60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Portsmouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Weymouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Bath
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Caernarfon
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
York
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Alnwick
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
8
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Fort William
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Gairloch
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Inverness
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: San Antonio

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and Churchill War Rooms. The British Museum and Natural History Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Dover Castle (in Dover), Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology (in Oxford) and Bletchley Park (in Bletchley). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the London day trip site .

San Antonio, USA to London is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from San Antonio to London, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Antonio in April, things will get colder in London: highs are around 56°F and lows about 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can take a train to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Dover Castle, Bletchley Park
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Bletchley Park ©
Bletchley Park
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

5
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Get in touch with nature at Bournemouth Beach and The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. Visit Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Carisbrooke Castle for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Portsmouth side-trips: Hengistbury Head Beach (in Bournemouth), Hospital of St Cross (in Winchester) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Beachy Head, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chichester Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Mary Rose Museum, and steep yourself in history at Osborne House.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Portsmouth trip planner .

Traveling by train from London to Portsmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. April in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Eastbourne, Bournemouth, Osborne House, Beaulieu National Motor Museum, Chichester Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach

5
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Step off the beaten path and head to Monkey World and Corfe Castle. Get in touch with nature at Weymouth Beach and StudlandBeachandNatureReserve. Get out of town with these interesting Weymouth side-trips: Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth), Dunster Castle (in Dunster) and The Donkey Sanctuary (in Sidmouth). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Abbotsbury Swannery, don't miss a visit to Portland Bill Lighthouse, and learn about all things military at The Tank Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Weymouth trip tool .

Drive from Portsmouth to Weymouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wareham, StudlandBeachandNatureReserve, Corfe Castle, The Donkey Sanctuary, Lulworth Cove
Highlights from your plan
Monkey World ©
Monkey World
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Roman Baths and Longleat. Escape the urban bustle at WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre and Walks With Hawks. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury), St Fagans National Museum of History (in Cardiff) and Big Pit National Coal Museum (in Blaenavon). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, examine the collection at Brunel's SS Great Britain, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Baptist Chapel, and steep yourself in history at Wells Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bath day trip app .

You can drive from Weymouth to Bath in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Wells Cathedral, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Big Pit National Coal Museum, Brunel's SS Great Britain
Highlights from your plan
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Longleat ©
Longleat

6
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands and Porth Ceiriad Beach. Conwy Castle and Caernarfon Castle will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Caernarfon: Great Orme (in Llandudno), South Stack Lighthouse (in Holyhead) and Marble Church (in Bodelwyddan). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), identify plant and animal life at Gwaith Powdwr Nature Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Yr Ysgwrn, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Caernarfon trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Bath to Caernarfon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Conwy, South Stack Lighthouse, Yr Ysgwrn, Gwaith Powdwr Nature Reserve, Great Orme
Highlights from your plan
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands ©
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Filey Beach and RSPB Bempton Cliffs. Get some cultural insight at Beamish Museum and Lincoln Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Whitby (199 Steps & Whitby Abbey), Durham Cathedral (in Durham) and Lincoln Castle (in Lincoln). The adventure continues: examine the collection at York Castle Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, shop like a local with York Shambles, and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the York online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lincoln, Whitby, Beamish Museum, RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Fountains Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey

4
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get a sense of the local culture at Alnwick Castle and The Alnwick Garden. Step out of the city life by going to The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and St Aiden Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Alnwick side-trips: Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre (in Berwick upon Tweed) and Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Grace Darling Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, contemplate the waterfront views at Embleton Bay, and explore the historical opulence of Warkworth Castle & Hermitage.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Alnwick journey maker site .

Traveling by train from York to Alnwick takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from York in May, plan for little chillier days in Alnwick, with highs around 56°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre, Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Lindisfarne Priory
Highlights from your plan
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh Castle and Rosslyn Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Royal Yacht Britannia and National Museum of Scotland will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel (in Glasgow), Carlisle Cathedral (in Carlisle) and Culzean Castle (in Ayr). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Calton Hill, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Alnwick to Edinburgh in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Culzean Castle, Stirling Castle, Rosslyn Chapel, The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, Carlisle Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Culzean Castle ©
Culzean Castle

5
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. Get some cultural insight at Glenfinnan Viaduct and Maelrubha's Chapel. Explore hidden gems such as Ben Nevis and Glen Coe. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve (in Strontian), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, and enjoy the sand and surf at Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands).

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort William planner .

Drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Glenfinnan, Arisaig, Glen Coe, Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Highlights from your plan
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe

5
nights
Gairloch

Gairloch ©
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eilean Donan Castle and Victoria Falls. You'll get in some beach time at Red Point Beach and Mellon Udrigle Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Falls of Kirkaig (in Inverkirkaig), Ullapool (Lael Forest Walks, Inverpolly Nature Reserve, & more) and Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry, tee off at Gairloch Golf Club, learn about all things military at Russian Arctic Convoy Project, and admire the sheer force of Flowerdale Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gairloch route builder .

Drive from Fort William to Gairloch in 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Gairloch are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ullapool, Achmelvich Beach, Eilean Donan Castle, Russian Arctic Convoy Project, Mellon Udrigle Beach
Highlights from your plan
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach

6
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Appreciate the collections at Highland Folk Museum and Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens. Step off the beaten path and head to Urquhart Castle and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Cairngorm Mountain (in Aviemore), St Ninians Church (in Drumnadrochit) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). Next up on the itinerary: witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, admire the natural beauty at Boat of Garten Community Garden, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see the interesting displays at Nairn Museum.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Inverness journey builder .

Getting from Gairloch to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in May, and nighttime lows around 41°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Aviemore, Drumnadrochit, Clava Cairns, Culloden Battlefield, Nigg Old Church
Highlights from your plan
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

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