49 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

49 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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49 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
London
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Salisbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Glastonbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Gloucester
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Warwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
York
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Liverpool
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Llandudno
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Barmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Benllech, Anglesey
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
11
Keswick
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
13
Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
14
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
15
Durness
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  38​h
End: Sydney

4
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

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

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to London is minus 10 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in London reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a train to Salisbury.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

2
nights
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. On the 6th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, then contemplate the long history of Wilton House, then contemplate the long history of Old Sarum, and finally delve into the distant past at Stonehenge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Winchester Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of The Great Hall, then contemplate the long history of Hospital of St Cross, and finally get in on the family fun at Paultons Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Salisbury vacation maker tool .

Take a train from London to Salisbury in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Salisbury can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Glastonbury.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Winchester, Wilton House, Paultons Park, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Winchester Cathedral ©
Winchester Cathedral

2
nights
Glastonbury

Glastonbury ©
On the 8th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, don't miss a visit to Chalice Well, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, then look for gifts at Repxotics, and finally have fun at Mendip Shooting Ground Ltd. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Glastonbury Abbey, then get answers to all your questions at Pilgrim Reception in the Glastonbury Information Centre, then make a trip to Facets of Avalon, and finally take in the exciting artwork at A2 Gallery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Glastonbury trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Salisbury to Glastonbury takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In May in Glastonbury, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Glastonbury

Historic Sites Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Wells, Repxotics
Highlights from your plan
Chalice Well ©
Chalice Well
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

4
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gloucester: Corinium Museum (in Cirencester), Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and St Peter's Church (in Upper Slaughter). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Earl's & Co., explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, contemplate the long history of Tewkesbury Abbey, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gloucester journey builder .

You can drive from Glastonbury to Gloucester in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Glastonbury in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Gloucester, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Warwick.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Spas Shopping

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Woodchester Mansion Trust, Sudeley Castle, Tewkesbury Abbey, Corinium Museum
Highlights from your plan
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Earl's & Co. ©
Earl's & Co.
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum

2
nights
Warwick

Warwick ©
Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Rollright Stones, then don't miss a visit to The Moreton Gallery, then relax and rejuvenate at Cotswold House Hotel & Spa, and finally steep yourself in history at Charlecote Mill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): take a memorable tour with The Open Road, then steep yourself in history at Guy's Cliffe, and then step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Warwick vacation planner .

You can drive from Gloucester to Warwick in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Warwick, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites Tours Spas

Side Trips

Rollright Stones, The Moreton Gallery, Cotswold House Hotel & Spa
Highlights from your plan
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Cotswold House Hotel & Spa ©
Cotswold House Hotel & Spa
The Moreton Gallery ©
The Moreton Gallery

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 is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, admire the striking features of York Minster, go for a walk through York City Walls, and steep yourself in history at York Cold War Bunker.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Warwick to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in York can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
York Minster ©
York Minster
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls

4
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liverpool: Greenfield Valley Heritage Park (in Holywell), Chester Zoo (in Chester) and Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (in Wrexham). The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Padeswood & Buckley Golf Club, examine the collection at Merseyside Maritime Museum, browse the exhibits of Walker Art Gallery, and take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Liverpool trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from York to Liverpool in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Liverpool sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Liverpool

Parks Museums Golf

Side Trips

Padeswood & Buckley Golf Club, Wepre Park, Greenfield Valley Heritage Park, Loggerheads Country Park, Chester Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Chester Zoo ©
Chester Zoo
Padeswood & Buckley Golf Club ©
Padeswood & Buckley Golf Club
Loggerheads Country Park ©
Loggerheads Country Park

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Llandudno: GreenWood Forest Park (in Y Felinheli), Swallow Falls (in Betws-y-Coed) and Llanberis (Electric Mountain & National Slate Museum). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Bodnant Garden, steep yourself in history at Caernarfon Castle, deepen your understanding at Bangor University, and go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Llandudno trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Liverpool to Llandudno takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Barmouth.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bangor, Llanberis, GreenWood Forest Park, Swallow Falls, Smallest House in Britain
Highlights from your plan
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Bodnant Garden ©
Bodnant Garden
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

2
nights
Barmouth

Barmouth ©
Barmouth is a town in the county of Gwynedd, north-western Wales, lying on the estuary of the River Mawddach and Cardigan Bay. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the activities along Blue Lake, explore the historical opulence of Harlech Castle, and then explore the activities along Barmouth Harbour. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Barmouth Bridge and then enjoy the sand and surf at Barmouth Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Barmouth trip planner.

You can drive from Llandudno to Barmouth in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Barmouth can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Benllech.

Things to do in Barmouth

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Harlech Castle, Blue Lake
Highlights from your plan
Barmouth Harbour ©
Barmouth Harbour
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle
Barmouth Bridge ©
Barmouth Bridge

2
nights
Benllech, Anglesey

Benllech ©
Benllech is large village on the Isle of Anglesey in Wales. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Beaumaris Castle, then make a trip to Oriel Tegfryn Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Tysilio's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Traeth Lligwy.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Benllech online journey builder .

Getting from Barmouth to Benllech by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Keswick.

Things to do in Benllech

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Menai Bridge, Beaumaris Castle, Traeth Lligwy
Highlights from your plan
Traeth Lligwy ©
Traeth Lligwy
Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens ©
Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens
St Tysilio's Church ©
St Tysilio's Church

5
nights
Keswick

Keswick ©
Keswick is an English market town and civil parish, historically in Cumberland, and since 1974 in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria. Get out of town with these interesting Keswick side-trips: Tarn Hows (in Coniston), Levens Hall (in Kendal) and Windermere (Lake Windermere & Treetop Trek). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, admire the sheer force of Aira Force Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Skiddaw, and contemplate the long history of Castlerigg Stone Circle.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Keswick trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Benllech to Keswick. In May in Keswick, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Keswick

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Windermere, Aira Force Waterfall, Jennings Brewery, The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Tarn Hows
Highlights from your plan
Lake Windermere ©
Lake Windermere
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Tarn Hows ©
Tarn Hows

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Keswick to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Edinburgh when traveling from Keswick in June, with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Glenfinnan Monument, then contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Camusdarach Beach. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, then get interesting insight from Jacobite Steam Train, and finally don't miss a visit to Lime Tree An Ealdhain Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Fort William road trip planning site .

Drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Camusdarach Beach
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument

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nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Embrace Gift Shop (in Strathpeffer), Rogie Falls (in Contin) and Plodda Falls (in Tomich). There's lots more to do: get outside with Ticket To Ride - Bike Hire, identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch an Eilein, and test your team's savvy at Breakout Games.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Inverness online travel route builder .

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Inverness are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aviemore, Embrace Gift Shop, Nairn Beach, Urquhart Castle, Rogie Falls
Highlights from your plan
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Ticket To Ride - Bike Hire ©
Ticket To Ride - Bike Hire
Plodda Falls ©
Plodda Falls

1
night
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. On the 16th (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, then make a trip to Cairn House Gallery, and then kick back and relax at Durness Beach.

Plan a Durness trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Durness, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Cairn House Gallery ©
Cairn House Gallery
Smoo Cave ©
Smoo Cave

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