48 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

48 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

48 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Cluj-Napoca
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
3
Glasgow
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Belfast
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h 30​min
5
Llanberis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Liverpool
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
7
Manchester
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
York
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Cambridge
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
10
London
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
11
Oxford
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
12
Bath
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
13
Bristol
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
14
Cardiff
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Cluj-Napoca

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You've added Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield, Inverness Cathedral, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort George, take in nature's colorful creations at Inverness Botanic Gardens, and see the interesting displays at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness planner .

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Inverness is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cluj-Napoca to Inverness. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cluj-Napoca in August, with highs in Inverness at 21°C and lows at 10°C. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle, Urquhart Castle, Cawdor Castle, Culloden Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Fort George
Fort George
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Cawdor Castle ©
Cawdor Castle

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Holyrood Park, Scottish National Gallery, The Scottish Parliament, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, visit a coastal fixture at Calton Hill, and make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

4
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Glasgow is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, walk around Kelvingrove Park, have fun and explore at Glasgow Science Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip maker website .

Getting from Edinburgh to Glasgow by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Glasgow are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Glasgow Botanic Gardens ©
Glasgow Botanic Gardens

3
nights
Belfast

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Belfast Castle, Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, Giant's Causeway, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, make a trip to Peace Wall, steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, and learn more about the world around you at Ulster Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Belfast trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Glasgow to Belfast in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August in Belfast, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Llanberis.

Things to do in Belfast

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Giant's Causeway, Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Buildings ©
Parliament Buildings
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast

2
nights
Llanberis

Llanberis ©
Llanberis is a village in Gwynedd, northwest Wales, on the southern bank of the lake Llyn Padarn and at the foot of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. Your list of things to see and do now includes Harlech Castle, Caernarfon Castle, South Stack Lighthouse, and other attractions. On the 19th (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at South Stack Lighthouse, explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, then make a trip to Electric Mountain, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Snowdon Mountain Railway and then steep yourself in history at Harlech Castle.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Llanberis attractions planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from Belfast to Llanberis in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daily temperatures in Llanberis can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Liverpool.

Things to do in Llanberis

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Harlech Castle, Caernarfon Castle, South Stack Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Llanberis Lake Railway ©
Llanberis Lake Railway
National Slate Museum ©
National Slate Museum
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

3
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes International Slavery Museum, The Cavern Club and Croxteth Hall & Country Park. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, contemplate the long history of World Museum, see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, and stroll the grounds of Liverpool Cathedral.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Liverpool trip website .

Traveling by car from Llanberis to Liverpool takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Manchester.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum

3
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Imperial War Museum North, Manchester Town Hall, The Manchester Museum, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: get curious at Science and Industry Museum, get lost in a book at The John Rylands Library, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manchester Cathedral, and examine the collection at National Football Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Manchester trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Liverpool to Manchester in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Manchester can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to York.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Imperial War Museum North, Chatsworth House
Highlights from your plan
Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Imperial War Museum North ©
Imperial War Museum North

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Clifford's Tower, The York Dungeon, Treasurer's House, and other attractions you added. On the 27th (Tue), admire the striking features of York Minster and then take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls. On the next day, don't miss a visit to York Shambles, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, then contemplate the long history of York Cold War Bunker, then get engrossed in the history at Yorkshire Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Guildhall.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our York trip planner .

Take a train from Manchester to York in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in York are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

3
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
You've added Trinity College, Great St Mary's Church (Church of England), Christ's College, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Fitzwilliam Museum, identify plant and animal life at The Backs, admire the natural beauty at Cambridge University Botanic Garden, and deepen your understanding at University of Cambridge.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cambridge itinerary planner .

You can drive from York to Cambridge in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Cambridge are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
King's College Chapel ©
King's College Chapel
Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. James's Park, Tate Modern, Houses of Parliament, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our London trip builder tool .

You can take a train from Cambridge to London in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in London, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Oxford.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

3
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Corpus Christi College as well as Worcester College. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, take in nature's colorful creations at University of Oxford Botanic Garden, get engrossed in the history at Oxford Castle & Prison, and learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Oxford attractions planner.

You can take a train from London to Oxford in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Prior Park Landscape Gardens (NT), Holburne Museum and Fashion Museum Bath. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, examine the collection at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, take in nature's colorful creations at American Museum & Gardens, and admire the striking features of The Circus.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Oxford to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Bristol.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
American Museum & Gardens ©
American Museum & Gardens
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

3
nights
Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bristol City Docks as well as Cabot Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mary Redcliffe Church, take in panoramic vistas at Cabot Tower, then don't miss a visit to Bristol City Hall, and finally see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bristol sightseeing planner.

Bristol is just a stone's throw from Bath. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bristol

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
St Mary Redcliffe Church ©
St Mary Redcliffe Church
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
Bristol Cathedral ©
Bristol Cathedral

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The National Showcaves Centre for Wales, Gower Peninsula, Caerphilly Castle, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum Cardiff, explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, and walk around Roath Park.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cardiff trip planner .

You can take a train from Bristol to Cardiff in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. September in Cardiff sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Big Pit National Coal Museum, Caerphilly Castle, Gower Peninsula, The National Showcaves Centre for Wales
Highlights from your plan
Gower Peninsula ©
Gower Peninsula
Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
St Fagans National Museum of History ©

Similar Plans

60 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 46 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM SWEDEN July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM IRAQ August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 30 days in Dublin & United Kingdom BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 42 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM GERMANY August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans