60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom sightseeing planner

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Inverness
— 6 nights
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Fort William
— 6 nights
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Edinburgh
— 7 nights
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Cockermouth
— 5 nights
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Windermere
— 5 nights
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York
— 6 nights
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Llandudno
— 6 nights
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Cheltenham
— 5 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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London
— 7 nights
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Inverness

— 6 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to The Carnegie Whisky Cellars (in Dornoch), Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and Golspie (Dunrobin Castle and Gardens & Big Burn Walk). Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Cairngorms National Park. There's lots more to do: learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, take an exotic tour of Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, and take in the history at Culloden Battlefield.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Inverness trip itinerary planning website.

Knoxville, USA to Inverness is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Knoxville to Inverness, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Knoxville, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Inverness, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort William

— 6 nights
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 Fort William's surroundings by going to Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Glenfinnan Viaduct Trail (in Glenfinnan) and The Three Sisters (in Glencoe). And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct, and take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Fort William trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Edinburgh

— 7 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (in Glasgow) and Isle of May National Nature Reserve (in Anstruther). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online trip builder.

You can drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Cockermouth

— 5 nights
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Explore Cockermouth's surroundings by going to Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith), Falconry Days (in Hexham) and Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk, sample the fine beverages at The Lakes Distillery, get great views at Walla Crag, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cockermouth trip planner.

Drive from Edinburgh to Cockermouth in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cockermouth when traveling from Edinburgh in May, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Windermere

— 5 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Get out of town with these interesting Windermere side-trips: Bowness-on-Windermere (Boat Tours & Water Sports & The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction), Grasmere (Lake Grasmere & The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop) and Sizergh Castle (in Kendal). The adventure continues: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, get to know the fascinating history of Tarn Hows, and explore the activities along Ullswater.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Windermere road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Spirit of Harrogate Ltd (in Harrogate), Stanage Edge (in Hathersage) and Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton). The adventure continues: learn the secrets of beer at Brewtown Tours, identify plant and animal life at Beacon Alpacas, examine the collection at Bolton Steam Museum, and go for a walk through York City Walls.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the York day trip site.

Drive from Windermere to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in York sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in York

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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: Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon), Seacoast Safaris (in Beaumaris) and National Slate Museum (in Llanberis). Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Wild Bushcraft Company. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Snowdon, admire the natural beauty at Bodnant Garden, explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, and go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Llandudno trip planner.

You can drive from York to Llandudno in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Cheltenham

— 5 nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cheltenham: Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden), Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and Slimbridge (St John the Evangelist Church, Slimbridge, Glos & WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, make a trip to Gloucester Docks, see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cheltenham sightseeing planner.

Drive from Llandudno to Cheltenham in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Cheltenham sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bath

— 6 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Glastonbury (Glastonbury Abbey, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, &more) and Wells (Vicar's Close & Wells Cathedral). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, get a dose of the wild on West of England Falconry, admire the striking features of Bath Abbey, and see the interesting displays at Fashion Museum Bath.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bath travel route builder.

You can drive from Cheltenham to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · 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: don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London holiday builder.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in London, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.