30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

30 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Windsor
— 2 nights
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Shipston on Stour
— 3 nights
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Bath
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 3 nights
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Glasgow
— 3 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
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Inverness
— 4 nights
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Drumnadrochit
— 2 nights
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Invermoriston
— 1 night
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Aberdeen
— 3 nights
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Glamis
— 3 nights
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Windsor

— 2 nights
Windsor is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at Windsor & Eton Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Windsor Castle and then find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort.

Make your Windsor itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

London to Windsor is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Shipston on Stour.

Things to do in Windsor

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Shipston on Stour

— 3 nights
Shipston-on-Stour is a town and civil parish on the River Stour about 10mi south of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire close to the boundaries with Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, don't miss a visit to The Model Village, then examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Warwick Castle and then take in nature's colorful creations at Batsford Arboretum.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Shipston on Stour driving holiday tool.

Drive from Windsor to Shipston on Stour in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Shipston on Stour

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Bath

— 2 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at No 1 Royal Crescent, Bath, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bath trip planning app.

You can drive from Shipston on Stour to Bath in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Bath

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Edinburgh

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

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: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, browse the exhibits of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip planner.

Drive from Bath to Edinburgh in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Glasgow

— 3 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, then explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Falkirk Wheel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Glasgow Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Stirling Castle, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Queen Anne Gardens.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Glasgow tour planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Glasgow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Glasgow can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Isle of Skye

— 2 nights
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): experience rural life at The Oyster Shed, admire the sheer force of The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dunvegan Castle & Gardens.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Isle of Skye online road trip planner.

Getting from Glasgow to Isle of Skye by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Inverness

— 4 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cairngorm Mountain (in Aviemore) and RZSS Highland Wildlife Park (in Kingussie). There's much more to do: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, contemplate the long history of Fort George, don't miss a visit to Culloden Battlefield, and stroll the grounds of Wardlaw Mausoleum.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Inverness sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Isle of Skye to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Drumnadrochit.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Drumnadrochit

— 2 nights
Drumnadrochit is a village in the Highland local government council area of Scotland, lying on the west shore of Loch Ness, at the foot of Glen Urquhart.HistoryThe settlement grew up around a bridge over the River Enrick and the name Drumnadrochit derives from the Scottish Gaelic 'druim na drochaid' meaning the 'Ridge of the Bridge'. Step out of Drumnadrochit to go to Beauly and see Glen Strathfarrar, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre, go for a walk through St Ninians Church, don't miss a visit to Chisholm Graveyard, and step into the grandiose world of Urquhart Castle.

For reviews and tourist information, use the Drumnadrochit trip planner.

Drumnadrochit is just a stone's throw from Inverness. In October, daytime highs in Drumnadrochit are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Invermoriston.

Things to do in Drumnadrochit

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Invermoriston

— 1 night
On the 30th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Invermoriston Falls, then look for gifts at Caledonian Canal Visitor Centre, then contemplate the long history of Fort Augustus Abbey, and finally admire the sheer force of Plodda Falls.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Invermoriston travel route planning tool.

Invermoriston is very close to Drumnadrochit. In October, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Invermoriston

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Aberdeen

— 3 nights

Flower of Scotland

The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
On the 31st (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Glenfiddich Distillery, then step into the grandiose world of Dunnottar Castle, and then pause for some photo ops at Stonehaven War Memorial. On your second day here, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Porter's Gin Micro Distillery, stroll around David Welch Winter Gardens, then examine the collection at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, and finally wander the streets of Footdee (Fittie).

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Aberdeen trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Invermoriston to Aberdeen in 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 44°F. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Glamis.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Glamis

— 3 nights
Glamis is known for historic sites and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Glamis Castle, get engrossed in the history at Angus Folk Museum, get your game on at Tank Driving Scotland, and admire the masterpieces at Meigle Sculptured Stones Museum.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Glamis trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Aberdeen to Glamis takes 1.5 hours. In November in Glamis, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 39°F at night. On the 5th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Glamis

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · 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.

Cotswolds travel guide

4.4
Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Specialty Museums
Lush rolling hills and picture-perfect villages make Cotswolds one of the most popular leisure spots for locals and passing visitors alike. During the height of the season, the area gets packed with tourists exploring the region’s numerous stately homes, thatched cottages, historic churches, and attractive stone-built villages. The wood trade brought wealth and prosperity to this area centuries ago, and the region still proudly boasts hundreds of notable buildings constructed during the Middle Ages. Within easy striking distance of London and several other urban centers, this wealthy area supports a thriving artisan scene, as well as a strong food culture centered around farmer's markets and numerous organic producers.

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.