34 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

34 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Train:  24 h
1
London
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Gloucester
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Grange-over-Sands
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Aviemore, Scotland
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Fort William, Scotland
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  28 h
End: Melbourne

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at National Gallery and The British Museum. Popular historic sites such as Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds London.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the London online trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Melbourne to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Melbourne in February, with highs in London at 9°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey. Visit Stonehenge and Wells Cathedral for their historical value. Explore Bath's surroundings by going to West Kennet Avenue (in Avebury), Mendip Hospital Cemetery (in Wells) and Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Castle Combe Village, examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael's Church Without, and admire the striking features of St. Andrew's Church.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath holiday builder tool.

Traveling by train from London to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Wells, Castle Combe, St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses, Stonehenge, West Kennet Avenue
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 7:
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral

5
nights
Gloucester

Gloucester ©
Get a sense of the local culture at St Mary's Church and Belas Knap. Get some historical perspective at Purton Ships Graveyard and St Mary de Crypt Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gloucester: Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe), Bourton-on-the-Water (The Cotswold Brewing Company & Greystones Farm) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gloucester trip website.

You can drive from Bath to Gloucester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Gloucester can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grange-over-Sands.

Things to do in Gloucester

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Winchcombe, Bourton-on-the-Water, Purton Ships Graveyard
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 12:
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Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

3
nights
Grange-over-Sands

Grange-over-Sands ©
Known for its friendly people and balmy climate, Grange-over-Sands serves as a home base for holidaymakers who come to explore the surrounding area.
Visit Jesus Church and Cartmel Priory for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hampsfell Hospice and St. Andrew's Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grange-over-Sands: Windermere (Cookhouse Gallery, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, &more), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Coniston) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Millom). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grange-over-Sands sightseeing planner.

Getting from Gloucester to Grange-over-Sands by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grange-over-Sands

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Windermere, Coniston, Jesus Church, Horseback Riding Tours
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Cartmel Priory ©
Cartmel Priory
Hampsfell Hospice ©
Hampsfell Hospice

5
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Old Town and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and sample the fine beverages at Edinburgh Gin Distillery.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Grange-over-Sands to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. March in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Aviemore.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 20:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

5
nights
Aviemore, Scotland

Aviemore is a town and tourist resort, situated within the Cairngorms National Park in the Highlands of Scotland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Laggan Parish Church and Ruthven Barracks. Change things up with a short trip to Dalwhinnie Distillery in Dalwhinnie (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for all kinds of wild species at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and kick back and relax at Loch Morlich.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Aviemore trip planner.

Getting from Edinburgh to Aviemore by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. March in Aviemore sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Aviemore

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kingussie, Ruthven Barracks, Abernethy National Nature Reserve, Laggan Parish Church, Dalwhinnie Distillery
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 25:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Laggan Parish Church ©
Laggan Parish Church
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre

5
nights
Fort William, Scotland

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. Get some historical perspective at Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks and Invergarry Castle. Well of the Seven Heads and Cille Choirill Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Glenfinnan Church (in Glenfinnan), Castle Tioram (in Doirlinn) and Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, take in the views from Bridge of Oich, contemplate the long history of Glenfinnan Monument, and stroll the grounds of Camas nan Geall.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort William route builder tool.

Getting from Aviemore to Fort William by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort William

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Invergarry, Camas nan Geall, Glencoe & Dalness, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 30:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks ©

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