60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom holiday planner
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Inverness
— 6 nights
Drive
2
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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4
Alnwick
— 5 nights
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York
— 6 nights
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6
St Ives
— 4 nights
Fly
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Oxford
— 5 nights
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8
Bath
— 5 nights
Drive
9
Wareham
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Portsmouth
— 6 nights
Fly
11
St. Helier, Jersey
— 4 nights
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12
London
— 6 nights
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Inverness — 6 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get some historical perspective at Culloden Battlefield and Urquhart Castle. Take a break from the city and head to Cairngorm Mountain and River Ness. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig), Nairn Beach (in Nairn) and St Ninians Church (in Drumnadrochit). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Blair Castle & Gardens, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the different monuments and memorials at Wardlaw Mausoleum, and see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip planning tool.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Inverness is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Inverness is minus 7 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Jakarta in October, with highs in Inverness at 15°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.
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Isle of Skye — 3 nights

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Escape the urban bustle at The Quiraing and Neist Point. Step off the beaten path and head to Eilean Donan Castle and Attadale Gardens. Go for a jaunt from Isle of Skye to Plockton to see Calum's Seal Trips about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Kilt Rock and contemplate the waterfront views at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Isle of Skye trip planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Edinburgh Castle and Scottish National Gallery. Museum-lovers will appreciate Surgeons' Hall Museums and National Museum of Scotland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Glasgow (The Necropolis & The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel), Stirling (Stirling Distillery, Stirling Castle, &more) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh online day trip planner.

Drive from Isle of Skye to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Alnwick.
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Alnwick — 5 nights

Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get some cultural insight at Alnwick Castle and Bamburgh Castle. Get outdoors at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Explore Alnwick's surroundings by going to Lindisfarne Priory (in Holy Island) and Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre (in Berwick upon Tweed). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at St Aiden Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at The Alnwick Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Embleton Bay.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Alnwick route app.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Alnwick in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. October in Alnwick sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to York Castle Museum and York Bird of Prey Centre. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lincoln Cathedral and 199 Steps. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Filey Beach (in Filey), Rievaulx Abbey (in Helmsley) and Scarborough Beach (in Scarborough). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Streetlife Museum of Transport, take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, explore the ancient world of Whitby Abbey, and admire the landmark architecture of York Minster.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the York trip planner.

Take a train from Alnwick to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to fly to St Ives.
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St Ives — 4 nights

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tintagel Castle and Carbis Bay Beach. Pendennis Castle and The Lost Gardens of Heligan will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Ives: Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay), Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum (in Camelford) and National Maritime Museum Cornwall (in Falmouth). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Porthmeor Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Porthminster Beach, head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, and browse the exhibits of Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the St Ives trip planner.

Traveling by flight from York to St Ives takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Oxford.
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Oxford — 5 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Blenheim Palace and Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. You'll explore and learn at Pitt Rivers Museum and Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oxford: Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe), St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook) and Cotswold Motoring Museum (in Bourton-on-the-Water). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Bletchley Park, admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's Birthplace, make a trip to Guys Cliffe House, and get a new perspective on nature at Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Oxford road trip website.

Getting from St Ives to Oxford by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from St Ives in November since evenings lows in Oxford dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can take a train to Bath.
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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.
Visit The Roman Baths and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta for their historical value. Visiting Longleat and Weymouth Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Cheddar Gorge (in Cheddar), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Fleet Air Arm Museum (in Ilchester). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Holburne Museum, have some family-friendly fun at The Cotswold Range, admire the landmark architecture of Wells Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Oxford to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Wareham.
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Wareham — 2 nights

Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle and then identify plant and animal life at Studland beach and Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, then learn about all things military at The Tank Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Monkey World.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Wareham sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Wareham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Wareham can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.
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Portsmouth — 6 nights

Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Get in touch with nature at Monkey Haven - Primate Rescue Centre and Hengistbury Head Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Carisbrooke Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portsmouth: Hurst Castle (in Milford on Sea), Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth) and Osborne House (in East Cowes). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Arundel Castle and Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Weald & Downland Living Museum, and learn about all things military at Tangmere Military Aviation Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Wareham to Portsmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to St. Helier.
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St. Helier, Jersey — 4 nights

Step out of the city life by going to St. Brelade's Bay Beach and Beauport Beach. Popular historic sites such as Elizabeth Castle and The Little Chapel are in your itinerary. Step out of St. Helier with an excursion to Castle Cornet in St Peter Port--about 1h 45 min away.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our St. Helier route builder tool.

You can fly from Portsmouth to St. Helier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in St. Helier when traveling from Portsmouth in November, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to London.
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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.
Get some cultural insight at The British Museum and Natural History Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at IWM Duxford and The Lanes. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, explore the world behind art at Tate Modern, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our London journey site.

Traveling by flight from St. Helier to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from St. Helier in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in London, with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can fly 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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