43 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

43 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

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Llandudno
— 4 nights
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Warwick
— 5 nights
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Cheltenham
— 4 nights
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Bath
— 4 nights
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London
— 6 nights
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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Aviemore
— 3 nights
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Glasgow
— 3 nights
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Ambleside
— 6 nights
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Blackpool
— 2 nights
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Llandudno

— 4 nights
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Kids will enjoy Snowdon and Welsh Mountain Zoo. Change things up with these side-trips from Llandudno: Seacoast Safaris (in Beaumaris), GreenWood Forest Park (in Y Felinheli) and Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Bodnant Garden, take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Orme, and take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Llandudno trip itinerary builder site.

Manchester to Llandudno is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Warwick.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 14:

Warwick

— 5 nights
Kids will enjoy Warwick Castle and Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum. Step out of Warwick to go to Helmdon and see Tanks-Alot, which is approximately 42 minutes away.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Warwick travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Warwick takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. April in Warwick sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in Warwick

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 19:

Cheltenham

— 4 nights
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Kids will enjoy Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and Cotswold Farm Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Falconry Centre & Batsford Arboretum), Bourton-on-the-Water (Cotswold Motoring Museum & Birdland) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Cheltenham trip builder app.

Drive from Warwick to Cheltenham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Cheltenham are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:

Bath

— 4 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Family-friendly places like The Roman Baths and Hawk Conservancy Trust will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol), Dorset Adventure Park (in Corfe Castle) and fossilwalks.com (in Charmouth). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, make a trip to Bride’s Mound, and examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Bath tour app.

You can drive from Cheltenham to Bath in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 27:

London

— 6 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Bring the kids along to Coca-Cola London Eye and The British Museum. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the London journey website.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in London sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 3:

Edinburgh

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Bring the kids along to Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, don't miss a visit to Calton Hill, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh trip planning site.

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Aviemore.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay May 3 — 8:

Aviemore

— 3 nights
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Landmark Forest Adventure Park and Loch Morlich. There's lots more to do: stroll around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch an Eilein, snap pictures at The Old Packhorse Bridge, and hit the slopes at Cairngorm Mountain.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Aviemore driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Aviemore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Aviemore

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 8 — 11:

Glasgow

— 3 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Family-friendly places like Glasgow Science Centre and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at World of Wings Birds of Prey Centre, stroll around Pollok Country Park, and identify plant and animal life at Strathblane Falconry.

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

Traveling by car from Aviemore to Glasgow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 11 — 14:

Ambleside

— 6 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Kids will appreciate attractions like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Derwentwater. Get out of town with these interesting Ambleside side-trips: Penrith (Aira Force Waterfall & Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest), New Mills Trout Fishing Park (in Brampton) and Lake Windermere (in Windermere). There's lots more to do: get great views at Orrest Head, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, and look for all kinds of wild species at Walla Crag.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ambleside day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Glasgow to Ambleside takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Blackpool.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 20:

Blackpool

— 2 nights

Seaside Resort that Never Sleeps

Over 12 million people visit Blackpool each year, making it Britain’s top holiday resort and one of its most visited cities overall, second only to London.
South Pier has been added to your itinerary. On the 21st (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Crypt, find something for the whole family at South Pier, and then find something for the whole family at Adrenalin Zone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): head outdoors with The Romans, identify plant and animal life at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, and then walk around Avenham and Miller Parks.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Blackpool itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Blackpool takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. May in Blackpool sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Blackpool

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 20 — 22:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.