60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom journey builder

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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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Fort William
— 5 nights
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Inverness
— 6 nights
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Ullapool
— 5 nights
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Durness
— 5 nights
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Cockermouth
— 6 nights
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Gloucester
— 6 nights
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Bath
— 5 nights
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London
— 11 nights
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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: Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and stroll through BobCat Alpacas.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh day trip app.

Melbourne, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Edinburgh is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in January, expect Edinburgh to be colder, temps between 7°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trip

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Mallaig Heritage Centre (in Mallaig), Samalaman Beach (in Glenuig) and Arisaig (Arisaig Archery & Land Sea and Islands Centre). There's still lots to do: stroll through Highland Titles Nature Reserve, appreciate the views at Glen Coe, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, and take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall.

For reviews and tourist information, read Fort William trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Cairngorm Mountain (in Aviemore) and Bowhunter Archery (in Nairn). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Wildwoodz, explore the activities along Loch Ness, bet on your favorite at Inverness Kart Raceway, and gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Inverness road trip app.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Inverness

Fun & Games · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ullapool

— 5 nights
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Explore Ullapool's surroundings by going to Inchnadamph Old Parish Church Mausoleum (in Assynt), Lochinver (Achmelvich Beach, Clachtoll Broch, &more) and Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, explore the stunning scenery at Corrieshalloch Gorge National Nature Reserve, take in the awesome beauty at Beinn Liath Mhor, and take in the exciting artwork at RhueArt.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ullapool road trip app.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Ullapool takes 1.5 hours. January in Ullapool sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Durness

— 5 nights
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Venture out of the city with trips to Castle Varrich (in Tongue), Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra) and Bettyhill (Strathnaver Museum, Farr Stone, &more). There's much more to do: stroll through Durness Beach, get a new perspective on nature at Durness Deep Time, enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, and shop like a local with Wee Gallery.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Durness route maker tool.

Drive from Ullapool to Durness in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Cockermouth.

Things to do in Durness

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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. Explore Cockermouth's surroundings by going to Stanley Ghyll Force Waterfall (in Eskdale), St Catherine's Chruch (in Boot) and Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, take some stellar pictures from Walla Crag, appreciate the extensive heritage of Aira Force Waterfall, and examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cockermouth travel route app.

Traveling by car from Durness to Cockermouth takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Durness in February since evenings lows in Cockermouth dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Gloucester.

Things to do in Cockermouth

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gloucester

— 6 nights
Gloucester is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at SimAir737, admire the masterpieces at Nature in Art, examine the collection at Jet Age Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gloucester Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Gloucester online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Gloucester takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. February in Gloucester sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trip

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Salisbury (The Salisbury Museum, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, &more), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Woodgreen Community Shop (in Woodgreen). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malmesbury Abbey, admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Church, and steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bath trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

London

— 11 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Cambridgeshire Wine School in Cambridge (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our London online trip maker.

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in London can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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.