29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

29 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom travel route planner
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London
— 5 nights
Train
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Bath
— 3 nights
Train to Cheltenham Spa, Bus to Bourton-on-the-Water
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 3 nights
Fly
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Glasgow
— 4 nights
Drive
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Stirling
— 3 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 2 nights
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Fort William
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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London — 5 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Paris, France to London is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Bath.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Bath — 3 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Bristol (Clifton Suspension Bridge & Brunel's SS Great Britain), Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at West of England Falconry, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Plan my day in Bath using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bourton-on-the-Water.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water — 3 nights

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Bourton-on-the-Water: Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden), Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, stroll the grounds of Bourton On The Water Cemetery, examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and sample the tasty concoctions at The Cotswold Brewing Company.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bourton-on-the-Water itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Bath to Bourton-on-the-Water takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. September in Bourton-on-the-Water sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Glasgow.
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Side Trips

Glasgow — 4 nights

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Glasgow is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, and stroll around Kelvingrove Park.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Glasgow trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bourton-on-the-Water to Glasgow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Stirling.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trip

Stirling — 3 nights

Stirling is a city in central Scotland. Get out of town with these interesting Stirling side-trips: Pitlochry (Blair Athol Distillery & Pitlochry Dam Power Station And Fish Ladder), The Kelpies & The Helix (in Falkirk) and St Mary's Chapel (in Grandtully). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, contemplate the long history of National Wallace Monument, take an exotic tour of Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Falkirk Wheel.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Stirling trip planner.

You can drive from Glasgow to Stirling in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Stirling can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Inverness.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trips

Inverness — 2 nights

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection), then steep yourself in history at Fort George, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, then take in the pleasant sights at Greig Street Bridge, then take an unorthodox tour of Loch Ness, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness day trip app.

Traveling by car from Stirling to Inverness takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.
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Tours · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature
Side Trips

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. On the 26th (Mon), examine the collection at West Highland Museum, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Coe, then identify plant and animal life at Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, and finally don't miss a visit to Neptune's Staircase. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Seated Sculpture, then take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and then take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife
Side Trips

Edinburgh — 5 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh journey planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.
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