22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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22 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Train:  26 h
1
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Fort William, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Inverness, Scotland
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Bath
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
7
Oxford
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
8
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Alnwick Garden and Cragside House and Gardens. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bamburgh Castle and Grace Darling Museum. Step out of Alnwick to go to Holy Island and see Lindisfarne Priory, which is approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Alnwick journey site.

Adelaide, Australia to Alnwick is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Adelaide to Alnwick, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Alnwick are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Lindisfarne Priory, Cragside House and Gardens, Warkworth Castle & Hermitage
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Warkworth Castle & Hermitage ©
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

2
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and then wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh holiday app.

Traveling by train from Alnwick to Edinburgh takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

3
nights
Fort William, Scotland

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 in touch with nature at Ben Nevis and Steall Waterfall. Get a sense of the local culture at West Highland Museum and Saint Andrew's Church. Step out of Fort William with an excursion to Glen Etive in Glencoe Village--about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, tour the pleasant surroundings at West Highland Way, appreciate the history behind Bronze Ford Model T, and make a trip to Old Fort of Fort William.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fort William day trip site.

Getting from Edinburgh to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Glencoe, West Highland Way
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West Highland Museum ©
West Highland Museum
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort

1
night
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fort George, stroll through Nairn Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cawdor Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness holiday planning app.

Drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nairn, Culloden Battlefield
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Fort George
Fort George
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): engage your brain at Herschel Museum of Astronomy, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then examine the collection at The Museum of Bath at Work, and finally browse the exhibits of Sally Lunn's Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, then stop by Fudge Kitchen, then contemplate the long history of Bath Street, and finally view the masterpieces at David Simon Contemporary.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath trip site.

Getting from Inverness to Bath by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Street ©
Bath Street
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

2
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. On the 29th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Shakespeare Heritage Trail, don't miss a visit to The Tower @ RSC, then get engrossed in the history at Tudor World, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Henley Street. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at The MAD Museum, contemplate the long history of The Arter, admire the landmark architecture of Hall's Croft, then admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's New Place, then take an in-depth tour of Shakespeare's Schoolroom & Guildhall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Stratford-upon-Avon journey planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Stratford-upon-Avon can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Oxford.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Tudor World ©
Tudor World
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church
The MAD Museum ©
The MAD Museum

2
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
C. S. Lewis House has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Oxford, deepen your understanding at Balliol College, see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, get interesting insight from Tours, then take an in-depth tour of Dorchester Abbey, and finally see the interesting displays at C. S. Lewis House. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Weston Library, get curious at History of Science Museum, stop by Blackwell's Bookshop, admire the landmark architecture of Sheldonian Theatre, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Oxford Artisan Distillery, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Oxford online trip maker.

You can take a bus from Stratford-upon-Avon to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Stratford-upon-Avon in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Oxford, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Dorchester Abbey
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Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Dorchester Abbey ©
Dorchester Abbey

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Westminster and British Library. Get some historical perspective at Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The British Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of London.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read London tour planning website.

Getting from Oxford to London by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In October, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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