59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

59 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London
— 30 nights
2
Newquay
— 2 nights
3
St Ives
— 2 nights
4
Swanage
— 3 nights
5
Torquay
— 3 nights
6
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
7
Fort William
— 3 nights
8
Inverness
— 2 nights
9
Ullapool
— 3 nights
10
Isle of Iona
— 3 nights
11
Edinburgh
— 2 nights

30
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ightham Mote and Wrest Park. Relax by the water at Walton On The Naze beach and Dymchurch Beach. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Rye (St. Mary's Parish Church & Rye Heritage Centre), Bateman's (in Burwash) and Bodiam Railway Station (in Bodiam). Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Alice Holt Forest. Pack the 2nd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Knockhatch Adventure Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of American Air Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Bexhill Beach, see the interesting displays at Milton Keynes Museum, and stroll through St Margaret-at-Cliffe.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planning website.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Newquay.

Things to do in London

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Cambridge, Hastings, Alfriston, Rye, Folkestone
Find places to stay May 6 — Jun 5:
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Bateman's ©
Bateman's
Frinton on Sea Beach ©
Frinton on Sea Beach
St Margaret-at-Cliffe ©
St Margaret-at-Cliffe

2
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Boscastle Harbour, appreciate the views at Rocky Valley, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Materiana's Church. On your second day here, see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Towan Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Newquay attractions planner.

Fly from London to Newquay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to St Ives.

Things to do in Newquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tintagel, Boscastle Harbour
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:
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Boscastle Harbour ©
Boscastle Harbour
St. Materiana's Church ©
St. Materiana's Church
Rocky Valley ©
Rocky Valley

2
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Chysauster Ancient Village, delve into the mystery of Merry Maidens, thenhead outdoors with Kernow Coasteering, and finally hike along South West Coast Path - Penzance to Marazion. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Zennor Head, thenidentify plant and animal life at Porthkidney Sands, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Godrevy Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our St Ives online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Newquay to St Ives by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in St Ives can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Swanage.

Things to do in St Ives

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Penzance, Zennor Head, Godrevy Beach
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:
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Merry Maidens ©
Merry Maidens
Godrevy Beach ©
Godrevy Beach
Kernow Coasteering ©
Kernow Coasteering

3
nights
Swanage

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe and then stroll through Shell Bay.

Start your trip to Swanage by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from St Ives to Swanage takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from St Ives, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Swanage, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Swanage

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Model Village Gardens & Cafe
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:
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Shell Bay ©
Shell Bay
Model Village Gardens & Cafe ©
Model Village Gardens & Cafe
Swanage Pier ©
Swanage Pier

3
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ness Cove. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Teignmouth Town Beach, thencast your line with a fishing tour, and then hike along Exmouth & Orcombe Point Walk.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Torquay trip website.

Traveling by car from Swanage to Torquay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. You will leave for Isle of Skye on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Exmouth, The Wildlife & Forts of Berry Head Trail, Hockings Dairy Cream Ices, Ness Cove, Dartmouth Museum
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:
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Exmouth & Orcombe Point Walk ©
Exmouth & Orcombe Point Walk
Hockings Dairy Cream Ices ©
Hockings Dairy Cream Ices
The Wildlife & Forts of Berry Head Trail ©
The Wildlife & Forts of Berry Head Trail

3
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Trumpan Church, thenstroll through Talisker Beach, thenview the masterpieces at Cath Waters Scottish Landscape Art Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Dun Beag Broch. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of St. Columba's Isle, head outdoors with A.C.E Target Sports, thentrek along with Skye Adventure, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lealt Falls.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Skye trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Torquay to Isle of Skye in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:
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Talisker Beach ©
Talisker Beach
A.C.E Target Sports ©
A.C.E Target Sports
Skye Adventure ©
Skye Adventure

3
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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at The Commando Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Three Sisters, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, and then hike along West Highland Way.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fort William sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Fort William in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Glencoe, Castle Stalker, West Highland Way, The Commando Museum
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:
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Glen Etive ©
Glen Etive
Glencoe Lochan ©
Glencoe Lochan
Castle Stalker ©
Castle Stalker

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 22nd (Sat), stop by Logie Whisky & Spirits Shop and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cardhu Distillery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Knockando Woolmill and then step into the grandiose world of Ballindalloch Castle.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Inverness trip planner.

Getting from Fort William to Inverness by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ullapool.

Things to do in Inverness

Outdoors Golf Fun & Games

Side Trips

Aberlour, Logie Whisky & Spirits Shop, Wildwoodz, Ballindalloch Castle
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:
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Knockando Woolmill ©
Knockando Woolmill
Ballindalloch Castle ©
Ballindalloch Castle
Castle Stuart Golf Links ©
Castle Stuart Golf Links

3
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. On the 25th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glen Torridon and then stroll through Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Loch Assynt, thenstroll through Scourie Bay, and then trek along Culag Woods.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ullapool trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Ullapool takes 1.5 hours. June in Ullapool sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Isle of Iona.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Loch Assynt, Culag Woods, Glen Torridon, Beinn Eighe Mountain Trail, Scourie Bay
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:
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Glen Torridon ©
Glen Torridon
Scourie Bay ©
Scourie Bay
Culag Woods ©
Culag Woods

3
nights
Isle of Iona

Isle of Iona ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): stroll through Dun 1 Hike, step off the mainland to explore Port Ban Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Traigh an t-Suidhe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Aosdana, explore the galleries of Iona Gallery & Pottery, make a trip to Hermit's Cell, thendon't miss a visit to Machair, thenkick back and relax at Traigh Bhan Nam Monach (White Strand of the Monks), and finally make a trip to Marble Quarry.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Isle of Iona itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Ullapool to Isle of Iona with the Route module. In June in Isle of Iona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Isle of Iona

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
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Iona Gallery & Pottery ©
Iona Gallery & Pottery
Aosdana ©
Aosdana

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Scott's View, contemplate the long history of Traquair House & Brewery, and then stroll through Glentress Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): sample the fine beverages at Glenkinchie Distillery, find something for the whole family at East Links Family Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Andrew Blackadder Church.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary website.

Explore your travel options from Isle of Iona to Edinburgh with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Theme Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Boswells, Traquair House & Brewery, Glenkinchie Distillery, St Andrew Blackadder Church, East Links Family Park
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
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Scott's View ©
Scott's View
Glentress Forest ©
Glentress Forest
Dryburgh Abbey ©
Dryburgh Abbey

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