60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
1
London
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Bath
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Inverness
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Isle of Skye
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Fort William
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Durham
— 5 nights
Train:  45 min
10
York
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
11
Caernarfon
— 5 nights
Drive:  45 min
12
Holyhead, Anglesey
— 6 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
End: London

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Houses of Parliament and Trafalgar Square. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our London trip itinerary builder tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to London. In March in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 2:
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

5
nights
Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Ventnor ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary and Monkey Haven. Go for a jaunt from Ventnor to Newtown to see The Mulberry Tree Woodturnery about 38 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Blackgang Chine.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ventnor journey planner.

Getting from London to Ventnor by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Ventnor sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Swanage.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Godshill, Sandown, Shanklin, Monkey Haven, The Mulberry Tree Woodturnery
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 7:
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The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary
Godshill Model Village ©
Godshill Model Village
Monkey Haven ©
Monkey Haven

5
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 Hengistbury Head Beach and Weymouth Beach. Explore Swanage's surroundings by going to Lower Gardens (in Bournemouth) and Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Durlston Country Park, explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle, brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, and view the masterpieces at L'Artishe Gallery and Studio.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Swanage day trip website.

Getting from Ventnor to Swanage by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Bournemouth, Wareham, Weymouth Beach, Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 12:
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Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach
Durlston Country Park ©
Durlston Country Park

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Principality Stadium and St Fagans National Museum of History. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses (in Glastonbury), Cardiff (Cardiff Castle & Cardiff Bay Wales) and Bristol (Clifton Suspension Bridge & Brunel's SS Great Britain). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, take in nature's colorful creations at American Museum & Gardens, and delve into the distant past at Stonehenge.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Swanage to Bath takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cardiff, Bristol, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, Stonehenge
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Principality Stadium ©
Principality Stadium
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain

5
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Explore hidden gems such as River Ness and Culloden Battlefield. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Ardvreck Castle (in Assynt), TreeZone Aviemore (in Aviemore) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie). There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, get interesting insight from Tours, and contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Assynt.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Inverness trip site.

Fly from Bath to Inverness in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urquhart Castle, Wildwoodz, Ardvreck Castle, Robertsons, Loch Assynt
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
River Ness ©
River Ness
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Quiraing and The Old Man of Storr. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Neist Point, head outdoors with Rubha Hunish, browse the exhibits of JR Art Gallery (Jeremy Rossiter), and look for gifts at Skye Batiks.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Isle of Skye day trip planning site.

Getting from Inverness to Isle of Skye by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Neist Point ©
Neist Point
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

5
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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Steall Waterfall and Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Buachaille Etive Mor (in Ballachulish), McCaig's Tower (in Oban) and Cille Choirill Church (in Roybridge). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Glen Coe, don't miss a visit to Lime Tree An Ealdhain Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Andrew's Church, and look for gifts at The Granite House.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fort William tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Glencoe, Roybridge, McCaig's Tower, Highland Soaps
Find places to stay Apr 26 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Nevis Range Mountain Resort ©
Nevis Range Mountain Resort
Steall Waterfall ©
Steall Waterfall
McCaig's Tower ©
McCaig's Tower

6
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Calton Hill and Scottish National Gallery. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and add some entertainment to your itinerary with The Edinburgh Dungeon.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh route planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Durham.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 1 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill
Holyrood Park ©
Holyrood Park

5
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Durham is a historic city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. Discover out-of-the-way places like Durham Cathedral and Orrest Head. Get out of town with these interesting Durham side-trips: Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith), Lake Windermere (in Windermere) and Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Beamish Museum, contemplate the long history of The Quayside, take in the views from Gateshead Millennium Bridge, and explore the historical opulence of Alnwick Castle.

You can plan Durham trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Durham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Durham are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to take a train to York.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Windermere, Derwentwater, Aira Force Waterfall, Alnwick Castle, The Quayside
Find places to stay May 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Beamish Museum ©
Beamish Museum
Aira Force Waterfall ©
Aira Force Waterfall

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lincoln Cathedral and Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Steep Hill (in Lincoln), Fountains Abbey (in Ripon) and Whitby (Whitby Harbour & Whitby Abbey). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at York Minster, take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Guildhall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our York holiday tool.

Getting from Durham to York by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In May in York, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in York

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Scarborough, Lincoln, Whitby, The Deep, Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Peasholm Park ©
Peasholm Park
Lincoln Cathedral ©
Lincoln Cathedral
Whitby Harbour ©
Whitby Harbour

5
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Caernarfon Castle and Llandudno Promenade. Change things up with these side-trips from Caernarfon: Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (in Porthmadog), Conwy (Conwy Town Walls & Conwy Castle) and Llandudno Pier (in Llandudno). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, take in the local highlights with My Town, My Walk - Caernarfon Walks, step into the grandiose world of Beaumaris Castle, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chester Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Caernarfon online trip builder.

Getting from York to Caernarfon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Caernarfon are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Holyhead.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Porthmadog, Conwy, Chester, Llandudno, Snowdon
Find places to stay May 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Conwy Town Walls ©
Conwy Town Walls

6
nights
Holyhead, Anglesey

Holyhead ©
Holyhead is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales. You'll discover tucked-away gems like South Stack Lighthouse and South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Holyhead side-trips: Dwyran (Anglesey Riding Centre & Llanddwyn Beach) and Lligwy Burial Chamber (in Moelfre). And it doesn't end there: join the crowd at Anglesey Circuit - Trac Mon, go for a walk through Rhosneigr-Aberffraw Coastal Path, surround yourself with nature on B-Active Rhoscolyn, and head outdoors with Cemlyn Bay Lagoon.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Holyhead journey maker website.

Drive from Caernarfon to Holyhead in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Holyhead, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Holyhead

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dwyran, Cemaes Bay, Aberffraw, Menai Bridge, Parys Mountain
Find places to stay May 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
B-Active Rhoscolyn ©
B-Active Rhoscolyn
South Stack Lighthouse ©
South Stack Lighthouse
Anglesey Circuit - Trac Mon ©
Anglesey Circuit - Trac Mon

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