60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom attractions planner

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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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Inverness
— 7 nights
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Ambleside
— 7 nights
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Llandudno
— 6 nights
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 7 nights
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Bath
— 7 nights
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London
— 7 nights
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York
— 6 nights
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Durham
— 6 nights
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Edinburgh

— 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step out of Edinburgh to go to Glasgow and see Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive. In April, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 7:

Inverness

— 7 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Nevis Range Mountain Resort (in Torlundy), Aviemore (Highland Wildlife & Birdwatch Safaris, Loch an Eilein, &more) and Steall Waterfall (in Fort William). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Inverness Botanic Gardens, relax and rejuvenate at Beautopia, learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, and get to know the fascinating history of Glen Strathfarrar.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip website.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Inverness sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 14:

Ambleside

— 7 nights
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Change things up with these side-trips from Ambleside: Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow), Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Orrest Head.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ambleside trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Ambleside takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 21:

Llandudno

— 6 nights
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Llandudno: Land Rover Experience (in Tarporley), Swallow Falls (in Betws-y-Coed) and Battlefield Falconry Centre (in Shrewsbury). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, make a trip to Conwy Town Walls, take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade, and explore the historical opulence of Penrhyn Castle (National Trust).

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Llandudno online trip builder.

You can drive from Ambleside to Llandudno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Llandudno are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 27:

Bourton-on-the-Water

— 7 nights
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Explore Bourton-on-the-Water's surroundings by going to Hidcote Manor Garden (in Chipping Campden) and The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bourton-on-the-Water trip planning site.

Getting from Llandudno to Bourton-on-the-Water by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In April in Bourton-on-the-Water, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 4:

Bath

— 7 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Church of St. James (in Avebury) and Cheltenham (Battledown Brewery, Cheltenham Racecourse, &more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Hawk Conservancy Trust, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tewkesbury Abbey, and stroll through Glastonbury Tor.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bath trip maker.

Drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 4 — 11:

London

— 7 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Tower of London.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our London route planner.

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay May 11 — 18:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from York: Stanage Edge (in Hathersage), Holly Hagg Community farm (in Sheffield) and Peak Mountaineering (in Castleton). Next up on the itinerary: sample some tasty brews at Brewtown Tours, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum, and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

For photos and tourist information, read York travel planning tool.

Getting from London to York by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Durham.

Things to do in York

Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 18 — 24:

Durham

— 6 nights
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durham: Allout Adventures (in Hexham) and Green Howards Museum (in Richmond). The adventure continues: make a trip to Tommy World War One Soldier Sculpture - Eleven 'O' One, get engrossed in the history at Oriental Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durham Cathedral, and take in the pleasant sights at Durham Riverside Walk.

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Take a train from York to Durham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Durham are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — 30:

United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
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.