33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom visit planner
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London
— 4 nights
Train
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Bath
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cheltenham
— 5 nights
Fly
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Inverness
— 4 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive
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Cockermouth
— 4 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 2 nights
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London — 4 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: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the London day trip tool.

Manchester to London is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Bath.
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Bath — 4 nights

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bath: Wells (Wells Cathedral, Vicar's Close, &more), St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses (in Glastonbury) and Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths, get outside with Fore/Adventure, admire the striking features of Bath Abbey, and delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath trip planning site.

You can 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 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cheltenham.
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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswold Falconry Centre (in Moreton-in-Marsh), Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Walks With Hawks, admire the natural beauty at Kiftsgate Court Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Sudeley Castle, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cheltenham route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cheltenham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Cheltenham sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to fly to Inverness.
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Inverness — 4 nights

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Venture out of the city with trips to St Ninians Church (in Drumnadrochit), Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and Landmark Forest Adventure Park (in Carrbridge). The adventure continues: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, expand your understanding of the military at Fort George, and contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness.

For reviews and more tourist information, read Inverness trip planner.

Fly from Cheltenham to Inverness in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cheltenham in August, expect Inverness to be slightly colder, temps between 21°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fort William.
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Fort William — 4 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig), Finn Falconry (in Oban) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Glen Coe, identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, take in the views from Glenfinnan Viaduct, and explore the activities along Loch Linnhe Picnic Area.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fort William day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Edinburgh.
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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: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, and don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip builder website.

Getting from Fort William to Edinburgh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cockermouth.
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Cockermouth — 4 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Cockermouth: Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass), Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Wast Water (in Wasdale Head). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, look for all kinds of wild species at Alpacaly Ever After, contemplate the long history of Castlerigg Stone Circle, and see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cockermouth trip planning app.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Cockermouth in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cockermouth when traveling from Edinburgh in August, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Windermere.
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Windermere — 2 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. On the 19th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Holehird Gardens, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, then examine the collection at Hawkshead Grammar School Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Tarn Hows, then take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head, and then take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Windermere trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Cockermouth to Windermere takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive back home.
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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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