59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
London
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Edinburgh
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Durness
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Inverness
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Fort William
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grasmere
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Caernarfon
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Cheltenham
— 8 nights
train + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Durban

6
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, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London visit planner.

Durban, South Africa to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Durban to London, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

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

7
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh online vacation planner .

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

7
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 Lochinver (Drumbeg Loop, Achmelvich Beach, & more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Durness Beach, identify plant and animal life at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve, Head underground at Smoo Cave, and explore the activities along Achnahaird Bay.

Make your Durness itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Durness in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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 Beauly (Aigas Field Centre & Glen Strathfarrar), River Foyers (in Foyers) and Boat of Garten Community Garden (in Boat of Garten). There's much more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cairngorms National Park, get outside with Loch Kinellan, and steep yourself in history at Fort George.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Inverness road trip site .

Traveling by car from Durness to Inverness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Inverness are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aviemore, Drumnadrochit, Strathpeffer, Beauly, Loch Gynack
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
River Foyers ©
River Foyers

7
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop (in Ardelve), Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). Next up on the itinerary: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, tee off at Fort Augustus Golf Club, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glencoe Lochan, and hike along Loch Affric Circular Walk.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort William tour itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Spean Bridge, Glencoe Village, Camusdarach Beach, Fort Augustus Golf Club, Eilean Donan Castle
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Climbing Tours
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall

7
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Venture out of the city with trips to Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Buttermere Lake (in Buttermere) and Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum (in Threlkeld). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, explore the activities along Easedale Tarn, don't miss a visit to Lake Grasmere, and trek along Old Man of Coniston.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grasmere trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Grasmere takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Lake District, Cockermouth, Coniston, Alpacaly Ever After
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Ullswater ©
Ullswater
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

7
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Venture out of the city with trips to Cader Idris (in Dolgellau), Harlech Beach (in Harlech) and Dragon Raiders Activity Park (in Criccieth). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Snowdon, take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme, have fun at Beacon Climbing Centre, and steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Caernarfon travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Grasmere to Caernarfon in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Caernarfon sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Llanberis, Beaumaris, Conwy, Great Orme, Harlech Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dragon Raiders Activity Park ©
Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre

8
nights
Cheltenham

Cheltenham ©
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Explore Cheltenham's surroundings by going to Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Falconry Centre & Cotswold Archery), Corinium Museum (in Cirencester) and Chipping Campden (High Street Chipping Campden, Hidcote Manor Garden, & more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, putt your heart out at Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cheltenham trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Caernarfon to Cheltenham in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. October in Cheltenham sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Campden, Malmesbury, Cirencester
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks

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