52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip itinerary planner

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London
— 7 nights
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Brighton and Hove
— 3 nights
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Cambridge
— 3 nights
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Nottingham
— 3 nights
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York
— 3 nights
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Middlesbrough
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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Glasgow
— 24 nights
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London

— 7 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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planning site.

Adelaide, Australia to London is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to London. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Adelaide in March, with highs in London at 11°C and lows at 3°C. You will leave for Brighton and Hove on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 7:

Brighton and Hove

— 3 nights

London-by-the-Sea

The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
The White Cliffs of Dover has been added to your itinerary. When in Brighton and Hove, make a side trip to see Arundel Castle and Gardens in Arundel, approximately Arundel away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Pavilion and take in the waterfront at Brighton Palace Pier.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Brighton and Hove tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Brighton and Hove takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:

Cambridge

— 3 nights

City of Perspiring Dreams

Steeped in history and tradition, Cambridge is renowned for its ancient colleges and sprawling green gardens.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Blickling Estate, Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Norwich Cathedral, and other attractions you added. When in Cambridge, make a side trip to see Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery in Norwich, approximately Norwich away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Cambridge Gin Laboratory, steep yourself in history at St. John's College, and do a tasting at Cambridgeshire Wine School.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cambridge tour itinerary planning app.

Drive from Brighton and Hove to Cambridge in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Cambridge can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nottingham.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:

Nottingham

— 3 nights

Queen of the Midlands

With its historic connection to the legend of Robin Hood, Nottingham is a vibrant blend of medieval and modern.
You've added Lincoln Castle, Lincoln Cathedral, Steep Hill, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Wollaton Hall and Park.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nottingham trip planner.

You can drive from Cambridge to Nottingham in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Nottingham sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. You'll set off for York on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Nottingham

Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:

York

— 3 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Hollies, Kirkstall Abbey, Museum Gardens, and other attractions. There's more to do: examine the collection at York Castle Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the York trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nottingham to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in York, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 19th (Tue), you're off to Middlesbrough.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:

Middlesbrough

— 2 nights
Middlesbrough is a large industrial town on the south bank of the River Tees in North Yorkshire, north-east England, founded in 1830. Your day by day itinerary now includes Scarborough Beach as well as Ormesby Hall. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Ormesby Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Rievaulx Abbey and then kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Middlesbrough trip planner.

You can drive from York to Middlesbrough in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Middlesbrough can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Middlesbrough

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:

Edinburgh

— 4 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Branklyn Garden, The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 25:

Glasgow

— 24 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Get out of town with these interesting Glasgow side-trips: The David Sterling Memorial (in Dunblane), Falkirk Wheel (in Falkirk) and Stirling (The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum, Stirling Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, experience rural life at Blackstone Clydesdales & Dig-a-Day Experience, head outdoors with Conic Hill, and explore the engaging exhibits at Glasgow Science Centre.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Glasgow trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Glasgow

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 25 — May 19:

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.