit Polin Beach and Rispond Beach for some beach relaxation. Museum-lovers will get to explore Lotte Glob and Strathnaver Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Durness: Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll), Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island) and Oldshoremore Beach (in Kinlochbervie). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Balnakeil Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Scourie Bay, explore the ancient world of Dun Dornaigil Broch, and identify plant and animal life at Little Assynt Estate.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Durness online tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Gairloch to Durness by car takes about 3.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Strathnaver Museum, Scourie Bay, Dun Dornaigil Broch, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Rispond Beach ©
Rispond Beach
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. Appreciate the collections at The Shed Gallery and The Jetty Gallery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glenfinnan Viaduct and Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Loch Shiel (in Glenfinnan), Castle Tioram (in Doirlinn) and Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) (in Gorteneorn). There's much more to do: trek along Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Staircase, look for gifts at Argyll Pottery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Samalaman Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Fort William trip planner .

Traveling by car from Durness to Fort William takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Loch Morar, Castle Tioram, The Jetty Gallery, The Shed Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Trotternish Art Gallery and Staffin Fossil Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sound of Sleat Beach and Skyelark. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bearreraig Bay, admire the sheer force of RHA Waterfall, choose your vessel at Seaflower Skye, and explore the ancient world of Dunscaith Castle.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye planner .

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isle of Iona.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Trotternish Ridge ©
Trotternish Ridge
Sound of Sleat Beach ©
Sound of Sleat Beach
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing

2
nights
Isle of Iona

Isle of Iona ©
For shopping fun, head to Iona Gallery & Pottery or Aosdana. We've included these beaches for you: Port Ban Beach and Traigh Bhan Nam Monach (White Strand of the Monks).

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Isle of Iona route planning site .

Explore your travel options from Isle of Skye to Isle of Iona with the Route module. In March, daytime highs in Isle of Iona are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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
Iona Gallery & Pottery ©
Iona Gallery & Pottery

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