30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Zagreb
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Inverness, Scotland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Fort William, Scotland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h
4
Alnwick
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Caernarfon
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Bath
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Newquay
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h
8
St. Helier, Jersey
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  2 h 45 min
9
London
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Zagreb

3
nights
Inverness, Scotland

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Visit Culloden Battlefield and Corrimony Chambered Cairn for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and Fort George. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inverness: Aigas Field Centre (in Beauly), Nairn Beach (in Nairn) and Glen Affric National Nature Reserve (in Cannich). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Cawdor Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Loch Morlich, explore the different monuments and memorials at Wardlaw Mausoleum, and identify plant and animal life at Cairngorm Reindeer Centre.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Inverness trip builder app.

Zagreb, Croatia to Inverness is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, Inverness is little chillier than Zagreb - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nairn, Aviemore, Aigas Field Centre, RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Culloden Battlefield
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre ©
Cairngorm Reindeer Centre
Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach

2
nights
Fort William, Scotland

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. On the 5th (Sun), appreciate the views at Glen Coe, then look for all kinds of wild species at Highland Titles Nature Reserve, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nevis Range Mountain Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Glenfinnan Church, don't miss a visit to Glenfinnan Viaduct, then see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Steall Waterfall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ben Nevis.

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You can drive from Inverness to Fort William in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Glen Coe, Highland Titles Nature Reserve
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Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Glenfinnan Viaduct ©
Glenfinnan Viaduct

4
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Let the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia and National Museum of Scotland capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to The Necropolis and St Andrews Links. Venture out of the city with trips to Glasgow (Glasgow Cathedral & Buchanan Street) and St. Andrews (Eden Mill & St Andrews Cathedral). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and visit Edinburgh Old Town.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Alnwick.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Glasgow, St. Andrews
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
St Andrews Links ©
St Andrews Links
St Andrews Cathedral ©
St Andrews Cathedral

3
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick ©
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Get outdoors at The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Alnwick Garden and Warkworth Castle & Hermitage. When in Alnwick, make a side trip to see Lindisfarne Priory in Holy Island, approximately Holy Island away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Grace Darling Museum, steep yourself in history at Cragside House and Gardens, and step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Alnwick driving holiday site.

Getting from Edinburgh to Alnwick by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Alnwick can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Seahouses, Bamburgh, Cragside House and Gardens, Warkworth Castle & Hermitage, Lindisfarne Priory
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Warkworth Castle & Hermitage ©
Warkworth Castle & Hermitage
Lindisfarne Priory ©
Lindisfarne Priory

3
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Take a break from the city and head to Barmouth Beach and Harlech Beach. Conwy Castle and National Slate Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Harlech Castle (in Harlech) and South Stack Lighthouse (in Holyhead). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, examine the collection at Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), and make a trip to Beaumaris Castle.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Caernarfon trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Alnwick to Caernarfon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Caernarfon, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Harlech, Barmouth Beach, Beaumaris Castle, Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), Conwy Castle
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Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

4
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
The Roman Baths and Glastonbury Abbey will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Art Couture Painswick Gallery and Barnbury. Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Avebury Stone Circle (in Avebury) and Wells Cathedral (in Wells). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Fleet Air Arm Museum, contemplate the long history of Snowshill Manor, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary de Lode Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Bath online holiday planner.

You can drive from Caernarfon to Bath in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Newquay.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Snowshill Manor, St Mary de Lode Church, Stonehenge, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Barnbury
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Wells Cathedral ©
Wells Cathedral
Fleet Air Arm Museum ©
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle

4
nights
Newquay

Newquay ©
Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
Get some historical perspective at Tintagel Castle and Pendennis Castle. Lanhydrock House and Garden and Penlee House Gallery & Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Newquay's surroundings by going to Westward Ho Beach (in Westward Ho), Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe) and Carbis Bay Beach (in Carbis Bay). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Screech Owl Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Perranporth Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fistral Beach Bar.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Newquay day trip planning site.

You can drive from Bath to Newquay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to St. Helier.

Things to do in Newquay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lanhydrock House and Garden, Perranporth Beach, Westward Ho Beach, Pendennis Castle, Carbis Bay Beach
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Screech Owl Sanctuary ©
Screech Owl Sanctuary
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Crantock Beach ©
Crantock Beach

2
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
On the 25th (Sat), stroll through St. Brelade's Bay Beach, enjoy the sea views from Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere), and then view the masterpieces at Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Jersey Museum & Art Gallery, then step into the grandiose world of Elizabeth Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Mont Orgueil Castle.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our St. Helier road trip website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Newquay to St. Helier in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in St. Helier can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in St. Helier

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Mont Orgueil Castle
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St. Brelade's Bay Beach ©
St. Brelade's Bay Beach
Mont Orgueil Castle ©
Mont Orgueil Castle
Elizabeth Castle ©
Elizabeth Castle

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at The British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, steep yourself in history at Churchill War Rooms, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the London trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and train from St. Helier to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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