57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
train + bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
London
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
St. Brelade, Jersey
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h
3
Woolacombe
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
St. Davids
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Caernarfon
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Alnwick
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Isle of Skye
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Fort William
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Ullapool
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Inverness
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  14​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

3
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 in touch with nature at Speed Boats Tours and HotTug UK. Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London for their historical value. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, make a trip to Tower Bridge, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read London online journey planner .

Washington DC, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Washington DC to London. In July, London is slightly colder than Washington DC - with highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to St. Brelade.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

5
nights
St. Brelade, Jersey

St. Brelade ©
If you're looking for places to see in St.
The Little Chapel and Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castle Cornet and Mont Orgueil Castle. Step out of St. Brelade with an excursion to Elizabeth Castle in St. Helier--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jersey Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Beauport Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Plemont Bay, and see the interesting displays at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the St. Brelade trip planner .

You can fly from London to St. Brelade in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. July in St. Brelade sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Woolacombe.

Things to do in St. Brelade

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

The Little Chapel, Mont Orgueil Castle, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, Plemont Bay, Elizabeth Castle
Highlights from your plan
Jersey Zoo ©
Jersey Zoo
St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle

4
nights
Woolacombe

Woolacombe ©
Woolacombe is a seaside resort on the coast of North Devon, England, which lies at the mouth of a valley (or 'combe') in the parish of Mortehoe. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pembroke Castle and Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle. Family-friendly places like The Big Sheep. and Tunnels Beaches will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Woolacombe Beach, relax in the rural setting at Indicknowle Farm, hike along Walk - Morte Point Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Barricane Beach.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Woolacombe online sightseeing planner .

Getting from St. Brelade to Woolacombe by combination of flight, train, and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to St. Davids.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ilfracombe, Pembroke Castle, Indicknowle Farm, The Big Sheep.
Highlights from your plan
The Big Sheep. ©
The Big Sheep.
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Pembroke Castle ©
Pembroke Castle

4
nights
St. Davids

St.
Visit St. Davids Cathedral and Solva Woollen Mill for their historical value. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Dyfed Shire Horse Farm. Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Marloes Sands Beach, steep yourself in history at Solva, enjoy the sand and surf at Newgale Beach, and get a new perspective on nature at Dr Beynon's Bug Farm.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the St. Davids online tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Woolacombe to St. Davids in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in St. Davids

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Solva, Marloes Sands Beach, Dyfed Shire Horse Farm, Newgale Beach, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
St. Davids Cathedral ©
St. Davids Cathedral
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park ©
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

6
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Barmouth Beach and Harlech Castle. Get outdoors at Zipline and Dragon Raiders Activity Park. Get out of town with these interesting Caernarfon side-trips: Gwydir Castle (in Llanrwst), Aber Falls (in Abergwyngregyn) and Castell-y-bere (in Abergynolwyn). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at South Stack Lighthouse, steep yourself in history at Y Lasynys Fawr, have fun at Beacon Climbing Centre, and head outdoors with Dyfi Osprey Project.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Caernarfon day trip app .

You can drive from St. Davids to Caernarfon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Alnwick.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Harlech, Holyhead, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, Beaumaris Castle, Dyfi Osprey Project
Highlights from your plan
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle
Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle

5
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle. Visiting Chain Bridge Honey Farm and Alnmouth Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh (in Bamburgh), Flodden (in Cornhill on Tweed) and Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, explore the activities along Coldingham Sands, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Old Bewick.

For reviews and tourist information, use the Alnwick day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Caernarfon to Alnwick in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Beadnell Bay Beach, Coldingham Sands, The Parish Church of Saint Peter, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Highlights from your plan
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Loch Coruisk and Portree Harbour. Bring the kids along to A.C.E Target Sports and Bearreraig Bay. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, get outside with Skye Adventure, take in the dramatic scenery at RHA Waterfall, and contemplate the long history of Dun Beag Broch.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Isle of Skye journey planning site .

You can drive from Alnwick to Isle of Skye in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in August, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kilt Rock ©
Kilt Rock
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Neist Point ©
Neist Point

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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Glenfinnan Viaduct and Castle Stalker. Get outdoors at Camusdarach Beach and Climbing Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and Cille Choirill Church (in Roybridge). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe, take in the awesome beauty at The Three Sisters, delve into the lush surroundings at Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve, and take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William route maker website .

Getting from Isle of Skye to Fort William by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Glencoe, Castle Stalker, Cille Choirill Church, Glen Etive
Highlights from your plan
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

6
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Get in touch with nature at Corrieshalloch Gorge and Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Bone Caves and Ardvreck Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ullapool: Lochinver (Drumbeg Loop, Achmelvich Beach, & more), Red Point Beach (in South Erradale) and Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll). There's much more to do: hike along Lael Forest Walks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ullapool Hill, play a few rounds at Ullapool Golf Club, and look for all kinds of wild species at Inverpolly Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ullapool itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Ullapool takes 3 hours. August in Ullapool sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lochinver, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Ardvreck Castle, Red Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Corrieshalloch Gorge ©
Corrieshalloch Gorge
Culag Woods ©
Culag Woods

4
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Family-friendly places like Sandwood Bay Beach and Balnakeil Beach will thrill your kids. Get in touch with nature at Durness Beach and Oldshoremore Beach. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Sango Bay, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Wrath, and stroll through Balnakeil Bay.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Durness tour builder app .

Traveling by car from Ullapool to Durness takes 2 hours. In August in Durness, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kinlochbervie
Highlights from your plan
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness 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 RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Rosemarkie Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort George and Urquhart Castle. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten), Working Sheepdogs (in Kincraig) and Glen Affric National Nature Reserve (in Cannich). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along River Ness, take in the dramatic scenery at The Falls of Foyers, delve into the lush surroundings at Farigaig Forest, and witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness itinerary maker .

You can drive from Durness to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in August, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Aviemore, Working Sheepdogs, Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Farigaig Forest, Aigas Field Centre
Highlights from your plan
Fort George
Fort George
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve

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