53 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

53 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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53 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Algiers
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fort William
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Beauly
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Dornoch
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Durness
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Grasmere
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
York
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Bath
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
10
London
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Algiers

4
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, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia, and explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh sightseeing planner.

Algiers, Algeria to Edinburgh is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Algiers in September, expect nights in Edinburgh to be slightly colder, around 9°C, while days are much colder, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

5
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: Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Silver Sands of Morar (in Morar) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe, take in the dramatic natural features at Glen Roy National Nature Reserve, take in the dramatic scenery at Falls of Glomach, and step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Beauly.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kyle of Lochalsh, Ballachulish, Glen Roy National Nature Reserve, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Silver Sands of Morar
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 21:
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glencoe ©
Glencoe

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. Get out of town with these interesting Beauly side-trips: River Foyers (in Foyers), Inverness (Culloden Viaduct & Distillery Tours) and Loch Beinn a Mheadhoin (in Cannich). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loch Affric Circular Walk, admire the natural beauty at Abriachan Nurseries - The Garden On Loch Ness, and steep yourself in history at Beauly Priory.

Planning Beauly trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Fort William to Beauly in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dornoch.

Things to do in Beauly

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Inverness, Blackmuir Woods, Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh, Wildwoodz Paintball, Lasertag and Archery Park, Fort Augustus
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
River Foyers ©
River Foyers
Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh ©
Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh

5
nights
Dornoch

Dornoch ©
Dornoch is a town and seaside resort, and former Royal burgh in the Highlands of Scotland. Get out of town with these interesting Dornoch side-trips: Wick Heritage Museum (in Wick), Nairn (Nairn Dunbar Golf Club, Wester Hardmuir Fruit Farm, & more) and East Church (in Cromarty). And it doesn't end there: tee off at Royal Dornoch Golf Club, look for all kinds of wild species at Alladale Wilderness Reserve, stroll through Dornoch Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dornoch trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Beauly to Dornoch in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Dornoch can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Durness.

Things to do in Dornoch

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Nairn, Golspie, Nigg Old Church, East Church, Alladale Wilderness Reserve
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club
Alladale Wilderness Reserve ©
Alladale Wilderness Reserve

5
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Get out of town with these interesting Durness side-trips: Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll), Lochinver (Drumbeg Loop & Achmelvich Beach) and Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach, Sandwood Bay Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Durness Beach, explore the activities along Balnakeil Bay, don't miss a visit to Cairn House Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Balnakeil Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Durness tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Dornoch to Durness in 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grasmere.

Things to do in Durness

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Lochinver, Clachtoll Beach Campsite
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach

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 lots more to do: trek along Catbells Lakeland Walk, admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, explore the activities along Derwentwater, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake District National Park Guided Walks - Walks to Inspire.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grasmere online road trip planner .

Drive from Durness to Grasmere in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Windermere, Lake District, Keswick, Buttermere, Castle Crag
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Buttermere ©
Buttermere
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Ullswater ©
Ullswater

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.
Change things up with a short trip to National Centre for Birds of Prey in Helmsley (about 50 minutes away). Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, get engrossed in the history at York Castle Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your York trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Grasmere to York in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in York are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in York

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

York Bird of Prey Centre, National Centre for Birds of Prey
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
National Centre for Birds of Prey ©
National Centre for Birds of Prey
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Maze ©
York Maze

5
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stratford-upon-Avon: Jet Age Museum (in Gloucester), Cheltenham (Cleeve Hill, Cotswold Way, & more) and Cotswold Falconry Centre (in Moreton-in-Marsh). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Warwick Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Broadway Tower, look for gifts at Waterside Food and Craft Market, and tee off at Stratford-upon-Avon Golf Club.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Stratford-upon-Avon trip planner .

Traveling by car from York to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Warwick, Cheltenham, Cotswold Falconry Centre, Jet Age Museum, Broadway Tower
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
Cleeve Hill ©
Cleeve Hill
Cotswold Way ©
Cotswold Way

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: Tetbury (The Royal Gardens at Highgrove & Chavenage House), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take an in-depth tour of American Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bath trip planning app .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Wells, Tetbury, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Corinium Museum, Stonehenge
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

7
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: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, and make a trip to Tower of London.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our London journey builder .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Oct 26 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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