22 days in England, Wales & Scotland Itinerary

22 days in England, Wales & Scotland Itinerary

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22 days in England, Wales & Scotland Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  25​h
1
London
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Bournemouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Glastonbury
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Llandudno
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Grange-over-Sands
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Edinburgh
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  27​h
End: Brisbane

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The British Museum and Natural History Museum. Get some cultural insight at National Gallery and Buckingham Palace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Chipping Campden (The Gallery at The Guild & Chipping Campden Visitor Information Centre). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read London tour itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Brisbane to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Brisbane in March, with highs in London at 11°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Portsmouth.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Chipping Campden, Cotswolds Distillery, The Cotswold Brewing Company
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
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Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
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. Appreciate the collections at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Nigel Greaves Gallery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Osborne House and Winchester Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portsmouth: Brighton (The Lanes & Gustamps) and Beachy Head (in Eastbourne). There's more to do: examine the collection at The Mary Rose Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth online route planner .

Traveling by train from London to Portsmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne, Osborne House, Winchester Cathedral
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Osborne House ©
Osborne House
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head

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Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Tank Museum and Corfe Castle. You'll explore and learn at The Roman Baths and 44AD artspace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bournemouth: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Bath Abbey (in Bath) and Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bournemouth Beach and contemplate the long history of Kingston Lacy.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bournemouth trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Portsmouth to Bournemouth by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March in Bournemouth, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Glastonbury.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bath, Weymouth Beach, The Tank Museum, Corfe Castle, Kingston Lacy
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Weymouth Beach ©
Weymouth Beach
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

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Glastonbury

Glastonbury ©
Get in touch with nature at Longleat and The Donkey Sanctuary. Wells Cathedral and Bride’s Mound are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Glastonbury to go to Dunster and see Dunster Castle, which is approximately 1h 30 min away.

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Traveling by car from Bournemouth to Glastonbury takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Glastonbury

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Wells, Longleat, Fleet Air Arm Museum, The Donkey Sanctuary, Dunster Castle
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Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Dunster Castle ©
Dunster Castle
Fleet Air Arm Museum ©
Fleet Air Arm Museum

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Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, don't miss a visit to Beaumaris Castle, then take in the exciting artwork at The Steven Jones Gallery, then explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Marble Church, identify plant and animal life at Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, then stop by Porth Llwyd Pottery, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Cambrian Academy of Art.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Llandudno itinerary planner .

Drive from Glastonbury to Llandudno in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Conwy, Beaumaris, Marble Church, Porth Llwyd Pottery, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
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Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

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Grange-over-Sands

Grange-over-Sands ©
On the 25th (Wed), examine the collection at Lakeland Motor Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Predator Experience, and then browse for treasures at Yew Tree Barn. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Brough Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Brough Castle Ice Cream Parlour, then explore the activities along Lake Windermere, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Ornamental Gardens.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Grange-over-Sands trip builder website .

You can drive from Llandudno to Grange-over-Sands in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Lakeland Motor Museum, Brough Castle Ice Cream Parlour, Lake Windermere, Brough Castle
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Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum
Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Brough Castle ©
Brough Castle

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 27th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and finally get great views at Calton Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Buchanan Street, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and then steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grange-over-Sands to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Buchanan Street
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh ©
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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