46 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

46 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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46 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly + bus:  9​h 15​min
1
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Inverness
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Durness
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
5
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Whitby
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Caernarfon
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Bath
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
St Ives
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
10
Portsmouth
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
11
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Warsaw

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. Get outdoors at Ben Nevis and Camusdarach Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eilean Donan Castle and Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Oban Distillery, identify plant and animal life at Glen Etive, make a trip to McCaig's Tower, and stroll through Glencoe Lochan.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William holiday maker tool .

Warsaw, Poland to Fort William is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. 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

Glencoe Village, Oban, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Eilean Donan Castle, Morar Beach
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Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens and Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition. Get in touch with nature at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Beauly (Aigas Field Centre & Glen Strathfarrar), Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie) and Dornoch Cathedral (in Dornoch). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Nairn Beach, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, step into the grandiose world of Inverness Castle, and look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Garten Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Inverness vacation planner .

Drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aviemore, Beauly, Drumnadrochit, Kingussie, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn
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Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens ©

5
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Do your shopping at Balnakeil Craft Village and Mudness Ceramics. Take a break from the city and head to Smoo Cave and Sandwood Bay Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Scourie Bay (in Scourie), Dun Dornaigil Broch (in Altnaharra) and Kinlochbervie (Polin Beach & Oldshoremore Beach). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Durness Beach, stroll through Achmelvich Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, and view the masterpieces at Lotte Glob.

To find out how to plan a trip to Durness, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Inverness to Durness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Durness are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Durness

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Handa Island Wildlife Reserve, Scourie Bay, Ardvreck Castle, Achmelvich Beach
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Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Smoo Cave ©
Smoo Cave
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Jupiter Artlandfor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and Rosslyn Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Culzean Castle (in Ayr), The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel (in Glasgow) and Stirling Castle (in Stirling). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience, get to know the fascinating history of Edinburgh Old Town, and don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Durness to Edinburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. On the 21st (Sat), examine the collection at Grace Darling Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Alnwick Garden, then admire 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, then explore the historical opulence of Bamburgh Castle, and then explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Alnwick online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Alnwick takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Whitby.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Cragside House and Gardens, Lindisfarne Priory
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The Alnwick Garden ©
The Alnwick Garden
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory

3
nights
Whitby

Whitby ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beamish Museum and Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Whitby Abbey and 199 Steps. Explore Whitby's surroundings by going to RSPB Bempton Cliffs (in Bempton), Scarborough Beach (in Scarborough) and Filey Beach (in Filey).

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Whitby trip planner .

Traveling by car from Alnwick to Whitby takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Whitby sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Beamish Museum, RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Scarborough Beach, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, Filey Beach
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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. Step out of the city life by going to Great Orme and Barmouth Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Conwy Castle and Caernarfon Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Caernarfon: South Stack Lighthouse (in Holyhead), St Gwyddelan's Church (in Dolwyddelan) and Conwy Town Walls (in Conwy). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Beaumaris Castle, step into the grandiose world of Harlech Castle, go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, and take in the awesome beauty at Snowdon.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Caernarfon trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Whitby to Caernarfon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Caernarfon, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Llandudno, Conwy, St Gwyddelan's Church, Snowdon, Beaumaris Castle
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:
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Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle

3
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Visit The Roman Baths and Stonehenge for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Longleat and No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath. Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol), St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses (in Glastonbury) and The Tank Museum (in Bovington). It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey and appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bath trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Bath takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

The Tank Museum, Stonehenge, Brunel's SS Great Britain, Castle Combe Village, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain

5
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Step out of the city life by going to St. Michael's Mount and Perranporth Beach. Popular historic sites such as The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Lanhydrock House and Garden are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Ives: National Lobster Hatchery (in Padstow), Screech Owl Sanctuary (in St Columb Major) and Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Porthmeor Beach, explore the world behind art at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Carbis Bay Beach.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the St Ives route planner.

You can drive from Bath to St Ives in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Perranporth Beach, Lanhydrock House and Garden, Screech Owl Sanctuary, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, St. Michael's Mount
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Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Perranporth Beach ©
Perranporth Beach
Carbis Bay Beach ©
Carbis Bay 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. Popular historic sites such as Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mary Rose Museum and HMS Victory. Venture out of the city with trips to Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth), Monkey World (in Wareham) and Corfe Castle (in Corfe Castle). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Osborne House and enjoy the sand and surf at Weymouth Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Portsmouth trip planner.

Drive from St Ives to Portsmouth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a train. October in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Monkey World, Corfe Castle, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Osborne House, Bournemouth Beach
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth 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.
The British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Blenheim Palace and Dover Castle. Step out of London to go to Oxford and see Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, admire the striking features of Clarence House, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the London road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Portsmouth to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Blenheim Palace, Dover Castle
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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