31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + bus:  19​h 15​min
1
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Drumnadrochit
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
4
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
6
St Ives
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Weymouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Bath
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
9
London
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
10
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Cardiff
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

3
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. Eilean Donan Castle and Glenfinnan Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Ben Nevis and Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), All The Goodness Coffee & Bakeshop (in Ardelve) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, stroll through Camusdarach Beach, and learn about all things military at The Commando Museum.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort William visit planner .

Kozhikode, India to Fort William is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Kozhikode to Fort William. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Highland Folk Museum, Eilean Donan Castle
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Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

2
nights
Drumnadrochit

Drumnadrochit ©
Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Augustus Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, then delve into the distant past at Corrimony Chambered Cairn, then delve into the lush surroundings at Farigaig Forest, and finally step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Drumnadrochit online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Drumnadrochit takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Drumnadrochit can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aigas Field Centre, Farigaig Forest, Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, Fort Augustus Abbey
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Fort Augustus Abbey ©
Fort Augustus Abbey
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Corrimony Chambered Cairn ©
Corrimony Chambered Cairn

3
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and Calton Hill. Visit Rosslyn Chapel and Palace of Holyroodhouse for their historical value. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Childhood.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Drumnadrochit to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
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Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. On the 11th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Lindisfarne Priory, step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle, and then admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of The Alnwick Garden, step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Alnwick planner .

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Alnwick in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Alnwick, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lindisfarne Priory, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cragside House and Gardens, Bamburgh Castle
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Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

2
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Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the galleries of Conwy Castle, don't miss a visit to Gelert's Grave, steep yourself in history at Cae'r Gors, then explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, then look for gifts at Ty Siocled, and finally make a trip to Caernarfon Town Walls. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Sir Hugh Owen Statue, then enjoy some diversion at Beacon Climbing Centre, then examine the collection at Quarry Hospital Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Pant Du Vineyard.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Caernarfon road trip planner.

Getting from Alnwick to Caernarfon by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Caernarfon can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Conwy Castle
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Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Pant Du Vineyard ©
Pant Du Vineyard

3
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Michael's Mount and Restormel Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from St Ives: Polperro Heritage Museum of Smuggling & Fishing (in Polperro), St. Enodoc Church (in Trebetherick) and Tintagel (Tintagel Castle & St. Materiana's Church). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Rock Beach, admire the masterpieces at New Millennium Gallery, see the interesting displays at St Ives Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Barnoon Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our St Ives day trip website .

Traveling by car from Caernarfon to St Ives takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Weymouth.

Things to do in St Ives

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tintagel, Penlee House Gallery & Museum, St. Michael's Mount, Rock Beach, St. Enodoc Church
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Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount

3
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Weymouth

Weymouth ©
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. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Tank Museum and The Keep Military Museum. Sherborne Abbey and Weymouth Portland Railway Walk are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Weymouth to Wimborne Minster to see The Minster Church of St Cuthburga about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Monkey World, explore the ancient world of Sandsfoot Castle, get in on the family fun at Sandworld Sculpture Park, and contemplate the long history of St Catherine's Chapel.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Weymouth trip planning app .

Traveling by car from St Ives to Weymouth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wareham, Dorchester, Sherborne Abbey, The Minster Church of St Cuthburga
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Sherborne Abbey ©
Sherborne Abbey
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Monkey World ©
Monkey World

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 21st (Wed), browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen, get a taste of the local shopping with Victoria Art Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, then explore the world behind art at Beaux Arts Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Sally Lunn's Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, then admire the natural beauty at Longleat, and then delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Bath road trip tool .

You can drive from Weymouth to Bath in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, Longleat, Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

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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.
Visit Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey for their historical value. Natural History Museum and Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, stop by Fortnum & Mason, and admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the London itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
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. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): examine the collection at The Mary Rose Museum, take an in-depth tour of HMS Warrior 1860, then take in the waterfront at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, then see the interesting displays at HMS Victory, and finally take an in-depth tour of Boathouse No 4. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Portsmouth Museum, step into the grandiose world of Southsea Castle, then learn about all things military at Royal Navy Submarine Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at HMS Alliance Submarine, and finally steep yourself in history at Portsdown Hill.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth trip itinerary planning app .

You can take a train from London to Portsmouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. August in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gosport
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HMS Victory ©
HMS Victory
Royal Navy Submarine Museum ©
Royal Navy Submarine Museum
Southsea Castle ©
Southsea Castle

2
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Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cardiff Castle and National Roman Legion Museum. Get some cultural insight at Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths and Llancaiach Fawr. When in Cardiff, make a side trip to see Caerleon Amphitheatre in Caerleon, approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll around Roath Park, steep yourself in history at Tinkinswood Burial Chamber, stop by St David's Dewi Sant, and take in the waterfront at Mermaid Quay.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cardiff driving holiday planner .

Drive from Portsmouth to Cardiff in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Newport, Llancaiach Fawr
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Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths ©
Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths
Llancaiach Fawr ©
Llancaiach Fawr
National Roman Legion Museum ©
National Roman Legion Museum

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