31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Atlanta
Fly + Train:  11 h
1
London
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Caernarfon
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Bamburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Fort William, Scotland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  8 h
8
Stromness, Mainland
— 1 day
Bus + Fly:  4 h
9
Inverness, Scotland
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Atlanta

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.
Popular historic sites such as Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The British Museum and Buckingham Palace. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Beachy Head (in Eastbourne) and Winchester Cathedral (in Winchester). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Churchill War Rooms, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read London trip itinerary builder app.

Atlanta, USA to London is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Atlanta to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Atlanta in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 50°F by day to 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Beachy Head, Winchester Cathedral
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St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore hidden gems such as Wells Cathedral and Lulworth Cove. Get some historical perspective at The Roman Baths and Corfe Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: St Saviour's Church (in Tetbury), The Tank Museum (in Bovington) and Glastonbury Abbey (in Glastonbury). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Avebury Stone Circle and take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Lulworth Cove, St Saviour's Church, Stonehenge, Corfe Castle, Avebury Stone Circle
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Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

4
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Conwy Castle and Conwy Town Walls. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Caernarfon Castle and Beaumaris Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Caernarfon: Smallest House in Britain (in Conwy), Llanrhychwyn Church (in Llanrhychwyn) and Holyhead (South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve & South Stack Lighthouse). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Harlech Castle, admire the striking features of St Beuno's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Llanbadrig Church, and contemplate the long history of Y Lasynys Fawr.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Caernarfon tour planner.

Getting from Bath to Caernarfon by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Conwy, Harlech, Llanberis, Holyhead, Din Lligwy
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Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle

1
night
Bamburgh

Bamburgh ©
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. On the 15th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory and then explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bamburgh trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Bamburgh takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Bamburgh are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lindisfarne Priory
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Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory

4
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Rosslyn Chapel and Glasgow Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Venture out of the city with trips to The Necropolis (in Glasgow), Doune Castle (in Doune) and Stirling (The Old Town Jail, National Wallace Monument, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

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You can drive from Bamburgh to Edinburgh in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Stirling, Glasgow, Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle

4
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 a sense of the local culture at Fort Augustus Abbey and Glenfinnan Monument. Get some historical perspective at Inveraray Jail and Glenfinnan Viaduct. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: General Wade’s Military Roads (in Fort Augustus), Invergarry (Invergarry Castle & Bridge of Oich) and Inveraray Castle (in Inveraray). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, pause for some serene contemplation at MacIntosh Parish Church, appreciate the views at Glen Coe, and take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fort William trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Edinburgh to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Fort Augustus, Invergarry, Inveraray, Glen Coe
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:
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Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Inveraray Castle ©
Inveraray Castle
Inveraray Jail ©
Inveraray Jail

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Eilean Donan Castle and The Quiraing. Take a break from the city and head to The Old Man of Storr and Neist Point. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Isle of Skye: John O' Groats (in Airor), Strome Castle (in Lochcarron) and Ratagan to Glenelg (in Ratagan). It doesn't end there: explore the activities along Portree Harbour and explore the ancient world of Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye tour planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

John O' Groats, Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan, Strome Castle, Ratagan to Glenelg, Eilean Donan Castle
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Neist Point ©
Neist Point

1
day
Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Ring of Brodgar and then delve into the distant past at Skara Brae.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Stromness trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Isle of Skye to Stromness in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites
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Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar

4
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Culloden Battlefield and Nigg Old Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cairngorm Mountain and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie), The Eagle Stone (in Strathpeffer) and Cromarty (Gallery48 & Hugh Miller Museum and Birthplace Cottage). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens, explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns, and snap pictures at The Old Packhorse Bridge.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Inverness sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Stromness to Inverness takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in December, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Aviemore, Cromarty, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Clava Cairns, The Eagle Stone
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Cairngorm Mountain ©
Cairngorm Mountain
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens ©
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens

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