33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

33 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: London
Train:  1 h
1
Brighton
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2 h
2
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Cardiff
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Caernarfon
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Holyhead, Anglesey
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
7
Alnwick
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
10
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
11
Inverness
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
12
Stromness, Mainland
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

1
night
Brighton

Brighton ©
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, thenwander 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 travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Eastbourne, Seven Sisters Country Park
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 30:
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Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head
Seven Sisters Country Park ©
Seven Sisters Country Park
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters ©
Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

3
nights
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. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. 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

Side Trips

Godshill, Monkey Haven, Shanklin Chine, The Mulberry Tree Woodturnery, Isle of Wight Steam Railway
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:
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The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
The Mulberry Tree Woodturnery ©
The Mulberry Tree Woodturnery
The Garlic Farm ©
The Garlic Farm

3
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Durlston Country Park and Pursenalities. Venture out of the city with trips to Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth) and Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Langton Matravers Museum of the Stone Industry, brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, and browse the exhibits of L'Artishe Gallery and Studio.

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 and bus; or take a bus. 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 Museums

Side Trips

Wareham, Weymouth Beach, Lulworth Cove, Corfe Castle
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:
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Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park
Pursenalities ©
Pursenalities

2
nights
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
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, thensnap pictures at Clifton Suspension Bridge, thensee 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 taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. 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 the car ride to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bristol, Caerphilly Castle
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:
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Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
Caerphilly Castle ©
Caerphilly Castle
Principality Stadium ©
Principality Stadium

3
nights
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Caernarfon: Conwy (Conwy Town Walls & Conwy Castle) and Llandudno (Llandudno Promenade & Llandudno Pier). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, steep yourself in history at Caernarfon Castle, and step into the grandiose world of Beaumaris Castle.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Caernarfon trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Cardiff to Caernarfon in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April in Caernarfon, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Holyhead.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Conwy, Llandudno, Beaumaris Castle, Snowdon
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:
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Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Cae'r Gors ©
Cae'r Gors
My Town, My Walk - Caernarfon Walks ©
My Town, My Walk - Caernarfon Walks

3
nights
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, thenget a dose of the wild on B-Active Rhoscolyn, thengo 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, thenmake a trip to Oriel Tegfryn Gallery, thentake 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. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. 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 Adventure

Side Trips

Cemaes Bay, B-Active Rhoscolyn, Traeth Mawr, Oriel Tegfryn Gallery, Parys Mountain
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:
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B-Active Rhoscolyn ©
B-Active Rhoscolyn
South Stack Lighthouse ©
South Stack Lighthouse
Parys Mountain ©
Parys Mountain

3
nights
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), Gateshead Millennium Bridge (in Gateshead) and Durham Cathedral (in Durham). There's lots more to do: stop by Barter Books, explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden, admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, and steep yourself in history at The Quayside.

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 bus. 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 Shopping

Side Trips

Bamburgh Castle, Cragside House and Gardens, The Quayside, Lindisfarne Priory, Gateshead Millennium Bridge
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:
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Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Barter Books ©
Barter Books
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
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, thenexplore the world behind art at Scottish National Gallery, thenpause 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; or take a bus. 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

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Holyrood Park ©
Holyrood Park
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel

3
nights
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. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, get the lay of the land with Hunter Mountaineering, and take a spin around town with Craig Dubh Mountaineering.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Fort William by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Highland Soaps, Buachaille Etive Mor
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 21:
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Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
Saint Andrew's Church ©
Saint Andrew's Church

3
nights
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 Macleod's Maidens Trail and JR Art Gallery (Jeremy Rossiter). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, head outdoors with Rubha Hunish, look for gifts at Skye Batiks, and make a trip to Neist Point.

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
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Macleod's Maidens Trail ©
Macleod's Maidens Trail
Rubha Hunish ©
Rubha Hunish

3
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie), Loch an Eilein (in Aviemore) and Nairn Beach (in Nairn). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Old High Church, Inverness, take in the awesome beauty at Grampian Mountains, explore the activities along River Ness, and contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Inverness road trip planner.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 2°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Loch an Eilein, Urquhart Castle, Nairn Beach, Grampian Mountains
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:
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River Ness ©
River Ness
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Old High Church, Inverness ©
Old High Church, Inverness

3
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Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Old Man of Hoy and The Pickaquoy Centre. Change things up with a short trip to Hoy in Hoy (about 1h 5 min away). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Skara Brae, steep yourself in history at Barony Mill, look for all kinds of wild species at Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve, and delve into the mystery of Ring of Brodgar.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Stromness visit app.

Traveling by flight from Inverness to Stromness takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Stromness are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 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

Side Trips

Kirkwall, Hoy, Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve, Barony Mill
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
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Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve ©
Marwick Head RSPB Nature Reserve
The Old Man of Hoy ©
The Old Man of Hoy
Hoy ©
Hoy

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