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:  29​h
1
Alnwick
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
St. Helier, Jersey
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  3​h 45​min
3
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Newquay
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
St. Davids
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Llandudno
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Stromness, Mainland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Ullapool
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Inverness
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
12
Isle of Skye
— 5 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
13
Isle of Lewis
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  32​h
End: Brisbane

4
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lindisfarne Castle and National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle. Visiting The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Ross Back Sands Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Alnwick's surroundings by going to Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh (in Bamburgh), College Valley Estate (in Wooler) and Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Embleton Bay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of Saint Peter, admire the natural beauty at The Alnwick Garden, and explore the historical opulence of Edlingham Castle.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Alnwick trip planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Alnwick is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in May, things will get slightly colder in Alnwick: highs are around 15°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Alnwick

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Holy Island, College Valley Estate, Cragside House and Gardens, The Parish Church of Saint Peter
Highlights from your plan
Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh ©
Church of Saint Aidan Bamburgh
Embleton Bay ©
Embleton Bay

3
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Beauport Beach and Grouville Parish Church. Get outdoors at St. Brelade's Bay Beach and Jersey Zoo.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our St. Helier online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Alnwick to St. Helier takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, daytime highs in St. Helier are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Swanage.

Things to do in St. Helier

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Jersey Zoo, Mont Orgueil Castle, Grouville Parish Church, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital
Highlights from your plan
Beauport Beach ©
Beauport Beach
St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle

3
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Explore hidden gems such as Dorset Waterpark and Model Village Gardens & Cafe. Get in touch with nature at Durlston Country Park and Lulworth Cove. Get out of town with these interesting Swanage side-trips: Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth) and Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth). There's more to do: explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle and identify plant and animal life at Monkey World.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Swanage tour builder .

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from St. Helier to Swanage takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Swanage are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Newquay.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Weymouth Beach, Monkey World, Lulworth Cove, Bournemouth Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Model Village Gardens & Cafe ©
Model Village Gardens & Cafe
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park

5
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Popular historic sites such as St. Michael's Mount and Portloe are in your itinerary. Visiting Woolacombe Beach and Carbis Bay Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Newquay: St Ives (Porthminster Beach & Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden), Grunta Beach (in Mortehoe) and The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in St Austell). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Perranporth Beach, admire the natural beauty at Lanhydrock House and Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Cornish Seal Sanctuary, and kick back and relax at Fistral Beach Bar.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Newquay route planning website .

You can drive from Swanage to Newquay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to St. Davids.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St Ives, Woolacombe, Perranporth Beach, Lanhydrock House and Garden, Cornish Seal Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Portloe Harbour ©
Portloe Harbour
Cornish Seal Sanctuary ©
Cornish Seal Sanctuary
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay Beach

4
nights
St. Davids

St. Davids ©
St.
Visit Solva and Preseli Hills for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and St Davids Plant & Garden Nursery. Get out of town with these interesting St. Davids side-trips: Rhossili Bay (in Rhossili), Folly Farm (in Begelly) and Skokholm (in Skokholm Island). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Broadhaven Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Freshwater East Beach, step into the grandiose world of Pembroke Castle, and explore the striking landscape of St. Davids Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our St. Davids journey builder site .

Traveling by car from Newquay to St. Davids takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in St. Davids

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Solva, Skokholm, Preseli Hills, Pembroke Castle, Folly Farm
Highlights from your plan
Solva ©
Solva
Broadhaven Beach ©
Broadhaven Beach
Freshwater East Beach ©
Freshwater East Beach

4
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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Plas Mawr and Harlech Castle. Visiting Angel Bay and Promenade will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Llandudno: Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon), Beaumaris Castle (in Beaumaris) and Portmeirion Village (in Portmeirion). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tudnos Church, don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls, stroll through Great Orme, and explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Llandudno trip itinerary website .

