35 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

35 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 5 nights
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Dover
— 3 nights
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Brighton and Hove
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cardiff
— 1 night
Drive
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Bath
— 5 nights
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Llandudno
— 1 night
Drive
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Lancaster
— 2 nights
Drive
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York
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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Inverness
— 4 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: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, make a trip to Tower Bridge, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our London travel route tool.

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to London is minus 10 hours. In November, London is cooler than Brisbane - with highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Dover.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Dover — 3 nights

Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England. Explore Dover's surroundings by going to Rye (Rye Harbour Nature Reserve & Rye Waterworks MIcropub). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Dover Castle, take an in-depth tour of Dover Museum and Bronze Age Boat Gallery, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and visit Old Town Hastings.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Dover road trip planner.

Take a train from London to Dover in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Brighton and Hove.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
Side Trips

Brighton and Hove — 2 nights

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stop by Gustamps, then admire the striking features of Royal Pavilion, then explore the world behind art at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, and finally take in the local highlights with Brighton Food Tours. On the next day, relax and rejuvenate at Chutima Therapy and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Brighton and Hove travel app.

Traveling by car from Dover to Brighton and Hove takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Brighton and Hove sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Portsmouth.
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Breweries & Distilleries · Spas · Shopping · Wineries
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Portsmouth — 2 nights

Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Paultons Park, make a trip to Winchester Cathedral, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, examine the collection at The Mary Rose, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chichester Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Brighton and Hove to Portsmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cardiff.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
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Cardiff — 1 night

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
On the 1st (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cardiff sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Cardiff takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Cardiff are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Bath.
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Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Tours

Bath — 5 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: Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Longleat (in Warminster). There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, steep yourself in history at Bath Abbey, and see the interesting displays at The Jane Austen Centre.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bath online journey planner.

You can drive from Cardiff to Bath in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to fly to Llandudno.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping
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Llandudno — 1 night

Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Manorafon Farm Park, explore the galleries of Conwy Castle, and then don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Llandudno itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Bath to Llandudno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Llandudno, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lancaster.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Lancaster — 2 nights

Lancaster is a city and the county town of Lancashire, England. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll around Williamson Park, stop by Studio Arts Crafts and Graphics, and then steep yourself in history at Lancaster Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary and then see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lancaster using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Lancaster takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December in Lancaster, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to York.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums
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York — 4 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chatsworth House (in Bakewell), Stockeld Park (in Spofforth) and Ladybower Reservoir (in Bamford). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of York Minster, take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, and look for gifts at Rue B.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the York trip builder.

Getting from Lancaster to York by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In December, daily temperatures in York can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 4 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, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

To find photos and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from York to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Inverness.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Inverness — 4 nights

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 Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore), Grantown Antiques and Collectables (in Grantown-on-Spey) and Cairngorm Brewery (in Aviemore). There's much more to do: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, explore the activities along River Ness, explore the galleries of Scottish Flair Art Gallery, and admire the landmark architecture of Free North Church.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Inverness trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inverness are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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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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Wales travel guide

4.3
Castles · Beaches · Specialty Museums
Wales attracts tourism with its stunning landscape, a wealth of history, and a huge number of imposing castles. Yet behind the spectacular scenery and the ancient fortress walls hides the simple warmth of the Welsh people, whose pride in their Celtic heritage is only exceeded by the love they feel for their homeland. This may be a relatively small country, but its spirit is truly grand. Your itinerary may just be made up of joining the locals at the pub or a village rugby game to soak up the famous Welsh spirit and learn about "hiraeth," a deep bond the Welsh feel with their land. Though compact, Wales has no shortage of secluded corners easily and quickly explored on an extensive network of footpaths, which makes a trip to this land a true hiker’s paradise.
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