61 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

61 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
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Newquay
— 5 nights
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Alnwick
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh
— 5 nights
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Inverness
— 6 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
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Fort William
— 5 nights
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Ambleside
— 5 nights
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Llandudno
— 5 nights
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Pembroke
— 5 nights
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Weymouth
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Portsmouth
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Buckingham Palace and Blenheim Palace. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Paul's Cathedral and Canterbury Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from London: Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology (in Oxford) and IWM Duxford (in Duxford). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our London trip maker.

Tampa, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Tampa to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tampa in July, plan for little chillier days in London, with highs around 73°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Newquay.
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Newquay — 5 nights

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Jubilee Queen has been added to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Lanhydrock House and Garden. Family-friendly places like St. Michael's Mount and Fistral Beach Bar will thrill your kids. Explore Newquay's surroundings by going to Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum (in Camelford), Carbis Bay Beach (in Carbis Bay) and St Ives (Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden & Porthminster Beach). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Perranporth Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Westward Ho Beach.

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Fly from London to Newquay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Alnwick.
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Alnwick — 4 nights

Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get outdoors at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Bamburgh Beach. Get some cultural insight at Alnwick Castle and Cragside House and Gardens. Change things up with a short trip to Lindisfarne Priory in Holy Island (about 40 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of The Alnwick Garden and examine the collection at Grace Darling Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Alnwick itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Newquay to Alnwick takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 5 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get outdoors at Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park and Arthur's Seat. Kids will appreciate attractions like Edinburgh Castle and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Doune Castle (in Doune), Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery, and get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip maker.

Traveling by train from Alnwick to Edinburgh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Inverness.
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Inverness — 6 nights

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Urquhart Castle and Cawdor Castle will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Culloden Battlefield and Highland Folk Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore), RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig) and Cairngorm Mountain (in Aviemore). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the activities along River Ness, take an unorthodox tour of Loch Ness, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort George.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Inverness trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.
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Isle of Skye — 3 nights

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Visiting The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye and Calum's Seal Trips will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Eilean Donan Castle and The Old Man of Storr. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Neist Point and take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye trip site.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Isle of Skye takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Fort William.
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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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ben Nevis and Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Visiting Glen Coe and Highland Titles Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Inveraray Castle (in Inveraray) and Seafari Adventures (in Ellenabeich). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Glenfinnan Viaduct, take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, take an in-depth tour of Glencoe Folk Museum, and take an exotic tour of Glen Coe Photography Safari.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Fort William trip builder.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.
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Ambleside — 5 nights

Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Step off the beaten path and head to Derwentwater and Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall. Visiting Aira Force Waterfall and Lake Windermere will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, steep yourself in history at Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ambleside online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Fort William to Ambleside in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Llandudno.
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Llandudno — 5 nights

Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Great Orme and Harlech Castle. Conwy Castle and Penrhyn Castle (National Trust) will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Llandudno side-trips: Beaumaris (Beaumaris Castle & Starida Puffin Island Cruises & Sea Fishing Trips), Barmouth Beach (in Barmouth) and Zipline (in Blaenau Ffestiniog). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum, step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, and make a trip to Conwy Town Walls.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Llandudno trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Llandudno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Llandudno are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pembroke.
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Pembroke — 5 nights

Pembroke is a historic settlement and was the county town of Pembrokeshire in West Wales. Popular historic sites such as Pembroke Castle and St. Davids Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Barafundle Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore Pembroke's surroundings by going to Marloes Sands Beach (in Marloes) and Mwnt Beach (in Cardigan). Spend the 25th (Thu) in the animal kingdom at Folly Farm. The adventure continues: stroll through Tenby Castle Beach and explore the historical opulence of Carew Castle & Tidal Mill.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pembroke journey app.

Drive from Llandudno to Pembroke in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Pembroke can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Weymouth.
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Weymouth — 5 nights

Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Appreciate the collections at The Roman Baths and The Tank Museum. Longleat and Bath Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Weymouth: Corfe Castle (in Corfe Castle), The Donkey Sanctuary (in Sidmouth) and Farmer Palmer's Farm Park (in Poole). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Lulworth Cove, surround yourself with nature on The Fleet Explorer, identify plant and animal life at Monkey World, and enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Weymouth trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Pembroke to Weymouth in 4 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.
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Portsmouth — 6 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. Appreciate the collections at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Petworth House and Park. Visit Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson and Winchester Cathedral for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Winchester (Hospital of St Cross & The Great Hall) and Salisbury (Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, The Salisbury Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at New Forest Wildlife Park, see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Royal Navy, gain interesting insight with Portsmouth Cathedral, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Portsmouth trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Weymouth to Portsmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in September, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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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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