32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

32 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom travel route builder

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London
— 2 nights
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Seaford
— 2 nights
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Oxford
— 2 nights
Drive
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Amesbury
— 2 nights
Drive
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Newquay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cardiff
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tenby
— 1 night
Drive
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Llangollen
— 1 night
Drive
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Llandudno
— 1 night
Drive
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Ambleside
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stirling
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 2 nights
Drive
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Inverness
— 3 nights
Fly
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Portrush
— 2 nights
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Belfast
— 3 nights
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London

— 2 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lord's Cricket Ground and Abbey Road Studios. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Holland Park and Bank of England Museum. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Barbican Centre, get engrossed in the history at The Charterhouse, see the interesting displays at Freud Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary tool.

Cambridge to London is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Seaford.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

Seaford

— 2 nights
Seaford is a coastal town in East Sussex, on the south coast of England. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through Coastguard Cottages, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Andrew's Church, then examine the collection at Seaford Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Driftwood Garden East Sussex.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Seaford trip planning website.

You can drive from London to Seaford in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Seaford

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:

Oxford

— 2 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): gain insight at Worcester College, then take in the spiritual surroundings of University College, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Merton College, and finally examine the collection at C. S. Lewis House. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Oxfordshire Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, then stroll through The Phoenix Trail, and finally make a trip to Iffley Lock.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Oxford trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Seaford to Oxford takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Oxford are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Amesbury.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums · Historic Sites · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:

Amesbury

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): trek along Imber Range Perimeter Path, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Langford Lakes Nature Reserve, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Figsbury Ring. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Ludgershall Castle, then steep yourself in history at Pewsey Heritage Centre, then play a few rounds at Upavon Golf Club, and finally delve into the distant past at Durrington Walls.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Amesbury trip site.

Traveling by car from Oxford to Amesbury takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Amesbury are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Newquay.

Things to do in Amesbury

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:

Newquay

— 2 nights

Surf Capital of the UK

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Padstow and Stepper Point Walk, admire the landmark architecture of Prideaux Place, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Whipsiderry Beach, kick back and relax at Mawgan Porth Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Pirate's Quest, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Great Western Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Newquay trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Amesbury to Newquay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Newquay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:

Cardiff

— 3 nights

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
You'll explore and learn at Firing Line Museum of The Queen's Dragoon Guards and The Royal Welsh at Cardiff Castle and The Winding House. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dunraven Bay and Ewenny Priory Church. Get out of town with these interesting Cardiff side-trips: Southerndown Strand (in Southerndown) and Festival Park Owl Sanctuary (in Ebbw Vale). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, get to know the fascinating history of St. Fagans Walk, admire the natural beauty at Cowbridge Physic Garden, and explore the activities along Cosmeston Lakes Country Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cardiff tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Newquay to Cardiff takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Cardiff can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tenby.

Things to do in Cardiff

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:

Tenby

— 1 night
Tenby is a walled seaside town in Pembrokeshire, Wales, on the western side of Carmarthen Bay, and the name for the local government community of Tenby.Notable features of Tenby include of sandy beaches; the 13th century medieval town walls, including the Five Arches barbican gatehouse; the 15th century St. On the 18th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Tenby North Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Manorbier Beach, then make a trip to St Mary's Church, and finally cast your line with Tenby Fishing.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Tenby online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Tenby takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tenby can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Llangollen.

Things to do in Tenby

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:

Llangollen

— 1 night
Llangollen is a small town and community in Denbighshire, north-east Wales, situated on the River Dee and on the edge of the Berwyn mountains. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Wrexham County Borough Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Nercwys Forest, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St Peter, then look for all kinds of wild species at North Wales Owl Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Amgueddfa Corwen Museum, and finally snap pictures at The Chain Bridge.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Llangollen online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Tenby to Llangollen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Llangollen can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Llangollen

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 19:

Llandudno

— 1 night
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. On the 20th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, get a sense of history and politics at Llandudno Town Hall, kick back and relax at Angel Bay, then identify plant and animal life at The Owls Trust, and finally take a memorable drive along Marine Drive.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Llandudno trip planner.

Getting from Llangollen to Llandudno by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in Llandudno

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:

Ambleside

— 2 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): stop by Grasmere Chocolate Cottage, Head underground at Cathedral Quarry (Cathedral Cave), then head outdoors with Skelwith Force, and finally get great views at Kirkstone Pass. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Wordsworth Daffodil Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rydal Hall Sculpture Path, examine the collection at Hawkshead Grammar School, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Michael and All Angels Church, Hawkshead, and finally surround yourself with nature on Lake District Sheepdog Experience.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ambleside route planner.

