58 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

58 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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58 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Liverpool
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
York
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Ambleside
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Edinburgh
— 7 nights
4
Fort William
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Inverness
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Thurso
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
7
Caernarfon
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Cirencester
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Bath
— 5 nights
10
London
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
End: Liverpool

8
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Railway Museum and Chatsworth House. Visit York Minster and Durham Cathedral for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Reptilia Reptile Rescue (in Ossett), SMJ Falconry (in Oxenhope) and Holly Hagg (in Sheffield). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at York Castle Museum, go for a walk through York City Walls, contemplate the long history of St. Crux Parish Hall, and look for all kinds of wild species at South Cave Falconry.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read York trip builder app .

Liverpool to York is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in York

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

South Cave, Lincoln Castle, SMJ Falconry, Walworth Castle Birds of Prey, Durham Cathedral
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SMJ Falconry ©
SMJ Falconry
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House

6
nights
Ambleside

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castle Crag and Loughrigg Fell. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St Michael and All Angels Church, Hawkshead and Muncaster Castle. Explore Ambleside's surroundings by going to Predator Experience (in Ayside), Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Lakeland Motor Museum (in Backbarrow). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Moss Eccles Tarn, explore the world behind art at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, take in nature's colorful creations at High Close Estate, and shop like a local with Old Courthouse Gallery.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ambleside trip site .

Traveling by car from York to Ambleside takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Ambleside

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bowness-on-Windermere, Castlerigg Stone Circle, Lakeland Motor Museum, Heaton Cooper Studio, Muncaster Castle
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 15:
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Lakeland Motor Museum ©
Lakeland Motor Museum

7
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Real Mary King's Close and Calton Hill. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Glasgow (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum & The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel), Argaty Red Kites (in Doune) and Strathblane Falconry (in Strathblane). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, get curious at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at BobCat Alpacas.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Ambleside to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Glasgow, Argaty Red Kites, Dalhousie Castle Falconry, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Strathblane Falconry
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 22:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Brochs at Glenelg - Dun Telve & Dun Troddan and Eilean Donan Castle. Museum-lovers will appreciate Treasures of the Earth and Land Sea and Islands Centre. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Glenfinnan Viaduct (in Glenfinnan), Cille Choirill Church (in Roybridge) and Clan Cameron Museum (in Spean Bridge). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, explore the ancient world of Castle Tioram, get engrossed in the history at Glencoe Folk Museum, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fort William road trip website .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Glencoe Village, Glenfinnan, Fort Augustus, Spean Bridge, Inveraray Jail
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 27:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Castle Tioram ©
Castle Tioram

6
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Old Kirk Yard and Culloden Battlefield will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Tarbat Discovery Centre and Castle Gallery. Explore Inverness' surroundings by going to Cairngorm Reindeer Centre (in Glenmore), The Old Packhorse Bridge (in Carrbridge) and Newtonmore (Clan Macpherson Museum & Highland Folk Museum). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get engrossed in the history at Highland Archive Centre, delve into the distant past at Craig Phadrig, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort George.

Make your Inverness itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Inverness sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Thurso.

Things to do in Inverness

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Newtonmore, Aviemore, Drumnadrochit, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Culloden Battlefield
Find places to stay Jan 27 — Feb 2:
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Highland Archive Centre ©
Highland Archive Centre
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Tarbat Discovery Centre ©
Tarbat Discovery Centre

4
nights
Thurso

Thurso ©
Thurso is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.
Get some historical perspective at Holburn Head Lighthouse and Dun Dornaigil Broch. Let the collections at Strathnaver Museum and Caithness Horizons Museumand Art Gallery capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Thurso side-trips: Farr Stone (in Bettyhill), Grey Cairns of Camster (in Roster) and Castle Varrich (in Tongue). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Old St Peter's Church, enjoy the sea views from Dunnet Head Lighthouse, get engrossed in the history at Wick Heritage Museum, and take an unorthodox tour of Hill O' Many Stanes.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Thurso day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Thurso takes 2.5 hours. In February in Thurso, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Thurso

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wick, Dunnet, Bettyhill, Dun Dornaigil Broch, Holburn Head Lighthouse
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 6:
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Castle Varrich ©
Castle Varrich
Holburn Head Lighthouse ©
Holburn Head Lighthouse
Grey Cairns of Camster ©
Grey Cairns of Camster

6
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Yr Ysgwrn and Saint Marks's Brithdir are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Caernarfon Castle and The Presbyterian Church of Wales, Castle Square. Venture out of the city with trips to Coed Llandegla Forest (in Llandegla), Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve (in Bethesda) and Portmeirion Village (in Portmeirion). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve, steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr, examine the collection at Quarry Hospital Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at The Royal Welch Fusiliers Regimental Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Caernarfon holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Thurso to Caernarfon takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In February in Caernarfon, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Conwy, Coed Llandegla Forest, RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve, Portmeirion Village, Aber Falls Whisky Distillery
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 12:
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Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve ©
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Yr Ysgwrn ©
Yr Ysgwrn
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle

5
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Get a sense of the local culture at Corinium Museum and St Mary's Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Mary's Church and Avebury Stone Circle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cirencester: Combe Mill (in Long Hanborough), Snowshill Manor (in Snowshill) and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (in Slimbridge). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Westonbirt Arboretum, delve into the lush surroundings at Cirencester Park, steep yourself in history at St Michael and St Martins Church, and see the interesting displays at Athelstan Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cirencester trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Caernarfon to Cirencester by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Cotswold Cricket Museum, Westonbirt Arboretum, Charlbury Museum, Avebury Stone Circle
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 17:
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Westonbirt Arboretum ©
Westonbirt Arboretum
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Combe Mill ©
Combe Mill

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey. Appreciate the collections at Somerset Crafts and Brunel's SS Great Britain. Venture out of the city with trips to Longleat (in Warminster), Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wells Cathedral, examine the collection at The Tank Museum, admire the striking features of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta.

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

Traveling by car from Cirencester to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Wareham, Big Pit National Coal Museum, Wells Cathedral, Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 22:
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Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral. The British Museum and Churchill War Rooms will appeal to museum buffs. Explore London's surroundings by going to Joe's Bows (in Hernhill), The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden) and The Hawking Centre (in Doddington). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, deepen your understanding at Imperial Bird of Prey Academy, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip site .

Traveling by train from Bath to London takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in London are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

The Big Cat Sanctuary, Joe's Bows, The Hawking Centre, Imperial Bird of Prey Academy
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 27:
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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