60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  24​h
1
London
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Bath
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cirencester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Wrexham
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Porthmadog
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
7
Ullapool
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Dornoch
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Edinburgh
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Ambleside
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
13
York
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  28​h
End: Brisbane

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Harrods and Borough Market. Natural History Museum and British Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, stop by James Smith & Sons, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planning website .

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Brisbane to London due to the time zone difference. In April, London is cooler than Brisbane - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

6
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Head to Emma Rose Art Works and The Speaking Tree Bookshopfor plenty of shopping. The Roman Baths and Wells Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Wells Trading Post Home (in Wells) and Natural Earthling (in Glastonbury). The adventure continues: stop by Mr B's Emporium Of Reading Delights, browse the eclectic array of goods at Pulteney Bridge, and browse for treasures at Simon Jackson Antiques & Interiors.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bath journey planner.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Bath

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wells, Glastonbury
Highlights from your plan
Emma Rose Art Works ©
Emma Rose Art Works
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

1
night
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look for gifts at Octavia's Bookshop, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Cirencester Antiques & Collectables Market, look for gifts at Chedworth Farm Shop, then look for gifts at Burford Garden Center, and finally look for gifts at Cotswold Woollen Weavers. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Tewkesbury Cards & Gifts, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The New Gloucester Antiques Centre, then stop by Treasure Seekers Gift Shop, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Upstairs Downstairs Antiques, and finally look for gifts at Pick a Pot.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cirencester online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Bath to Cirencester takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Cirencester

Shopping

Side Trips

Gloucester, Tewkesbury Cards & Gifts, Burford Garden Center, Cotswold Woollen Weavers, Chedworth Farm Shop
Highlights from your plan
Chedworth Farm Shop ©
Chedworth Farm Shop
Cotswold Woollen Weavers ©
Cotswold Woollen Weavers
Treasure Seekers Gift Shop ©
Treasure Seekers Gift Shop

3
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. For shopping fun, head to Alain Rouveure Galleries or Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Waterside Food and Craft Market and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Barn.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon online route builder .

Getting from Cirencester to Stratford-upon-Avon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Wrexham.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Shopping Nightlife

Side Trips

Alain Rouveure Galleries, Encore Clothing Agency, Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop
Highlights from your plan
Alain Rouveure Galleries ©
Alain Rouveure Galleries
Shakespeare Hospice Bookshop ©
Shakespeare Hospice Bookshop
Sims Vintage Antiques Centre ©
Sims Vintage Antiques Centre

4
nights
Wrexham

Wrexham ©
Wrexham is the largest town in the north of Wales and an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre. Get a sense of the local culture at Albert Dock and Royal Cambrian Academy of Art. Head to State of Distress and Lionel's Tackle Shopfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wrexham: Walker Art Gallery (in Liverpool), Conwy (Baravelli's, Conwy Art & Craft, & more) and Abakhan Fabrics Hobby & Home (in Mostyn). The adventure continues: stop by The Glassblobbery, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Digby Antiques, and get a taste of the local shopping with Spavens.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Wrexham day trip planner.

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Wrexham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Porthmadog.

Things to do in Wrexham

Shopping Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Conwy, Liverpool, Llandudno, Mold, State of Distress
Highlights from your plan
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Abakhan Fabrics Hobby & Home ©
Abakhan Fabrics Hobby & Home
Royal Cambrian Academy of Art ©
Royal Cambrian Academy of Art

5
nights
Porthmadog

Porthmadog ©
Porthmadog, known locally as "Port", and since 1974, rendered into Welsh from its former Anglicised form, Portmadoc, is a small coastal town and community in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd, in Wales. Shop till you drop at The Gift Shop and ​Barmouth RNLI Shop. Get a sense of the local culture at ArtWorks Aberdyfi and Portmeirion Village. Get out of town with these interesting Porthmadog side-trips: Grandmas Sweet Shop (in Tywyn), Caernarfon (Ty Siocled & Cae'r Gors) and Colwyn Bay (The Lost Sheep Company, Sparkle, & more). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Stori Beer and Wine CYF, contemplate the long history of Y Lasynys Fawr, explore the wide array of goods at Kerfoots of Porthmadog, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church.

