48 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

48 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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48 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Exeter
train:  2​h 15​min
1
London
— 5 nights
train:  2​h
2
York
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Grasmere
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Aviemore
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Dornoch
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Beauly
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Bath
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
End: Exeter


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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get engrossed in the history at British Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read London itinerary builder site .

Exeter to London is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 19:
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Durham (Durham Cathedral & Durham Climbing Centre). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Railway Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore and take pictures at York Motorsports Village, and take in the spiritual surroundings of York Minster.

For reviews and tourist information, use the York travel route planner.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in York

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Durham, York Bird of Prey Centre
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 24:
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

4
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Venture out of the city with trips to Stott Park Bobbin Mill (in Ulverston), Michael Coates Clay Shooting (in Windermere) and Buttermere (in Buttermere). There's still lots to do: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, step into the grandiose world of Castle Crag, and take some stellar pictures from Orrest Head.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Grasmere trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from York to Grasmere by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Windermere, Lake District, Keswick, Castle Crag, St Sunday Crag
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 28:
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Michael Coates Clay Shooting ©
Michael Coates Clay Shooting
Derwentwater ©
Derwentwater

5
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nature, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh visit site .

Getting from Grasmere to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 2:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, explore the striking landscape at Glen Roy National Nature Reserve, and make a trip to Ballachulish Slate Quarry.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read our Fort William trip builder website .

Getting from Edinburgh to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Aviemore.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glencoe, Roybridge, Morar Beach, Camusdarach Beach, Crombie Clay Shooting
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 6:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glencoe ©
Glencoe

5
nights
Aviemore

Aviemore ©
Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Glenmore Forest Park. There's still lots to do: get outside with Loch Morlich Watersports, look for gifts at The Potting Shed Tearoom Inshriach, look for all kinds of wild species at RSPB - Insh Marshes, and tee off at Kingussie Golf Club.

Start your trip to Aviemore by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Fort William to Aviemore by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Aviemore are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dornoch.

Things to do in Aviemore

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kingussie, The High St. Merchants, Working Sheepdogs
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Loch Morlich Watersports ©
Loch Morlich Watersports
Glenmore Forest Park ©
Glenmore Forest Park
Carrbridge Golf Club ©
Carrbridge Golf Club

5
nights
Dornoch

Dornoch ©
Dornoch is a town and seaside resort, and former Royal burgh in the Highlands of Scotland. Venture out of the city with trips to Falls of Kirkaig (in Inverkirkaig), Nigg Old Church (in Nigg) and Lochinver (Little Assynt Estate, Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch, & more). Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Royal Dornoch Golf Club, take in the architecture and atmosphere at East Church, identify plant and animal life at Alladale Wilderness Reserve, and stroll through Dornoch Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Dornoch trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Aviemore to Dornoch in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Beauly.

Things to do in Dornoch

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lochinver, Wick, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, East Church, Nigg Old Church
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Falls of Kirkaig ©
Falls of Kirkaig
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club

5
nights
Beauly

Beauly ©
Beauly is a town in the Kilmorack Parish of the Scottish County of Inverness, on the River Beauly, 10mi west of Inverness by the Far North railway line. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Beauly: Drumnadrochit (Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh & Village Green), Loch Beinn a Mheadhoin (in Cannich) and River Foyers (in Foyers). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Aigas Field Centre, hike along Loch Affric Circular Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Abriachan Nurseries - The Garden On Loch Ness, and pause for some serene contemplation at Old High Church, Inverness.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Beauly travel app .

You can drive from Dornoch to Beauly in an hour. In November in Beauly, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Beauly

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Inverness, Drumnadrochit, River Foyers, Loch Beinn a Mheadhoin, Shieldaig Falconry
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 21:
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
River Foyers ©
River Foyers
Loch Affric Circular Walk ©
Loch Affric Circular Walk

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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. Get out of town with these interesting Stratford-upon-Avon side-trips: St Peter's Church (in Upper Slaughter), Cheltenham (Walks With Hawks, Cleeve Hill, & more) and Cotswold Falconry Centre (in Moreton-in-Marsh). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, have some family-friendly fun at Trivia Trails, stop by Waterside Food and Craft Market, and admire the natural beauty at Highnam Court Gardens.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Stratford-upon-Avon trip itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Beauly to Stratford-upon-Avon with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Stratford-upon-Avon when traveling from Beauly in November, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cotswold Falconry Centre, Tewkesbury Abbey, St Eadburgha’s Church
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
Highnam Court Gardens ©
Highnam Court Gardens
Jet Age Museum ©
Jet Age Museum

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Tetbury (Chavenage House & The Royal Gardens at Highgrove) and Corinium Museum (in Cirencester). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, take an in-depth tour of American Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, and head outdoors with The Cotswold Range.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath trip planning tool .

You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bath in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tetbury, Cirencester, Stonehenge, Wells Cathedral, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 30:
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

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