60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Wick
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Inverness
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Glenfinnan
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Durham
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
6
York
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Ambleside
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Beaumaris, Anglesey
— 4 nights
bus:  30​min
9
Conwy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Harlech
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Bath
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
13
London
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Copenhagen

3
nights
Wick

Wick ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Wick Heritage Museum and Castle Varrich. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Holburn Head Lighthouse and Grey Cairns of Camster. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wick: Dunbeath (Dunbeath Castle & Dunbeath Preservation Trust), Strathnaver Museum (in Bettyhill) and Helmsdale (Helmsdale Beach & River Helmsdale).

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Wick online trip maker .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Wick is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in July, things will get a bit cooler in Wick: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Wick

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Helmsdale, Dunbeath, Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust, Holburn Head Lighthouse, Castle Varrich
Highlights from your plan
Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Holburn Head Lighthouse ©
Holburn Head Lighthouse
Grey Cairns of Camster ©
Grey Cairns of Camster

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get some historical perspective at Nigg Old Church and Urquhart Castle. Do some cultural sightseeing at Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Fort George. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Fort Augustus (in Fort Augustus), Castle Leod (in Strathpeffer) and Nairn Beach (in Nairn). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Culloden Battlefield, kick back and relax at Dornoch Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dornoch Cathedral, and admire the natural beauty at Cawdor Castle.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness road trip planning tool .

Getting from Wick to Inverness by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Glenfinnan.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dornoch, Beauly, Cromarty, Nairn, Fort Augustus Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey

4
nights
Glenfinnan

Glenfinnan ©
Glenfinnan is a hamlet in Lochaber area of the Highlands of Scotland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eilean Donan Castle and Castle Tioram. Get a sense of the local culture at Glenfinnan Monument and Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig), Glencoe (in Glencoe) and Saint Andrew's Church (in Fort William). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cille Choirill Church, contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct, step into the grandiose world of Old Inverlochy Castle, and take a memorable drive along Silver Sands of Morar.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Glenfinnan itinerary planner.

Drive from Inverness to Glenfinnan in 2 hours. When traveling from Inverness in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Glenfinnan: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glenfinnan

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort William, Glen Coe, Cille Choirill Church, Eilean Donan Castle, Ardnamurchan Point and Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Castle Tioram ©
Castle Tioram

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and St Giles' Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Royal Yacht Britannia and Palace of Holyroodhouse. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Real Mary King's Close, explore the historical opulence of Holyrood Park, steep yourself in history at Inchcolm Abbey and Island, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh online travel route planner .

You can drive from Glenfinnan to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Durham.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

4
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Get some historical perspective at Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle. Durham Heritage Coast and Cragside House and Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Newcastle upon Tyne (Never Give Up Newcastle & Victoria Tunnel) and Alnwick Castle (in Alnwick). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Crook Hall & Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at Icarus Simulation Limited, have fun at Adventure Valley, and experience rural life at Hall Hill Farm.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Durham sightseeing planner .

Take a train from Edinburgh to Durham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Newcastle upon Tyne, Cragside House and Gardens, Alnwick Castle
Highlights from your plan
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Durham Heritage Coast ©
Durham Heritage Coast
Durham Castle ©
Durham Castle

6
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Railway Museum and York Cold War Bunker. Get some historical perspective at York Minster and Treasurer's House. Step out of York with an excursion to Fountains Abbey in Ripon--about 54 minutes away. Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at York City Walls, get a sense of history and politics at Guildhall, explore the historical opulence of Castle Howard, and steep yourself in history at St. Crux Parish Hall.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the York trip planner.

You can take a train from Durham to York in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in York, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fountains Abbey, Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens
Highlights from your plan
York Minster ©
York Minster
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey

4
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Stott Park Bobbin Mill and Sizergh Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Castle Crag and Muncaster Castle are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Ambleside side-trips: Hardknott Roman Fort (in Eskdale), St Catherine's Chruch (in Boot) and Buttermere (in Buttermere). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Orrest Head, explore the activities along Tarn Hows, hike along Helm Crag, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesus Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ambleside vacation planning site .

Drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Beaumaris.

Things to do in Ambleside

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Troutbeck, Windermere, Kendal, Cartmel Priory, Castle Crag
Highlights from your plan
Stott Park Bobbin Mill ©
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Townend ©
Townend

4
nights
Beaumaris, Anglesey

Beaumaris
Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. Get some historical perspective at Caernarfon Castle and Beaumaris Castle. Do some cultural sightseeing at Penmon Point and Bryn Celli Ddu. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beaumaris: Amlwch (Our Lady Star of the Sea and St Winefride Church & Parys Mountain), Holyhead (St. Cybi Church & South Stack Lighthouse) and Barclodiad y Gawres Burial Chamber (in Llanfaelog).

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Beaumaris driving holiday site .

Drive from Ambleside to Beaumaris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. August in Beaumaris sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Conwy.

Things to do in Beaumaris

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Amlwch, Holyhead, Moelfre, Menai Bridge, Dwyran
Highlights from your plan
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Bryn Celli Ddu ©
Bryn Celli Ddu
Penmon Point ©
Penmon Point

4
nights
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Plas Mawr and Ty Mawr Wybrnant. Your inner history buff will appreciate Moel Ty Uchaf and Erddig. Explore Conwy's surroundings by going to National Trust - Chirk Castle (in Chirk), All Saints Church Gresford (in Gresford) and St Giles Parish Church (in Wrexham). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle, contemplate the long history of Smallest House in Britain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marble Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bodelwyddan Castle & Park.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Conwy trip website .

Conwy is very close to Beaumaris. In August in Conwy, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Harlech.

Things to do in Conwy

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Wrexham, Bodelwyddan, Gwrych Castle, Nantclwyd y Dre, Castell Dinas Bran
Highlights from your plan
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Bodelwyddan Castle & Park ©
Bodelwyddan Castle & Park

4
nights
Harlech

Harlech ©
Harlech is a town and seaside resort in Gwynedd, within the historic boundaries of Merionethshire in northwest Wales. Do some cultural sightseeing at Portmeirion Village and Harlech Castle. Get some historical perspective at Y Lasynys Fawr and Plas yn Rhiw. Venture out of the city with trips to Saint Marks's Brithdir (in Brithdir), Cader Idris (in Dolgellau) and Castell-y-bere (in Abergynolwyn). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Tomen y Mur, contemplate the long history of Ty Crwn (Round House), explore the historical opulence of Criccieth Castle, and get outside with Dragon Raiders Activity Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Harlech trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Conwy to Harlech in 1.5 hours. In August in Harlech, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Harlech

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Barmouth, Dolgellau, Criccieth, Portmeirion Village, St Hywyn's Church
Highlights from your plan
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
Saint Marks's Brithdir ©
Saint Marks's Brithdir
Castell-y-bere ©
Castell-y-bere

4
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Warwick Castle and Guy's Cliffe House will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Sudeley Castle and Charlecote Mill. Get out of town with these interesting Stratford-upon-Avon side-trips: St. Peter's Church (in Winchcombe), Tewkesbury (Old Baptist Chapel & Tewkesbury Abbey) and Gloucester (St Mary de Crypt Church, Gloucester Docks, & more). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St Oswald's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mary's Church, admire the landmark architecture of St Nicholas Church, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kiftsgate Court Gardens.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Stratford-upon-Avon online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Harlech to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Stratford-upon-Avon are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Gloucester, Warwick, Tewkesbury, Winchcombe, Burford
Highlights from your plan
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
The Roman Baths and Wells Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Stonehenge and Avebury Stone Circle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Glastonbury (St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, Glastonbury Abbey, & more) and Avebury (West Kennet Long Barrow & Avebury Manor). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John The Evangelist Church, explore the historical opulence of Farleigh Hungerford Castle, and see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read Bath road trip site .

Drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Glastonbury, Avebury, Wells, Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

7
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.
Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and Tower of London. Natural History Museum and Buckingham Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

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