To find out how to plan a trip to Porthmadog, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Wrexham to Porthmadog by car takes about 2 hours. In April in Porthmadog, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Porthmadog

Shopping Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Harlech, Colwyn Bay, Caernarfon, Barmouth, Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn Wildlife - Glaslyn Ospreys
Highlights from your plan
Stori Beer and Wine CYF ©
Stori Beer and Wine CYF
Y Lasynys Fawr ©
Y Lasynys Fawr
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village

4
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Head to Made in Ullapool and Highland Stoneware, Baddidarrochfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ullapool: The Lochcarron Weavers Shop (in Lochcarron), Treasure Chest (in Gairloch) and Perfume Studio (in Mellon Charles). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at The Culkein Store, take in the awesome beauty at Beinn Alligin, kick back and relax at Clachtoll Beach Campsite, and identify plant and animal life at Inverpolly Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ullapool road trip site .

Traveling by car from Porthmadog to Ullapool takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Porthmadog in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Ullapool, with lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Dornoch.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Lochinver, The Lochcarron Weavers Shop, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Beinn Alligin, Achins Bookshop
Highlights from your plan
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite
The Jammery Culkein ©
The Jammery Culkein
Achins Bookshop ©
Achins Bookshop

3
nights
Dornoch

Dornoch ©
Dornoch is a town and seaside resort, and former Royal burgh in the Highlands of Scotland. Nigg Old Church and Cromarty Courthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Pandora's Emporium and The Emporium Bookshopfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Dornoch: Cromarty (The Cheese House & East Church). There's lots more to do: stop by The Dornoch Bookshop, explore the historical opulence of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Tarbat Discovery Centre, and enjoy the sea views from Tarbat Ness Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Dornoch driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ullapool to Dornoch in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Dornoch can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Dornoch

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cromarty, Golspie, Portmahomack, Pandora's Emporium, Nigg Old Church
Highlights from your plan
Pandora's Emporium ©
Pandora's Emporium
Tarbat Discovery Centre ©
Tarbat Discovery Centre
Nigg Old Church ©
Nigg Old Church

4
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get some cultural insight at Castle Gallery and Culloden Battlefield. Shop till you drop at Campbell's of Beauly and Picaresque Books. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach (in Aviemore), Clog and Craft Shop (in Invermoriston) and Iceberg Glass (in Fort Augustus). There's more to do: look for gifts at Embrace Gift Shop.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Inverness trip maker .

You can drive from Dornoch to Inverness in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Shopping Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Nairn, Beauly, Clog and Craft Shop, Iceberg Glass, Embrace Gift Shop
Highlights from your plan
Campbell's of Beauly ©
Campbell's of Beauly
Picaresque Books ©
Picaresque Books
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

4
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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Saint Andrew's Church and Glenfinnan Church. Head to Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods and Woodland Potteryfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Well of the Seven Heads (in Spean Bridge), Silver Sands of Morar (in Morar) and All The Goodness (in Ardelve). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Highland Soaps, contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, stroll through Camusdarach Beach, and don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Fort William online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Highland Soaps, Morar Beach, Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods, Camusdarach Beach
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop ©
Glenfinnan Monument ©
Glenfinnan Monument

7
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and Real Mary King's Close. For shopping fun, head to Jenners or I.J. Mellis Cheesemonger. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, stop by Celtic Craft Centre, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and browse the eclectic array of goods at The Pitt.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Fort William to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. May in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

5
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Shop till you drop at SpindleCraft and Herdy. Venture out of the city with trips to The Wool Clip Shop (in Caldbeck), Reticule (in Kendal) and Kennedys Fine Chocolates (in Orton). There's more to do: look for gifts at Fred Holdsworth's Bookshop.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ambleside trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Ambleside takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Ambleside

Shopping Classes

Side Trips

Keswick, Grasmere, Penrith, The Wool Clip Shop, Kennedys Fine Chocolates
Highlights from your plan
SpindleCraft ©
SpindleCraft
Church Gallery ©
Church Gallery
The Wool Clip Shop ©
The Wool Clip Shop

4
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 York Shambles and York Minster. Head to The Imaginarium and The Cat Galleryfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: stop by Mor Music, buy something for everyone on your list at Stonegate, and see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our York trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Ambleside to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in York

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
York Shambles ©
York Shambles
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

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