57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

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London
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Salisbury
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Fowey
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Bath
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Oxford
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Warwick
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Stratford-upon-Avon
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Chipping Campden
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Gloucester
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Cardiff
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Bangor
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Stoke-on-Trent
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Ambleside
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Carlisle
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Brampton
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Glasgow
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Falkirk
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Stirling
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Callander
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Fort William
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Isle of Skye
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Inverness
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Fraserburgh
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Aberdeen
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Edinburgh
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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Blanchland
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Durham
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Whitby
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York
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Leeds
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Bradford
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Nottingham
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Norwich
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Newmarket
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Epping
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Canterbury
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Margate, Isle of Thanet
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Dover
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Pett
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St Leonards-on-Sea
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Eastbourne
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Brighton and Hove
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Crawley
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London

— 1 night

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planning website.

Adelaide, Australia to London is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 9.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in June: high temperatures in London hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salisbury.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

Salisbury

— 1 night
Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, contemplate the long history of Mompesson House, then make a trip to Stonehenge, then contemplate the long history of Old Sarum, and finally contemplate the long history of Wilton House.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Salisbury online visit planner.

You can drive from London to Salisbury in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Salisbury can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Fowey.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fowey

— 1 night
Fowey is a small town, civil parish and cargo port at the mouth of the River Fowey in south Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. On the 10th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Fowey Aquarium, trek along Fowey Estuary, take in the exciting artwork at Toe in the Water Gallery, then see the interesting displays at The Du Maurier Literary Centre, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fowey trip maker.

Traveling by car from Salisbury to Fowey takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Fowey

Outdoors · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Bath

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath road trip planning app.

You can drive from Fowey to Bath in 3.5 hours. On the 11th (Fri), you're off to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Nightlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Oxford

— 1 night

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Blenheim Palace, then gain insight at Balliol College, then examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

Plan my day in Oxford using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Bath to Oxford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Oxford can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Warwick.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Warwick

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, then stroll around Charlecote Park, then steep yourself in history at Kenilworth Castle, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Crackley Wood Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Warwick trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Oxford to Warwick takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Oxford in June, Warwick is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Warwick

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Stratford-upon-Avon

— 1 night
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the striking features of Shakespeare's Birthplace, experience rural life at Stratford Butterfly Farm, then explore the world behind art at The MAD Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from The Tower @ RSC, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Stratford-upon-Avon day trip planner.

Stratford-upon-Avon is just a short distance from Warwick. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Chipping Campden

— 1 night
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to The Model Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at Birdland, then browse for treasures at Hart Gold and Silversmiths, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, and finally stroll around Kiftsgate Court Gardens.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chipping Campden tour planner.

Chipping Campden is just a short distance from Stratford-upon-Avon. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Gloucester

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Gloucester Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Gloucester Docks, then steep yourself in history at Tewkesbury Abbey, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Pleasure Gardens.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gloucester road trip planning site.

You can drive from Chipping Campden to Gloucester in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. June in Gloucester sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Cardiff

— 1 night

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
On the 16th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, and then take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cardiff trip tool.

You can drive from Gloucester to Cardiff in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Cardiff are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Bangor.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums · Historic Sites

Bangor

— 1 night
Bangor is a city in Gwynedd unitary authority, north west Wales, and one of the smallest cities in the United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), take in nature's colorful creations at Bodnant Garden, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Llangelynin Old Church.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangor online trip maker.

You can fly from Cardiff to Bangor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. June in Bangor sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Stoke-on-Trent.

Things to do in Bangor

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Stoke-on-Trent

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Trentham Gardens, then stroll through Trentham Monkey Forest, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles Parish Church.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Stoke-on-Trent trip builder tool.

You can drive from Bangor to Stoke-on-Trent in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Stoke-on-Trent, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Stoke-on-Trent

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ambleside

— 1 night
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. On the 19th (Sat), look for gifts at The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, see the interesting displays at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ambleside online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Stoke-on-Trent to Ambleside takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Carlisle.

Things to do in Ambleside

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carlisle

— 1 night
Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. On the 20th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Carlisle Castle, stroll around Talkin Tarn Park, then explore the world behind art at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Carlisle Cathedral.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Carlisle online travel planner.

You can drive from Ambleside to Carlisle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June in Carlisle, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Brampton.

Things to do in Carlisle

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Brampton

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Roman Army Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Vindolanda, then steep yourself in history at Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall, and finally explore and take pictures at Walltown Crags - Hadrian's Wall.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Brampton trip planner.

Brampton is just a short distance from Carlisle. In June, daytime highs in Brampton are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Glasgow.

Things to do in Brampton

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Glasgow

— 1 night

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The Glasgow School of Art, admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Glasgow Cathedral, and finally stroll the grounds of The Necropolis.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Glasgow trip builder app.

