25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Alnwick
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
2
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Pitlochry, Scotland
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Inverness, Scotland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Stromness, Mainland
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 30 min
6
St. Helier, Jersey
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
7
Bath
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
8
London
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Kelowna

1
night
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alnwick Castle as well as Holy Trinity Old Bewick. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Old Bewick, and then step into the grandiose world of The Alnwick Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Alnwick trip planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Alnwick is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Kelowna to Alnwick. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cragside House and Gardens, Bamburgh Castle
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Alnwick Castle ©
Alnwick Castle
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

4
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Wallace Monument and Rosslyn Chapel. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Real Mary King's Close and Greyfriars Kirk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Glasgow (Buchanan Street, The Necropolis, &more), Linlithgow Palace (in Linlithgow) and Doune Castle (in Doune). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Saint Paul's Church, step into the grandiose world of The Great Hall, and stroll the grounds of South Leith Parish Church.

Plan trip to Edinburgh with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from Alnwick to Edinburgh in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. May in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Glasgow, Stirling, Rosslyn Chapel, Linlithgow Palace
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Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace

3
nights
Pitlochry, Scotland

Pitlochry ©
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. Popular historic sites such as Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens and Scone Palace are in your itinerary. Glamis Castle and The Scottish Crannog Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to The Glenturret Distillery in Crieff (about 52 minutes away). It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dunkeld Cathedral and stop by Queen's View Visitor Centre.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Pitlochry trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Pitlochry takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can take a train to Inverness.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

The Scottish Crannog Centre, Glamis Castle, The Glenturret Distillery, Dunkeld Cathedral, Scone Palace
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The Scottish Crannog Centre ©
The Scottish Crannog Centre
Glamis Castle
Glamis Castle
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens ©
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens

4
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Eilean Donan Castle and Culloden Battlefield. Do some cultural sightseeing at Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Fort Augustus Abbey. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Well of the Seven Heads (in Laggan), Dornoch (Historylinks Museum & Dornoch Cathedral) and Bridge of Oich (in Invergarry). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fort George, see the interesting displays at ShipSpace, admire the striking features of Wardlaw Mausoleum, and explore the historical opulence of Cawdor Castle.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Inverness trip itinerary builder tool .

You can take a train from Pitlochry to Inverness in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dornoch, Cawdor Castle, Clava Cairns, Urquhart Castle, Fort Augustus Abbey
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens

1
night
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Maeshowe, then take an unorthodox tour of Ring of Brodgar, and then delve into the distant past at Skara Brae.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Stromness travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Stromness takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. While traveling from Inverness, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Stromness, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Maeshowe
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Maeshowe ©
Maeshowe
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar

1
night
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Brelade's Bay Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere), and then make a trip to Liberation Square. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Jersey Museum & Art Gallery, step into the grandiose world of Elizabeth Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Mont Orgueil Castle.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Helier vacation builder app .

Traveling by flight from Stromness to St. Helier takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry, train, and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Stromness in June, with highs in St. Helier at 21°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Mont Orgueil Castle
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Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle
Elizabeth Castle ©
Elizabeth Castle

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get some historical perspective at The Roman Baths and Wells Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Corfe Castle and Tewkesbury Abbey. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Tintern Abbey (in Tintern), The Bishop's Palace and Gardens (in Wells) and Gloucester (St. Nicholas' Church, Eastgate Viewing Chamber, &more). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, contemplate the long history of Tewkesbury Battlefield, get engrossed in the history at Holst Birthplace Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath trip website .

Getting from St. Helier to Bath by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester, Corfe Castle, Tewkesbury, Wells, Art Couture Painswick Gallery
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern 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.
Get some cultural insight at Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. Get some historical perspective at Buckingham Palace and London Sri Murugan Temple. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Big Ben, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our London route maker app .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Tower of London ©
Tower of London

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