60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

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Aberdeen
— 4 nights
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Glasgow
— 7 nights
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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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Newcastle upon Tyne
— 7 nights
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Leeds
— 7 nights
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Manchester
— 6 nights
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Liverpool
— 6 nights
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Birmingham
— 8 nights
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London
— 8 nights
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Aberdeen

— 4 nights

Flower of Scotland

The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aberdeen: Senses Healing & Beauty (in Ballogie), Speyside Tours (in Dufftown) and Glen Garioch Distillery (in Oldmeldrum). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Peterhead Prison Museum, pause for some photo ops at Bon Scott Statue, steep yourself in history at St Machar's Cathedral, and take a stroll through Footdee (Fittie).

Plan my trip to Aberdeen with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Edmonton, Canada to Aberdeen is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Edmonton to Aberdeen, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edmonton in March, things will get a bit warmer in Aberdeen: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Glasgow

— 7 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Venture out of the city with trips to A D Rattray Whisky Shop (in Kirkoswald), Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience (in Cumnock) and Westfield Day Spa (in Mauchline). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, stroll around Pollok Country Park, steep yourself in history at Glasgow Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at City Chambers.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Glasgow trip planner.

You can drive from Aberdeen to Glasgow in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Edinburgh

— 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pickering's Gin Distillery, and explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planning website.

Drive from Glasgow to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Newcastle upon Tyne.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Newcastle upon Tyne

— 7 nights

Student City

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Newcastle upon Tyne side-trips: World War One Soldier Sculpture (in Seaham), Penrith (The Toffee Shop, Aira Force Waterfall, &more) and Durham (Durham Heritage Coast, Durham Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, get great views at Alpacaly Ever After, examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, and trek along Walla Crag.

To find ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Newcastle upon Tyne route planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Newcastle upon Tyne by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. March in Newcastle upon Tyne sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Leeds.

Things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Leeds

— 7 nights

Capital of the North

One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Change things up with these side-trips from Leeds: York (York City Walls, York Minster, &more), Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre (in Laxton) and Nidderdale Llamas (in Harrogate). There's much more to do: get outside with Farm Adventure Yorkshire, make a trip to Police Box Wetherby, identify plant and animal life at Holly Hagg Community farm, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael and All Angels Church.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Leeds trip planning app.

You can drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Leeds in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Leeds

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Manchester

— 6 nights

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: Bowness-on-Windermere (The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction & Boat Tours & Water Sports), Predator Experience (in Ayside) and Coach House Healing Centre (in Marsden). There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Peak Mountaineering, explore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, explore the galleries of Manchester Art Gallery, and explore the activities along Lake Windermere.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Manchester journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Leeds to Manchester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Manchester are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Liverpool

— 6 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liverpool: Bodnant Garden (in Tal-y-Cafn), Conwy Town Walls (in Conwy) and Windermere (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours & Orrest Head). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, make a trip to Great Orme, join the crowd at Land Rover Experience, and explore the galleries of Walker Art Gallery.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Liverpool road trip planning site.

Getting from Manchester to Liverpool by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Liverpool sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Birmingham

— 8 nights

City of a Thousand Trades

Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Get out of town with these interesting Birmingham side-trips: Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Falconry Centre & Batsford Arboretum), Holy Trinity Church (in Stratford-upon-Avon) and The Roman Baths (in Bath). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with The Cotswold Range, pause for some serene contemplation at Tewkesbury Abbey, examine the collection at Corinium Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Gloucester Docks.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Birmingham day trip planning site.

You can drive from Liverpool to Birmingham in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April in Birmingham, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

London

— 8 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: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the London trip itinerary maker app.

You can take a train from Birmingham to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in London sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

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.