60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom holiday planner
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Inverness
— 6 nights
Drive
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Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
Drive
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Edinburgh
— 6 nights
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Alnwick
— 5 nights
Train
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York
— 6 nights
Fly
6
St Ives
— 4 nights
Fly
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Oxford
— 5 nights
Train
8
Bath
— 5 nights
Drive
9
Wareham
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Portsmouth
— 6 nights
Fly
11
St. Helier, Jersey
— 4 nights
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12
London
— 6 nights
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Inverness — 6 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Get some historical perspective at Culloden Battlefield and Wardlaw Mausoleum. Take a break from the city and head to Cairngorm Mountain and River Ness. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Nairn Beach (in Nairn), St Ninians Church (in Drumnadrochit) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kincraig). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Blair Castle & Gardens, contemplate the long history of Urquhart Castle, see the interesting displays at Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Inverness day trip website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Inverness is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Inverness is minus 7 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Jakarta in October, with highs in Inverness at 15°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Isle of Skye.
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Isle of Skye — 3 nights

Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Escape the urban bustle at The Quiraing and The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye. Step off the beaten path and head to Eilean Donan Castle and Neist Point. Change things up with these side-trips from Isle of Skye: Attadale Gardens (in Strathcarron) and Calum's Seal Trips (in Plockton). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Isle of Skye travel route planner.

Getting from Inverness to Isle of Skye by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 6 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle. Museum-lovers will appreciate Scottish National Gallery and National Museum of Scotland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Edinburgh: Glasgow (The Necropolis & The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel), Stirling (Stirling Distillery & National Wallace Monument) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, take in the dramatic natural features at Calton Hill, sample the fine beverages at The Scotch Whisky Experience, and explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh road trip tool.

Getting from Isle of Skye to Edinburgh by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Alnwick.
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Alnwick — 5 nights

Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get some cultural insight at Alnwick Castle and Lindisfarne Priory. Get outdoors at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Beadnell Bay Beach. Step out of Alnwick to go to Berwick upon Tweed and see Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre, which is approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Bamburgh Castle, admire the striking features of Cragside House and Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bamburgh Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at St Aiden Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Alnwick trip planner.

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Alnwick in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daily temperatures in Alnwick can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to York.
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York — 6 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to York Castle Museum and Lincoln Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rievaulx Abbey and York City Walls. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Scarborough Beach (in Scarborough), Filey Beach (in Filey) and Whitby (Whitby Beach, Whitby Abbey, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The York Dungeon, admire the striking features of York Minster, look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, and wander the streets of York Shambles.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the York trip planner.

Take a train from Alnwick to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to fly to St Ives.
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St Ives — 4 nights

St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tintagel Castle and Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum. Pendennis Castle and St. Michael's Mount will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St Ives: Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay), The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan) and National Maritime Museum Cornwall (in Falmouth). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Porthmeor Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Carbis Bay Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the St Ives trip itinerary planner.

Fly from York to St Ives in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Oxford.
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Oxford — 5 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Blenheim Palace and Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. You'll explore and learn at Pitt Rivers Museum and Oxford University Museum of Natural History. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oxford: Sudeley Castle (in Winchcombe), Cotswold Motoring Museum (in Bourton-on-the-Water) and St Oswald's Church (in Swinbrook). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Bletchley Park, make a trip to Guys Cliffe House, examine the collection at Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Oxford Castle & Prison.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Oxford road trip website.

Getting from St Ives to Oxford by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from St Ives in November since evenings lows in Oxford dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can take a train to Bath.
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Bath — 5 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Visit The Roman Baths and Wells Cathedral for their historical value. Visiting Longleat and Warmwell Holiday Park Ski Slope will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Fleet Air Arm Museum (in Ilchester), Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta (in Salisbury) and Cheddar Gorge (in Cheddar). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Holburne Museum, kick back and relax at Weymouth Beach, get your game on at The Cotswold Range, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bath trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Oxford to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Wareham.
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Wareham — 2 nights

Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle and then identify plant and animal life at Studland beach and Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, then learn about all things military at The Tank Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Monkey World.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Wareham sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Wareham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Wareham can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.
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Portsmouth — 6 nights

Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Get in touch with nature at Monkey Haven - Primate Rescue Centre and Bournemouth Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Osborne House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portsmouth: Hengistbury Head Beach (in Bournemouth), Hurst Castle (in Milford on Sea) and Carisbrooke Castle (in Newport). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at HMS Victory, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at Weald & Downland Living Museum, and admire the striking features of Chichester Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Portsmouth online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Wareham to Portsmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to St. Helier.
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St. Helier, Jersey — 4 nights

Step out of the city life by going to St. Brelade's Bay Beach and Beauport Beach. Popular historic sites such as Elizabeth Castle and Mont Orgueil Castle are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Helier: The Little Chapel (in Les Vauxbelets) and Castle Cornet (in St Peter Port).

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our St. Helier route builder tool.

You can fly from Portsmouth to St. Helier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in St. Helier when traveling from Portsmouth in November, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to London.
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London — 6 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.
Get some cultural insight at The British Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at IWM Duxford and The Lanes. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, take an in-depth tour of Churchill War Rooms, and make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner.

Getting from St. Helier to London by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from St. Helier in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in London, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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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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