52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

52 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Canberra
Fly:  27 h
1
London
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Cirencester
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Bath
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Inverness, Scotland
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Glencoe, Scotland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Grasmere
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
York
— 11 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  29 h
End: Canberra

5
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

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

Canberra, Australia to London is an approximately 27- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Canberra to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Canberra in March, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in London: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cirencester.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 16:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Victoria and Albert Museum ©
Victoria and Albert Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

5
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Get out of town with these interesting Cirencester side-trips: Walks around Wotton-under-Edge (in Wotton-under-Edge), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Berkeley (St. Mary's Church & Dr Jenner's House, Museum and Garden). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Cotswold Archery, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Falconry Centre, examine the collection at Corinium Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Cotswold Brewing Company.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cirencester road trip planning site.

You can drive from London to Cirencester in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Bath.

Things to do in Cirencester

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, Northleach, Moreton-in-Marsh, Berkeley, Walks around Wotton-under-Edge
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 21:
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery

5
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get out of town with these interesting Bath side-trips: Gloucester (Llanthony Secunda Priory & Gloucestershire Archives), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and Cheltenham (SimAir737, Boer War Memorial, &more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, have some family-friendly fun at VR-Here, take in the exciting artwork at Barnbury, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sibling Distillery.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bath road trip app.

You can drive from Cirencester to Bath in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Cheltenham, Gloucester, Lady’s Wood Shooting School, St. James Church, Barnbury
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 26:
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Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Cheltenham Racecourse ©
Cheltenham Racecourse

6
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inverness: Fort William (Lime Tree An Ealdhain Gallery, Seated Sculpture, &more), Ullapool (The Minch, Lael Forest Walks, &more) and Tain Museum (in Tain). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Wildwoodz, explore the galleries of Gallery48, get engrossed in the history at Highland Archive Centre, and learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Inverness road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Bath to Inverness in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Glencoe.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Fort William, Ullapool, Cromarty, Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve, Royal Dornoch Golf Club
Find places to stay Mar 26 — Apr 1:
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Inverpolly Nature Reserve ©
Inverpolly Nature Reserve
Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve ©
Loch Fleet National Nature Reserve

5
nights
Glencoe, Scotland

Glencoe ©
Glencoe or Glencoe Village is the main settlement in Glen Coe in the Lochaber area of the Scottish Highlands. Get out of town with these interesting Glencoe side-trips: Strontian (Woodland Pottery & Crafts & Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve), Sanna Bay (in Kilchoan) and Nc'nean Distillery (in Drimnin). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, take in the dramatic natural features at Buachaille Etive Mor, tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Staircase, and pause for some photo ops at The Glencoe Massacre Monument.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Glencoe online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Glencoe takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Glencoe are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glencoe

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Strontian, Sanna Bay, Nc'nean Distillery, Loch Linnhe Picnic Area, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Devil's Staircase ©
Devil's Staircase
Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve ©
Ariundle Oakwood National Nature Reserve

6
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Edinburgh Gin Distillery, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh travel route planning app.

You can drive from Glencoe to Edinburgh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

6
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere ©
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. Explore Grasmere's surroundings by going to Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale) and Cockermouth (Alpacaly Ever After, JB Banks & Sons, &more). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Walla Crag, explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag, contemplate the long history of Brantwood, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bowfell Mountain.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grasmere trip planner.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Grasmere in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Keswick, Cockermouth, Coniston, Borrowdale, Helvellyn
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Alpacaly Ever After ©
Alpacaly Ever After
Walla Crag ©
Walla Crag
J.B.Banks and Son Ltd ©
J.B.Banks and Son Ltd

11
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ravenstonedale (St Oswald's Church, Ravenstonedale & Riverside Golf Club), St Anne's Hospital (in Appleby-in-Westmorland) and Penrith (Appleby Brewery, The Toffee Shop, &more). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, have some family-friendly fun at Yorkshire Activity Centre, and hit the bull's-eye at Ringinglow Archery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read York trip website.

Getting from Grasmere to York by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in York can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Grange-over-Sands, Doncaster, Penrith, Kirkby Stephen, Durham
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Minster ©
York Minster

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