60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom travel planner
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Penrith
— 6 nights
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Salisbury
— 5 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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Cheltenham
— 6 nights
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Warwick
— 5 nights
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London
— 9 nights
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Norwich
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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Plockton
— 5 nights
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Inverness
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Penrith — 6 nights

Penrith is a market town and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sizergh Castle and Lakeland Motor Museum. Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House and The Puzzling Place will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Penrith: Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass), Predator Experience (in Ayside) and Rydal Mount & Gardens (in Rydal). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Aira Force Waterfall, explore the historical opulence of Wray Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens, and don't miss a visit to Castlerigg Stone Circle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Penrith sightseeing planning app.

Liverpool to Penrith is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In April in Penrith, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Salisbury.
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Salisbury — 5 nights

Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county. Museum-lovers will appreciate Boscombe Down Aviation Collection and Beaulieu National Motor Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Stonehenge and Old Sarum. Explore Salisbury's surroundings by going to Pennybridge Farm Alpacas (in Hook), Hospital of St Cross (in Winchester) and Mottisfont Abbey (in Mottisfont). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, explore the galleries of Arundells, steep yourself in history at Mompesson House, and look for all kinds of wild species at Forest Falconry.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Salisbury trip planning tool.

Fly from Penrith to Salisbury in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Salisbury can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Bath.
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Bath — 6 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Roman Baths and Big Pit National Coal Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castle Combe Village and Longleat. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol), White Spring Well & Temple (in Glastonbury) and Wells (Wells Cathedral & The Bishop's Palace and Gardens). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at West of England Falconry, explore the world behind art at American Museum & Gardens, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, and admire the striking features of No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bath road trip planning site.

Drive from Salisbury to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Cheltenham.
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Cheltenham — 6 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. Popular historic sites such as Sudeley Castle and Gloucester Docks are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Cotswold Motoring Museum and Snowshill Manor. Explore Cheltenham's surroundings by going to WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge), Corinium Museum (in Cirencester) and Birdland (in Bourton-on-the-Water). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Walks With Hawks, delve into the distant past at Llanthony Secunda Priory, pause for some serene contemplation at Gloucester Cathedral, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sibling Distillery.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cheltenham road trip website.

You can drive from Bath to Cheltenham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Warwick.
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Warwick — 5 nights

Appreciate the collections at Lord Leycester Hospital and East Lodge Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Warwick Castle and Collegiate Church of St Mary's. Get out of town with these interesting Warwick side-trips: Waddesdon Manor (in Waddesdon), National Trust Stowe (in Buckingham) and Upton House & Gardens (in Banbury).

To see more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Warwick trip planner.

Getting from Cheltenham to Warwick by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. May in Warwick sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to London.
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London — 9 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.
You'll explore and learn at The British Museum and Churchill War Rooms. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tower of London and Westminster Abbey. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay), Coda Falconry (in Hounslow) and Knepp Wildland Safaris (in Horsham). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the London online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Warwick to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Norwich.
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Norwich — 5 nights

Cultural Capital of East Anglia

Boasting a nearly 1,000-year history, Norwich is a vibrant city known for its inclusive atmosphere, openness, and quirky charm.
Visit Norwich Cathedral and Holkham Hall for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum and The 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Norwich: Lowestoft and East Suffolk Maritime Museum (in Lowestoft), Wells Harbour Tours (in Wells-next-the-Sea) and Alfred Corry Lifeboat Museum Trust (in Southwold). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at RAF Air Defence Radar Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at City of Norwich Aviation Museum, and explore the galleries of Strangers' Hall Museum.

Make your Norwich itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from London to Norwich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Norwich can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Edinburgh.
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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 some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Royal Yacht Britannia and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edinburgh: Strathblane Falconry (in Strathblane), Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre (in Berwick upon Tweed) and St Abbs Head National Nature Reserve (in St Abbs). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Norwich to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Plockton.
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Plockton — 5 nights

Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eilean Donan Castle and Russian Arctic Convoy Museum. Get some historical perspective at Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks and Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Plockton: Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig), Applecross (Applecross Photographic Gallery & Bealach na Ba Viewpoint) and Mallaig Heritage Centre (in Mallaig).

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Plockton route planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Plockton in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daytime highs in Plockton are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Inverness.
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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 explore and learn at The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection) and Scottish Flair Art Gallery. Visit Culloden Battlefield and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, savor the flavors at Highland Malt Whisky Experience, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, and see a show at Northern Meeting Park.

To find where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip planner.

You can drive from Plockton to Inverness in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can fly 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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