52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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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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Aberdeen
— 2 nights
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Inverness
— 3 nights
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Wick
— 2 nights
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Invergarry
— 1 night
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Oban
— 2 nights
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Glasgow
— 4 nights
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Windermere
— 3 nights
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Manchester
— 1 night
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Liverpool
— 4 nights
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Menai Bridge, Anglesey
— 2 nights
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Fishguard
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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.
You've added Kensington Gardens, Kensington Palace, Jack the Ripper Tour - Discovery Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, stroll around Hyde Park, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the London road trip app.

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. Traveling from Adelaide in March, things will get colder in London: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Brighton and Hove.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ashdown Forest as well as The White Cliffs of Dover. 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.
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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, Norwich Cathedral, Cambridge University Botanic Garden, and other attractions you added. When in Cambridge, make a side trip to see Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery in Norwich, approximately Norwich away. The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at The Cambridge Gin Laboratory and steep yourself in history at St. John's College.

To find where to stay and tourist information, go to the Cambridge day trip website.

Getting from Brighton and Hove to Cambridge by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nottingham.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln Castle and Nottingham Robin Hood Town Tour.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Nottingham trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cambridge to Nottingham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Nottingham can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to York.
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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 Brew York, Museum Gardens, York Minster, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Museum Gardens, indulge your thirst for a good beer at York Brewery, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Brew York. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at York City Walls, admire the striking features of York Minster, and then don't miss a visit to York Shambles.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our York journey maker tool.

You can drive from Nottingham to York in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. You will leave for Middlesbrough on the 19th (Tue).
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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 Durham Castle, Quayside and Ormesby Hall. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Ormesby Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): take a stroll through Quayside and then steep yourself in history at Durham Castle.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Middlesbrough trip planner.

You can drive from York to Middlesbrough in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for Edinburgh.
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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 Edinburgh Old Town as well as Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, and make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Middlesbrough to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Aberdeen.
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Find places to stay Apr 21 — 25:

Aberdeen — 2 nights

Flower of Scotland

The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
You've now added Fraserburgh Beach to your itinerary. On the 25th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Slains Castle.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Aberdeen day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Aberdeen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Aberdeen can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Inverness.
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Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:

Inverness — 3 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Inverness Castle, Loch Ness by Jacobite, and other attractions you added. It doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at River Ness.

Planning Inverness trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can drive from Aberdeen to Inverness in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Wick.
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Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:

Wick — 2 nights

Stretching along both sides of the bay and divided by the eponymous river, Wick remains a good base for exploring the rugged northern coast of the Scottish mainland.
For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Wick attractions planner.

You can drive from Inverness to Wick in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Wick sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Invergarry.
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Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:

Invergarry — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the ancient world of Invergarry Castle.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Invergarry journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Wick to Invergarry takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Invergarry sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. You'll set off for Oban on the 3rd (Tue).
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Find places to stay May 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip

Oban — 2 nights

Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Oban Distillery and then make a trip to McCaig's Tower. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see majestic marine mammals with Seafari Adventures and then learn about all things military at Oban War & Peace Museum.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Oban day trip site.

Drive from Invergarry to Oban in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Oban can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Glasgow.
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Find places to stay May 3 — 5:

Glasgow — 4 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Falkirk Wheel, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Buchanan Street, and other attractions you added. Get out of town with these interesting Glasgow side-trips: Stirling (Stirling Castle & National Wallace Monument). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Glasgow Botanic Gardens and contemplate the long history of Glasgow Cathedral.

Planning Glasgow trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Oban to Glasgow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Windermere.
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Find places to stay May 5 — 9:

Windermere — 3 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. Your day by day itinerary now includes High Street as well as Windermere Lake Cruises. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House and admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Windermere trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Glasgow to Windermere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for Manchester on the 12th (Thu).
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Find places to stay May 9 — 12:

Manchester — 1 night

Capital of the North

Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Manchester day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Manchester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Manchester are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You will leave for Liverpool on the 13th (Fri).
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Find places to stay May 12 — 13:

Liverpool — 4 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
You've added Erddig, The Cavern Club, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Liverpool side-trips: National Trust - Chirk Castle (in Chirk) and Pontcysyllte Aqueduct (in Wrexham). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Liverpool Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Liverpool route website.

You can drive from Manchester to Liverpool in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Liverpool are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Menai Bridge.
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Find places to stay May 13 — 17:

Menai Bridge, Anglesey — 2 nights

Menai Bridge is a small town and community on the Isle of Anglesey in north-west Wales. Your day by day itinerary now includes Penrhyn Castle (National Trust) as well as Botanical Gardens. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens and then step into the grandiose world of Penrhyn Castle (National Trust). Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St Tysilio's Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Menai Bridge trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Liverpool to Menai Bridge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Menai Bridge can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fishguard.
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Find places to stay May 17 — 19:

Fishguard — 1 night

Fishguard is a coastal town in Pembrokeshire, south-west Wales, with a population of 3,419 recorded in the 2011 Census. On the 19th (Thu), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then go for a walk through Wales Coastal Path, and then admire the masterpieces at The Last Invasion Tapestry Gallery.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fishguard online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Menai Bridge to Fishguard in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Find places to stay May 19 — 20:

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.
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