31 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Lincoln
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Kingston-upon-Hull
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York
— 2 nights
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Whitby
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Newcastle upon Tyne
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
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Aberlour
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Inverness
— 2 nights
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John O'Groats
— 1 night
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Ullapool
— 1 night
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
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Fort William
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Oban
— 2 nights
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Glasgow
— 3 nights
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Windermere
— 3 nights
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Blackpool
— 1 night
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Liverpool
— 3 nights
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Brecon
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Abergavenny
— 2 nights
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Land's End
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Penzance
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Torquay
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Lincoln

Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. On the 12th (Wed), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lincoln online trip itinerary builder.

London to Lincoln is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive. In July, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Kingston-upon-Hull.
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Kingston-upon-Hull

Enjoy a trip to Kingston-upon-Hull, a university town with a rich industrial past.
For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kingston-upon-Hull tour itinerary app.

Getting from Lincoln to Kingston-upon-Hull by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll set off for York on the 12th (Wed).
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York — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at York Castle Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at York Minster, and then take in the pleasant sights at York City Walls.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our York trip builder app.

Drive from Kingston-upon-Hull to York in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in York are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Whitby.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Whitby

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): make a trip to 199 Steps, then take in nature's colorful creations at Falling Foss Tea Garden and Waterfall, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Whitby Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Whitby trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from York to Whitby takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Whitby are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Newcastle upon Tyne.
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Newcastle upon Tyne — 2 nights

Student City

One of the hippest urban centers in the northeastern part of the country, Newcastle upon Tyne once had a reputation for being an industrial wasteland with little to offer casual tourists.
On the 15th (Sat), take in the pleasant sights at Durham Riverside Walk, pause for some serene contemplation at Durham Cathedral, examine the collection at Lindisfarne Gospels, then take a stroll through Quayside, and finally stop by Souvenirs upon Tyne. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Victoria Tunnel and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Newcastle upon Tyne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Whitby to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Newcastle upon Tyne are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh — 4 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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, and contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Edinburgh road trip website.

Traveling by train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Aberlour.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Fun & Games
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Aberlour

Aberlour, is the name of a town in Moray, Scotland, 12mi south of Elgin on the road to Grantown. To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Aberlour trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Aberlour takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You will leave for Inverness on the 20th (Thu).
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Inverness — 2 nights

Gateway to the Highlands

Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): make a trip to Clava Cairns, then make a trip to Culloden Battlefield, and then gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Inverness trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Aberlour to Inverness takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to John O'Groats.
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John O'Groats — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to John O'Groats Signpost, take some stellar pictures from Duncansby Head, then experience rural life at Puffin Croft Petting Farm & Farm Shop, then sample the fine beverages at Dunnet Bay Distillery, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Dunnet Head Lighthouse.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our John O'Groats trip planner.

You can drive from Inverness to John O'Groats in 3 hours. While traveling from Inverness, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in John O'Groats, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Ullapool.
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Ullapool — 1 night

Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Stac Pollaidh Mountain and then identify plant and animal life at Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ullapool online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from John O'Groats to Ullapool takes 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ullapool can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): experience rural life at The Oyster Shed and then take in the dramatic scenery at The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on Calum's Seal Trips, then step into the grandiose world of Eilean Donan Castle, and then don't miss a visit to Plockton Harbour.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Isle of Skye trip planner.

You can drive from Ullapool to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. In July in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fort William.
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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. To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort William trip planner.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Fort William takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 26th (Wed), you're off to Oban.
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Oban — 2 nights

Oban is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland. On the 27th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds, then explore the historical opulence of Dunstaffnage Castle & Chapel, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Finn Falconry. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Parsley the Ambassador Cat, then get up close to creatures of the deep with Seafari Adventures, and then sample the fine beverages at Oban Distillery.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Oban trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort William to Oban takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Glasgow.
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Glasgow — 3 nights

Scotland's Style Capital

Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Get out of town with these interesting Glasgow side-trips: Stirling (Stirling Castle & The Queen Anne Gardens) and Spirit of Callander (in Callander). There's much more to do: join the crowd at Glasgow Tigers Speedway, admire the masterpieces at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Glasgow Botanic Gardens, and examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Glasgow holiday planner.

You can drive from Oban to Glasgow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Oban, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Glasgow, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Windermere.
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Windermere — 3 nights

Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Windermere: The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop (in Grasmere) and Bowness-on-Windermere (Boat Tours & Water Sports & The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction). There's still lots to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, admire the natural beauty at Holehird Gardens, get great views at Orrest Head, and stroll through Catbells Lakeland Walk.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Windermere tour app.

Traveling by train from Glasgow to Windermere takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Blackpool.
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Blackpool — 1 night

Seaside Resort that Never Sleeps

Over 12 million people visit Blackpool each year, making it Britain’s top holiday resort and one of its most visited cities overall, second only to London.
On the 4th (Fri), experience the excitement of Coral Island Blackpool, cool off at Sandcastle Waterpark, then explore the galleries of The Blackpool Tower Dungeon, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from The Blackpool Tower.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Blackpool trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Windermere to Blackpool takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Liverpool.
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Liverpool — 3 nights

Capital of Pop Music

Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chester (Chester Zoo & Chester Cathedral). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, learn more about the world around you at World Museum, and examine the collection at The Beatles Story.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Liverpool journey planner.

You can drive from Blackpool to Liverpool in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brecon.
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Brecon

Brecon, archaically known as Brecknock, is a market town and community in Powys, Mid Wales, with a population in 2001 of 7,901, increasing to 8,250 at the 2011 census. To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Brecon trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Liverpool to Brecon in 3.5 hours. In August in Brecon, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel to Abergavenny.
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Abergavenny — 2 nights

Abergavenny is a market town in Monmouthshire, Wales. On the 8th (Tue), make a trip to Blaenavon Ironworks, see the interesting displays at Big Pit National Coal Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Raglan Castle, and finally snap pictures at Monnow Bridge and Gate.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Abergavenny driving holiday planner.

Getting from Brecon to Abergavenny by car takes about an hour. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for Land's End.
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Land's End

A trip to Land's End will likely be the beginning or the end of your journey through the United Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): hike along Cornish Coastal Path.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Land's End trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Abergavenny to Land's End in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. August in Land's End sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Penzance.
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Penzance — 1 night

Penzance is a town, civil parish and port in Cornwall, in England, United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Penlee House Gallery & Museum, stop by The Alverton Gallery, then step off the mainland to explore St. Michael's Mount, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Penzance day trip tool.

Penzance is just a stone's throw from Land's End. In August in Penzance, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Torquay.
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Torquay — 1 night

English Riviera

Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Babbacombe Model Village and then explore the fascinating underground world of Kents Cavern.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Torquay online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Penzance to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.
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United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · 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.
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Brecon Beacons National Park travel guide

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Distilleries · Mountains · Biking Trails