Drive from Llandudno to Ambleside in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Stirling.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:

Stirling

— 2 nights
Stirling is a city in central Scotland. On the 23rd (Fri), admire the natural beauty at The Queen Anne Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Flanders Moss National Nature Reserve, then take a memorable tour with The Alpaca Trekking Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Auld Kirk Museum, and finally cast your line with Speyfly - Salmon Fishing Specialists. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Dumyat Path, then steep yourself in history at Cambuskenneth Abbey, then admire the striking features of Bannockburn House, and finally stroll the grounds of Old Town Cemetery.

Before you visit Stirling, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Ambleside to Stirling in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Stirling, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Stirling

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

Fort William

— 2 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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Inchree Waterfalls, then explore the activities along Loch Linnhe, then tee off at The Dragons Tooth Golf Course, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Signal Rock and An Torr. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Treasures of the Earth, then explore the activities along Loch Shiel, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Glenfinnan Viaduct Trail, and finally take a memorable drive along Road to the Isles.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Fort William trip maker tool.

Drive from Stirling to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Inverness

— 3 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): walk around Whin Park, take an in-depth tour of Highland Archive Centre, then walk around Ness Islands, and finally take in the history at Battlefield Select Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on Highland Tour Guide, examine the collection at The Scottish Kiltmaker Visitor Centre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Old High Church, Inverness, and finally indulge your senses at Highland Malt Whisky Experience.

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Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Inverness are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Portrush.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:

Portrush

— 2 nights
Portrush is a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, on the County Londonderry border. Get outdoors at East Strand and White Park Bay. We've included these beaches for you: Downhill Beach and Castlerock Beach. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Portrush Whiterocks Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Dunseverick Falls, enjoy the sand and surf at Portrush West Strand, and play a few rounds at Royal Portrush Golf Club - Dunluce Links.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Portrush trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Portrush takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Inverness in July since evenings lows in Portrush dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Portrush

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:

Belfast

— 3 nights
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grey Point Fort and Cultra Manor. Escape the urban bustle at Kiltonga Nature Reserve and Black Mountain. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Somme Heritage Centre, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, pause for some serene contemplation at St George's Church, and admire the striking features of Clifton House.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Belfast trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Portrush to Belfast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Belfast, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
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.

Cornwall travel guide

3.9
Cornwall, or Kernow as the locals often call it, features the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain. No longer just a series of idyllic beaches and imposing cliffs, this rugged region has recently experienced a cultural and culinary revival that has turned it into one of the most vibrant parts of the country. Considered home of the legendary King Arthur, Cornwall is one of the more distinct parts of the UK, providing a vacation that will immerse you in its diverse Celtic heritage and an enormous wealth of archaeology. During your trip you will experience the many locals, fiercely protective of their Celtic roots, considering themselves more Cornish than British. Regardless of how they see themselves, the world regards the land of the proud Cornish as a captivating blend of ancient and new, where modern attractions stand right alongside historical mines and picturesque market towns.

Wales travel guide

4.3
Wales attracts tourism with its stunning landscape, a wealth of history, and a huge number of imposing castles. Yet behind the spectacular scenery and the ancient fortress walls hides the simple warmth of the Welsh people, whose pride in their Celtic heritage is only exceeded by the love they feel for their homeland. This may be a relatively small country, but its spirit is truly grand. Your itinerary may just be made up of joining the locals at the pub or a village rugby game to soak up the famous Welsh spirit and learn about "hiraeth," a deep bond the Welsh feel with their land. Though compact, Wales has no shortage of secluded corners easily and quickly explored on an extensive network of footpaths, which makes a trip to this land a true hiker’s paradise.

Lake District travel guide

4.4
World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.

Northern Ireland travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Geologic Formations
Unlike the place travelers found several decades ago, the Northern Ireland of today is a rejuvenated and dynamic region attracting increasing amounts of tourism. Belfast, the region’s biggest urban center and capital, is a hip city with vibrant nightlife and a thriving gourmet culinary scene, providing an extensive list of indulgent things to do. The region’s renowned coastline, featuring the World Heritage-listed Giant’s Causeway, is an attractive holiday destination for hikers, cyclists, photographers, and other adventurers of all descriptions. Northern Ireland has seen more than its fair share of political and economic unrest, yet the people of this region have always remained proud of their cultural and artistic heritage, providing visitors with a warm hospitality hard to find almost anywhere else in the world.