58 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

58 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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58 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Spokane
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Whitby
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
York
— 12 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Bourton-on-the-Water
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Plymouth
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Woolacombe
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Liverpool
— 12 nights
Train + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Spokane

9
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Room Escape Games and St Andrews Links. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Falkirk (Falkirk Wheel, The Kelpies & The Helix, & more), Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh) and Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Holyrood Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirk, steep yourself in history at National Wallace Monument, and pause for some photo ops at Scott Monument.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

Spokane, USA to Edinburgh is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Spokane to Edinburgh is 8 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Spokane in May: highs in Edinburgh hover around 58°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Whitby.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Glasgow, Stirling, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bamburgh Castle, Falkirk Wheel
Highlights from your plan
St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links
Buchanan Street ©
Buchanan Street
The Scotch Whisky Experience ©
The Scotch Whisky Experience

7
nights
Whitby

Whitby ©
Explore hidden gems such as Sandsend Beach and Whitby Harbour. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Whitby: Wallington Hall (in Morpeth), Durham Cathedral (in Durham) and Scarborough (Peasholm Park & Scarborough Castle).

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Whitby trip planning tool .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Whitby in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Whitby can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Bridlington, Scarborough, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, Durham Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Whitby Beach ©
Whitby Beach
Sandsend Beach ©
Sandsend Beach
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach

12
nights
York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Explore hidden gems such as Yorkshire Air Museum and Castle Howard. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: The Workhouse, Southwell (in Southwell), Kingston-upon-Hull (The Humber Bridge, Streetlife Museum of Transport, & more) and Lincoln (Steep Hill, Lincoln Cathedral, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Fountains Abbey, get engrossed in the history at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, explore the striking landscape at Brimham Rocks, and contemplate the long history of Treasurer's House.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our York online tour planner .

You can drive from Whitby to York in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in York are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in York

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kingston-upon-Hull, Lincoln, Leyburn, Leeds, Knaresborough Castle
Highlights from your plan
Yorkshire Air Museum ©
Yorkshire Air Museum
Brandon Golf Course ©
Brandon Golf Course
Treasurer's House ©
Treasurer's House

4
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Step off the beaten path and head to Cotswolds Distillery and Cotswold Motoring Museum. Explore Bourton-on-the-Water's surroundings by going to Blenheim Palace (in Woodstock), Upton House and Gardens (in Banbury) and Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Birdland, meet the residents at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Broadway Tower, and explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bourton-on-the-Water trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from York to Bourton-on-the-Water in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bourton-on-the-Water can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cotswolds Distillery, Upton House and Gardens, Sudeley Castle, Broadway Tower, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum
Birdland ©
Birdland

9
nights
Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Once an important departure point for immigrants sailing for the New World, Plymouth is now mostly known for being one of the world’s most impressive natural harbors.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Perranporth Beach and Carbis Bay Beach. Explore Plymouth's surroundings by going to Falmouth (Pendennis Castle & Trebah Garden), Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay) and Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Barbican, do a tasting at Polmassick vineyard, identify plant and animal life at National Lobster Hatchery, and experience rural life at The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

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Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Plymouth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Woolacombe.

Things to do in Plymouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Falmouth, St Ives, Bideford, Fistral Beach Bar, Polmassick vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach
Westward Ho Beach ©
Westward Ho Beach

3
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Woolacombe Beach and Saunton Beach. When in Woolacombe, make a side trip to see Docton Mill Gardens & Tea Rooms in Hartland, approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Putsborough Sands, experience rural life at Lower Twitchen Farm, and take an in-depth tour of Mortehoe Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Woolacombe trip planner .

Traveling by car from Plymouth to Woolacombe takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Woolacombe can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Woolacombe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Saunton Beach, Docton Mill Gardens & Tea Rooms, Putsborough Sands, Lower Twitchen Farm
Highlights from your plan
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Saunton Beach ©
Saunton Beach
Putsborough Sands ©
Putsborough Sands

12
nights
Liverpool

Liverpool
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Barmouth Beach and Bodnant Garden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liverpool: Conwy (Conwy Town Walls, Conwy Castle, & more), Zipline (in Blaenau Ffestiniog) and Llandudno (Great Orme Copper Mine, Great Orme, & more). And it doesn't end there: browse the collection at Central Library, take in nature's colorful creations at Powis Castle and Garden, contemplate the long history of Attingham Park, and explore the historical opulence of Harlech Castle.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Liverpool trip planner .

You can drive from Woolacombe to Liverpool in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Llandudno, Chester, Conwy, Powis Castle and Garden, Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet
Highlights from your plan
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach
Central Library ©
Central Library

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