31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bath
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Bath
— 3 nights
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 3 nights
Drive
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London
— 5 nights
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York
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ambleside
— 4 nights
Drive
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Glasgow
— 2 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 4 nights
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Bath

— 3 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), Cotswold Farm Park (in Guiting Power) and Gloucester Cathedral (in Gloucester). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, admire the natural beauty at American Museum & Gardens, and delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bath trip planning site.

Kelowna, Canada to Bath is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kelowna to Bath is 8 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water

— 3 nights
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Change things up with these side-trips from Bourton-on-the-Water: The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden). And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company, admire the natural beauty at Batsford Arboretum, and stroll through Birdland.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bourton-on-the-Water, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bath to Bourton-on-the-Water in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. April in Bourton-on-the-Water sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife

Side Trips

London

— 5 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: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and explore the world behind art at The British Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the London day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. April in London sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

York

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from York: Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton) and Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford). There's lots more to do: learn the secrets of beer at Brewtown Tours, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls, and take an in-depth tour of Yorkshire Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the York online tour planner.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In April in York, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Ambleside

— 4 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ambleside: Lake Windermere (in Windermere) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). The adventure continues: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, step into the grandiose world of Sizergh Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, and get to know the fascinating history of Orrest Head.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ambleside trip planner.

Traveling by car from York to Ambleside takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glasgow

— 2 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
On the 9th (Mon), stroll around Kelvingrove Park, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens. On your second day here, stroll around Pollok Country Park, examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, and then stroll through Strathblane Falconry.

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

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Glasgow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. May in Glasgow sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Edinburgh

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and get great views at Calton Hill.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Drive from Glasgow to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Inverness

— 4 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: RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig), Steall Waterfall (in Fort William) and Nevis Range Mountain Resort (in Torlundy). There's much more to do: witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, explore the activities along River Ness, learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and get in on the family fun at Landmark Forest Adventure Park.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Inverness trip planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.