60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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London
— 7 nights
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Bath
— 6 nights
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Bourton-on-the-Water
— 6 nights
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York
— 6 nights
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Windermere
— 5 nights
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Cockermouth
— 7 nights
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Edinburgh
— 7 nights
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Fort William
— 6 nights
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Inverness
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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.
Go for a jaunt from London to Hounslow to see Coda Falconry about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, walk around Hyde Park, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our London road trip planning site.

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in London, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Bath.
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Bath — 6 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge) and Salisbury (Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta & Boscombe Down Aviation Collection). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The Roman Baths, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tewkesbury Abbey, look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Quest Sled Dog Adventures, and admire the natural beauty at Westonbirt Arboretum.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bath trip itinerary tool.

Take a train from London to Bath in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.
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Find places to stay Jul 8 — 14:

Bourton-on-the-Water — 6 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Tetbury (Highgrove Gardens & Chavenage House), The Cotswold Range (in Somerford Keynes) and Chipping Campden (Hidcote Manor Garden & Kiftsgate Court Gardens). And it doesn't end there: sample the tasty concoctions at Hawkstone Brewery, see the interesting displays at Cotswold Motoring Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Broadway Tower, and get to know the resident critters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bourton-on-the-Water trip planner.

You can drive from Bath to Bourton-on-the-Water in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bourton-on-the-Water can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to York.
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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.
Explore York's surroundings by going to Chatsworth House (in Bakewell), National Centre for Birds of Prey (in Helmsley) and Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on Peak Mountaineering, identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, contemplate the long history of Durham Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the York day trip planner.

Drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in York can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Windermere.
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Windermere — 5 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Predator Experience (in Ayside), Sizergh Castle (in Kendal) and Bowness-on-Windermere (Boat Tours & Water Sports & The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction). There's lots more to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Kandoo Adventures, and steep yourself in history at Stott Park Bobbin Mill.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Windermere trip maker website.

Traveling by car from York to Windermere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Cockermouth.
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Cockermouth — 7 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: Holy Trinity Church (in Grange-in-Borrowdale), Aira Force Waterfall (in Penrith) and Wast Water (in Wasdale Head). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Catbells Lakeland Walk, explore the activities along Derwentwater, explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle, and look for all kinds of wild species at Alpacaly Ever After.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cockermouth tour planning app.

Getting from Windermere to Cockermouth by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Cockermouth, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 7 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & Glasgow Tigers Speedway) and St Aiden Beach (in Bamburgh). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip maker app.

Drive from Cockermouth to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Traveling from Cockermouth in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Edinburgh, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Fort William.
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Fort William — 6 nights

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort William: Fort Augustus (Fort Augustus Abbey & General Wade’s Military Roads), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glencoe National Nature Reserve, head outdoors with Sanna Bay, admire the sheer force of Steall Waterfall, and identify plant and animal life at Glencoe & Dalness.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Fort William vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Inverness.
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Inverness — 8 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: Cairngorm Brewery (in Aviemore), Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore) and Loch Garten Nature Reserve (in Boat of Garten). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Loch Ness, and sample the fine beverages at Balblair Distillery.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Inverness day trip planner.

Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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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