60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: George
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
York
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Portinscale
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Edinburgh
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Fort William
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Beauly
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Ullapool
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Durness
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h
8
Dolgellau
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Warwick
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Cirencester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Bath
— 5 nights
train:  30​min
12
Swindon
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
13
London
— 7 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: George

4
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.
Step out of York with an excursion to National Centre for Birds of Prey in Helmsley--about 50 minutes away. Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at York Maze. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, get engrossed in the history at York Castle Museum, contemplate the long history of Castle Howard, and admire the striking features of York Minster.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our York trip planner .

George, South Africa to York is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from George to York due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in York when traveling from George in August, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in York

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Centre for Birds of Prey, York Bird of Prey Centre
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National Centre for Birds of Prey ©
National Centre for Birds of Prey
York Maze ©
York Maze
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

5
nights
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portinscale: Windermere (Rydal Water, Holehird Gardens, & more), Grasmere (Allan Bank & Helm Crag) and Ambleside Climbing Wall (in Ambleside).

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Portinscale online travel planner .

You can drive from York to Portinscale in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Portinscale can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Portinscale

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Windermere, Keswick, Grasmere, Lake District, Stott Park Bobbin Mill
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Buttermere ©
Buttermere
Catbells Lakeland Walk ©
Catbells Lakeland Walk
Ullswater ©
Ullswater

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: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia, and get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

Discover how to plan a Edinburgh trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Portinscale to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Traveling from Portinscale in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Edinburgh, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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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. Get out of town with these interesting Fort William side-trips: Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Silver Sands of Morar (in Morar) and Camusdarach Beach (in Arisaig). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Glencoe, don't miss a visit to Ballachulish Slate Quarry, take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis, and look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Fort William trip maker app .

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 your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Beauly.

Things to do in Fort William

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballachulish, Glen Etive, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, West Highland Way, Glencoe
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Glencoe ©
Glencoe
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Royal Dornoch Golf Club (in Dornoch), Distillery Tours (in Inverness) and Drumnadrochit (Meall Fuar-Mhonaidh & Corrimony Chambered Cairn). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, head outdoors with Blackmuir Woods, view the masterpieces at Scottish Flair Art Gallery, and admire the natural beauty at Abriachan Nurseries - The Garden On Loch Ness.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Beauly travel route builder app .

Getting from Fort William to Beauly by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Beauly can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Beauly

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Inverness, Drumnadrochit, Loch Affric Circular Walk, Wildwoodz Paintball, Lasertag and Archery Park, Abriachan Nurseries - The Garden On Loch Ness
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 21:
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
River Foyers ©
River Foyers
Royal Dornoch Golf Club ©
Royal Dornoch Golf Club

5
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Explore Ullapool's surroundings by going to Kinlochewe (Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve & Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail), Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll) and Achmelvich Beach (in Lochinver). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Bealach na Ba Viewpoint, explore the activities along Loch Assynt, identify plant and animal life at Inverpolly Nature Reserve, and take in nature's colorful creations at Attadale Gardens.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ullapool vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Beauly to Ullapool by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kinlochewe, Clachtoll Beach Campsite, Loch Assynt, Alladale Wilderness Reserve, Bealach na Ba Viewpoint
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 26:
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Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve ©
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: Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach, Sandwood Bay Beach, & more) and Scourie Bay (in Scourie). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Durness Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Stack, explore the striking landscape at Cape Wrath, and explore the activities along Balnakeil Bay.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Durness day trip tool .

Getting from Ullapool to Durness by car takes about 2 hours. September in Durness sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Dolgellau.

Things to do in Durness

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Scourie Bay
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 1:
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach

1
night
Dolgellau

Dolgellau ©
Dolgellau is a market town in Gwynedd, north-west Wales, lying on the River Wnion, a tributary of the River Mawddach. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): trek along The Mawddach Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Cader Idris. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Dragon Raiders Activity Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Harlech Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dolgellau online route maker .

Getting from Durness to Dolgellau by car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Durness in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dolgellau, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Warwick.

Things to do in Dolgellau

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Harlech Beach, Dragon Raiders Activity Park
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Cader Idris ©
Cader Idris
Harlech Beach ©
Harlech Beach
Dragon Raiders Activity Park ©
Dragon Raiders Activity Park

5
nights
Warwick

Warwick ©
Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Warwick: Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery & Cotswold Falconry Centre). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Warwick Castle, tee off at Stratford-upon-Avon Golf Club, tour the pleasant surroundings at The River Avon Trail, and identify plant and animal life at S&D Falconry.

Make your Warwick itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Dolgellau to Warwick by car takes about 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Warwick

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stratford-upon-Avon, Moreton-in-Marsh, Hidcote Manor Garden, Warwickshire Flight Experience
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 8:
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Warwickshire Flight Experience ©
Warwickshire Flight Experience
Cotswold Falconry Centre ©
Cotswold Falconry Centre
Hidcote Manor Garden ©
Hidcote Manor Garden

2
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. On the 9th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malmesbury Abbey, and then get outside with The Cotswold Range. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Peter & St Paul, get outside with Cleeve Hill, and then hike along Cotswold Way.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cirencester online travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Warwick to Cirencester takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Malmesbury Abbey, The Cotswold Range, The Royal Gardens at Highgrove, Church of St Peter & St Paul
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove
Cotswold Way ©
Cotswold Way

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nights
Bath

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Glastonbury (Glastonbury Tor, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, & more), Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol) and Wells (Wells Cathedral, The Square, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, stroll through Royal Victoria Park, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and savor the flavors at Fudge Kitchen.

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

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Swindon.

Things to do in Bath

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wells, Glastonbury, Brunel's SS Great Britain
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 15:
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Walking tours
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
American Museum ©
American Museum

2
nights
Swindon

Swindon ©
Swindon is a large town, in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, South West England, midway between Bristol, 35mi to the west and Reading, 35mi to the east. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, contemplate the long history of Bath Abbey, and then contemplate the long history of The Roman Baths. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Corinium Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Gardens at Highgrove.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Swindon trip maker app .

Swindon is just a stone's throw from Bath. In October, daily temperatures in Swindon can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Swindon

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bath, Corinium Museum, The Cotswold Range, The Royal Gardens at Highgrove
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
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The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove ©
The Royal Gardens at Highgrove

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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.
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, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the London trip planner .

Take a train from Swindon to London in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in London sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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