You can drive from St. Davids to Llandudno in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June in Llandudno, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Conwy, Beaumaris Castle, Caernarfon Castle, Penmaenmawr Golf Club, Harlech Castle
Highlights from your plan
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Saint Tudnos Church ©
Saint Tudnos Church
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village

4
nights
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Standing Stones of Stenness and Brough Of Birsay. Visiting Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve and Mull Head Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stromness: Orkney Wine Company (in Holm), Grey Cairns of Camster (in Roster) and Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm (in St. Mary's). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Maeshowe, contemplate the long history of Barnhouse Neolithic Settlement, delve into the mystery of Ring of Brodgar, and look for all kinds of wild species at Olav's Wood.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Stromness travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Llandudno to Stromness takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and ferry. In June, Stromness is a bit cooler than Llandudno - with highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Stromness

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Kirkwall, Stenness, Birsay, Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm ©
Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm
Maeshowe ©
Maeshowe
Standing Stones of Stenness
Standing Stones of Stenness

4
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Visiting Balnakeil Beach and Polin Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Scourie Bay (in Scourie), Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach & Sandwood Bay Beach) and Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Balnakeil Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Rispond Beach, and head off the coast to Handa Island Wildlife Reserve.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Durness trip planner .

Traveling by car from Stromness to Durness takes 5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Dun Dornaigil Broch, Scourie Bay, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

5
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Discover out-of-the-way places like Achmelvich Beach and Little Assynt Estate. Visiting Clachtoll Beach Campsite and Red Point Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Ullapool side-trips: Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve (in Kinlochewe), Gairloch (Shieldaig Falconry & Gairloch Golf Club) and Mellon Udrigle Beach (in Poolewe). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Ardvreck Castle, take in the exciting artwork at Applecross Photographic Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, and hike along Dun Caan.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ullapool itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Durness to Ullapool takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lochinver, Gairloch, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Ardvreck Castle, Red Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle
Applecross Photographic Gallery ©
Applecross Photographic Gallery

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore hidden gems such as Loch Garten Nature Reserve and Nairn Beach. Get some historical perspective at Nigg Old Church and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore), RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie) and Brora Beach (in Brora). Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Culbin, take in the history at Culloden Battlefield, step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, and explore the activities along River Ness.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Inverness day trip website .

Traveling by car from Ullapool to Inverness takes 1.5 hours. In June in Inverness, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Aviemore, Nairn Beach, Culloden Battlefield, Brora Beach, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Brora Beach ©
Brora Beach
Loch Garten Nature Reserve ©
Loch Garten Nature Reserve
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach

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. Step out of the city life by going to Camusdarach Beach and Silver Sands of Morar. Explore hidden gems such as Glen Etive and Neptune's Staircase. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan) and Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve (in Strontian). There's still lots to do: trek along Glencoe Lochan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cille Choirill Church, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Inverness to Fort William by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Cille Choirill Church, Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Morar Beach ©
Morar Beach
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive

5
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.
Dunscaith Castle and Dunvegan Castle & Gardens will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Claigan Coral Beach and Isle of skye golf club. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sound of Sleat Beach, contemplate the long history of Dun Beag Broch, explore the striking landscape at Neist Point, and look for gifts at Isle of Skye Oysters.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Fort William to Isle of Skye by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Isle of Lewis.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Claigan Coral Beach ©
Claigan Coral Beach
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Sound of Sleat Beach ©
Sound of Sleat Beach

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nights
Isle of Lewis

Isle of Lewis ©
Forming the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island in the Outer Hebrides archipelago, Isle of Lewis offers scenery consisting of fertile pastures and a meandering, rocky coastline.
Explore hidden gems such as Gearannan Blackhouse Village and Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach). Take a break from the city and head to Luskentyre and Dalmore Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Uig Sands, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dailbeag Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Moluag's Episcopal Church, and contemplate the long history of Norse Mill and Kiln.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Lewis holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Isle of Skye to Isle of Lewis takes 3.5 hours. In July in Isle of Lewis, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Isle of Lewis

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Isle of Harris
Highlights from your plan
Gearannan Blackhouse Village ©
Gearannan Blackhouse Village
Luskentyre Beach ©
Luskentyre Beach
Uig Sands ©
Uig Sands

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