57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

57 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 6 nights
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Bath
— 5 nights
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Cirencester
— 4 nights
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Stratford-upon-Avon
— 5 nights
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Bakewell
— 5 nights
Drive
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York
— 5 nights
Drive
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Liverpool
— 4 nights
Drive
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Windermere
— 4 nights
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Cockermouth
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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Inverness
— 6 nights
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London — 6 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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the London journey planner.

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in London reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a train to Bath.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 17:

Bath — 5 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 Bath's surroundings by going to Gloucester Cathedral (in Gloucester), Tewkesbury Abbey (in Tewkesbury) and St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses (in Glastonbury). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of The Roman Baths, contemplate the long history of West Front, explore the ancient world of Stonehenge, and get engrossed in the history at Castletown D-Day Centre.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bath itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cirencester.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 22:

Cirencester — 4 nights

Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Change things up with these side-trips from Cirencester: WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge), The Parish Church of St. Mary (in Lower Slaughter) and Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Westonbirt Arboretum, take a peaceful walk through Cirencester Park, admire the striking features of Chavenage House, and examine the collection at Corinium Museum.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cirencester day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cirencester takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Fun & Games
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:

Stratford-upon-Avon — 5 nights

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. Explore Stratford-upon-Avon's surroundings by going to Walk to Broadway Tower (in Chipping Campden), Catanger Llamas (in Towcester) and Moreton-in-Marsh (Batsford Arboretum & Cotswold Falconry Centre). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle, experience rural life at Middle England Farm Alpacas, and get outside with Icarus Falconry.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Stratford-upon-Avon travel app.

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Stratford-upon-Avon are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Bakewell.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries
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Find places to stay Oct 26 — 31:

Bakewell — 5 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. Explore Bakewell's surroundings by going to White Peak Distillery (in Ambergate), The Roaches Peak District (in Leek) and Hawks Of Steele (in Newark-on-Trent). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Ladybower Reservoir, view the masterpieces at Chatsworth House, admire the verdant scenery at Padley Gorge, and surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bakewell day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Stratford-upon-Avon to Bakewell takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Bakewell, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to York.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 5:

York — 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Spirit of Harrogate Ltd (in Harrogate), Oriental Museum (in Durham) and Fury Events (in Witton Gilbert). The adventure continues: take in the local landmarks with Brewtown Tours, see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the York online visit planner.

You can drive from Bakewell to York in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. November in York sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Liverpool.
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Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Fun & Games
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Find places to stay Nov 5 — 10:

Liverpool — 4 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liverpool: River Rafting & Tubing (in Llangollen), Chester (Chester Cathedral & Room Escape Games) and Bodnant Garden (in Tal-y-Cafn). There's lots more to do: get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, take a leisurely stroll along Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, see the interesting displays at Quirky Quarter, and bet on your favorite at Land Rover Experience.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Liverpool online trip planner.

You can drive from York to Liverpool in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. November in Liverpool sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Windermere.
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Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 14:

Windermere — 4 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Bowness-on-Windermere (The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction & Boat Tours & Water Sports), The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere) and Predator Experience (in Ayside). There's lots more to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tarn Hows, see the interesting displays at Lakeland Motor Museum, and hike along Helm Crag.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Windermere visit planning app.

Getting from Liverpool to Windermere by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cockermouth.
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Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 18:

Cockermouth — 5 nights

Cockermouth is an ancient market town and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, so named because it is at the confluence of the River Cocker as it flows into the River Derwent. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cockermouth: Grange-in-Borrowdale (Holy Trinity Church & Castle Crag), Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Muncaster Castle (in Ravenglass). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Derwentwater, hike along Catbells Lakeland Walk, take some stellar pictures from Walla Crag, and delve into the distant past at Castlerigg Stone Circle.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth trip builder.

You can drive from Windermere to Cockermouth in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Edinburgh.
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Find places to stay Nov 18 — 23:

Edinburgh — 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh holiday planning site.

Drive from Cockermouth to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Edinburgh, with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inverness.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 29:

Inverness — 6 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Venture out of the city with trips to RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig), Aviemore (Cairngorm Mountain & Off-Road Tours) and Grantown Antiques and Collectables (in Grantown-on-Spey). Pack the 4th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Landmark Forest Adventure Park. The adventure continues: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, don't miss a visit to Free North Church, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, and contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Inverness takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 5:

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.
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