60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom attractions planner

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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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Inverness
— 7 nights
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Ambleside
— 7 nights
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Llandudno
— 6 nights
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 7 nights
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Bath
— 7 nights
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London
— 7 nights
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York
— 6 nights
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Durham
— 6 nights
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Edinburgh

— 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step out of Edinburgh to go to Glasgow and see Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary builder app.

Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive. In April, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Inverness

— 7 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Nevis Range Mountain Resort (in Torlundy), Aviemore (Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, Loch an Eilein, &more) and Steall Waterfall (in Fort William). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Inverness Botanic Gardens, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness, learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Glen Strathfarrar.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip builder site.

Drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Inverness sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Ambleside

— 7 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Change things up with these side-trips from Ambleside: Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow), Predator Experience (in Ayside) and Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Keswick Brewing Company, explore the activities along Derwentwater, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Loughrigg Fell.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ambleside trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Ambleside takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Llandudno

— 6 nights
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 find plenty of places to visit near Llandudno: Land Rover Experience (in Tarporley), Swallow Falls (in Betws-y-Coed) and Battlefield Falconry Centre (in Shrewsbury). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, make a trip to Conwy Town Walls, take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade, and sample the tasty concoctions at The Coracle Micropub And Beer Shop.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Llandudno online trip builder.

You can drive from Ambleside to Llandudno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Llandudno are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water

— 7 nights
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. Explore Bourton-on-the-Water's surroundings by going to Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden), Corinium Museum (in Cirencester) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at Beautylicious.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bourton-on-the-Water trip tool.

You can drive from Llandudno to Bourton-on-the-Water in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bourton-on-the-Water can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Bath

— 7 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Cheltenham (Battledown Brewery, Cheltenham Racecourse, &more), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Church of St. James (in Avebury). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, don't miss a visit to Gloucester Docks, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tewkesbury Abbey, and stroll through Glastonbury Tor.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bath trip maker.

Drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trips

London

— 7 nights

The Square Mile

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our London route planner.

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

York

— 6 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from York: Holly Hagg Community farm (in Sheffield), Stanage Edge (in Hathersage) and Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton). There's lots more to do: learn the secrets of beer at Brewtown Tours, indulge in some personalized pampering at My Little Farm Spa, shop like a local with York Shambles, and admire the landmark architecture of York Minster.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read York online trip maker.

You can take a train from London to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. May in York sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Durham

— 6 nights
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durham: Allout Adventures (in Hexham) and Green Howards Museum (in Richmond). There's lots more to do: make a trip to World War One Soldier Sculpture, gain insight at Hall Hill Farm, get engrossed in the history at Oriental Museum, and admire the striking features of Ushaw Historic House, Chapels & Gardens.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Durham trip builder site.

Getting from York to Durham by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.