52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Seoul
+3
Fly + train + subway + train:  22​h 30​min
1
Llandudno
— 5 nights
+3
train + Fly + foot + bus:  7​h 30​min
2
Isle of Lewis
— 3 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h 15​min
3
Isle of Skye
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Inverness
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Ullapool
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
7
Stromness, Mainland
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  8​h 30​min
8
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Sandown, Isle of Wight
— 6 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Seoul

5
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. Explore hidden gems such as Conwy Castle and Harlech Castle. Get some cultural insight at Beaumaris Castle and Conwy Town Walls. Venture out of the city with trips to National Slate Museum (in Llanberis), Portmeirion Village (in Portmeirion) and Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Albert Dock, stop by Hufenfa'r Castell, trek along Promenade, and don't miss a visit to Great Orme.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Llandudno visit planner.

Seoul, South Korea to Llandudno is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Seoul to Llandudno due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seoul in July; daily highs in Llandudno reach 22°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Isle of Lewis.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Conwy, Harlech, Liverpool, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, The Gift Shop
Highlights from your plan
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle

3
nights
Isle of Lewis

Isle of Lewis ©
Forming the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides archipelago, Isle of Lewis offers scenery consisting of fertile pastures and a meandering, rocky coastline.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Callanish Standing Stones and Luskentyre. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gearannan Blackhouse Village and Ardbuidhe Cottage Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Isle of Harris Distillery (in Tarbert), The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay (in Grosebay) and Hebscape Gallery and Tearoom (in Ardhasaig). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Hebridean Soap Company, take in the exciting artwork at Morven Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Uig Museum, and kick back and relax at Uig Sands.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Lewis tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Llandudno to Isle of Lewis by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Llandudno in July: high temperatures in Isle of Lewis hover around 19°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Isle of Lewis

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Isle of Harris, Isle of Harris Distillery, The Harris Tweed Company Grosebay, Hebscape Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Calanais Standing Stones ©
Calanais Standing Stones
Luskentyre Beach ©
Luskentyre Beach
Isle of Harris Distillery ©
Isle of Harris Distillery

5
nights
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Skyelark and Trotternish Art Gallery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dunvegan Castle & Gardens and Hebridean Isles Trading Company -Island at the Edge. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, stop by Isle of Skye Oysters, and view the masterpieces at Skyeworks Gallery.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye journey planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Isle of Lewis to Isle of Skye takes 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Shopping Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
Skyelark ©
Skyelark

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. Shop till you drop at All The Goodness and Highland Soaps. Explore hidden gems such as Ben Nevis and Highland Titles Nature Reserve. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Woodland Pottery (in Strontian), Argyll Pottery (in Barcaldine) and Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods (in Glenuig). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Glenfinnan Viaduct, stop by The Granite House, step into the grandiose world of Castle Tioram, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William travel planner.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenfinnan Viaduct, Camusdarach Beach, Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Argyll Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop ©

6
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Do your shopping at The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach and The Whisky Castle. Step off the beaten path and head to RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Picaresque Books (in Dingwall), Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Glenfiddich Distillery, step into the grandiose world of Fort George, stop by Cheese Pantry@ Connage, and contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Inverness vacation planner .

Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Aviemore, Tomintoul, Golspie, Picaresque Books, Pandora's Emporium
Highlights from your plan
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve

5
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Perfume Studio and Durness Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like RhueArt and Lotte Glob. Venture out of the city with trips to Scourie Bay (in Scourie), Latitude 57 Arts & Crafts (in Badachro) and Treasure Chest (in Gairloch). The adventure continues: get a taste of local nightlife at The Culkein Store, look for all kinds of wild species at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve, stop by Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch, and hunt for treasures at Ullapool Market.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ullapool trip planner .

Drive from Inverness to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Lochinver, Gairloch, Durness, Perfume Studio, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
The Jammery Culkein ©
The Jammery Culkein
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach

6
nights
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Saint Magnus Cathedral and Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Pier Arts Centre and ArtWorks of the Earth. Explore Stromness' surroundings by going to Orkney Wine Company (in Holm), Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre (in Burray Village) and Mull Head Nature Reserve (in Deerness). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Skara Brae, take an in-depth tour of Broch of Gurness, examine the collection at Kirbuster Museum, and delve into the distant past at Maeshowe.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Stromness trip itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Ullapool to Stromness with the Route module. August in Stromness sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Swanage.

Things to do in Stromness

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Birsay, Stenness, Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, Mull Head Nature Reserve, Orkneyinga Saga Centre
Highlights from your plan
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Saint Magnus Cathedral ©
Saint Magnus Cathedral

2
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Discover out-of-the-way places like Corfe Castle and Dorset Waterpark. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lucy's Farm and The Tank Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth) and Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth). There's more to do: stop by Pursenalities and identify plant and animal life at Monkey World.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Swanage trip planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Stromness to Swanage in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Stromness in August, expect nights in Swanage to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Sandown.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wareham, Corfe Castle, Bournemouth Beach, Weymouth Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum

6
nights
Sandown, Isle of Wight

Sandown ©
Shop till you drop at The Garlic Farm and Neil Williams photography. Get some cultural insight at Carisbrooke Castle and Osborne House. Explore Sandown's surroundings by going to Blackgang Chine (in Ventnor) and Portsmouth (The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard & Portsmouth Historic Dockyard).

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sandown trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Swanage to Sandown takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. In August in Sandown, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Sandown

Historic Sites Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trips

Shanklin, Ventnor, Portsmouth, St Catherine's Lighthouse, Godshill Model Village
Highlights from your plan
St Catherine's Lighthouse ©
St Catherine's Lighthouse
The Garlic Farm ©
The Garlic Farm
Carisbrooke Castle ©
Carisbrooke Castle

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 Gustamps and Jamon Jamon Paella. Get a sense of the local culture at Natural History Museum and Buckingham Palace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Brighton (The Lanes & North Laine). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, stop by John Lobb, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Sandown to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Brighton and Hove
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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