49 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

49 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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49 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Dalate Qi
Drive + Fly:  25​h
1
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Ullapool
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Gairloch
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Grasmere
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
York
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Gloucester
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Bath
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
10
London
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  25​h
End: Dalate Qi

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Jennersfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker website .

Dalate Qi, China to Edinburgh is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from China Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Jenners ©
Jenners

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. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). The adventure continues: stop by Iceberg Glass, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, get interesting insight from Tours, and appreciate the views at Glencoe.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Fort William trip builder app .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Glenfinnan, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Ice Factor, Morar Beach
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Head to Seaweed n Stuff and Ferintosh Community Marketfor plenty of shopping. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Picaresque Books (in Dingwall), Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition (in Drumnadrochit) and Royal Dornoch Golf Club (in Dornoch). And it doesn't end there: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, kick back and relax at Loch Morlich, view the masterpieces at Castle Gallery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Tore Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Inverness vacation planner .

You can drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Munlochy, Aviemore, Beauly, Loch Ness Gallery, Royal Dornoch Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club
Picaresque Books ©
Picaresque Books
Loch Ness Gallery ©
Loch Ness Gallery

4
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Do your shopping at The Culkein Store and Balnakeil Craft Village. Get out of town with these interesting Ullapool side-trips: Durness (Durness Beach, Lotte Glob, & more), Bealach na Ba Viewpoint (in Applecross) and Sandwood Bay Beach (in Kinlochbervie). There's more to do: take in the exciting artwork at RhueArt and kick back and relax at Achmelvich Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ullapool holiday planner .

Drive from Inverness to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. In July in Ullapool, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Ullapool

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Durness, Achmelvich Beach, The Jammery Culkein, Bealach na Ba Viewpoint, Sandwood Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
The Jammery Culkein ©
The Jammery Culkein
Lotte Glob ©
Lotte Glob

4
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. Get out of town with these interesting Gairloch side-trips: Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and Plockton Harbour (in Plockton). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Perfume Studio, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Point Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Inverewe Garden, and brush up on your military savvy at Russian Arctic Convoy Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Gairloch trip planning tool .

Drive from Ullapool to Gairloch in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Gairloch are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Grasmere.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Plockton Harbour, Red Point Beach, Eilean Donan Castle, Inverewe Garden, Perfume Studio
Highlights from your plan
Perfume Studio ©
Perfume Studio
Loch Maree ©
Loch Maree
Gairloch Museum ©
Gairloch Museum

5
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Do your shopping at SpindleCraft and Melville Tyson Ltd. Venture out of the city with trips to Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Buttermere (in Buttermere). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Helvellyn, take in the awesome beauty at Old Man of Coniston, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Grasmere vacation planner .

Drive from Gairloch to Grasmere in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Lake District, Melville Tyson Ltd, J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, SpindleCraft
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
SpindleCraft ©
SpindleCraft
Melville Tyson Ltd ©
Melville Tyson Ltd

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Orton Farmers' Market and York Shambles. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Chatsworth House (in Bakewell), Kennedys Fine Chocolates (in Orton) and Kendal (The Antiques Emporium & K Village, the Lakes Outlet). Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Lake District National Park Guided Walks - Walks to Inspire. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Stonegate, view the masterpieces at Courtyard Gallery, and examine the collection at National Railway Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the York tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grasmere to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in York

Shopping Museums Nature

Side Trips

Orton, Kendal, Courtyard Gallery, Chatsworth House, Lake District National Park Guided Walks
Highlights from your plan
Orton Farmers' Market ©
Orton Farmers' Market
Kennedys Fine Chocolates ©
Kennedys Fine Chocolates
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House

5
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Gloucester is a city and district in southwest England, the county city of Gloucestershire. Shop till you drop at Stroud Farmers' Market and Gloucester Quays. Explore Gloucester's surroundings by going to Fifi's Fancy Furniture (in Wotton-under-Edge), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Tetbury (Chavenage House, The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, & more). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Head 4 Heights Ltd, get all the information you need at Gloucestershire Arts and Crafts Centre, browse the fresh offerings at Over Farm Market, and view the masterpieces at Art Couture Painswick Gallery.

For ratings and tourist information, use the Gloucester trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from York to Gloucester in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from York in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Gloucester, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tetbury, Cirencester, Stroud, Painswick, Fifi's Fancy Furniture
Highlights from your plan
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove
Stroud Farmers' Market ©
Stroud Farmers' Market
Shambles Market ©
Shambles Market

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Head to Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop and The Barnfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Stow-on-the-Wold (Fosse Gallery & Peter Martin Gallery), Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery & Cotswold Falconry Centre) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, trek along Cotswold Way, and delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip site .

Getting from Gloucester to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Tewkesbury, Stow-on-the-Wold, Cotswolds Distillery, Walks With Hawks
Highlights from your plan
Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop ©
Showborough House Sculpture Garden ©
Fosse Gallery ©
Fosse Gallery

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Harrods and Moroccan Original Carpet. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To plan London vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Harrods ©
Harrods
Camden Market ©
Camden Market

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