59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

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Portsmouth
— 4 nights
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Weymouth
— 4 nights
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Bath
— 4 nights
Fly
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Llandudno
— 5 nights
Train to Manchester, Fly to Inverness
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Inverness
— 4 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
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Fort William
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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Bamburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
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York
— 5 nights
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St Ives
— 3 nights
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Tintagel
— 2 nights
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Torquay
— 5 nights
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St. Helier, Jersey
— 3 nights
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London
— 6 nights
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Portsmouth

— 4 nights
Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Godshill Model Village and Monkey Haven, Isle Of Wight. Get out of town with these interesting Portsmouth side-trips: Beaulieu National Motor Museum (in Beaulieu), The Great Hall (in Winchester) and Carisbrooke Castle (in Newport). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Osborne House, stroll through The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, shop like a local with The Garlic Farm, and brush up on your military savvy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Portsmouth online tour itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Portsmouth is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Portsmouth, you'll gain 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in September, with highs in Portsmouth at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Weymouth.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:

Weymouth

— 4 nights
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Weymouth Harbour and Weymouth Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Weymouth: West Bay Harbour (in West Bay), Corfe Castle (Corfe Castle & Dorset Adventure Park) and Durlston Country Park (in Swanage). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Nothe Fort, explore the striking landscape at Jurassic Coast, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkey World, and explore the galleries of Portland Bill Lighthouse.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Weymouth trip planner.

Getting from Portsmouth to Weymouth by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Fagans National Museum of History and The Cotswold Range. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Bristol (Wills Memorial Building, Clifton Suspension Bridge, &more), Longleat (in Warminster) and Tetbury (Highgrove Gardens & Chavenage House). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, admire the landmark architecture of Bath Abbey, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, and take in the views from Pulteney Bridge.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bath driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Weymouth to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Llandudno.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 28:

Llandudno

— 5 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. Step off the beaten path and head to Great Orme and Snowdon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Llandudno: Barmouth Beach (in Barmouth), Harlech Castle (in Harlech) and South Stack Lighthouse (in Holyhead). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade, admire the natural beauty at Bodnant Garden, get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum, and don't miss a visit to Beaumaris Castle.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Llandudno route planning app.

Getting from Bath to Llandudno by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 3:

Inverness

— 4 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Distillery Tours and River Ness. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Aviemore (Loch an Eilein & Rothiemurchus), Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig). There's much more to do: deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort George, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the history behind Flora MacDonald Statue, and make a trip to Culloden Battlefield.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Inverness planner.

Getting from Llandudno to Inverness by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Llandudno in October, Inverness is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 7:

Isle of Skye

— 2 nights
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the activities along Portree Harbour, contemplate the long history of Eilean Donan Castle, and then take in the dramatic scenery at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Isle of Skye travel app.

Drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:

Fort William

— 4 nights
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. Explore hidden gems such as Glen Coe and Nevis Range Mountain Resort. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Oban (Oban Distillery & McCaig's Tower). On the 11th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Ben Nevis. There's much more to do: examine the collection at West Highland Museum, don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase, take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, and stroll through Glencoe Lochan.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fort William driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 13:

Edinburgh

— 5 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Princes Street Gardens and The Kelpies & The Helix. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Stirling Castle (in Stirling) and Glasgow (Kelvingrove Park, The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. October in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Bamburgh.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 18:

Bamburgh

— 2 nights
Bamburgh is a village and civil parish on the coast of Northumberland, England. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and then kick back and relax at Bamburgh Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Lindisfarne Priory, take an in-depth tour of Grace Darling Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bamburgh visit planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Bamburgh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Bamburgh are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Bamburgh

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:

York

— 5 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like York Castle Museum and Beamish Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Durham Cathedral (in Durham), Yorkshire Wildlife Park (in Auckley) and Lincoln (Lincoln Cathedral & Lincoln Castle). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of York City Walls, take an in-depth tour of Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read York trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bamburgh to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In October in York, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to fly to St Ives.

Things to do in York

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 20 — 25:

St Ives

— 3 nights
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Geevor Tin Mine. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Ives: Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth), Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay) and Trebah Garden (in Mawnan Smith). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Carbis Bay Beach, make a trip to National Trust - Lizard Point and Kynance Cove, step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, and explore the historical opulence of Pendennis Castle.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the St Ives trip planner.

Traveling by flight from York to St Ives takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in St Ives sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Tintagel.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:

Tintagel

— 2 nights
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 29th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at St. Nectan's Glen, then learn about all things military at Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, and finally explore the ancient world of Tintagel Castle. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Padstow Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at Lanhydrock House and Garden, and then take an in-depth tour of Bodmin Keep, Cornwall's Army Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Tintagel itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from St Ives to Tintagel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Tintagel

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:

Torquay

— 5 nights

English Riviera

Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of the Rocks and Brixham Harbour. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Torquay: Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe), Hoe Park (in Plymouth) and Exeter Cathedral (in Exeter). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Coleton Fishacre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Berry Head National Nature Reserve, stroll around Cockington Country Park, and get to know the resident critters at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park.

Make your Torquay itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Tintagel to Torquay in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to fly to St. Helier.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 4:

St. Helier, Jersey

— 3 nights
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Elizabeth Castle and St. Brelade's Bay Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read St. Helier day trip tool.

Fly from Torquay to St. Helier in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Torquay in November, with highs in St. Helier at 14°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to London.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Canterbury Cathedral and Houses of Parliament. Step out of London to go to Dover and see Dover Castle, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read London trip maker.

You can fly from St. Helier to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from St. Helier in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in London, with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 7 — 13:

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.