28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom attractions planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

28 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
London
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
2
York
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Edinburgh
— 4 nights
4
Fort William
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Inverness
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Bath
— 2 nights
7
St Ives
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Weymouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  7​h
End: Madrid

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. George's Chapel and National Gallery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Tower of London. Step out of London to go to Taplow and see National Trust Cliveden, which is approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and brush up on your military savvy at HMS Belfast.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read London visit planning site .

Stockholm, Sweden to London is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to London is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

National Trust Cliveden, St. George's Chapel
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at York Minster, then see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to York City Walls. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at York's Chocolate Story, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and then explore the ancient world of Fountains Abbey.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our York trip maker app .

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fountains Abbey, Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum ©
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
York's Chocolate Story ©
York's Chocolate Story

4
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Doune Castle and Bamburgh Castle. Get a sense of the local culture at Cragside House and Gardens and Stirling Castle. Change things up with a short trip to Rosslyn Chapel in Roslin (about 30 minutes away). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close, explore the galleries of Royal Yacht Britannia, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planner.

You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Bamburgh Castle, Cragside House and Gardens, Rosslyn Chapel
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens

4
nights
Fort William

Fort William ©
Fort William is the second largest settlement in the Highlands of Scotland with around 10,000 inhabitants – and the largest town: only the city of Inverness is larger.Fort William is a major tourist centre, with Glen Coe just to the south, Aonach Mòr to the east and Glenfinnan to the west, on the Road to the Isles. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glenfinnan Viaduct and Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens. Get a sense of the local culture at Inveraray Castle and Eilean Donan Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror), Morar Beach (in Morar) and Loch Shiel (in Glenfinnan). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Glencoe, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis, and enjoy the sand and surf at Camusdarach Beach.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fort William trip planner .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Inveraray Castle, Morar Beach, Highland Titles Nature Reserve, Glen Coe
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens ©
Blair Castle and Hercules Gardens
Inveraray Castle ©
Inveraray Castle

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
On the 18th (Sun), get advice or help at Culloden Battlefield, contemplate the long history of Fort George, step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle, then take in the pleasant sights at St Ninians Church, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Glen Strathfarrar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, then see the interesting displays at Highland Folk Museum, and then admire the striking features of Wardlaw Mausoleum.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverness day trip planning app .

Drive from Fort William to Inverness in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Inverness sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bath.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Highland Folk Museum, Culloden Battlefield, Glen Strathfarrar
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Highland Folk Museum ©
Highland Folk Museum

2
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
On the 20th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Farleigh Hungerford Castle, identify plant and animal life at Longleat, and then explore the ancient world of Stonehenge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Brunel's SS Great Britain, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bath Abbey.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Bath trip planner.

You can fly from Inverness to Bath in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to St Ives.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Longleat, Brunel's SS Great Britain
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Brunel's SS Great Britain ©
Brunel's SS Great Britain
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Bath Abbey ©
Bath Abbey

3
nights
St Ives

St Ives ©
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pendennis Castle and St. Michael's Mount. Tintagel Castle and St Just-in-Roseland Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Ives: Fistral Beach Bar (in Newquay), The Lost Gardens of Heligan (in Pentewan) and Trebah Garden (in Falmouth). There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our St Ives trip builder app .

Drive from Bath to St Ives in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In August in St Ives, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Weymouth.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Falmouth, St. Michael's Mount, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Fistral Beach Bar, Tintagel Castle
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
The Lost Gardens of Heligan ©
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
St. Michael's Mount ©
St. Michael's Mount
Tintagel Castle ©
Tintagel Castle

3
nights
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Portland Bill Lighthouse and The Tank Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Corfe Castle and Weymouth Harbour. Get out of town with these interesting Weymouth side-trips: Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth) and Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Weymouth Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Weymouth trip planner .

Getting from St Ives to Weymouth by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Weymouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove, The Tank Museum, Portland Bill Lighthouse, Bournemouth Beach
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Portland Bill Lighthouse ©
Portland Bill Lighthouse
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle

3
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
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. Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson and The Mary Rose Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate HMS Warrior 1860 and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum (in New Milton) and Christchurch Priory Church (in Christchurch). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Royal Navy Submarine Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Solent Way Walk, steep yourself in history at The Round Tower, and take a tour of HMS M.33.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth day trip planning site .

You can drive from Weymouth to Portsmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Christchurch Priory Church, Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum, Royal Navy Submarine Museum, The Solent Way Walk
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
The Mary Rose Museum ©
The Mary Rose Museum
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard ©
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson ©
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson

Similar Plans

31 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM TURKEY July, teens, kids, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, kids, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM KUWAIT August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA July, relaxing, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA July, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM CHINA June, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in United Kingdom BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans