58 days in Sweden & United Kingdom Itinerary

58 days in Sweden & United Kingdom Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Copenhagen, Denmark
Fly:  4 h
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h 45 min
2
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Wick, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Fort William, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Ambleside, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
York, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Bath, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Copenhagen, Denmark

6
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Skansen and Royal Palace. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Drottningholm Palace and Skogskyrkogarden. Step out of Stockholm with an excursion to Savo Nature Reserve in Vasterljung--about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, admire the striking features of Thiel Gallery (Thielska Galleriet), pause for some serene contemplation at Riddarholmen Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm online holiday planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Stockholm is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Stockholm are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Inverness.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Savo Nature Reserve, Drottningholm Palace
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 7:
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Fotografiska Stockholm ©
Fotografiska Stockholm

5
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and Corrimony Chambered Cairn. Get a sense of the local culture at Highland Folk Museum and The Highlanders' Museum (Queen's Own Highlanders Collection). Venture out of the city with trips to Beauly (Aigas Field Centre & Glen Strathfarrar), Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn (in Struy) and Aviemore (Craigellachie National Nature Reserve & Cairngorm Brewery). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Historylinks Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, and explore the ancient world of Clava Cairns.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Inverness travel planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Stockholm to Inverness takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. September in Inverness sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Wick.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beauly, Dornoch, Aviemore, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens, Highland Falconry at The Struy Inn
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield

5
nights
Wick, United Kingdom

Wick ©
Stretching along both sides of the bay and divided by the eponymous river, Wick remains a good base for exploring the rugged northern coast of the Scottish mainland.
Let the collections at Wick Heritage Museum and Castlehill Heritage Centre capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust and Strathnaver Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wick: Holburn Head Lighthouse (in Scrabster), Canisbay Parish Church (in Canisbay) and Strathy Point Lighthouse (in Strathy). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Castle Sinclair Girnigoe, get a new perspective on nature at Seadrift Visitor Centre, visit a coastal fixture at Dunnet Head Lighthouse, and get engrossed in the history at Caithness Horizons Museumand Art Gallery.

To plan Wick vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Inverness to Wick in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fort William.

Things to do in Wick

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Thurso, Dunnet, Holburn Head Lighthouse, Castle Varrich, Strathnaver Museum
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Wick Heritage Museum ©
Wick Heritage Museum
Holburn Head Lighthouse ©
Holburn Head Lighthouse
Castlehill Heritage Centre ©
Castlehill Heritage Centre

5
nights
Fort William, United Kingdom

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. Visit Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks and Eilean Donan Castle for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Glenfinnan Viaduct and Glenfinnan Monument. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort William: Bridge of Oich (in Invergarry), Glenfinnan Church (in Glenfinnan) and Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Etive, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cille Choirill Church, see the interesting displays at West Highland Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Commando Monument.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fort William tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Wick to Fort William takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Fort William

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Glenfinnan, Glencoe, Bridge of Oich, Fort Augustus Abbey, Commando Monument
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Eilean Donan Castle ©
Eilean Donan Castle
Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks ©
Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Walks

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Let the collections at Royal Yacht Britannia and Scottish National Gallery capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse are in your itinerary. Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, experience rural life at BobCat Alpacas, and take in panoramic vistas at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Fort William to Edinburgh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ambleside.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

5
nights
Ambleside, United Kingdom

Ambleside ©
Ambleside is a town in Cumbria, in North West England. Get some historical perspective at Castle Crag and Muncaster Castle. Hawkshead Grammar School and Beatrix Potter Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Ambleside side-trips: Hardknott Roman Fort (in Eskdale), J.B.Banks and Son Ltd (in Cockermouth) and Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum (in Threlkeld). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Predator Experience, explore the galleries of Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, steep yourself in history at Shap Abbey, and make a trip to Townend.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ambleside trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Edinburgh to Ambleside in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to York.

Things to do in Ambleside

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Penrith, Troutbeck, Hardknott Roman Fort, J.B.Banks and Son Ltd, Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum
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Predator Experience ©
Predator Experience
Castle Crag ©
Castle Crag
Townend ©
Townend

5
nights
York, United Kingdom

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.
You'll explore and learn at National Railway Museum and Chatsworth House. Get some cultural insight at York Castle Museum and York's Chocolate Story. Get out of town with these interesting York side-trips: Durham (Lindisfarne Gospels, Durham Cathedral, &more), Beacon Alpacas (in Husthwaite) and Holy Trinity Parish Church (in Ashford-in-the-Water). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of York Minster, steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the York road trip planning app.

Drive from Ambleside to York in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In October in York, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Durham, Bakewell, York Bird of Prey Centre, Beacon Alpacas, Eyam Plague Village Museum
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House

5
nights
Caernarfon, United Kingdom

Caernarfon ©
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Your inner history buff will appreciate Plas Mawr and Portmeirion Village. Get a sense of the local culture at Lloyd George Museum and Caernarfon Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo (in Rhos-on-Sea), St Gwyddelan's Church (in Dolwyddelan) and Conwy (Aberconwy House, Smallest House in Britain, &more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Yr Ysgwrn, explore the historical opulence of Harlech Castle, admire the striking features of St Beuno's Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at Craflwyn and Beddgelert.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Caernarfon tour planner.

Traveling by car from York to Caernarfon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. October in Caernarfon sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bourton-on-the-Water.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Conwy, The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo, Falconry Experience Wales, Lloyd George Museum, St Gwyddelan's Church
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:
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Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve ©
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Yr Ysgwrn ©
Yr Ysgwrn

5
nights
Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom

Bourton-on-the-Water ©
Bourton-on-the-Water is a village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, England that lies on a wide flat vale within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Museum-lovers will appreciate Snowshill Manor and Bourton Model Railway Exhibition. Sudeley Castle and St Mary's Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Bourton-on-the-Water: Combe Mill (in Long Hanborough), Chavenage House (in Tetbury) and Cirencester (Corinium Museum & Parish Church of St John Baptist). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Edward's Church, contemplate the long history of Belas Knap, examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and delve into the distant past at Bourton on the Water Visitor Information Centre.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Bourton-on-the-Water vacation website.

Getting from Caernarfon to Bourton-on-the-Water by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bath.

Things to do in Bourton-on-the-Water

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Winchcombe, Cirencester, Burford, Snowshill Manor, St. Edward's Church
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 17:
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
St Mary's Church ©
St Mary's Church
Sudeley Castle ©
Sudeley Castle

5
nights
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Get some cultural insight at The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey. Museum-lovers will get to explore Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum and Nature in Art. Venture out of the city with trips to Cheltenham (Walks With Hawks & Cheltenham Minster), Stonehenge (in Amesbury) and St. James Church (in Wotton-under-Edge). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Combe Village, steep yourself in history at Ashleworth Tithe Barn, witness the site of a historic battle at Tewkesbury Battlefield, and explore the ancient world of Tewkesbury Abbey.

Plan my day in Bath using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Bourton-on-the-Water to Bath takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Painswick, Malmesbury Market Cross
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Nature in Art ©
Nature in Art

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

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.
Tower of London and Churchill War Rooms will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate The British Museum and Tate Modern. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London online trip planner.

Getting from Bath to London by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

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

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