31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Bournemouth
— 2 nights
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Newquay
— 2 nights
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St. Brelade, Jersey
— 2 nights
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York
— 5 nights
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Llandudno
— 6 nights
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Thurso
— 2 nights
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Ullapool
— 3 nights
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
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Inverness
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Bournemouth — 2 nights

Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Let the collections at Swanage Museum & Heritage Centre and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old Harry Rocks and Lower Gardens. Explore Bournemouth's surroundings by going to Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth), The Mary Rose (in Portsmouth) and The Tank Museum (in Bovington). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bournemouth trip planning tool.

Manchester to Bournemouth is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Bournemouth are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Newquay.
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Newquay — 2 nights

Surf Capital of the UK

Known as the Surf Capital of the UK, Newquay is a vibrant city with youthful energy.
On the 4th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Alexandra Dickens Gallery, step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, and then kick back and relax at Perranporth Beach. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Fistral Beach Bar and then admire the natural beauty at The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Newquay route app.

Drive from Bournemouth to Newquay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to St. Brelade.
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St. Brelade, Jersey — 2 nights

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Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, and then stroll through St. Brelade's Bay Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at The Potato Shack @ Woodlands Farm, then explore the historical opulence of Elizabeth Castle, then don't miss a visit to Liberation Square, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Jersey Zoo.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the St. Brelade trip builder tool.

Fly from Newquay to St. Brelade in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to York.
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York — 5 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Filey Beach and Scarborough Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sandsend Beach and Room Escape Games. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Fountains Abbey (in Ripon), Whitby (Whitby Abbey & 199 Steps) and Eden Camp Modern History Museum (in Malton). There's much more to do: examine the collection at York Castle Museum, have some family-friendly fun at The York Dungeon, and explore the ancient world of York City Walls.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the York vacation app.

Fly from St. Brelade to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in York can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Llandudno.
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Llandudno — 6 nights

Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Visit Barmouth Beach and Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bodnant Garden and Conwy Town Walls. Change things up with these side-trips from Llandudno: National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens (in Llanfairpwllgwyngyll), Beaumaris (Bulkeley Monument & Starida Puffin Island Cruises & Sea Fishing Trips) and Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Slate Museum, contemplate the long history of Smallest House in Britain, go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, and step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Llandudno trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from York to Llandudno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Llandudno can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Thurso.
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Thurso — 2 nights

Thurso is a town and former burgh on the north coast of the Highland council area of Scotland.
On the 19th (Fri), sample the fine beverages at Wolfburn Distillery, then get great views at Dunnet Head, and then take an in-depth tour of Caithness Horizons Museumand Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust and then get engrossed in the history at Castlehill Heritage Centre.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Thurso online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Llandudno to Thurso in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Llandudno in May, expect Thurso to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ullapool.
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Ullapool — 3 nights

Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Visit Ardmair Beach and Ullapool Sea Front for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Corrieshalloch Gorge and The Bone Caves. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at RhueArt, look for gifts at Highland Stonewear, Ullapool, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ullapool Hill, and trek along Lael Forest Walks.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ullapool road trip app.

Traveling by car from Thurso to Ullapool takes 3 hours. May in Ullapool sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Isle of Skye.
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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 24th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, take in the dramatic natural features at The Quiraing, and then steep yourself in history at St. Columba's Isle. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, relax in the rural setting at The Oyster Shed, and then admire the sheer force of The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Isle of Skye online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ullapool to Isle of Skye takes 2.5 hours. May in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Inverness.
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as River Ness and Highland Folk Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection) and Abertarff House. Get out of town with these interesting Inverness side-trips: Nairn Beach (in Nairn), Dalwhinnie Distillery (in Dalwhinnie) and Bealach na Ba Viewpoint (in Applecross). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fort George, go for a walk through Greig Street Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Cawdor Castle, and make a trip to Culloden Battlefield.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Inverness trip itinerary site.

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 May, daytime highs in Inverness are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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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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