58 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

58 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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58 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Auckland
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  28​h
1
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Inverness
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Durness
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Windermere
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Caernarfon
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Bath
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
9
London
— 9 nights
End: London

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner .

Queenstown, New Zealand to Edinburgh is an approximately 32-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Queenstown to Edinburgh. In August, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Glenfinnan (Loch Shiel, Glenfinnan Viaduct, & more), Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig) and Morar Beach (in Morar). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, make a trip to Bealach na Ba Viewpoint, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fort William trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Spean Bridge, Glencoe Village, Glencoe, Morar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

7
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly), Aviemore (Loch Morlich & River Rafting & Tubing) and Corrimony Chambered Cairn (in Drumnadrochit). There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, explore the striking landscape of Cairngorms National Park, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and play a few rounds at Royal Dornoch Golf Club.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Inverness online road trip planner .

Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Inverness are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Aviemore, Golspie, Munlochy, Culloden Battlefield, Rosemarkie Beach
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park

6
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Change things up with these side-trips from Durness: Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach & Sandwood Bay Beach), Kylesku Bridge (in Kylesku) and Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Durness Beach, view the masterpieces at Balnakeil Craft Village, explore the striking landscape at Cape Wrath, and identify plant and animal life at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Durness trip planner.

Getting from Inverness to Durness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Durness, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Windermere.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lochinver, Kinlochbervie, Kylesku Bridge, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sango Bay ©
Sango Bay

5
nights
Windermere

Windermere
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. When in Windermere, make a side trip to see Predator Experience in Ayside, approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, stroll around Go Ape Grizedale, contemplate the waterfront views at Ullswater, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Windermere trip planner .

Traveling by car from Durness to Windermere takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lake District, Keswick, Lake Grasmere, Ruskin Museum, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Holehird Gardens ©
Holehird Gardens
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience

6
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Get out of town with these interesting Caernarfon side-trips: Aber Falls (in Abergwyngregyn), Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve (in Bethesda) and Cader Idris (in Dolgellau). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, enjoy some diversion at Beacon Climbing Centre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo, and take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Caernarfon road trip planning site .

You can drive from Windermere to Caernarfon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Caernarfon, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolgellau, Harlech Beach, Snowdon, Aber Falls, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Dragon Raiders Activity Park ©
Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre

5
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stratford-upon-Avon: Bourton-on-the-Water (Windrush, The Cotswold Brewing Company, & more), Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Falconry Centre, Cotswold Archery, & more) and Bourton House Garden (in Bourton-on-the-Hill). Next up on the itinerary: putt your heart out at Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, take in nature's colorful creations at Kiftsgate Court Gardens, take in the pleasant sights at High Street Chipping Campden, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Stratford-upon-Avon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Campden, Shipston on Stour, Broadway
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery

6
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Malmesbury (Malmesbury Abbey & Malmesbury Market Cross), Tetbury (Chavenage House & The Royal Gardens at Highgrove) and Woodchester Mansion Trust (in Stonehouse). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, and step into the grandiose world of Berkeley Castle.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bath using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Berkeley, Cirencester, Tetbury, Malmesbury
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

9
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip builder site .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in London sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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