60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip maker

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Inverness
— 7 nights
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Edinburgh
— 7 nights
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Ambleside
— 7 nights
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York
— 6 nights
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Bakewell
— 6 nights
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Telford
— 6 nights
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Gloucester
— 6 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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London
— 8 nights
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Inverness

— 7 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Culloden Battlefield and Urquhart Castle will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eilean Donan Castle and Morayvia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Tarbat Discovery Centre (in Portmahomack), Dunrobin Castle and Gardens (in Golspie) and Nigg Old Church (in Nigg). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cawdor Castle, contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, get engrossed in the history at Highland Archive Centre, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Inverness trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Inverness is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in June, with highs in Inverness at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 6:

Edinburgh

— 7 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia. Let the collections at National Museum of Scotland and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, &more) and Old Temple Kirk (in Temple). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip planning tool.

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 13:

Ambleside

— 7 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Get some historical perspective at Aira Force Waterfall and Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House. Museum-lovers will appreciate Hawkshead Grammar School and Lakeland Motor Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Ambleside side-trips: Stott Park Bobbin Mill (in Ulverston), St Lawrences Church (in Crosby Ravensworth) and Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Puzzling Place, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesus Church, admire the masterpieces at Beatrix Potter Gallery, and stroll through Tarn Hows.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ambleside trip app.

Drive from Edinburgh to Ambleside in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to York.

Things to do in Ambleside

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 20:

York

— 6 nights

City of Festivals

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.
Popular historic sites such as Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Railway Museum and York Castle Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from York: Museum of Victorian Science (in Whitby) and St Mary and St Laurence (in Rosedale Abbey). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of York Minster, see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre, wander the streets of York Shambles, and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the York trip tool.

Traveling by car from Ambleside to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July in York, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bakewell.

Things to do in York

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 26:

Bakewell

— 6 nights
Bakewell is a small market town and civil parish in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire, England, well known for the local confection Bakewell pudding. Chatsworth House and Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Limestone Way / Bradford River Walk and All Saints Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bakewell: Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre (in Laxton) and Kedleston Hall (in Kedleston). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eyam Plague Village Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Parish Church, surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Anne's Church, Baslow.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bakewell trip planner.

Traveling by car from York to Bakewell takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In July in Bakewell, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Telford.

Things to do in Bakewell

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 1:

Telford

— 6 nights
Telford is a large new town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England, about 13mi east of Shrewsbury, and 30mi north west of Birmingham. Do some cultural sightseeing at Conwy Castle and The Judge's Lodging Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate National Trust - Chirk Castle and Chester Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Telford: St Leonard's Church (in Yarpole), Erddig (in Wrexham) and Conwy (Conwy Town Walls & Plas Mawr). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Blists Hill Victorian Town, see the interesting displays at Broseley Pipeworks, sample the tasty concoctions at The Coracle Micropub And Beer Shop, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Loamhole Dingle.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Telford trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Bakewell to Telford takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Telford

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 7:

Gloucester

— 6 nights
Let the collections at Big Pit National Coal Museum and Corinium Museum capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sudeley Castle and Warwick Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Gloucester side-trips: Stow-on-the-Wold Market Square (in Stow-on-the-Wold), Cotswold Motoring Museum (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook).

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Gloucester planner.

Drive from Telford to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Telford in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Gloucester. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 13:

Bath

— 6 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Roman Baths and St Cuthbert's parish Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Stonehenge and Avebury Stone Circle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Wells (The Bishop's Palace and Gardens & Wells Cathedral), Malmesbury Market Cross (in Malmesbury) and Glastonbury (Bride’s Mound & White Spring Well & Temple). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. James, contemplate the long history of West Kennet Long Barrow, take in nature's colorful creations at American Museum & Gardens, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bath trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 19:

London

— 8 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.
Popular historic sites such as Tower of London and Churchill War Rooms are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: The Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin (in Westerham), Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar (in Biggin Hill) and Dover Castle (in Dover). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds London, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our London online trip maker.

You can take a train from Bath to London in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 27:

United Kingdom travel guide

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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.