49 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

49 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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49 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
London
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Cirencester
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Coniston
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Penrith
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Durness
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Ullapool
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Inverness
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Fort William
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  21​h
End: Hong Kong

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Speed Boats Tours and The Big Cat Sanctuary. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner .

Hong Kong, China to London is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Hong Kong Time (HKT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 8 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Hong Kong in June, with highs in London at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

The Big Cat Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
The Big Cat Sanctuary ©
The Big Cat Sanctuary
Speed Boats Tours

5
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Take a break from the city and head to Head 4 Heights Ltd and The Cotswold Range. Explore Cirencester's surroundings by going to Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh), WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge) and Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd (in Uley). And it doesn't end there: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, view the masterpieces at Art Couture Painswick Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Chavenage House, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Walks around Wotton-under-Edge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Cirencester trip builder site .

Traveling by car from London to Cirencester takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Coniston.

Things to do in Cirencester

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Malmesbury Market Cross, Cotswold Archery, Feldon Valley, Cotswolds, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Church of St Peter & St Paul
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Head 4 Heights Waterpark ©
Head 4 Heights Waterpark
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd ©
Cotswold Guided Walks Ltd

5
nights
Coniston

Coniston ©
Coniston is a village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria, England. Visiting Old Man of Coniston and Predator Experience will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coniston: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Ornamental Gardens (in Grange-over-Sands) and Central Fells (in Braithwaite). And it doesn't end there: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, steep yourself in history at Stott Park Bobbin Mill, trek along Helm Crag, and stroll through Scafell Pike Mountain.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Coniston sightseeing planning site .

Getting from Cirencester to Coniston by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Coniston

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Grange-over-Sands, Alpacaly Ever After, Jack"s Rake, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Central Fells
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag

5
nights
Penrith

Penrith
Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Take a break from the city and head to Helvellyn and Lake District National Park Guided Walks - Walks to Inspire. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Penrith: Buttermere (in Buttermere), Loughrigg Fell (in Ambleside) and Windermere (Orrest Head & Climbing Tours). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at St Sunday Crag, take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Keld Chapel.

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You can drive from Coniston to Penrith in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Penrith can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Lake District, Windermere, Greystoke Outdoor Pool, Loughrigg Fell
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Kentmere Horseshoe
Kentmere Horseshoe

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get outdoors at Arthur's Seat and BobCat Alpacas. Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Seahouses to see The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty about 1h 55 min away. Spend the 7th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Royal Mile, contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and have some family-friendly fun at Great Away Days.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip planner .

You can take a train from Penrith to Edinburgh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Penrith in July since evenings lows in Edinburgh dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Wildlife Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Visiting Sandwood Bay Beach and Smoo Cave will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Kinlochbervie (Polin Beach & Oldshoremore Beach), Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island) and Scourie Bay (in Scourie). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Durness Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Wrath, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sango Bay, and take in the awesome beauty at Ben Stack.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Durness tour planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Durness in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Scourie Bay
Highlights from your plan
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

5
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Get in touch with nature at Achmelvich Beach and The Bone Caves. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ullapool: Drumbeg Loop (in Lochinver), Ardvreck Castle (in Assynt) and North West Highlands Geopark (in Lairg). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Corrieshalloch Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glen Torridon, trek along Lael Forest Walks, and stroll through Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ullapool trip planning website .

You can drive from Durness to Ullapool in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ullapool can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lochinver, North West Highlands Geopark, Ardvreck Castle, Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail, Glen Torridon
Highlights from your plan
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail ©
Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail
Ullapool Hill ©
Ullapool Hill

6
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Aigas Field Centre will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten), Rogie Falls (in Contin) and Aviemore (River Rafting & Tubing & Rothiemurchus). Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Cairngorms National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at The Falls of Foyers, cruise along General Wade’s Military Roads, have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, and explore the historical opulence of Fort George.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip builder website .

You can drive from Ullapool to Inverness in 1.5 hours. In July in Inverness, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Aviemore, General Wade’s Military Roads, Rogie Falls, Wildwoodz, Invermoriston Falls
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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. Take a break from the city and head to Camusdarach Beach and Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Glencoe Village (Lost Valley Trail & Glen Etive), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Glencoe, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and trek along Devil's Staircase.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Fort William sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Glencoe, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve, Morar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

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