60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: London
train:  2​h
1
York
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Edinburgh
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Durness
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Lochinver
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Arisaig
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Portinscale
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Stratford-upon-Avon
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Bath
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
9
London
— 9 nights
End: London

6
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.
For shopping fun, head to York Shambles or Mor Music. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Railway Museum and York Minster. Change things up with a short trip to Ladybower Reservoir in Bamford (about 1h 30 min away). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Hebden Tea Company, take in the exciting artwork at Pyramid Gallery, and browse the different shops at Stonegate.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read York day trip planner .

London to York is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. September in York sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

#Shopping, #Museums, #Casinos

Side Trip

Ladybower Reservoir
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 16:
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York Shambles ©
York Shambles
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

8
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and Real Mary King's Close. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, and view the masterpieces at Urbane Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh online sightseeing planner .

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Durness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

#Shopping, #Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 24:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

6
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lotte Glob and Dun Dornaigil Broch. Get in touch with nature at Durness Beach and Balnakeil Beach. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Kinlochbervie (Oldshoremore Beach, Sandwood Bay Beach, & more) and Tongue (Kyle Of Tongue & Castle Varrich). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Sango Bay, Head underground at Smoo Cave, explore the striking landscape at Cape Wrath, and stroll through Balnakeil Bay.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Durness trip planner .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Durness in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Durness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lochinver.

Things to do in Durness

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Tongue, Dun Dornaigil Broch
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 30:
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Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach
Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach ©
Sandwood Bay Beach

4
nights
Lochinver

Lochinver ©
Lochinver is a village on the coast in the Assynt district of Sutherland, Highland, Scotland. Get in touch with nature at Achmelvich Beach and Scourie Bay. Head to Perfume Studio and The Culkein Storefor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lochinver: Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve (in Kinlochewe), Dornoch (Coast Candle Co. & Dornoch Beach) and The Captain's Cabin (in Ullapool). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Red Point Beach and stop by Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lochinver travel planning site .

You can drive from Durness to Lochinver in 1.5 hours. In September in Lochinver, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Arisaig.

Things to do in Lochinver

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Dornoch, Perfume Studio, Scourie Bay, Red Point Beach, The Culkein Store
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:
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Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Dornoch Beach ©
Dornoch Beach
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay

5
nights
Arisaig

Arisaig ©
Arisaig is a village in Lochaber, Inverness-shire, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, within the Rough Bounds. Get outdoors at Camusdarach Beach and Glencoe. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castle Tioram and Glenfinnan Viaduct. Get out of town with these interesting Arisaig side-trips: The Granite House (in Fort William), Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) (in Ardnamurchan Peninsula) and The Lochcarron Weavers Shop (in Lochcarron). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loch Affric Circular Walk, stop by Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods, and get outside with Silver Sands of Morar.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Arisaig online road trip planner .

Getting from Lochinver to Arisaig by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Portinscale.

Things to do in Arisaig

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

The Granite House, The Lochcarron Weavers Shop, Loch Affric Circular Walk, Woodland Pottery, Ardshealach Smokehouse & Fine Foods
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 9:
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Camusdarach Beach ©
Camusdarach Beach
Silver Sands of Morar ©
Silver Sands of Morar
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve

6
nights
Portinscale

Portinscale ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore Thornthwaite Galleries and Old Courthouse Gallery. Get outdoors at Buttermere and Helvellyn. Venture out of the city with trips to Grasmere (The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, Herdy, & more), SpindleCraft (in Holmrook) and Orton (Kennedys Fine Chocolates & Orton Farmers' Market).

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Portinscale trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Arisaig to Portinscale takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daily temperatures in Portinscale can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Portinscale

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Keswick, Ambleside, Lake District, Grasmere, Orton
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 16:
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Buttermere ©
Buttermere
Loughrigg Fell ©
Loughrigg Fell
Old Man of Coniston ©
Old Man of Coniston

7
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. Popular historic sites such as Warwick Castle and The Shakespeare Heritage Trail are in your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Alain Rouveure Galleries or Shakespeare Hospice Bookshop. Get out of town with these interesting Stratford-upon-Avon side-trips: Chedworth Farm Shop (in Chedworth), Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop (in Longborough) and Jaffe & Neale Bookshop and Cafe Stow (in Stow-on-the-Wold). Next up on the itinerary: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Barn, stop by Tewkesbury Cards & Gifts, look for all kinds of wild species at S&D Falconry, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cotswold Way.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Stratford-upon-Avon attractions tool .

Traveling by car from Portinscale to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 4 hours. October in Stratford-upon-Avon sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

#Shopping, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Gloucester, Warwick, Cotswold Lavender, Longborough & Sezincote Village Shop, Chedworth Farm Shop
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 23:
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Alain Rouveure Galleries ©
Alain Rouveure Galleries
Warwick Castle ©
Warwick Castle
Cotswold Way ©
Cotswold Way

7
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
The Roman Baths and Rostra Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Somerset Crafts and Wells Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Cirencester (Pick a Pot, Octavia's Bookshop, & more), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Emma Rose Art Works, browse the eclectic array of goods at Pulteney Bridge, and tee off at Chipping Sodbury Golf Club.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bath road trip planning site .

Drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Bath

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Golf

Side Trips

Cirencester, Chipping Sodbury Golf Club, Wells Cathedral, Hookshouse Pottery, The Cotswold Range
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 30:
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Somerset Crafts ©
Somerset Crafts
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

9
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.
Get some cultural insight at Natural History Museum and National Gallery. Let the collections at British Museum and Mall Galleries capture your imagination. There's much more to do: browse the range of quality goods at Harrods, explore the galleries of Churchill War Rooms, admire the natural beauty at Buckingham Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read London visit planner.

Take a train from Bath to London in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

#Shopping, #Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 8:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
British Museum ©
British Museum

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