Getting from Brampton to Glasgow by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Glasgow when traveling from Brampton in June, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Falkirk.

Things to do in Glasgow

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Falkirk

— 1 night
Falkirk is a large town in the Central Lowlands of Scotland, historically within the county of Stirlingshire. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Linlithgow Palace, then appreciate the history behind The Kelpies & The Helix, and then make a trip to Falkirk Wheel.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Falkirk trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Falkirk takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Falkirk sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Stirling.

Things to do in Falkirk

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stirling

— 1 night
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. On the 24th (Thu), appreciate the history behind National Wallace Monument, explore the historical opulence of Doune Castle, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Deanston Distillery & Visitor Centre, then step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, then see the interesting displays at Great Kitchens, and finally examine the collection at Sterling Heads Gallery.

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

Stirling is very close to Falkirk. June in Stirling sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Callander.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Callander

— 1 night
Callander is a small town in the council area of Stirling, Scotland, situated on the River Teith. On the 25th (Fri), trek along Bracklinn Falls Bridge and Callander Crags, steep yourself in history at Inchmahome Priory, then see the interesting displays at Hamilton Toy Collection, and finally stop by Spirit of Callander.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Callander road trip planner.

Callander is just a short distance from Stirling. In June in Callander, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Callander

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Fort William

— 1 night
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 26th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, then appreciate the history behind Seated Sculpture, and finally appreciate the views at Glen Coe.

You can plan Fort William trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Callander to Fort William in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Isle of Skye

— 1 night
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the sheer force of The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye and then steep yourself in history at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens.

Plan trip to Isle of Skye with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Fort William to Isle of Skye by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Inverness

— 1 night

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): snap pictures at Culloden Viaduct, make a trip to Culloden Battlefield, then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Inverness trip builder.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Inverness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Inverness are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fraserburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fraserburgh

— 1 night
Fraserburgh is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland with a population recorded in the 2001 Census at 12,454 and estimated at 12,630 in 2006. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Museum of Scottish Lighthouses, take an in-depth tour of Fraserburgh Heritage Centre, then walk around Aden Country Park, and finally explore the ancient world of Pitsligo Castle.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fraserburgh travel route planning website.

Drive from Inverness to Fraserburgh in 2.5 hours. In June in Fraserburgh, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Fraserburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Aberdeen

— 1 night

Flower of Scotland

The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, explore the historical opulence of Dunnottar Castle, then stop by My Beautiful Caravan, and finally wander the streets of Footdee (Fittie).

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Aberdeen attractions planner.

You can drive from Fraserburgh to Aberdeen in an hour. June in Aberdeen sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Edinburgh

— 1 night

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh journey planner.

Getting from Aberdeen to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Tours · Nature · Parks

Newcastle upon Tyne

— 1 day

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
On the 2nd (Fri), don't miss a visit to The Angel of the North, take in the views from Gateshead Millennium Bridge, then wander the streets of The Quayside, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Jesmond Dene.

Plan my day in Newcastle upon Tyne using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Newcastle upon Tyne can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Blanchland.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Blanchland

— 1 night
On the 3rd (Sat), stroll through Slitt Wood and West Rigg Geotrail, then play a few rounds at Stocksfield Golf Club, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blanchland Abbey.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Blanchland vacation app.

You can drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Blanchland in an hour. July in Blanchland sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Durham.

Things to do in Blanchland

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Golf

Side Trips

Durham

— 1 night
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Crook Hall & Gardens, go for a walk through Durham Riverside Walk, then pause for some serene contemplation at Durham Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Durham Castle.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Durham online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Blanchland to Durham takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Whitby.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Parks

Whitby

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): make a trip to 199 Steps, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Mary, Whitby, then don't miss a visit to Whitby Harbour, and finally take an in-depth tour of Captain Cook Memorial Museum Whitby.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Whitby trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Durham to Whitby in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Whitby

Historic Sites · Museums

York

— 1 night

City of Festivals

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and then take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read York driving holiday site.

You can drive from Whitby to York in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in York, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Leeds.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums

Leeds

— 1 night

Capital of the North

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): examine the collection at Royal Armouries Museum, look for gifts at Scent Salim, then admire the natural beauty at Tropical World, and finally walk around Roundhay Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Leeds trip maker site.

Traveling by car from York to Leeds takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Leeds sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bradford.

Things to do in Leeds

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Shopping

Bradford

— 1 night
The City of Bradford is a local government district of West Yorkshire, England, with the status of a city and metropolitan borough. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): savor the flavors at The Wright Wine Company, then step into the grandiose world of Skipton Castle, then contemplate the long history of Saltaire Village, and finally get engrossed in the history at Salts Mill.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bradford trip planner.

