60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip itinerary planner

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Llandudno
— 6 nights
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Newquay
— 6 nights
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Weymouth
— 6 nights
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Bath
— 4 nights
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London
— 6 nights
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Inverness
— 6 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 6 nights
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Fort William
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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Alnwick
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York
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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. Take a break from the city and head to Great Orme and Snowdon. Popular historic sites such as Conwy Castle and Caernarfon Castle are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Llandudno: National Trust - Chirk Castle (in Chirk), Harlech Castle (in Harlech) and Powis Castle and Garden (in Welshpool). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Starida Puffin Island Cruises & Sea Fishing Trips, take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier, enjoy breathtaking views from South Stack Lighthouse, and contemplate the long history of Plas Mawr.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Llandudno trip planner.

Manchester to Llandudno is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Newquay

— 6 nights

Surf Capital of the UK

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Lanhydrock House and Garden. Explore hidden gems such as St. Michael's Mount and Greenway House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newquay: Trebah Garden (in Mawnan Smith), Saunton Beach (in Saunton) and National Lobster Hatchery (in Padstow). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthminster Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Newquay tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Llandudno to Newquay in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Weymouth.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Weymouth

— 6 nights
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. Take a break from the city and head to Monkey World and Abbotsbury Swannery. Popular historic sites such as Corfe Castle and Nothe Fort are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Weymouth: Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth), Studland beach and Nature Reserve (in Studland) and Dawlish Warren Beach (in Dawlish). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at The Donkey Sanctuary, stroll through Weymouth Beach, make a splash at Dorset Adventure Park, and enjoy the sea views from Portland Bill Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Weymouth online journey maker.

Getting from Newquay to Weymouth by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Bath

— 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Visiting Longleat and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bath Abbey and Wells Cathedral. Explore Bath's surroundings by going to Bride’s Mound (in Glastonbury), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and surround yourself with nature on Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath travel route builder website.

Getting from Weymouth to Bath by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

London

— 6 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Paul's Cathedral and Blenheim Palace. Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Dover Castle (in Dover), Royal Pavilion (in Brighton) and Beachy Head (in Eastbourne). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Arundel Castle and Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Sky Garden, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in London sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to fly to Inverness.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Inverness

— 6 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Relax by the water at Nairn Beach and Brora Beach. Get outdoors at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie), Embo Beach (in Embo) and Aviemore (Cairngorm Mountain, Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, step into the grandiose world of Cawdor Castle, steep yourself in history at Urquhart Castle, and expand your understanding of the military at Fort George.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Inverness tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from London to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, Inverness is slightly colder than London - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Isle of Skye

— 6 nights
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Step out of the city life by going to The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye and Kilt Rock. Discover out-of-the-way places like Eilean Donan Castle and Portree Harbour. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Isle of Skye: Plockton (Plockton Seal Trips & Plockton Harbour), Attadale Gardens (in Strathcarron) and Bealach na Ba Viewpoint (in Applecross). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Talisker Beach, explore the activities along Loch Coruisk, look for gifts at Skye Weavers, and don't miss a visit to Neist Point.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Isle of Skye trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Isle of Skye takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Inverness in July, expect nights in Isle of Skye to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort William

— 5 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. Take a break from the city and head to Ben Nevis and Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oban Distillery and McCaig's Tower. Venture out of the city with trips to Morar (Loch Morar & Morar Beach), Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig) and The Dragons Tooth Golf Course (in Ballachulish). The adventure continues: make a trip to Neptune's Staircase, stroll through Lost Valley Trail, appreciate the views at Glen Coe, and contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Fort William holiday maker site.

Getting from Isle of Skye to Fort William by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Edinburgh

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Calton Hill and Dalhousie Castle Falconry. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to The Kelpies & The Helix (in Falkirk), Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and National Wallace Monument (in Stirling). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip maker app.

Getting from Fort William to Edinburgh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can take a train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Alnwick

— 3 nights
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Popular historic sites such as Alnwick Castle and Cragside House and Gardens are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Embleton Bay. Step out of Alnwick to go to Holy Island and see Lindisfarne Priory, which is approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden and identify plant and animal life at College Valley Estate.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Alnwick day trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Alnwick by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daily temperatures in Alnwick can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · 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.
Visit York City Walls and Durham Cathedral for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Scarborough Beach and Filey Beach. Explore York's surroundings by going to RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton), Sandsend Beach (in Sandsend) and Lincoln (Steep Hill & Lincoln Cathedral). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at York Castle Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, make a trip to 199 Steps, and admire the striking features of York Minster.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read York trip maker website.

Traveling by train from Alnwick to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in York, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.