50 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

50 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  27 h
1
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Fort William, Scotland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Inverness, Scotland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Durness, Scotland
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h
5
Cockermouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Windermere
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Moreton-in-Marsh
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Bath
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
9
London
— 7 nights
Train + Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney

5
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Change things up with a short trip to St Andrews Links in St. Andrews (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, and steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh tour builder.

Sydney, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 27- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Golf

Side Trip

St Andrews Links
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Walking tours

5
nights
Fort William, Scotland

Fort William ©
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 Fort William's surroundings by going to Glenfinnan (Glenfinnan Viaduct Trail, Glenfinnan Viaduct, &more), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Glen Coe, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fort William road trip planning site.

Drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Glencoe, Ardverikie Estate, Morar Beach, All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop
Highlights from your plan
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

5
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Invermoriston Falls (in Invermoriston), Aviemore (Loch Morlich & Zipline) and Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore). Next up on the itinerary: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get engrossed in the history at Nessieland.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Inverness route planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dornoch, Aviemore, Drumnadrochit, Munlochy, Aigas Field Centre
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club

5
nights
Durness, Scotland

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durness: Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island), Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Ardvreck Castle (in Assynt). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Durness Beach, explore the striking landscape at Cape Wrath, explore the activities along Balnakeil Bay, and stroll through Achmelvich Beach.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Durness trip maker site.

You can drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Durness sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Lochinver, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Scourie Bay, Dun Dornaigil Broch
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

5
nights
Cockermouth

Cockermouth ©
Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Venture out of the city with trips to Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Penrith (Hutton in the Forest & Aira Force Waterfall) and Hallin Fell (in Pooley Bridge). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Derwentwater, sample the tasty concoctions at Keswick Brewing Company, walk around Hope Park, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth day trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Durness to Cockermouth. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cockermouth when traveling from Durness in August, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Windermere.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keswick, Penrith, Alpacaly Ever After, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater
Keswick Rugby Football Club ©
Keswick Rugby Football Club

4
nights
Windermere

Windermere
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Venture out of the city with trips to Easedale Tarn (in Grasmere), The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction (in Bowness-on-Windermere) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, examine the collection at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, steep yourself in history at Stott Park Bobbin Mill, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ullswater.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Windermere driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Moreton-in-Marsh.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake District, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, Easedale Tarn, The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction
Highlights from your plan
Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Lake District National Park Guided Walks ©
Lake District National Park Guided Walks

5
nights
Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh ©
Moreton-in-Marsh is a town civil parish in northeastern Gloucestershire, England. Moreton-in-Marsh is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Cotswold Lavender, contemplate the waterfront views at Windrush, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, and meet the residents at Cotswold Falconry Centre.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Moreton-in-Marsh tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Moreton-in-Marsh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daytime highs in Moreton-in-Marsh are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Moreton-in-Marsh

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Chipping Campden, Burford, Shipston on Stour, Snowshill Manor
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Cotswold Lavender ©
Cotswold Lavender
Kiftsgate Court Gardens ©
Kiftsgate Court Gardens

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore Bath's surroundings by going to The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Corinium Museum (in Cirencester). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, hike along Cotswold Way, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Church.

You can plan Bath trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Moreton-in-Marsh to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Berkeley, Cirencester, Tetbury, Stonehenge
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

7
nights
London

London ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, and contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our London trip planner.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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