54 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Inverness
— 5 nights
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Fort William
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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Cockermouth
— 5 nights
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Windermere
— 4 nights
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York
— 5 nights
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Llandudno
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Bath
— 5 nights
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Cheltenham
— 5 nights
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London
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Inverness — 5 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Attadale Gardens (in Strathcarron), Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly) and St Ninians Church (in Drumnadrochit). And it doesn't end there: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, walk around RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Inverness online itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Inverness is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. In May, Inverness is a bit cooler than Brisbane - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Fort William.
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Find places to stay May 24 — 29:

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. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: The Three Sisters (in Glencoe), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and General Wade’s Military Roads (in Fort Augustus). Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Glencoe National Nature Reserve. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eilean Donan Castle, snap pictures at Glenfinnan Viaduct, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, and get great views at Ratagan Pass Viewpoint.

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Traveling by car from Inverness to Fort William takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Isle of May National Nature Reserve (in Anstruther) and Elie Beach (in Elie). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, make a trip to The Royal Mile, and get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh itinerary tool.

You can drive from Fort William to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cockermouth.
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Cockermouth — 5 nights

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. Change things up with these side-trips from Cockermouth: Holy Trinity Church (in Grange-in-Borrowdale), Wast Water (in Wasdale Head) and Falconry Days (in Hexham). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Lakeland Mountain Guides, take some stellar pictures from Walla Crag, examine the collection at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Lakes Distillery.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cockermouth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Cockermouth takes 3 hours. Traveling from Edinburgh in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cockermouth, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Windermere.
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Windermere — 4 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Venture out of the city with trips to Sizergh Castle (in Kendal), Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary (in Preston) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Bowness-on-Windermere). There's lots more to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, stroll through Helvellyn, don't miss a visit to Lake Grasmere, and pause for some serene contemplation at Jesus Church.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Windermere online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Cockermouth to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to York.
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York — 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from York: Spirit of Harrogate Ltd (in Harrogate), Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton) and Stanage Edge (in Hathersage). The adventure continues: sample some tasty brews at Brewtown Tours, hike along Wainwright's Coast-to-Coast Walk, get engrossed in the history at Zetland Lifeboat Museum and Redcar Heritage Centre, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the York trip app.

Traveling by car from Windermere to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to 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. Explore Llandudno's surroundings by going to Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon), River Rafting & Tubing (in Llangollen) and Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (in Wrexham). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Llandudno road trip planner.

Drive from York to Llandudno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Llandudno can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Bath.
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Bath — 5 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Glastonbury (Glastonbury Abbey, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, &more), Stonehenge (in Salisbury) and Dorset Adventure Park (in Corfe Castle). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, pause for some serene contemplation at West Front, take a stroll through Wells Market Place, and admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bath online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Llandudno to Bath in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cheltenham.
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Cheltenham — 5 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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cheltenham: Bourton-on-the-Water (Cotswold Motoring Museum & Birdland), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Chavenage House, admire the striking features of Gloucester Cathedral, make a trip to The Model Village, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Gloucester Docks.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cheltenham visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cheltenham takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Cheltenham sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to London.
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London — 7 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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the views from Tower Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Tower of London, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

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Traveling by car from Cheltenham to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly 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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