58 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

58 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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58 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
Fly + train:  13​h
1
Oxford
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Portsmouth
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Weymouth
— 4 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
4
Cardiff
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Llandudno
— 6 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
6
Windermere
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
7
Newcastle upon Tyne
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
train:  5​h 15​min
9
Fort William
— 4 nights
bus:  4​h 30​min
10
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
11
Inverness
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Raleigh

5
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Explore hidden gems such as History of Science Museum and The Race Hut. There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, get advice or help at Radcliffe Camera, admire the striking features of Oxford Town Hall, and get lost in a book at Weston Library.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Oxford day trip planning app .

Paris, France to Oxford is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Oxford. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in June: high temperatures in Oxford hover around 68°F and lows are around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Oxford

Parks Fun & Games Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Oxford Artisan Distillery ©
The Oxford Artisan Distillery
History of Science Museum ©
History of Science Museum
Worcester College ©
Worcester College

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Royal Navy Submarine Museum. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Old Portsmouth, get to know the fascinating history of Portsdown Hill, learn about all things military at National Museum of the Royal Navy, and see the interesting displays at The D-Day Story.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Portsmouth trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Oxford to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Royal Navy Submarine Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Royal Navy ©
Old Portsmouth ©
Old Portsmouth
The D-Day Story ©
The D-Day Story

4
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Explore hidden gems such as Jurassic Safari and Discovery. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of The Tudor House, delve into the distant past at Sandsfoot Castle, admire the natural beauty at Sandsfoot Gardens, and walk around Lodmoor Country Park.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Weymouth day trip website .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Weymouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jurassic Safari ©
Jurassic Safari
Bennetts Water Gardens ©
Bennetts Water Gardens
Lodmoor Country Park ©
Lodmoor Country Park

6
nights
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Llandaff Cathedral and Mermaid Quay. Get out of town with these interesting Cardiff side-trips: Baked Bean Museum of Excellence (in Port Talbot) and Penderyn Distillery (in Penderyn). There's much more to do: see human ingenuity at work at Cardiff Bay Barrage, get all the information you need at Pierhead Building, head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Cardiff.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Cardiff online day trip planner .

Drive from Weymouth to Cardiff in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Cardiff sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Cardiff

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Baked Bean Museum of Excellence, Penderyn Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
Cardiff Bay Barrage ©
Cardiff Bay Barrage
Llandaff Cathedral ©
Llandaff Cathedral

6
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seilo Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel and North Shore Beach. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Star Of The Sea Roman Catholic Church, kick back and relax at Angel Bay, make a trip to The Floral Clock, and browse the collection at Llandudno Library.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Llandudno trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Cardiff to Llandudno by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Llandudno

Outdoors Parks Golf
Highlights from your plan
Marine Drive ©
Marine Drive
St John's Church ©
St John's Church
Little Orme ©
Little Orme

5
nights
Windermere

Windermere ©
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore hidden gems such as Lockerbie Garden of Remembrance and Devil's Bridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Helm Crag (in Grasmere) and St Martin's Church (in Bowness-on-Windermere). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Graythwaite Hall Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of High Street, head outdoors with Gummer's How, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Helvellyn.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Windermere online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Windermere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Ulverston, Keswick, Lake District, Lockerbie Garden of Remembrance, Helm Crag
Highlights from your plan
Lakeland Pony Trek ©
Lakeland Pony Trek
Devil's Bridge ©
Devil's Bridge
Graythwaite Hall Gardens ©
Graythwaite Hall Gardens

6
nights
Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne ©
One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas and Flight Sim Centre. And it doesn't end there: get lost in a book at The Literary & Philosophical Society, contemplate the long history of Bessie Surtees House, take in the views from High Level Bridge, and appreciate the history behind Grey's Monument.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Newcastle upon Tyne trip tool .

Traveling by car from Windermere to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The 737 Experience ©
The 737 Experience
The Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas ©
Flight Sim Centre ©
Flight Sim Centre

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Modern Two and Museum on the Mound. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Gladstone's Land, kick back and relax at Portobello Beach, examine the collection at Writers' Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Dalhousie Castle Falconry.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planning tool .

Take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in July, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Dalhousie Castle Falconry ©
Dalhousie Castle Falconry
Hopetoun House ©
Hopetoun House
Jupiter Artland ©
Jupiter Artland

4
nights
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. Explore hidden gems such as Glen Etive and Peace Memorial. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Bronze Ford Model T, don't miss a visit to Lime Tree An Ealdhain Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Andrew's Church, and take in the awesome beauty at Signal Rock and An Torr.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Loch Shiel
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Old Fort of Fort William ©
Old Fort of Fort William

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sound of Sleat Beach and Torabhaig Distillery. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Giant Angus MacAskill Museum, snap pictures at Sligachan Old Bridge, take in the awesome beauty at Black Cuillin, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Isle of Skye road trip site .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Isle of Skye takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sound of Sleat Beach ©
Sound of Sleat Beach
Black Cuillin ©
Black Cuillin
Giant Angus MacAskill Museum ©
Giant Angus MacAskill Museum

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Inverness is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Inverness Railway Station, stroll around Whin Park, explore the activities along Caledonian Canal, and stop by Leakey's Second-hand Bookshop.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Inverness visit planning app .

Drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
ShipSpace ©
ShipSpace
Caledonian Canal ©
Caledonian Canal

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