34 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

34 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 1 day
2
Bath
— 4 nights
3
Chipping Campden
— 2 nights
4
Conwy
— 3 nights
5
Liverpool
— 2 nights
6
Grange-in-Borrowdale
— 1 night
7
Oban
— 3 nights
8
Inverness
— 1 night
9
Aberdeen
— 2 nights
10
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
11
Glasgow
— 2 nights
12
York
— 2 nights
13
London
— 3 nights
14
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 2 nights

1
day
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.
Make your London itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in December, things will get cooler in London: highs are around 11°C and lows about 4°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Bath.

Things to do in London

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks
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4
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Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Stonehenge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Wells Cathedral (in Wells), Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury) and Bristol (Brunel's SS Great Britain & Clifton Suspension Bridge). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, explore the historical opulence of Beverston Castle, admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bath visit planner.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Chipping Campden.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Stroud, Bristol, Stonehenge, St. Mary's Church, Wells Cathedral
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta ©
Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta

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Chipping Campden

Chipping Campden ©
Chipping Campden is a small market town in the Cotswold district of Gloucestershire, England. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Court Barn, then steep yourself in history at Old Campden House, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Eadburgha’s Church. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, then take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery at The Guild, then look for gifts at Barnbury, and finally explore the ancient world of Tewkesbury Abbey.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Chipping Campden trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Bath to Chipping Campden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December in Chipping Campden, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Conwy.

Things to do in Chipping Campden

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Cotswolds Distillery, Tewkesbury Abbey, Barnbury
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
St Eadburgha’s Church ©
St Eadburgha’s Church
Tewkesbury Abbey ©
Tewkesbury Abbey

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Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. On the 14th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, then get a sense of history and politics at Conwy Guildhall, then get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the tasty concoctions at Conwy Brewery, then steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr, then stop by Space Craft, and finally don't miss a visit to RNLI Conwy Lifeboat Station.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Conwy tour builder app.

You can drive from Chipping Campden to Conwy in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in Conwy

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Caernarfon Castle
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Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr

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nights
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Beatles Story, then see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Liverpool Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then take in the waterfront at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Liverpool trip planner.

Traveling by car from Conwy to Liverpool takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grange-in-Borrowdale.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
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The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum

1
night
Grange-in-Borrowdale

Grange-in-Borrowdale ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the activities along Derwentwater.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grange-in-Borrowdale trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Liverpool to Grange-in-Borrowdale in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Oban.

Things to do in Grange-in-Borrowdale

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Keswick
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 19:
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Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk

3
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Oban

Oban ©
Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Oban Distillery, then brush up on your military savvy at Oban War & Peace Museum, and then admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Finn Falconry, and then make a trip to McCaig's Tower.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oban attractions app.

Getting from Grange-in-Borrowdale to Oban by car takes about 4.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Oban can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Oban

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Glen Coe, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Oban War & Peace Museum ©
Oban War & Peace Museum

1
night
Inverness

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 22nd (Wed), explore the activities along River Ness and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness and then steep yourself in history at Fort George.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Inverness road trip tool.

Getting from Oban to Inverness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Inverness when traveling from Oban in December, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Inverness

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Loch Ness
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
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Distillery Tours
Loch Ness ©
Loch Ness
River Ness ©
River Ness

2
nights
Aberdeen

Aberdeen ©
The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, stop by Footdee (Fittie), then explore the historical opulence of Dunnottar Castle, and finally pause for some photo ops at Stonehaven War Memorial.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Aberdeen online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Aberdeen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Stonehaven
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Aberdeen Maritime Museum ©
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Dunnottar Castle ©
Dunnottar Castle
David Welch Winter Gardens ©
David Welch Winter Gardens

3
nights
Edinburgh

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Aberdeen to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Photography Tours
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

2
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Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 29th (Wed), explore the different monuments and memorials at The Necropolis, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then get your game on at Snow Factor. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, then have fun and explore at Glasgow Science Centre, and then stroll around Pollok Country Park.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Glasgow tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Edinburgh to Glasgow by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Snow Factor
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Snow Factor ©
Snow Factor
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel ©

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York

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, and then take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through York Shambles, pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and then examine the collection at The York Dungeon.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our York day trip tool.

You can take a train from Glasgow to York in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
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York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

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London

London ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): stop by London Brass-Rubbing Centre. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, make a trip to Tower Bridge, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip builder site.

You can take a train from York to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stratford-upon-Avon: Coventry Cathedral (in Coventry) and Worcester Cathedral (in Worcester). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, get engrossed in the history at The Battle of Edgehill Exhibition, admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's Birthplace, and look for gifts at Wilde Nuts.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Stratford-upon-Avon trip planner.

Getting from London to Stratford-upon-Avon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. January in Stratford-upon-Avon sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Coventry, Warwick Castle, Worcester Cathedral
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
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Shakespeare's Birthplace ©
Shakespeare's Birthplace
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Worcester Cathedral ©
Worcester Cathedral

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