58 days in Sweden & United Kingdom Itinerary

58 days in Sweden & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Copenhagen, Denmark
Fly:  4 h
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h 45 min
2
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Wick, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
York, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Bath, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Copenhagen, Denmark

6
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Skansen and Fotografiska Stockholm. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Palace and Monteliusvagen. Step out of Stockholm with an excursion to Savo Nature Reserve in Vasterljung--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, step off the mainland to explore Sandhamn, and admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Stockholm trip itinerary planning site.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Stockholm is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Stockholm are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Savo Nature Reserve, Drottningholm Palace
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm

5
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Corrimony Chambered Cairn. Get a sense of the local culture at Highland Folk Museum and The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection). Venture out of the city with trips to Beauly (Aigas Field Centre & Glen Strathfarrar), Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn (in Struy) and Aviemore (Craigellachie National Nature Reserve & Cairngorm Brewery). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Historylinks Museum, stroll the grounds of Wardlaw Mausoleum, and explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Inverness travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Stockholm to Inverness takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. September in Inverness sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Wick.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beauly, Dornoch, Aviemore, Highland Folk Museum, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

5
nights
Wick, United Kingdom

Wick ©
Stretching along both sides of the bay and divided by the eponymous river, Wick remains a good base for exploring the rugged northern coast of the Scottish mainland.
Let the collections at Wick Heritage Museum and Caithness Horizons Museumand Art Gallery capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Strathnaver Museum and Castle Sinclair Girnigoe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wick: Strathy Point Lighthouse (in Strathy), Holburn Head Lighthouse (in Scrabster) and Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust (in Thurso). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Castle Varrich, get a new perspective on nature at Seadrift Visitor Centre, visit a coastal fixture at Dunnet Head Lighthouse, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Canisbay Parish Church.

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Drive from Inverness to Wick in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Wick

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Thurso, Dunnet, Castle Varrich, Strathy Point Lighthouse, Holburn Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Holburn Head Lighthouse ©
Holburn Head Lighthouse
Castlehill Heritage Centre ©
Castlehill Heritage Centre

5
nights
Fort William, United Kingdom

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. Visit Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks and Glenfinnan Viaduct for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eilean Donan Castle and Glenfinnan Monument. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Glenfinnan Church (in Glenfinnan) and Bridge of Oich (in Invergarry). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cille Choirill Church, contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, and pause for some photo ops at Commando Monument.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fort William tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Wick to Fort William takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Glencoe, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Fort Augustus Abbey, Commando Monument
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks ©
Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Let the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia and Scottish National Gallery capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse are in your itinerary. Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, experience rural life at BobCat Alpacas, and take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Fort William to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

5
nights
Ambleside, United Kingdom

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Get some historical perspective at Castle Crag and Stott Park Bobbin Mill. Hawkshead Grammar School and Beatrix Potter Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Ambleside side-trips: J.B.Banks and Son Ltd (in Cockermouth), Hardknott Roman Fort (in Eskdale) and Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, browse the exhibits of Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, trek along Alpacaly Ever After, and steep yourself in history at Townend.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ambleside trip itinerary app.

Getting from Edinburgh to Ambleside by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to York.

Things to do in Ambleside

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Penrith, Troutbeck, Predator Experience, Alpacaly Ever After, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Highlights from your plan
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Townend ©
Townend

5
nights
York, United Kingdom

York ©
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.
You'll explore and learn at National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum. Get some cultural insight at York Minster and Durham Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Holy Trinity Parish Church (in Ashford-in-the-Water), Durham (Lindisfarne Gospels & Durham Castle) and Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Chatsworth House, admire the landmark architecture of York Shambles, get engrossed in the history at The York Army Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Priory Church of the Holy Trinity.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our York online travel route planner.

Drive from Ambleside to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Durham, Bakewell, Eyam Plague Village Museum, Beacon Alpacas, York Bird of Prey Centre
Highlights from your plan
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House

5
nights
Caernarfon, United Kingdom

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Your inner history buff will appreciate Conwy Castle and Plas Mawr. Get a sense of the local culture at Lloyd George Museum and Yr Ysgwrn. Venture out of the city with trips to Conwy (Aberconwy House & Smallest House in Britain), The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo (in Rhos-on-Sea) and St Gwyddelan's Church (in Dolwyddelan). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, make a trip to Portmeirion Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Tanwg's Church, and contemplate the long history of Harlech Castle.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Caernarfon trip planner.

Traveling by car from York to Caernarfon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Conwy, Lloyd George Museum, Harlech Castle, Gwaith Powdwr Nature Reserve, Portmeirion Village
Highlights from your plan
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve ©
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Yr Ysgwrn ©
Yr Ysgwrn

5
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
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. Museum-lovers will appreciate Snowshill Manor and Cotswold Motoring Museum. St. Edward's Church and St Mary's Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Bourton-on-the-Water: Cirencester (Corinium Museum & Parish Church of St John Baptist), Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and Combe Mill (in Long Hanborough). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Bourton on the Water Visitor Information Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Lawrence's Church, examine the collection at Bourton Model Railway Exhibition, and contemplate the long history of Belas Knap.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bourton-on-the-Water trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bourton-on-the-Water can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Burford, Cirencester, St. Edward's Church, The Parish Church of St. Mary
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Hailes Church ©
Hailes Church

5
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get some cultural insight at The Roman Baths and Stonehenge. Museum-lovers will get to explore Nature in Art and The Jane Austen Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to St. James Church (in Wotton-under-Edge), Cheltenham (Walks With Hawks & Cheltenham Minster) and Gloucester (St Mary de Crypt Church, Severn Bore, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, pause for some serene contemplation at St Marys Painswick, steep yourself in history at Old Baptist Chapel, and delve into the distant past at Tewkesbury Abbey.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bath trip tool.

Getting from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Painswick, Castle Combe Village
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Nature in Art ©
Nature in Art

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

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.
Tower of London and Buckingham Palace will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate The British Museum and Churchill War Rooms. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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