46 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

46 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fort William
— 4 nights
2
Inverness
— 5 nights
3
Durness
— 5 nights
4
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
5
Alnwick
— 2 nights
6
Whitby
— 3 nights
7
Caernarfon
— 4 nights
8
Bath
— 3 nights
9
St Ives
— 5 nights
10
Portsmouth
— 4 nights
11
London
— 5 nights

4
nights
Fort William

Fort William ©
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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eilean Donan Castle and Glenfinnan Viaduct. Relax by the water at Camusdarach Beach and Morar Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Oban (Oban Distillery & McCaig's Tower) and Glen Etive (in Glencoe Village). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, learn about all things military at The Commando Museum, and hike along Glencoe Lochan.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort William online visit planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Fort William is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Warsaw to Fort William due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Oban, Glencoe, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Eilean Donan Castle, Morar Beach
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Urquhart Castle and Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens. Step off the beaten path and head to Culloden Battlefield and Dunrobin Castle and Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Kingussie (RZSS Highland Wildlife Park & RSPB - Insh Marshes), Beauly (Aigas Field Centre & Glen Strathfarrar) and Dornoch Cathedral (in Dornoch). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre, kick back and relax at Nairn Beach, explore the historical opulence of Inverness Castle, and see the interesting displays at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Inverness vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Inverness sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kingussie, Beauly, Aviemore, Drumnadrochit, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
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Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

5
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. You'll explore and learn at Balnakeil Craft Village and Mudness Ceramics. Relax by the water at Durness Beach and Sango Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durness: Scourie Bay (in Scourie), Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra) and Kinlochbervie (Sandwood Bay Beach, Polin Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Balnakeil Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Smoo Cave, explore the historical opulence of Ardvreck Castle, and take in the exciting artwork at Lotte Glob.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Durness online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Durness sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Scourie Bay, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Ardvreck Castle, Dun Dornaigil Broch
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 15:
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Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Smoo Cave ©
Smoo Cave

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Stirling Castle and Dean Village. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin) and Culzean Castle (in Maybole). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to Calton Hill, take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh road trip planning app.

You can drive from Durness to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can take a train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stirling Castle, Rosslyn Chapel, The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, Culzean Castle
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 20:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Culzean Castle ©
Culzean Castle

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Grace Darling Museum, explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Cragside House and Gardens, and finally step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, and then explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Alnwick trip maker site.

Take a train from Edinburgh to Alnwick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Alnwick, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Whitby.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Cragside House and Gardens, Lindisfarne Priory
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
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Grace Darling Museum ©
Grace Darling Museum
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

3
nights
Whitby

Whitby ©
Appreciate the collections at Beamish Museum and Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Scarborough Beach and Filey Beach. Go for a jaunt from Whitby to Bempton to see RSPB Bempton Cliffs about 1h 5 min away.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Whitby trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Alnwick to Whitby in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Beamish Museum, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Scarborough Beach, RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Filey Beach
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
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Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum
RSPB Bempton Cliffs ©
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
Filey Beach ©
Filey Beach

4
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Popular historic sites such as Conwy Castle and Beaumaris Castle are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Caernarfon Castle and Conwy Town Walls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Caernarfon: South Stack Lighthouse (in Holyhead), Barmouth Beach (in Barmouth) and Llandudno (Great Orme & Llandudno Promenade). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands, stroll the grounds of St Gwyddelan's Church, step into the grandiose world of Harlech Castle, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Caernarfon trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Whitby to Caernarfon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Caernarfon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Conwy, Llandudno, South Stack Lighthouse, Harlech Castle, Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:
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Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands ©
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Popular historic sites such as Stonehenge and Castle Combe Village are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Longleat and Brunel's SS Great Britain. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: The Tank Museum (in Bovington) and St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses (in Glastonbury). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey, and contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Bath fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Caernarfon to Bath in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Castle Combe Village, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, The Tank Museum, Longleat
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:
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Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Longleat ©
Longleat

5
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Explore hidden gems such as The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Lanhydrock House and Garden. Get some historical perspective at St. Michael's Mount and Tintagel Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from St Ives: Perranporth Beach (in Perranporth), National Lobster Hatchery (in Padstow) and Screech Owl Sanctuary (in St Columb Major). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Porthminster Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthmeor Beach, and explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the St Ives trip maker.

You can drive from Bath to St Ives in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Michael's Mount, Lanhydrock House and Garden, Perranporth Beach, National Lobster Hatchery, Tintagel Castle
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 7:
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Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Porthminster Beach ©
Porthminster Beach
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach

4
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
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. You'll explore and learn at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and The Mary Rose. Escape the urban bustle at Bournemouth Beach and Weymouth Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Monkey World (in Wareham), Corfe Castle (in Corfe Castle) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at HMS Victory and steep yourself in history at Osborne House.

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Traveling by car from St Ives to Portsmouth takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Portsmouth are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Osborne House, Bournemouth Beach, Monkey World, Corfe Castle, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach

5
nights
London

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery and Blenheim Palace. You'll explore and learn at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology and Churchill War Rooms. Step out of London with an excursion to Dover Castle in Dover--about 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Clarence House, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Portsmouth to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in London are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Blenheim Palace, Dover Castle
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 16:
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle

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