42 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

42 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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42 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  14​h
1
London
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bourton-on-the-Water
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Wrexham
— 1 night
train:  15​min
4
Chester
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
5
Llandudno
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Caernarfon
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Swansea
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
8
Cardiff
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
9
Bath
— 4 nights
+2
train + subway + train:  2​h 45​min
10
Cambridge
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
York
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
12
Edinburgh
— 1 night
train:  1​h
13
Glasgow
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
14
Luss
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
15
Fort William
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
16
Ness
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
17
Isle of Skye
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
18
John O'Groats
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
19
Inverness
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
20
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
21
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Singapore

12
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.
For shopping fun, head to Saatchi Gallery or Camden Market. Do some cultural sightseeing at Buckingham Palace and Natural History Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: West Wittering Beach (in West Wittering), Pett Level Beach (in Hastings) and Camber Sands (in Camber). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's Globe, buy something for everyone on your list at Old Spitalfields Market, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our London custom trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to London is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Singapore to London. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in June; daily highs in London reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in London

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Camber Sands, West Wittering Beach, Pett Level Beach, Bosham Quay
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

few
hours
Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bourton-on-the-Water online itinerary creator.

You can drive from London to Bourton-on-the-Water in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from London in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Bourton-on-the-Water. On the 11th (Tue), you're off toWrexham.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Outdoors Tours Parks

1
night
Wrexham

Wrexham ©
Wrexham is the largest town in the north of Wales and an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): play a few rounds at Old Padeswood Golf Club and then contemplate the long history of Erddig.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Wrexham itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Wrexham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Wrexham are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chester.

Things to do in Wrexham

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Old Padeswood Golf Club, Castell Dinas Bran
Highlights from your plan
Erddig ©
Erddig
Castell Dinas Bran ©
Castell Dinas Bran
Wrexham County Borough Museum ©
Wrexham County Borough Museum

1
day
Chester

Chester ©
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chester trip itinerary planner.

Chester is just a stone's throw from Wrexham. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Chester

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping

Side Trip

Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet
Highlights from your plan
Chester Racecourse ©
Chester Racecourse
Walls of Chester ©
Walls of Chester
Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet ©
Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet

1
night
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. For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Llandudno vacation builder.

You can drive from Chester to Llandudno in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Llandudno sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll set off for Caernarfon on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Llandudno

Outdoors Parks Nightlife

few
hours
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Caernarfon holiday planner.

Drive from Llandudno to Caernarfon in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Swansea.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Shopping

Side Trip

The Gift Shop

few
hours
Swansea

Swansea ©
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Swansea holiday planner.

You can drive from Caernarfon to Swansea in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Swansea are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Swansea

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Swansea Market ©
Swansea Market

2
nights
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): browse the different shops at Capitol Shopping Centre, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mark's Church, and then take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales. On your second day here, admire all the interesting features of Principality Stadium, browse the different shops at Cardiff Central Market, explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, then see the interesting displays at St. Fagans: National History Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Caerphilly Castle, and finally Head underground at Big Pit: National Coal Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cardiff travel itinerary creator.

Drive from Swansea to Cardiff in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Cardiff can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cardiff

Shopping Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Big Pit National Coal Museum, Caerphilly Castle, Saint Marks's Brithdir, Woodlake park golf club, Weston-Super-Mare Beach
Highlights from your plan
Castle Quarter Arcade ©
Castle Quarter Arcade
Saint Marks's Brithdir ©
Saint Marks's Brithdir
Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Roman Baths and Stonehenge. Head to Emma Rose Art Works and Oldfield Park Bookshopfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Avebury (Avebury Stone Circle, Avebury Manor, & more), Salisbury Cathedral (in Salisbury) and Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, look for gifts at The Makery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, and enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bath trip builder.

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cambridge.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Avebury, Bournemouth Beach, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Monkey World, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village

4
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Visit Hunstanton Beach and Wells Next The Sea Beach for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Blickling Estate and Colchester Arts Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Cambridge side-trips: Ickworth House (in Horringer), Sandringham House (in Sandringham) and Coes of Ipswich (in Ipswich). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Cambridgeshire Wine School - Day Classes, steep yourself in history at University of Cambridge, stop by Bike Stop, and admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cambridge travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bath to Cambridge in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to York.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Belton House, Wells Next The Sea Beach, Flatford Mill, Colchester Arts Centre, Ickworth
Highlights from your plan
Cambridgeshire Wine School ©
Cambridgeshire Wine School
Blickling Estate ©
Blickling Estate
Norwich Cathedral ©
Norwich Cathedral

3
nights
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
York City Walls and Fountains Abbey will appeal to history buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Filey Beach and Scarborough Beach. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through York Shambles, contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House, admire the striking features of Castle Howard, and stop by Pylones.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the York custom trip planner.

Drive from Cambridge to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in York sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Scarborough Beach, Fountains Abbey, Filey Beach
Highlights from your plan
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

1
night
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, then shop like a local with Grassmarket, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Royal Mile.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh vacation builder.

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Grassmarket ©
Grassmarket
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

few
hours
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Glasgow travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Glasgow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Luss.

Things to do in Glasgow

Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street

few
hours
Luss

Luss ©
Luss is a village in Argyll & Bute, Scotland, on the west bank of Loch Lomond. To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Luss itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Luss takes an hour. July in Luss sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Luss

Shopping

Side Trip

Auchentullich Farm Shop
Highlights from your plan
Auchentullich Farm Shop ©
Auchentullich Farm Shop

1
night
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. To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fort William tour planner.

Getting from Luss to Fort William by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ness.

Things to do in Fort William

Museums
Highlights from your plan
West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum

few
hours
Ness

Ness
Ness is a hamlet on the Wirral Peninsula, in the part that remains in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ness holiday planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Ness in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Ness are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll set off for Isle of Skye on the 28th (Fri).

Things to do in Ness

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

few
hours
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.
To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Isle of Skye trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Ness to Isle of Skye with the Route module. Traveling from Ness in July, expect nights in Isle of Skye to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. You'll set off for John O'Groats on the 28th (Fri).

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Outdoors Tours Parks

1
night
John O'Groats

John O'Groats ©
To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our John O'Groats holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Isle of Skye to John O'Groats with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in John O'Groats

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mary Ann's Cottage, Whaligoe Steps, Holburn Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Holburn Head Lighthouse ©
Holburn Head Lighthouse
Duncansby Head ©
Duncansby Head
Mary Ann's Cottage ©
Mary Ann's Cottage

1
night
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Inverness itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from John O'Groats to Inverness takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Clava Cairns, Nairn Beach, Culloden Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Castle Gallery ©
Castle Gallery

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nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Head to Cadenhead's and Doodlesfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: St Andrews Links (in St. Andrews) and Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines (in Errol). Explore Edinburgh further: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, stop by Eddie's Seafood Market, and contemplate the long history of Gladstone's Land.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh travel planner.

Drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Shopping Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

St Andrews Links, Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse

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nights
London

London ©
National Portrait Gallery and Haunch Of Venison will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Windsor Castle and Holland Park. Explore London further: hunt for treasures at Leadenhall Market, stop by Liberty, browse the different shops at Westfield London, and browse the range of quality goods at Selfridges.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our London vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, expect London to be a bit warmer, temps between 25°C and 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in London

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Windsor Castle
Highlights from your plan
Regent Street ©
Regent Street
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection

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