60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom route planner

Make it your trip
Train
1
London
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Cheltenham
— 5 nights
Drive
3
St Ives
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Bath
— 5 nights
Fly
5
Belfast
— 4 nights
Fly
6
Inverness
— 6 nights
Drive
7
Durness
— 4 nights
Drive
8
Gairloch
— 5 nights
Drive
9
Fort William
— 5 nights
Drive
10
Dundee
— 4 nights
Drive
11
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
Drive
12
Cockermouth
— 6 nights
Drive

S M T W T F S
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the London sightseeing planner.

Manchester to London is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cheltenham.

Things to do in London

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Cheltenham

— 5 nights
Cheltenham, also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a regency spa town and borough which is located on the edge of the Cotswolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, England. Get out of town with these interesting Cheltenham side-trips: Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden), Bourton-on-the-Water (Birdland & Cotswold Motoring Museum) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, meet the residents at Cotswold Falconry Centre, stop by Favourite Beers, and don't miss a visit to The Model Village.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cheltenham day trip planning website.

You can drive from London to Cheltenham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Cheltenham

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

St Ives

— 4 nights
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Get out of town with these interesting St Ives side-trips: Eden Project (in Bodelva), The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan) and Truro (Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm & Skinner's Brewery). There's much more to do: get outside with Kernow Coasteering, get a new perspective on things with St Ives Boat Services, kick back and relax at Hayle Towans Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read St Ives trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Cheltenham to St Ives in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Cheltenham in August, you will find days in St Ives are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Bath

— 5 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Venture out of the city with trips to Glastonbury (St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, Glastonbury Abbey, &more), Hawk Conservancy Trust (in Weyhill) and Wells (The Bishop's Palace and Gardens & Wells Cathedral). On the 20th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with In & Beyond Bath. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, take an unorthodox tour of Stonehenge, admire the landmark architecture of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, and see the sights as you ascend with Original Wild.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bath route planning site.

You can drive from St Ives to Bath in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in Bath

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Belfast

— 4 nights
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Change things up with these side-trips from Belfast: Ballintoy (Causeway Coastal Route, Coasteering NI - Private Tours, &more), Giant's Causeway (in Bushmills) and Sheans Horse Farm (in Armoy). Next up on the itinerary: trek along with Life Adventure Centre, take a memorable drive along Coast Rd, see the interesting displays at HMS Caroline, and steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Belfast holiday planner.

Fly from Bath to Belfast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August in Belfast, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Belfast

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trips

Inverness

— 6 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Aviemore (Cairngorm Mountain, Loch Morlich, &more), Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge) and Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly). And it doesn't end there: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, head off-road at Black Isle Quad Biking, contemplate the long history of Fort George, and explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Inverness trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Belfast to Inverness takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Belfast in August, plan for little chillier nights in Inverness, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Durness

— 4 nights
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Scourie Bay (in Scourie), Kylesku (Kylesku Bridge & Kylesku Boat Tours) and Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island). There's lots more to do: stroll through Durness Beach, kick back and relax at Rispond Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Balnakeil Bay, and Head underground at Smoo Cave.

Start your trip to Durness by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Durness takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Gairloch.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Gairloch

— 5 nights
Gairloch is a village, civil parish and community on the shores of Loch Gairloch in Wester Ross, in the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Get out of town with these interesting Gairloch side-trips: Mellon Udrigle Beach (in Poolewe), Strathcarron (Attadale Gardens, Kishorn Selfie Box, &more) and Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail (in Kinlochewe). Next up on the itinerary: paddle through the water with Ewe Canoe, head outdoors with Walking and Wildlife Adventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Maree, and savor the flavors at See The Highlands.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Gairloch trip planner.

You can drive from Durness to Gairloch in 3 hours. In September in Gairloch, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Gairloch

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Fort William

— 5 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. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Glen Etive (in Glencoe Village), The Dragons Tooth Golf Course (in Ballachulish) and Quad Bike Tours (in Newtonmore). There's lots more to do: scramble along the landscape with Vertical Descents Scotland, appreciate the views at Glen Coe, identify plant and animal life at Finn Falconry, and contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Viaduct.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fort William trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gairloch to Fort William takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dundee.

Things to do in Fort William

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dundee

— 4 nights
Dundee, officially the City of Dundee, is the fourth-largest city in Scotland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dundee: The Birks of Aberfeldy (in Aberfeldy), Doune Castle (in Doune) and Stonehaven (Dunnottar Castle & RSPB Fowlsheugh). There's much more to do: race across the water with Pirate Boats, experience rural life at Balnuith Alpacas, play a few rounds at St Andrews Links, and see the interesting displays at Discovery Point.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dundee route planning website.

Getting from Fort William to Dundee by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Dundee can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dundee

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Edinburgh

— 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Stirling Castle (in Stirling), Glasgow (Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Glasgow Science Centre, &more) and World of Wings Birds of Prey Centre (in Cumbernauld). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

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

Traveling by car from Dundee to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dundee in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Edinburgh. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Parks · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cockermouth

— 6 nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cockermouth: Penrith (Aira Force Waterfall, Center Parcs - Whinfell Forest, &more), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Glenridding) and Eycott Nature Reserve (in Berrier). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, get interesting insight from Lake District Off-Road, explore the historical opulence of Muncaster Castle, and hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cockermouth online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Cockermouth takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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.