60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+2
Fly + bus + train:  26​h
1
York
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Llandudno
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Dumfries
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Aberdeen
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Ullapool
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Fort William
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Isle of Skye
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
8
Isle of Iona
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
9
Newquay
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
Belfast
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hodsock Priory and St. Thomas' Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate Crypt of Lastingham Church and Lincoln Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Whitby Abbey (in Whitby), Steep Hill (in Lincoln) and Durham Cathedral (in Durham). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Mappleton Beach, see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, and delve into the distant past at York City Walls.

Plan a York trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Melbourne, Australia to York is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Melbourne in February, with highs in York at 8°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Lincoln, Crypt of Lastingham Church, Whitby Abbey, Mappleton Beach, Chatsworth House
Highlights from your plan
Hodsock Priory ©
Hodsock Priory
St. Thomas' Church ©
St. Thomas' Church
Whitby Abbey ©
Whitby Abbey

7
nights
Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Take a break from the city and head to Morfa Bychan Beach and Angel Bay. You'll explore and learn at Yr Ysgwrn and Royal Cambrian Academy of Art. Venture out of the city with trips to Saint Marks's Brithdir (in Brithdir), St Cybi's Well (in Llangybi) and Castell-y-bere (in Abergynolwyn). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Porth Neigwl (Hell's Mouth), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Trillo's Parish Church, see the interesting displays at Sir Henry Jones Museum, and contemplate the long history of Y Lasynys Fawr.

To find photos and tourist information, refer to the Llandudno journey app .

Getting from York to Llandudno by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dumfries.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Conwy, Llanfairfechan Beach, Saint Marks's Brithdir, St Baglan's Church, Church of St Peter
Highlights from your plan
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Morfa Bychan Beach ©
Morfa Bychan Beach
Llanfairfechan Beach ©
Llanfairfechan Beach

6
nights
Dumfries

Dumfries ©
Dumfries is a market town and former royal burgh within the Dumfries and Galloway council area of Scotland.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Creetown Heritage Museum and Harbour Cottage Gallery. For shopping fun, head to Kirkcudbright Galleries or The Wool Clip Shop. Change things up with these side-trips from Dumfries: Kippford Beach (in Kippford), Ruthwell Cross at the Ruthwell Church (in Ruthwell) and St Mary's Church (in Wreay). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Robert Burns Ellisland Farm, make a trip to Dundrennan Abbey, delve into the lush surroundings at Ae Forest, and trek along Loch Trool.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dumfries road trip site .

Getting from Llandudno to Dumfries by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Dumfries

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkcudbright, The Wool Clip Shop, Dundrennan Abbey, Kippford Beach, Drumcoltran Tower
Highlights from your plan
Robert Burns Ellisland Farm ©
Robert Burns Ellisland Farm
Dundrennan Abbey ©
Dundrennan Abbey
New Abbey Corn Mill ©
New Abbey Corn Mill

6
nights
Aberdeen

Aberdeen ©
The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
Explore hidden gems such as Glenfarclas Distillery and Mar Lodge Estate. Get in touch with nature at Newburgh Seals Beach and RSPB Scotland Loch of Strathbeg nature reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aberdeen: Kindrochit Castle (in Braemar), Dufftown (Dufftown Whisky and Heritage Centre & Auchindoun Castle) and St Kentigern’s Church (in Ballater). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Fraserburgh Heritage Centre, delve into the distant past at Pitsligo Castle, visit a coastal fixture at Museum of Scottish Lighthouses, and explore the historical opulence of Tolquhon Castle.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Aberdeen online travel planner .

Drive from Dumfries to Aberdeen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dumfries in February since evenings lows in Aberdeen dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fraserburgh, Gardenstown, Peterhead, Braemar, Dufftown
Highlights from your plan
Glenfarclas Distillery ©
Glenfarclas Distillery
Museum of Scottish Lighthouses ©
Museum of Scottish Lighthouses
Admiralty Gateway ©
Admiralty Gateway

7
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Take a break from the city and head to Polin Beach and Clachtoll Beach Campsite. Do some cultural sightseeing at RhueArt and Applecross Photographic Gallery. Explore Ullapool's surroundings by going to Scourie Bay (in Scourie), Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra) and Gairloch (Russian Arctic Convoy Museum & Treasure Chest). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Red Point Beach, examine the collection at Tain Museum, stroll through Rispond Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Nigg Old Church.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ullapool road trip tool .

Getting from Aberdeen to Ullapool by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Gairloch, Durness, Polin Beach, Tain Museum, Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Highlights from your plan
Red Point Beach ©
Red Point Beach
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay
Rispond Beach ©
Rispond Beach

6
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. Take a break from the city and head to Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) and Samalaman Beach. Do your shopping at All The Goodness and The Shed Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh), Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan (in Glenelg) and Castle Tioram (in Doirlinn). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Glenfinnan Church, hike along Glencoe Lochan, and see the interesting displays at Land Sea and Islands Centre.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fort William holiday app .

Drive from Ullapool to Fort William in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Glencoe Village, Samalaman Beach, Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan, Castle Tioram
Highlights from your plan
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Keltneyburn Smithy Gallery ©
Keltneyburn Smithy Gallery

6
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Trotternish Art Gallery and Skyelark. We've included these beaches for you: Sound of Sleat Beach and Bearreraig Bay. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Dunscaith Castle, examine the collection at Colbost Folk Museum, view the masterpieces at Skyeworks Gallery, and get a new perspective on nature at Staffin Fossil Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Isle of Skye trip planner .

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Isle of Iona.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sound of Sleat Beach ©
Sound of Sleat Beach
Dunscaith Castle ©
Dunscaith Castle
Trumpan Church ©
Trumpan Church

2
nights
Isle of Iona

Isle of Iona ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Marble Quarry and St. Oran's Cemetery. Appreciate the collections at Iona Gallery & Pottery and Aosdana.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Isle of Iona online attractions planner .

Explore your travel options from Isle of Skye to Isle of Iona with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Isle of Iona can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Newquay.

Things to do in Isle of Iona

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. Oran's Chapel ©
St. Oran's Chapel
Iona Nunnery ©
Iona Nunnery
Aosdana ©
Aosdana

5
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Visit Carn Euny Ancient Village and St. Breward Parish Church for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Porthtowan Beach and Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Tregony Gallery (in Tregony), Portloe (in Portloe) and Cscape Art (in Charlestown). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Towan Beach - The Roseland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Enodoc Church, pause for some serene contemplation at St James Church, and kick back and relax at Porthchapel Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Newquay travel route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isle of Iona to Newquay. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Porthtowan Beach, Portloe, St. Enodoc Church, St. Breward Parish Church, Little Perhaver Beach
Highlights from your plan
Towan Beach - The Roseland ©
Towan Beach - The Roseland
Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach ©
Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach
The Count House ©
The Count House

6
nights
Belfast

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
St. John's Point Lighthouse and St George's Church will appeal to history buffs. The Puffin Gallery and SS Nomadic will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Ballygally Beach (in Ballygally), Machrihanish (Machrihanish Beach & Machrihanish Seabird & Wildlife Observatory) and Ballywalter Beach (in Ballywalter). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Monreith Animal World, contemplate the long history of Grey Point Fort, take an in-depth tour of Ulster Museum, and make a trip to Struell Wells.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Belfast holiday maker app .

You can fly from Newquay to Belfast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Belfast

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Machrihanish, Ballywalter Beach, Barsalloch Fort, Grey Point Fort, Monreith Animal World
Highlights from your plan
Grey Point Fort ©
Grey Point Fort
St. John's Point Lighthouse ©
St. John's Point Lighthouse

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