35 days in England, Scotland & Cardiff Itinerary

35 days in England, Scotland & Cardiff Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner

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Portsmouth
— 3 nights
Ferry to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, Taxi to Newport
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Newport, Isle of Wight
— 2 nights
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Drive to Yarmouth, Ferry to Lymington, Drive to Weymouth
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Weymouth
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 4 nights
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Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cardiff
— 3 nights
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West Lulworth
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lewes
— 3 nights
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Portsmouth

— 3 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. Your day by day itinerary now includes St Mary's Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Room Escape Games and Portsmouth Museum. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Southsea Castle, make a trip to Old Portsmouth, take in nature's colorful creations at The Porter's Garden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Portsmouth Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth trip itinerary builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Portsmouth is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Singapore to Portsmouth due to the time zone difference. In June, Portsmouth is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

Newport, Isle of Wight

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Quay Arts Centre, explore the ancient world of Newport Roman Villa, and then stroll through Compton Beach. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Oasis and then hike along Isle of Wight Mountain Bike Centre Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Newport journey planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Portsmouth to Newport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Weymouth.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

Weymouth

— 3 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. Step off the beaten path and head to Fore/Adventure and RSPB Weymouth Wetlands at Radipole Lake Nature Reserve. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Sandsfoot Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Weymouth Portland Railway Walk, experience rural life at Eweleaze Farm, and stop by Gladstones Family Jewellers.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Weymouth trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Newport to Weymouth in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Edinburgh

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes City Explorers Free Tour as well as The Scottish Photography Experience. Discover out-of-the-way places like Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre and The Realm VR. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Water of Leith Walkway, explore the world behind art at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, contemplate the long history of Gladstone's Land, and take in the views from Queensferry Crossing.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Weymouth to Edinburgh takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Tours · Classes · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Fort William

— 3 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: McCaig's Tower (in Oban) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Commando Monument, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, and take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Fort William trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.
On the 24th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Lealt Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Fairy Glen, take in the dramatic natural features at Neist Point, and then admire the sheer force of RHA Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Isle of Skye takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Nature · Parks

Inverness

— 4 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore hidden gems such as Morayvia and Greig Street Bridge. The adventure continues: take in the views from Culloden Viaduct, enjoy some diversion at Inverness Kart Raceway, pause for some serene contemplation at Old High Church, Inverness, and stroll around Ness Islands.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Inverness trip itinerary app.

Getting from Isle of Skye to Inverness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Inverness, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Inverness

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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.
Walking tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Bath at Work, and then admire the striking features of Guildhall and Banqueting Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): get outside with Bath Boating Station and then examine the collection at Hopewell Colliery.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bath vacation planner.

You can fly from Inverness to Bath in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Bath

Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Cardiff

— 3 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.
Cardiff Central Market has been added to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bay Island Voyages and River Taff. And it doesn't end there: gain insight at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, pause for some serene contemplation at The University Church, Nazareth House, stroll around Rhondda Heritage Park, The Welsh Mining Experience, and get to know the fascinating history of St. Fagans Walk.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cardiff travel route planner.

You can drive from Bath to Cardiff in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July in Cardiff, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to West Lulworth.

Things to do in Cardiff

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

West Lulworth

— 3 nights
You've now added Jurassic Coast to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Jurassic Coast and then don't miss a visit to Stair Hole. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Studland to Swanage Trail and then get outside with Fore/Adventure.

To plan West Lulworth vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Cardiff to West Lulworth in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lewes.

Things to do in West Lulworth

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Lewes

— 3 nights
Lewes is the county town of the administrative county of East Sussex, in England, and historically all of Sussex. Your day by day itinerary now includes Monk's House - National Trust. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Driftwood Garden East Sussex and St Andrew's Church. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Arlington Bluebell Walk, get to know the fascinating history of Cliffe High Street, explore the ancient world of Priory Ruins, and go for a walk through Lewes Priory Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lewes trip itinerary planner.

Getting from West Lulworth to Lewes by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lewes

Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Side Trips

England travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.

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.