57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+2
Fly + bus + train:  27​h
1
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Durness
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ullapool
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Inverness
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Fort William
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Caernarfon
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Cirencester
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Bath
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
9
London
— 11 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Dynamic Earth. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh travel route planning site .

Melbourne, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Melbourne in November: highs in Edinburgh hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Dynamic Earth ©
Dynamic Earth

5
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sandwood Bay Beach and Durness Beach. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Kinlochbervie (Polin Beach & Oldshoremore Beach), Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Kylesku Bridge (in Kylesku). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Sango Bay, pause for some photo ops at Farr Stone, stroll through Balnakeil Beach, and don't miss a visit to Dun Dornaigil Broch.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Durness trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Durness takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Bettyhill, Scourie Bay, Dun Dornaigil Broch, Castle Varrich
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach

5
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Kids will appreciate attractions like Clachtoll Beach Campsite and Achmelvich Beach. Explore Ullapool's surroundings by going to Aultbea (Russian Arctic Convoy Exhibition & Russian Arctic Convoy Project), Drumbeg Loop (in Lochinver) and Assynt (Inchnadamph Old Parish Church Museum, Kirkton, Assynt & Ardvreck Castle). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Stac Pollaidh Mountain, stop by Made in Ullapool, kick back and relax at Mellon Udrigle Beach, and visit a coastal fixture at Stoer Lighthouse.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ullapool sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Durness to Ullapool in 2 hours. In November in Ullapool, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Assynt, Aultbea, Lochinver, Russian Arctic Convoy Museum, Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Highlights from your plan
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Mellon Udrigle Beach ©
Mellon Udrigle Beach

6
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Red Point Beach and Bowhunter Archery. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Nairn (Nairn Beach & Crafty Wee Birdie Gift Shop), Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge) and Aviemore (Aviemore Kart Raceway & Loch Morlich). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, kick back and relax at Rosemarkie Beach, and have some family-friendly fun at Infinity Trampoline Park Inverness.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Inverness road trip planner .

Getting from Ullapool to Inverness by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Aviemore, Nairn, Culloden Battlefield, Aigas Field Centre, Rosemarkie Beach
Highlights from your plan
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Landmark Forest Adventure Park ©
Landmark Forest Adventure Park
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich

6
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. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) and Nevis Range - Tree Adventure. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Samalaman Beach, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, stroll around Lochaber Geopark Visitor Centre, and admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Fort William tour builder .

Drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glencoe, Glencoe Village, Ballachulish Slate Quarry, Morar Beach, Glenfinnan Viaduct
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach

5
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Kids will appreciate attractions like Beacon Climbing Centre and Porth Ceiriad Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Caernarfon side-trips: Dragon Raiders Activity Park (in Criccieth), Kinmel Bay Beach (in Kinmel Bay) and Traeth Mawr Beach (in Aberffraw). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, don't miss a visit to Beaumaris Lifeboat Station, kick back and relax at Angel Bay, and look for gifts at The Gift Shop.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Caernarfon trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Fort William to Caernarfon by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In December, daytime highs in Caernarfon are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Abersoch, St Tysilio's Church, Rhos-on-Sea Paddling Pool, Angel Bay, The Gift Shop
Highlights from your plan
Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre
Dragon Raiders Activity Park ©
Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Beaumaris Lifeboat Station ©
Beaumaris Lifeboat Station

5
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Bring the kids along to The Cotswold Range and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cirencester: Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Lower Slaughter (The Parish Church of St. Mary & The Old Mill Museum) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Falconry Centre & Cotswold Archery). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Chavenage House, see the interesting displays at Corinium Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edward's Church, and sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cirencester travel planner.

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Cirencester takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Tetbury, Moreton-in-Marsh, Berkeley, Lower Slaughter, Church of St Peter & St Paul
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kids will enjoy The Roman Baths and Hawk Conservancy Trust. Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswold Farm Park (in Guiting Power), Lady’s Wood Shooting School (in Chipping Sodbury) and Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Stonehenge, meet the residents at Prinknash Bird And Deer Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bath road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Cirencester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Cotswold Way, Hawk Conservancy Trust, Stonehenge, Prinknash Bird And Deer Park
Highlights from your plan
Hawk Conservancy Trust ©
Hawk Conservancy Trust
Cotswold Farm Park ©
Cotswold Farm Park
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

11
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.
Attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye and Tate Modern make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from London to Warwick to see Warwick Castle about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Tower Bridge, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip maker app .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Warwick Castle
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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