19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

19 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom tour planner

Make it your trip
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London
— 3 nights
Train
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Cardiff
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bangor
— 1 night
Drive
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Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive
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York
— 1 night
Drive
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Isle of Skye
— 1 night
Drive
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Kyle of Lochalsh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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London

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Air Force Museum London, The British Museum, Imperial War Museums, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Old Royal Naval College.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the London day trip website.

Little Rock, USA to London is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Little Rock in June, expect nights in London to be a bit cooler, around 52°F, while days are much colder, around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Cardiff.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Cardiff

— 2 nights

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Royal Mint Experience, Firing Line Museum of The Queen's Dragoon Guards and The Royal Welsh at Cardiff Castle, Tinkinswood Burial Chamber, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, then brush up on your military savvy at Firing Line Museum of The Queen's Dragoon Guards and The Royal Welsh at Cardiff Castle, and then delve into the distant past at Tinkinswood Burial Chamber. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at National Roman Legion Museum and then take an in-depth tour of The Royal Mint Experience.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cardiff day trip planning website.

You can take a train from London to Cardiff in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Cardiff sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bangor.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bangor

— 1 night
Bangor is a city in Gwynedd unitary authority, north west Wales, and one of the smallest cities in the United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Beaumaris Castle and then don't miss a visit to Llanfairpwll Railway Station.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bangor visit planner.

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Bangor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. June in Bangor sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Liverpool.

Things to do in Bangor

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Liverpool

— 2 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mendips - John Lennon Home, Jackie Spencer - BeatleGuide, Mad Day Out Beatles Taxi Tours, and other attractions you added. On the 11th (Fri), steep yourself in history at The Cavern Club and then squeeze the most out of the city with Mad Day Out Beatles Taxi Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, then go all around town with Jackie Spencer - BeatleGuide, and then contemplate the long history of Mendips - John Lennon Home.

To find out how to plan a trip to Liverpool, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bangor to Liverpool in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Liverpool are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to York.

Things to do in Liverpool

Tours · Historic Sites · Nightlife

York

— 1 night

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.
York Castle Museum has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, see the interesting displays at Yorkshire Air Museum, and then explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Liverpool to York in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites

Isle of Skye

— 1 night
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Isle of Skye travel planning site.

Traveling by car from York to Isle of Skye takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. While traveling from York, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Isle of Skye, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kyle of Lochalsh.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Historic Sites · Parks

Kyle of Lochalsh

— 2 nights
On the 16th (Wed), snap pictures at Skye Bridge, then don't miss a visit to The Morar Cross, and then steep yourself in history at Strome Castle. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Falls of Glomach, get great views at Ratagan to Glenelg, and then steep yourself in history at Eilean Donan Castle.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kyle of Lochalsh tour builder website.

Drive from Isle of Skye to Kyle of Lochalsh in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Kyle of Lochalsh

Historic Sites · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Inverness

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Castle Gallery.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Inverness sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Craigmillar Castle, then steep yourself in history at Holyrood Abbey, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. You will leave for home on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.