33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Brighton
— 1 night
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Ventnor, Isle of Wight
— 3 nights
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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 3 nights
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Cardiff
— 2 nights
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Caernarfon
— 3 nights
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Holyhead, Anglesey
— 3 nights
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Alnwick
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh
— 2 nights
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Fort William
— 3 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
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Inverness
— 3 nights
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Stromness, Mainland
— 3 nights

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Brighton

Brighton ©

London-by-the-Sea

Once a sleepy little fishing village, Brighton is a modern seaside town known for its Asian architecture and a large gay community.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): walk around Seven Sisters Country Park, appreciate the views at Beachy Head, and then explore the striking landscape at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach, then wander the streets of The Lanes, and then take a stroll through North Laine.

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London to Brighton is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. March in Brighton sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ventnor.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Valley
Beachy Head
4.7

3
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Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Ventnor ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Mulberry Tree Woodturnery and Island Gems. Go for a jaunt from Ventnor to East Cowes to see Osborne House about 32 minutes away.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Ventnor vacation planning tool.

Drive from Brighton to Ventnor in 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Swanage.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

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Lesson / Workshop
The Mulberry Tree Woodturnery
5.0
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Gift & Specialty Shop
The Garlic Farm
4.2

3
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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Explore hidden gems such as Durlston Country Park and Langton Matravers Museum of the Stone Industry. Explore Swanage's surroundings by going to Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth) and Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Pursenalities, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, and brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Swanage road trip website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Ventnor to Swanage takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Swanage are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

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Wildlife Area
Durlston Country Park
4.6
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Pursenalities
5.0

2
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Cardiff

Cardiff ©

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, then snap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge, then see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales. Here are some ideas for day two: see where the action happens at Principality Stadium, explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Caerphilly Castle.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cardiff online holiday maker.

You can drive from Swanage to Cardiff in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Caernarfon.

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Specialty Museum
Brunel's SS Great Britain
4.8
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Arena / Stadium
Principality Stadium
4.6

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Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Explore hidden gems such as Cae'r Gors and My Town, My Walk - Caernarfon Walks. Explore Caernarfon's surroundings by going to Conwy (Conwy Town Walls & Conwy Castle), Llandudno (Llandudno Promenade & Llandudno Pier) and Zipline (in Blaenau Ffestiniog). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Snowdon, don't miss a visit to Beaumaris Castle, and steep yourself in history at Caernarfon Castle.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Caernarfon travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Cardiff to Caernarfon takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Caernarfon, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Holyhead.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

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Mountain
Snowdon
4.8
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Historic Site
Cae'r Gors
3.6

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Holyhead, Anglesey

Holyhead ©
Holyhead is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales. On the 11th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Llanbadrig Church, then get a dose of the wild on B-Active Rhoscolyn, then go for a walk through Rhosneigr-Aberffraw Coastal Path, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Traeth Mawr. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at South Stack Lighthouse, then make a trip to Oriel Tegfryn Gallery, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parys Mountain, and finally head outdoors with Cemlyn Bay Lagoon.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Holyhead trip planner.

You can drive from Caernarfon to Holyhead in an hour. In April in Holyhead, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in Holyhead

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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Nature / Wildlife Tour
B-Active Rhoscolyn
5.0
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Mountain
Parys Mountain
4.7

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Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get out of town with these interesting Alnwick side-trips: Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island), Bamburgh Castle (in Bamburgh) and Durham Cathedral (in Durham). There's lots more to do: stop by Barter Books, explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden, take in the views from Gateshead Millennium Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Cragside House and Gardens.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Alnwick trip planner.

Getting from Holyhead to Alnwick by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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World heritage site
Durham Cathedral
4.8
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Barter Books
4.7

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 17th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, then explore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally enjoy some music at The Edinburgh Dungeon. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Holyrood Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Rosslyn Chapel, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Scotch Whisky Experience.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner.

Take a train from Alnwick to Edinburgh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

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Church
Rosslyn Chapel
4.6

3
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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. Go for a jaunt from Fort William to Ballachulish to see Buachaille Etive Mor about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, pedal to the sights with Craig Dubh Adventures, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Andrew's Church, and take in the awesome beauty at Ben Nevis.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fort William online travel route planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

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Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

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Waterfall
Steall Waterfall
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Buachaille Etive Mor
4.9

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Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rubha Hunish and Tippecanoe. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, trek along Macleod's Maidens Trail, look for gifts at The Isle of Skye Soap Company, and take in the exciting artwork at JR Art Gallery (Jeremy Rossiter).

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye road trip planning app.

Getting from Fort William to Isle of Skye by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Isle of Skye can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Geologic Formation
The Quiraing
4.8
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Outdoor Activity
Rubha Hunish
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Macleod's Maidens Trail
4.8

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Inverness

Inverness ©

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nairn Beach and Grampian Mountains. Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie) and Loch an Eilein (in Aviemore). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Old High Church, Inverness, contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness, contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle, and make a trip to Culloden Battlefield.

Start your trip to Inverness by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Isle of Skye to Inverness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Water Body
River Ness
4.6
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Beach
Nairn Beach
4.7

3
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Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Old Man of Hoy and The Pickaquoy Centre. Step out of Stromness with an excursion to Hoy in Hoy--about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Skara Brae, sample the fine beverages at Scapa the Orcadian, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Magnus Cathedral, and delve into the distant past at Ring of Brodgar.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Stromness road trip tool.

Getting from Inverness to Stromness by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stromness

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

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Geologic Formation
The Old Man of Hoy
4.8
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Island
Hoy
4.9

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