57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
+2
Fly + foot + train:  13​h 15​min
1
York
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Caernarfon
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Alnwick
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Stromness, Mainland
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
6
Isle of Skye
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Inverness
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
St. Brelade, Jersey
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  2​h 30​min
9
Portsmouth
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Bath
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
11
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: New Delhi

5
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 some historical perspective at York City Walls and Fountains Abbey. Do some cultural sightseeing at Durham Cathedral and Lincoln Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Lincoln (Steep Hill & Lincoln Castle), Beverley Minster (in Beverley) and Whitby Abbey (in Whitby). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at York Castle Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Fishergate Postern Tower, have some family-friendly fun at The York Dungeon, and contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our York holiday builder

New Delhi, India to York is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from New Delhi to York. When traveling from New Delhi in November, plan for colder days in York, with highs around 11°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lincoln, Beverley Minster, Whitby Abbey, Fountains Abbey, Durham Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral

4
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Caernarfon Castle and Beaumaris Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Portmeirion Village and Conwy Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Caernarfon side-trips: Great Orme (in Llandudno), Conwy Town Walls (in Conwy) and St Grwst Church (in Llanrwst). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Cae'r Gors and take an in-depth tour of National Slate Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Caernarfon trip planner

Traveling by car from York to Caernarfon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Caernarfon sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Alnwick.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Conwy, National Slate Museum, Portmeirion Village, St Grwst Church, Great Orme
Highlights from your plan
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle

6
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bamburgh Castle and The Alnwick Garden. Explore hidden gems such as Alnwick Castle and Housesteads Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alnwick: Lindisfarne Castle (in Holy Island), Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh (in Bamburgh) and Lanercost Priory (in Lanercost). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Hermitage Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of Saint Peter, and contemplate the long history of Willowford Wall, Turrets and Bridge.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Alnwick travel itinerary planner

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Alnwick takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Alnwick sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hawick, Brampton, Bamburgh, St Andrews Scottish Episcopal Church, Cragside House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Edinburgh Castle and Rosslyn Chapel are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stirling Castle and St Giles' Cathedral. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Royal Mile, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker site

Traveling by train from Alnwick to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stirling Castle, Rosslyn Chapel
Highlights from your plan
St Giles' Cathedral ©
St Giles' Cathedral
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

5
nights
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Skara Brae and Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Barony Mill and Dwarfie Stane. Get out of town with these interesting Stromness side-trips: Orkney Wine Company (in Holm) and Hackness Martello Tower (in Hoy). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Magnus Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Maeshowe, delve into the distant past at Earl's Bu, and take in the exciting artwork at Artworks Of The Earth.

Plan a Stromness trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Edinburgh to Stromness in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Stromness are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Birsay, Hoy, Stenness, Corrigall Farm Museum, Saint Magnus Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Saint Magnus Cathedral ©
Saint Magnus Cathedral

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.
Get some cultural insight at Dunscaith Castle and Dun Beag Broch. Explore hidden gems such as Dunvegan Castle & Gardens and The Old Man of Storr.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Isle of Skye road trip site

Getting from Stromness to Isle of Skye by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
Dunscaith Castle ©
Dunscaith Castle
Trumpan Church ©
Trumpan Church

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Popular historic sites such as Urquhart Castle and Nigg Old Church are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Culloden Battlefield and Cille Choirill Church. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra), Corrimony Chambered Cairn (in Drumnadrochit) and Cromarty East Church (in Cromarty). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Ardvreck Castle, explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus, and enjoy the sea views from Tarbat Ness Lighthouse.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Inverness trip builder site

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Isle of Skye in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Inverness, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to St. Brelade.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, Fort Augustus Abbey, Cille Choirill Church, Clava Cairns, Ardvreck Castle
Highlights from your plan
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

3
nights
St. Brelade, Jersey

St. Brelade ©
If you're looking for places to see in St.
Explore hidden gems such as Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital and Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mont Orgueil Castle and St. Saviour Parish Church.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read St. Brelade travel route builder tool

Traveling by flight from Inverness to St. Brelade takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in St. Brelade

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Grouville, Elizabeth Castle, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, Trinity Parish Church, Mont Orgueil Castle
Highlights from your plan
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)
Elizabeth Castle ©
Elizabeth Castle

6
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. Get some historical perspective at Osborne House and Beachy Head. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Bournemouth Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: Winchester (St.-Swithun-upon-Kingsgate Church & Winchester Cathedral) and Salisbury Cathedral (in Salisbury). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, take in panoramic vistas at Spinnaker Tower, admire the striking features of Chichester Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at HMS Warrior 1860.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Portsmouth holiday builder app

Traveling by combination of flight and train from St. Brelade to Portsmouth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Winchester, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Chichester Cathedral, Beachy Head, Bournemouth Beach
Highlights from your plan
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
HMS Warrior 1860 ©
HMS Warrior 1860

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bath Abbey and St Fagans National Museum of History. Get a sense of the local culture at The Roman Baths and Gloucester Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Wells Cathedral (in Wells), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses (in Glastonbury). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Oswald's Church, and steep yourself in history at Old Theatre Royal.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bath tour app

Getting from Portsmouth to Bath by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cardiff, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Avebury Stone Circle, Stonehenge, St Oswald's Church
Highlights from your plan
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

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.
Visit Tower of London and Westminster Abbey for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Natural History Museum and Dover Castle. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds London, admire the natural beauty at Buckingham Palace, and brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip planner

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in London are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dover Castle
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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