55 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

55 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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55 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
bus + Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
London
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Cirencester
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Coniston
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Penrith
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Ballachulish
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Inverness
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Ullapool
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Durness
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  21​h 15​min
End: Jakarta

6
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.
Get outdoors at Speed Boats Tours and Moose X-Training Ltd. Bring the kids along to Coca-Cola London Eye and Natural History Museum. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Tower Bridge, explore the world behind art at Tate Modern, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the London online trip builder .

Jakarta, Indonesia to London is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Jakarta to London, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jakarta in May, expect London to be colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

6
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Bring the kids along to Head 4 Heights Ltd and The Cotswold Range. Get outdoors at Cotswold Archery and Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd. Explore Cirencester's surroundings by going to Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford), WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge) and Warden's Way (in Upper Slaughter). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with AeroSuperBatics / The Breitling Wingwalkers, explore the activities along Stroudwater Navigation, admire the striking features of Arlington Row, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cirencester itinerary tool .

Getting from London to Cirencester by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Coniston.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

South Cerney, Moreton-in-Marsh, Malmesbury Market Cross, Arlington Row, Greystones Farm
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd ©
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd

6
nights
Coniston

Coniston ©
Coniston is a village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria, England. Family-friendly places like Predator Experience and Climbing Tours will thrill your kids. Get in touch with nature at Alpacaly Ever After and Central Fells. Step out of Coniston to go to Buttermere and see Scale Force, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Old Man of Coniston, hike along Scafell Pike Mountain, explore the activities along Newby Bridge Weir, and take in the dramatic natural features at Jack"s Rake.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Coniston holiday planner .

Getting from Cirencester to Coniston by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Coniston

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Jack"s Rake, Helm Crag, Ashness Bridge, Newby Bridge Weir, Scale Force
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag

6
nights
Penrith

Penrith
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Step out of the city life by going to Helvellyn and Catbells Lakeland Walk. Change things up with these side-trips from Penrith: St Sunday Crag (in Patterdale), Buttermere (in Buttermere) and Climbing Tours (in Windermere). Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Lake District National Park Guided Walks - Walks to Inspire. The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Kentmere Horseshoe, trek along Angle Tarn, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Haweswater Reservoir, and admire the sheer force of Aira Force.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Penrith trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coniston to Penrith takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Penrith are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Ballachulish.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lake District, Keswick, Kentmere Horseshoe, Brant Fell Above the Bustle, Angle Tarn
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Kentmere Horseshoe
Kentmere Horseshoe

5
nights
Ballachulish

Ballachulish ©
The village of Ballachulish in Lochaber, Highland, Scotland, is centred on former slate quarries. Escape the urban bustle at Highland Titles Nature Reserve and Lost Valley Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ballachulish: Loch Morar (in Morar), Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve (in Strontian) and Glen Etive (in Glencoe Village). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe, don't miss a visit to Holroyd Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Staircase, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ballachulish trip site .

You can drive from Penrith to Ballachulish in 4 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Penrith in May since evenings lows in Ballachulish dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Ballachulish

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, North Ballachulish, Glencoe, Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

7
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Attractions like Loch Morlich and Landmark Forest Adventure Park make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten), Rogie Falls (in Contin) and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore). Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Cairngorms National Park. And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, admire the sheer force of Invermoriston Falls, hike along Farigaig Forest, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Kirk Yard.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Inverness trip planning tool .

Getting from Ballachulish to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. In June in Inverness, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ullapool.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aviemore, Munlochy, Rogie Falls, General Wade’s Military Roads, The Falls of Foyers
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park
Farigaig Forest ©
Farigaig Forest

5
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Step out of the city life by going to Achmelvich Beach and The Bone Caves. Change things up with these side-trips from Ullapool: North West Highlands Geopark (in Lairg), Lochinver (Culag Woods & Little Assynt Estate) and Mellon Udrigle Beach (in Poolewe). The adventure continues: hike along Lael Forest Walks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Glen Torridon, and look for all kinds of wild species at Inverpolly Nature Reserve.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ullapool trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Inverness to Ullapool in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lochinver, Mellon Udrigle Beach, Walking and Wildlife Adventures, Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail, North West Highlands Geopark
Highlights from your plan
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail ©
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail
Culag Woods ©
Culag Woods

5
nights
Durness

Durness
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Get in touch with nature at Sandwood Bay Beach and Oldshoremore Beach. Bring the kids along to Durness Beach and Balnakeil Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island), Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Polin Beach (in Kinlochbervie). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Stack, and don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery.

Plan a Durness trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Ullapool to Durness takes 2 hours. In June in Durness, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Family-friendly places like Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Dynamic Earth will thrill your kids. Step out of the city life by going to Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, identify plant and animal life at BobCat Alpacas, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh road trip planning app .

Drive from Durness to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Tours Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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