25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

25 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grasmere
— 2 nights
Drive
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York
— 3 nights
Drive
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Liverpool
— 2 nights
Drive
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Abergavenny
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cardiff
— 1 night
Drive
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Bath
— 1 night
Drive
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St Ives
— 3 nights
Drive
11
Brighton and Hove
— 1 night
Train
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London
— 2 nights
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Inverness

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 23rd (Thu), take in the history at Battlefield Select Tours, get engrossed in the history at Highland Archive Centre, and then look for gifts at Caledonian Gifts and Souvenirs. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church, indulge your senses at Highland Malt Whisky Experience, and then head outdoors with Highland Tour Guide.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Inverness vacation builder.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Aberdeen Dyce Airport, Edinburgh Airport and Glasgow International Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:

Isle of Skye

— 2 nights
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
On the 25th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on Isle of Skye Wildlife Tours -Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Loch Coruisk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Talisker Beach and then take in the awesome beauty at Black Cuillin.

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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 June, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:

Edinburgh

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Gladstone's Land, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Cathedral, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Canongate Kirk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Rosslyn Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dalhousie Castle Falconry, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh online tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:

Grasmere

— 2 nights
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stop by Herdy and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alcock Tarn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Heaton Cooper Studio, explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag, and then take in the dramatic natural features at St Sunday Crag.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Grasmere trip planning website.

Getting from Edinburgh to Grasmere by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Grasmere

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:

York

— 3 nights

City of Festivals

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shrine of Saint Margaret Clitherow and Selby Abbey. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Saint Wilfrid's Catholic Church and The York Army Museum. The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Sandburn Hall, stop by The Shop That Must Not Be Named, have fun and explore at DIG, and admire the natural beauty at Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the York vacation maker site.

You can drive from Grasmere to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In June in York, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Liverpool.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:

Liverpool

— 2 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
On the 4th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Mendips - John Lennon Home, then stop by Lark Lane, and then contemplate the long history of Princes Road Synagogue. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady and Saint Nicholas Church and Garden, get active on the water at Wild Shore Liverpool, and then get engrossed in the history at International Slavery Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Liverpool driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from York to Liverpool takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Liverpool are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Abergavenny.

Things to do in Liverpool

Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

Abergavenny

— 2 nights
Abergavenny is a market town in Monmouthshire, Wales. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Priory Church, Monmouth, learn about winemaking at Parva Farm Vineyard, and then stroll through Lancaut Nature Reserve. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of St Mary's Priory, then take in the dramatic natural features at Craig y Ddinas, and then surround yourself with nature on Wye Valley Cruises.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Abergavenny driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Liverpool to Abergavenny by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Abergavenny

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:

Cardiff

— 1 night

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cardiff trip planner.

You can drive from Abergavenny to Cardiff in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Cardiff can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Bath.

Things to do in Cardiff

Nightlife · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:

Bath

— 1 night

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get outside with Two Tunnels Greenway, then look for all kinds of wild species at West of England Falconry, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St John The Evangelist Church. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Milsom Street, then take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Bath at Work, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Bath Architecture.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bath itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Cardiff to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Bath

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:

St Ives

— 3 nights
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stroll through Porthkidney Sands, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ia, St. Ives Parish Church, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Senara Church, then examine the collection at Wayside Folk Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Zennor Head.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our St Ives trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Bath to St Ives in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in St Ives are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Brighton and Hove.

Things to do in St Ives

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:

Brighton and Hove

— 1 night

London-by-the-Sea

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Michaels in Lewes and then admire the natural beauty at Driftwood Garden East Sussex.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Brighton and Hove online travel planner.

You can fly from St Ives to Brighton and Hove in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Brighton and Hove, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:

London

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Abbey Road Studios, then see where the action happens at Lord's Cricket Ground, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at All Hallows By The Tower, don't miss a visit to Royal Mews, then get to know the fascinating history of South Bank, and finally traverse land and water with a duck tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the London travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Brighton and Hove to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in London can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.

Monmouthshire travel guide

4
Castles · Sacred & Religious Sites · Scuba & Snorkeling

Cornwall travel guide

3.9
Gardens · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Cornwall, or Kernow as the locals often call it, features the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain. No longer just a series of idyllic beaches and imposing cliffs, this rugged region has recently experienced a cultural and culinary revival that has turned it into one of the most vibrant parts of the country. Considered home of the legendary King Arthur, Cornwall is one of the more distinct parts of the UK, providing a vacation that will immerse you in its diverse Celtic heritage and an enormous wealth of archaeology. During your trip you will experience the many locals, fiercely protective of their Celtic roots, considering themselves more Cornish than British. Regardless of how they see themselves, the world regards the land of the proud Cornish as a captivating blend of ancient and new, where modern attractions stand right alongside historical mines and picturesque market towns.