56 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

56 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom tour planner

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Inverness
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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Durham
— 5 nights
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York
— 6 nights
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Ambleside
— 6 nights
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Llandudno
— 6 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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Moreton-in-Marsh
— 6 nights
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London
— 8 nights
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Inverness

— 5 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Nevis Range Mountain Resort (in Torlundy), Aviemore (Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, Loch an Eilein, &more) and Grantown Antiques and Collectables (in Grantown-on-Spey). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, and head outdoors with Northern Meeting Park.

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Sydney, Australia to Inverness is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Inverness. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get cooler in Inverness: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 2:

Edinburgh

— 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

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Drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Durham.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 8:

Durham

— 5 nights
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Take a break from Durham with a short trip to Allout Adventures in Hexham, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Tommy World War One Soldier Sculpture - Eleven 'O' One, get engrossed in the history at Oriental Museum, stop by Fury Events, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durham Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Durham trip planning tool.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Durham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to York.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 13:

York

— 6 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton), Stanage Edge (in Hathersage) and Fountains Abbey (in Ripon). And it doesn't end there: sample some tasty brews at Brewtown Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at York Minster, examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story, and experience rural life at Nidderdale Llamas.

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You can take a train from Durham to York in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in York sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 19:

Ambleside

— 6 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Explore Ambleside's surroundings by going to Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith), J.B.Banks and Son Ltd (in Cockermouth) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the activities along Derwentwater, and trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ambleside online road trip planner.

You can drive from York to Ambleside in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 25:

Llandudno

— 6 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. Get out of town with these interesting Llandudno side-trips: Land Rover Experience (in Tarporley), River Rafting & Tubing (in Llangollen) and Swallow Falls (in Betws-y-Coed). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chester Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Llandudno trip planner.

You can drive from Ambleside to Llandudno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can fly to Bath.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 25 — May 1:

Bath

— 6 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Walks With Hawks (in Cheltenham), WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge) and Tewkesbury Abbey (in Tewkesbury). There's much more to do: head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks, and contemplate the long history of Wells Cathedral.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Llandudno to Bath in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 1 — 7:

Moreton-in-Marsh

— 6 nights
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Take a break from Moreton-in-Marsh with a short trip to Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures in Tewkesbury, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, meet the residents at Cotswold Falconry Centre, see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Moreton-in-Marsh travel website.

You can drive from Bath to Moreton-in-Marsh in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to London.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 13:

London

— 8 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Drive from Moreton-in-Marsh to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay May 13 — 21:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.