48 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

48 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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48 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + train:  28​h
1
Llandudno
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Stromness, Mainland
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Kinlochbervie
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Alnwick
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
York
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Newquay
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Portsmouth
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
12
St. Helier, Jersey
— 7 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Sydney

3
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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Morfa Bychan Beach and Llanfairfechan Beach. Get in touch with nature at Angel Bay and Promenade. Explore Llandudno's surroundings by going to Portmeirion Village (in Portmeirion), Beaumaris Castle (in Beaumaris) and Caernarfon (Caernarfon Castle & Cae'r Gors). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Llangelynin Old Church, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, and browse the exhibits of Conwy Castle.

To see photos and tourist information, read our Llandudno trip itinerary app .

Sydney, Australia to Llandudno is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Llandudno due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Llandudno reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Conwy, Caernarfon, Beaumaris Castle, Portmeirion Village, Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Highlights from your plan
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands ©
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Llanfairfechan Beach ©
Llanfairfechan Beach
Llangelynin Old Church ©
Llangelynin Old Church

3
nights
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maeshowe and Standing Stones of Stenness. Get a sense of the local culture at Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm and Barony Mill. Explore Stromness' surroundings by going to Deerness (Skate Rumple Orkney Alpacas & Mull Head Nature Reserve), Grey Cairns of Camster (in Roster) and Sinclair's Bay (in Wick). There's lots more to do: delve into the mystery of Ring of Brodgar, identify plant and animal life at Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Magnus Cathedral, and step off the mainland to explore Brough Of Birsay.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Stromness trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Llandudno to Stromness in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and ferry. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Llandudno in May; daily highs in Stromness reach 13°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Kinlochbervie.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Stenness, Birsay, Deerness, Orkneyinga Saga Centre, Saint Magnus Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Maeshowe ©
Maeshowe
Standing Stones of Stenness
Standing Stones of Stenness

2
nights
Kinlochbervie

Kinlochbervie
Kinlochbervie is a harbour village in the north west of Sutherland, in the Highland region of Scotland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Polin Beach, then kick back and relax at Clachtoll Beach Campsite, and then kick back and relax at Scourie Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): kick back and relax at Sandwood Bay Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oldshoremore Beach.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kinlochbervie road trip website .

You can drive from Stromness to Kinlochbervie in 5.5 hours. In May in Kinlochbervie, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Kinlochbervie

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Scourie Bay, Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore hidden gems such as Loch Garten Nature Reserve and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Nairn Beach and Culbin. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Embo Beach (in Embo), RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie) and Brora Beach (in Brora). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Fort George, pause for some serene contemplation at East Church, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, and steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Inverness vacation builder site .

Traveling by car from Kinlochbervie to Inverness takes 2.5 hours. In May in Inverness, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Brora Beach, Embo Beach, Nigg Old Church, Loch Garten Nature Reserve, East Church
Highlights from your plan
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Culbin ©
Culbin

4
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. Explore hidden gems such as Camusdarach Beach and Steall Waterfall. Take a break from the city and head to Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Glen Etive. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve (in Strontian), Silver Sands of Morar (in Morar) and Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Castle Tioram, step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve, Glen Etive, Morar Beach, Castle Tioram
Highlights from your plan
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach

4
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Popular historic sites such as Lindisfarne Priory and Alnwick Castle are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as The Parish Church of Saint Peter and Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Course. When in Alnwick, make a side trip to see Beamish Museum in Beamish, approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Embleton Bay, admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Old Bewick, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Alnwick Garden.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alnwick visit planner .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Alnwick takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

The Parish Church of Saint Peter, Lindisfarne Priory, Bamburgh Castle, Beamish Museum, Cragside House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

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.
Get outdoors at RSPB Bempton Cliffs and Scarborough Beach. Get some cultural insight at Church of Saint Mary, Whitby and York City Walls. Venture out of the city with trips to Fountains Abbey (in Ripon), Filey Beach (in Filey) and Whitby Abbey (in Whitby). There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at York Castle Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the York sightseeing app .

You can take a train from Alnwick to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Newquay.

Things to do in York

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Whitby, Scarborough Beach, Filey Beach, RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Fountains Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby ©
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach

4
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Explore hidden gems such as Carbis Bay Beach and All Saints' Church Marazion. Visit Porthminster Beach and Woolacombe Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Newquay side-trips: St. Michael's Mount (in Marazion), Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel) and The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in St Austell). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Perranporth Beach, contemplate the long history of Portloe, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fistral Beach Bar.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Newquay tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from York to Newquay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Marazion, St Ives, Perranporth Beach, Portloe Harbour, Tintagel Castle
Highlights from your plan
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, admire the natural beauty at Longleat, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Cheddar Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Avebury Stone Circle and then see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bath attractions planning site .

Traveling by car from Newquay to Bath takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Longleat, Cheddar Gorge, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Wells Cathedral, Avebury Stone Circle
Highlights from your plan
Longleat ©
Longleat
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

4
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Durlston Country Park and Model Village Gardens & Cafe. Visiting StudlandBeachandNatureReserve and Hengistbury Head Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Swanage side-trips: Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth), Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth) and Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle, identify plant and animal life at Monkey World, and browse the exhibits of The Tank Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Swanage online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Bath to Swanage takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Swanage sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Bournemouth, Wareham, Lulworth Cove, Weymouth Beach
Highlights from your plan
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
Model Village Gardens & Cafe ©
Model Village Gardens & Cafe

4
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary and Isle of Wight Steam Railway. Get a sense of the local culture at Osborne House and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta. Venture out of the city with trips to Royal Pavilion (in Brighton), Shanklin Chine (in Shanklin) and Beachy Head (in Eastbourne). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of HMS Warrior 1860, see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose Museum, and explore the galleries of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Portsmouth trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Swanage to Portsmouth by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Shanklin Chine, Beachy Head, The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, Osborne House, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Highlights from your plan
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Shanklin Chine ©
Shanklin Chine
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head

7
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Step out of the city life by going to Greve de Lecq and The National Trust for Jersey Wetland Centre. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Little Chapel and Castle Cornet.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Helier trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Portsmouth to St. Helier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Helier

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

St. Brelade, St. Ouen, Grouville, Ouaisne Bay, The Little Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)
The Little Chapel ©
The Little Chapel
Castle Cornet
Castle Cornet

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