35 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

35 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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35 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  33​h 30​min
London
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
Cardiff
— 5 nights
train:  4​h
Liverpool
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
York
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
Harrogate
— 10 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
Edinburgh
— 6 nights
train:  4​h
London
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
Melbourne

4
days
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.
Shakespeare's Globe has been added to your itinerary. It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum.

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Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Melbourne in April, with highs in London at 15°C and lows at 5°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you're off toCardiff.

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Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum
Shakespeare's Globe ©
Shakespeare's Globe

5
days
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Valley of the Rocks, Big Pit: National Coal Museum and Walking tours. Explore hidden gems such as Penderyn Distillery Visitor Centre and Raglan Castle. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castle Combe Village and Tredegar House.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cardiff planner .

Traveling by train from London to Cardiff takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Liverpool.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Castle Combe Village, Valley of the Rocks, Penderyn Distillery Visitor Centre, Big Pit: National Coal Museum, Tredegar House
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Big Pit: National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit: National Coal Museum
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Valley of the Rocks ©
Valley of the Rocks

3
days
Liverpool

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Beatles Story, Merseyside Maritime Museum and Albert Dock. Discover out-of-the-way places like Liverpool Cathedral and National Trust - Chirk Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Liverpool: Mostyn Street (in Llandudno) and Vale of Llangollen golf club (in Llangollen).

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Traveling by car from Cardiff to Liverpool takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Liverpool sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

National Trust - Chirk Castle, Mostyn Street, Vale of Llangollen golf club
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Merseyside Maritime Museum ©
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Liverpool Cathedral ©
Liverpool Cathedral
The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story

3
days
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate York City Walls and Church of Saint Mary, Whitby. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at York Castle Museum and Rievaulx Abbey. Change things up with a short trip to Sandsend Beach in Sandsend (about 1h 20 min away). There's more to do: wander the streets of York Shambles and admire the landmark architecture of York Minster.

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You can drive from Liverpool to York in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in York are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Harrogate.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandsend Beach, Church of Saint Mary, Whitby, Rievaulx Abbey
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York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
Rievaulx Abbey ©
Rievaulx Abbey

11
days
Harrogate

Harrogate ©
Harrogate is a spa town in North Yorkshire, England. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Durham Cathedral and St Agatha's Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Durham Heritage Coast and Blackwell Arts and Crafts House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Harrogate: Richmond Castle (in Richmond), Kendal Castle (in Kendal) and Chatsworth House (in Bakewell). The adventure continues: admire the architecture and history at Fountains Abbey, step into the grandiose world of Knaresborough Castle, admire the natural beauty at Crook Hall & Gardens, and delve into the distant past at Easby Abbey.

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You can drive from York to Harrogate in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Harrogate are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Harrogate

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ripon, Durham, Masham, Easby, Chatsworth House
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Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Durham Cathedral ©
Durham Cathedral
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey

5
days
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bamburgh Castle and Rosslyn Chapel. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury) and St. Andrews (St Andrews Cathedral & St Andrews Links). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Royal Mile, and contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh vacation builder site .

Traveling by train from Harrogate to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

St. Andrews, Cragside House and Gardens, Bamburgh Castle, Rosslyn Chapel
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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hours
London

London ©
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Getting from Edinburgh to London by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Thu) before leaving for home.

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Royal Mews ©
Royal Mews

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