Bradford is just a short distance from Leeds. In July, daily temperatures in Bradford can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Nottingham.

Things to do in Bradford

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Nottingham

— 3 nights

Queen of the Midlands

With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nottingham: Waterfall Swallet (in Bretton), Chatsworth House (in Bakewell) and Lincoln (Lincoln Castle & Lincoln Cathedral). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Bulwell Forest Garden, see the interesting displays at The Haunted Museum, get outside with Stoke Lock & Woods Riverside, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church of St Barnabas.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nottingham vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Bradford to Nottingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Nottingham are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Norwich.

Things to do in Nottingham

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Norwich

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of East Anglia

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Gorleston-on-Sea Beach, take in the waterfront at Southwold Pier, and then learn the secrets of beer at Adnams Brewery Tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Peter Mancroft, then contemplate the long history of Blickling Estate, then look for gifts at Country & Eastern, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Norwich Cathedral.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Norwich trip planning website.

You can drive from Nottingham to Norwich in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Norwich can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Newmarket.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Newmarket

— 4 nights
Take a break from Newmarket with a short trip to The Animal Experience in Stretham, about 36 minutes away.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Newmarket trip planner.

You can drive from Norwich to Newmarket in 1.5 hours. July in Newmarket sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Epping.

Things to do in Newmarket

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Epping

— 2 nights
Epping is a market town and civil parish in the Epping Forest district of the County of Essex, England. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): cruise along Epping Forest, get a dose of the wild on Coda Falconry, and then don't miss a visit to Copped Hall.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Epping road trip planning app.

Drive from Newmarket to Epping in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Canterbury.

Things to do in Epping

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Canterbury

— 1 night
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): examine the collection at The Canterbury Tales, contemplate the long history of St. Augustine's Abbey, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Canterbury Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Christ Church Gate, and finally admire the natural beauty at Westgate Gardens.

Plan trip to Canterbury with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Epping to Canterbury takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Margate.

Things to do in Canterbury

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Margate, Isle of Thanet

— 2 nights
Margate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in Kent, England. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Reculver Towers and Roman Fort, then steep yourself in history at Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre, then kick back and relax at Viking Bay, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Margate Main Sands. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Turner Contemporary, get engrossed in the history at Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum, then view the masterpieces at EclecTic Art Gallery, and finally wander the streets of Margate Old Town.

To find reviews and tourist information, refer to the Margate travel route planner.

You can drive from Canterbury to Margate in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Margate, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dover.

Things to do in Margate

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Dover

— 1 night
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Dover Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Battle of Britain Memorial, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Folkestone Harbour Arm.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dover day trip planning website.

Dover is just a short distance from Margate. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Pett.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pett

— 1 day
On the 23rd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Bodiam Railway Station, take in nature's colorful creations at Great Dixter House & Gardens, then stroll through Hastings Country Park, and finally stroll through Pett Level Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Pett trip planner.

Getting from Dover to Pett by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to St Leonards-on-Sea.

Things to do in Pett

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

St Leonards-on-Sea

— 2 nights
St Leonards-on-Sea has been part of Hastings, East Sussex, England, since the late 19th century though it retains a sense of separate identity. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): walk around Alexandra Park, explore the galleries of Smugglers Adventure, stop by Made in Hastings, then wander the streets of Old Town Hastings, and finally stroll the grounds of St Clements Church. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings, then see the interesting displays at Hastings Fishermen's Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along Hastings Pier, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Warrior Square Gardens.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the St Leonards-on-Sea trip maker app.

St Leonards-on-Sea is just a short distance from Pett. July in St Leonards-on-Sea sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Eastbourne.

Things to do in St Leonards-on-Sea

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Eastbourne

Eastbourne is a town, seaside resort and borough in the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex on the south coast of England, 19mi east of Brighton. To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Eastbourne trip planner.

You can drive from St Leonards-on-Sea to Eastbourne in an hour. Traveling from St Leonards-on-Sea in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Eastbourne, with lows around 15°C. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in Eastbourne

Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Brighton and Hove

— 1 night

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach, admire the striking features of Royal Pavilion, then stop by Gustamps, and finally take in the waterfront at Brighton Palace Pier.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Brighton and Hove travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Eastbourne to Brighton and Hove takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Brighton and Hove sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Crawley.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks

Crawley

— 6 nights
Crawley is a town and borough in West Sussex, England. Venture out of the city with trips to Thorpe Park (in Chertsey), Knepp Wildland Safaris (in Horsham) and Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar (in Biggin Hill). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Huxley's Birds of Prey Centre and Gardens, make a trip to Ouse Valley Viaduct, explore the activities along Ifield Mill Pond and Bewbush Water Gardens, and get outside with Fernhill Riding.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Crawley online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Brighton and Hove to Crawley in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Crawley

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.