30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  26 h
1
Glasgow
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Kirkwall
— 3 nights
car:  3 h 30 min
3
Newtonmore
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Linlithgow
— 2 nights
car:  3 h
5
Durham
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Northampton
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Thornbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Tintagel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Newbury
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
10
London
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  24 h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Glasgow is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, admire the striking features of City Chambers, take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glasgow Cathedral.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Glasgow trip maker tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Glasgow is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to Glasgow. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in July, with highs in Glasgow at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kirkwall.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Snow Factor
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 3:
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©
Glasgow Cathedral ©
Glasgow Cathedral

3
nights
Kirkwall

Kirkwall ©
Kirkwall is the largest town and capital of the Orkney Islands of Scotland. On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Rennibister Earth House. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Scapa the Orcadian, then take an in-depth tour of The Orkney Museum, then contemplate the long history of Saint Magnus Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Bishop & Earls Palace.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kirkwall trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Glasgow to Kirkwall in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In August in Kirkwall, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Newtonmore.

Things to do in Kirkwall

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, Skara Brae
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
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Saint Magnus Cathedral ©
Saint Magnus Cathedral
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Scapa Flow ©
Scapa Flow

2
nights
Newtonmore

Newtonmore ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): examine the collection at Highland Folk Museum, then walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at RSPB - Insh Marshes, then explore the ancient world of Ruthven Barracks, then explore the galleries of Fused and Light, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Speyside Distillery.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Newtonmore online route maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kirkwall to Newtonmore. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Linlithgow.

Things to do in Newtonmore

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kingussie, Frank Bruce Sculpture Trail, Dalwhinnie Distillery
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:
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RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum
Clan Macpherson Museum ©
Clan Macpherson Museum

2
nights
Linlithgow

Linlithgow ©
Linlithgow is a royal burgh in West Lothian, Scotland. For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Linlithgow online vacation planner.

You can drive from Newtonmore to Linlithgow in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Linlithgow can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Durham.

Things to do in Linlithgow

Historic Sites Fun & Games Golf
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:
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Linlithgow Palace ©
Linlithgow Palace
Kingsfield Golf Centre ©
Kingsfield Golf Centre
Blackness Castle ©
Blackness Castle

2
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): go for a walk through Durham Riverside Walk and then appreciate the history behind Marquess of Londonderry's Statue. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Crook Hall & Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Durham Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Durham Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Lindisfarne Gospels.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Durham attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Linlithgow to Durham with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Durham can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Northampton.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:
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Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Crook Hall & Gardens ©
Crook Hall & Gardens
Finchale Priory ©
Finchale Priory

3
nights
Northampton

Northampton ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswold Archery (in Moreton-in-Marsh), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden).

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Northampton online trip builder.

You can drive from Durham to Northampton in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Durham in August, Northampton is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Thornbury.

Things to do in Northampton

Fun & Games Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cotswold Archery, Cotswolds Distillery, Hidcote Manor Garden
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden

2
nights
Thornbury

Thornbury ©
Thornbury is a market town and civil parish in South Gloucestershire, England, about 12 miles (19 km) north of Bristol. For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Thornbury trip planner.

Traveling by car from Northampton to Thornbury takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Tintagel.

Things to do in Thornbury

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

St. James Church, Berkeley Castle, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:
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Berkeley Castle ©
Berkeley Castle
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
St. James Church ©
St. James Church

2
nights
Tintagel

Tintagel ©
Tintagel or Trevena is a civil parish and village situated on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Merlin's Cave, then delve into the distant past at Tintagel Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of The Old Post Office, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Materiana's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Rocky Valley, appreciate the views at St. Nectan's Glen, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fontevrault Chapel, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Trebarwith Strand Beach.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tintagel day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Thornbury to Tintagel takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Newbury.

Things to do in Tintagel

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
St. Nectan's Glen ©
St. Nectan's Glen
Rocky Valley ©
Rocky Valley
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle

3
nights
Newbury

Newbury ©
Newbury is a historic market town and the principal town in the west of Berkshire, England and has its own civil parish (led by a town council) as well as the administrative headquarters of West Berkshire. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Highclere Castle. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicolas Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bombay Sapphire Distillery, then explore the historical opulence of Highclere Castle, then take in the history at The Falkland Memorial, and finally get outside with The Cotswold Range.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Newbury itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Tintagel to Newbury in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daytime highs in Newbury are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to London.

Things to do in Newbury

Historic Sites Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Salisbury, Bombay Sapphire Distillery, The Cotswold Range, Stonehenge, Wilton House
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, walk around Hyde Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London trip site.

Take a train from Newbury to London in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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