57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  24​h
1
St. Helier, Jersey
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
3
Alnwick
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Isle of Skye
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Gairloch
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Llandudno
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
St Ives
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Portsmouth
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
10
London
— 10 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Sydney

4
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Head to Jane James Handmade Ceramics and The Harbour Gallery Jerseyfor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate La Hougue Bie and Fort Grey. Step out of St. Helier with an excursion to The Guernsey Tapestry in St Peter Port--about 1h 45 min away.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Helier day trip website .

Sydney, Australia to St. Helier is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to St. Helier, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in May, things will get little chillier in St. Helier: highs are around 18°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in St. Helier

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Brelade, St. Ouen, St. Lawrence, Fort Grey, The Guernsey Tapestry
Highlights from your plan
La Hougue Bie ©
La Hougue Bie
Fort Grey ©
Fort Grey

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
National Museum of Scotland and The Red Door Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Park. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Glasgow (House for an Art Lover & The Glasgow School of Art). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and stroll through Calton Hill.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online journey planner .

You can fly from St. Helier to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from St. Helier in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Edinburgh, with lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Glasgow, Rosslyn Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill

5
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Do your shopping at Mary Ann Rogers Gallery and Kinsman-Blake Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Embleton Bay and Falconry Days. Explore Alnwick's surroundings by going to The Devil's Porridge Museum (in Eastriggs), Chesters Roman Fort (in Hexham) and Jedburgh (Mary Queen of Scots House, Jedburgh Abbey, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, explore the ancient world of Corbridge Roman Town, enjoy the sand and surf at St Aiden Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of Saint Peter.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Alnwick travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Alnwick in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Alnwick, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Jedburgh, Bamburgh, Hexham, Corbridge Roman Town, Mary Ann Rogers Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum ©
Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Trotternish Art Gallery and Uig Pottery. Dunscaith Castle and Trumpan Church will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: stop by Skyelark, get outside with Skye Adventure, admire the sheer force of Lealt Falls, and take in nature's colorful creations at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye online road trip planner .

Getting from Alnwick to Isle of Skye by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gairloch.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

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

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Eilean Donan Castle and Shieldaig Falconry. An Talla Solais and Russian Arctic Convoy Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gairloch: Carron Pottery (in Strathcarron), All The Goodness (in Ardelve) and Loch Assynt (in Lairg). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Culag Woods, stroll through Mellon Udrigle Beach, get outside with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, and take in the awesome beauty at Stac Pollaidh Mountain.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Gairloch trip itinerary builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Isle of Skye to Gairloch with the Route module. In June, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Llandudno.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ullapool, All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop, Loch Assynt, Culag Woods, Carron Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Russian Arctic Convoy Museum ©
Russian Arctic Convoy Museum
Culag Woods ©
Culag Woods

3
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Conwy Castle and Castle Gallery. Head to Plas Glyn y Weddw and The Art Hutfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Llandudno side-trips: Zip World Fforest (in Betws-y-Coed), Chester Cathedral (in Chester) and Criccieth Castle (in Criccieth). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the sheer force of Aber Falls, and contemplate the long history of Plas Mawr.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Llandudno travel planner .

Traveling by car from Gairloch to Llandudno takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Criccieth, Conwy, Plas Glyn y Weddw, River Rafting & Tubing, Aber Falls
Highlights from your plan
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Great Orme ©
Great Orme

4
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Michael's Mount and St Mawes Castle. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tintagel Castle and The Penwith Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting St Ives side-trips: Caerhays Castle (in Caerhays), Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre (in Lifton) and Watergate Bay (in Newquay). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Cowhouse Gallery, explore the historical opulence of Restormel Castle, explore the world behind art at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, and explore the striking landscape at Godrevy Head.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to St Ives fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Llandudno to St Ives in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. June in St Ives sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in St Ives

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penzance, Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, Tintagel Castle, Watergate Bay, Caerhays Castle
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle

5
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Get some historical perspective at Corfe Castle and Portland Bill Lighthouse. You'll explore and learn at The Tank Museum and L'Artishe Gallery and Studio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swanage: Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth) and Sculpture by the Lakes (in Dorchester). There's lots more to do: stroll through Studland to Swanage Trail, view the masterpieces at Lucy's Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, and take an in-depth tour of Corfe Castle Town Trust Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Swanage road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from St Ives to Swanage takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from St Ives in July, you will find days in Swanage are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Wareham, Lulworth Cove, Sculpture by the Lakes, Portland Bill Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Portland Bill Lighthouse ©
Portland Bill Lighthouse

5
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Roman Baths and Stonehenge. Escape the urban bustle at The Sculpture Park and Farmer Palmer's Farm Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portsmouth: Bath (Bath Street & Bath Abbey), Old Sarum (in Salisbury) and The Great Hall (in Winchester). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Petworth House and Park, steep yourself in history at Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, and take an in-depth tour of Weald & Downland Living Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Swanage to Portsmouth in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bath, Petworth House and Park, The Sculpture Park, Weald & Downland Living Museum, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson ©
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson
Weald & Downland Living Museum ©
Weald & Downland Living Museum
Petworth House and Park ©
Petworth House and Park

10
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.
Do your shopping at Harrods and Camden Market. Appreciate the collections at National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Cambridge (King's College Chapel & Fitzwilliam Museum), Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and White Cliffs of Dover (in Dover). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read London trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Cambridge, Oxford, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, The White Cliffs of Dover, Ely Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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