31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Cebu City
Fly + train:  19​h 45​min
1
York
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Inverness
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Durness
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Arisaig
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Porthmadog
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Bath
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
9
London
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Cebu City

2
nights
York

York ©
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.
For shopping fun, head to York Shambles or Rue B. Get some cultural insight at National Railway Museum and Pyramid Gallery. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Hebden Tea Company, browse the different shops at Stonegate, and browse for treasures at Yorkshire-antiques.com.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read York trip planning website .

Cebu City, Philippines to York is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of ferry, flight, and train; or do a combination of ferry, flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cebu City to York is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Cebu City in November, things will get colder in York: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

#Shopping, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:
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York Shambles ©
York Shambles
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Head to Urbane Art Gallery and Eddie's Seafood Marketfor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Real Mary King's Close. Go for a jaunt from Edinburgh to Errol to see Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, browse the range of quality goods at Jenners, stop by Isle of Skye Candle Company, and explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip builder tool .

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In November, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trip

Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll get in some beach time at Dornoch Beach and Nairn Beach. Shop till you drop at The Carnegie Whisky Cellars and Picaresque Books. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Jail Dornoch (in Dornoch) and Loch Morlich (in Aviemore). There's much more to do: stop by Campbell's of Beauly, sample the tasty concoctions at Black Isle Brewery, and explore the historical opulence of Inverness Castle Viewpoint.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Inverness in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Inverness sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Durness.

Things to do in Inverness

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Dornoch, Black Isle Brewery, Loch Morlich, Picaresque Books, Nairn Beach
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 12:
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Dornoch Beach ©
Dornoch Beach
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich

3
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. You'll get in some beach time at Oldshoremore Beach and Clachtoll Beach Campsite. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Culkein Store and Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch. Venture out of the city with trips to Achins Bookshop (in Inverkirkaig), Kinlochbervie (Sandwood Bay Beach & Polin Beach) and Scourie Bay (in Scourie). There's more to do: shop like a local with Lotte Glob.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Durness trip builder app .

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. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Arisaig.

Things to do in Durness

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Scourie Bay, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch, Achins Bookshop
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:
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Oldshoremore Beach ©
Oldshoremore Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite

1
night
Arisaig

Arisaig ©
Arisaig is a village in Lochaber, Inverness-shire, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, within the Rough Bounds. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): stroll through Silver Sands of Morar, then enjoy the sand and surf at Camusdarach Beach, then look for gifts at Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castle Tioram.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Arisaig travel planner.

You can drive from Durness to Arisaig in 5 hours. Traveling from Durness in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Arisaig, with lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Porthmadog.

Things to do in Arisaig

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods, Castle Tioram, Silver Sands of Morar
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 16:
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Silver Sands of Morar ©
Silver Sands of Morar
Castle Tioram ©
Castle Tioram

2
nights
Porthmadog

Porthmadog ©
Porthmadog, known locally as "Port", and since 1974, rendered into Welsh from its former Anglicised form, Portmadoc, is a small coastal town and community in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd, in Wales. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Morfa Bychan Beach and Pensarn Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Porth Llwyd Pottery and Browsers Bookshop. Explore Porthmadog's surroundings by going to Angel Bay (in Penrhyn Bay) and The Cheese Room Deli (in Conwy). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Harlech Beach, look for gifts at Kerfoots of Porthmadog, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Borth y Gest Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Porthmadog online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Arisaig to Porthmadog in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Porthmadog

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

The Cheese Room Deli, Dyffryn Beach, Pensarn Beach, Porth Llwyd Pottery, Harlech Beach
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:
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Morfa Bychan Beach ©
Morfa Bychan Beach
Harlech Beach ©
Harlech Beach
Pensarn Beach ©
Pensarn Beach

3
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Do some cultural sightseeing at Warwick Castle and St Mary's Church. Head to Alain Rouveure Galleries and Waterside Food and Craft Marketfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton), Jaffe & Neale Bookshop and Cafe Stow (in Stow-on-the-Wold) and Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop (in Longborough). There's more to do: browse for treasures at The Barn and look for gifts at Shakespeare Hospice Bookshop.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon trip builder website .

Getting from Porthmadog to Stratford-upon-Avon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Breweries

Side Trips

Alain Rouveure Galleries, Chedworth Farm Shop, Treasure Seekers Gift Shop, Cotswolds Distillery, Warwick Castle
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 22:
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Alain Rouveure Galleries ©
Alain Rouveure Galleries
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Roman Baths and Somerset Crafts. Get some historical perspective at Stonehenge and Manvers Street Baptist Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Wells Trading Post Home (in Wells) and Cirencester (Pick a Pot & Cirencester Antiques & Collectables Market). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Emma Rose Art Works, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, view the masterpieces at Rostra Gallery, and hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bath driving holiday planner.

Getting from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bath by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

#Shopping, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cirencester, Stonehenge, Somerset Crafts, Wells Trading Post Home
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:
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Somerset Crafts ©
Somerset Crafts
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Natural History Museum and Tower of London. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Harrods, admire the natural beauty at Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London day trip planning tool .

Take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in London can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 26 — Dec 1:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
British Museum ©
British Museum

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