35 days in England, Scotland & Cardiff Itinerary

35 days in England, Scotland & Cardiff Itinerary

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Portsmouth
— 3 nights
Ferry to Fishbourne IOW Ferry Terminal, Taxi to Newport
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Newport, Isle of Wight
— 2 nights
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Drive to Yarmouth, Ferry to Lymington, Drive to Weymouth
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Weymouth
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh
— 4 nights
Drive
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Fort William
— 3 nights
Drive
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Isle of Skye
— 2 nights
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Inverness
— 4 nights
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Bath
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cardiff
— 3 nights
Drive
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West Lulworth
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lewes
— 3 nights
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Portsmouth — 3 nights

Portsmouth is a port city and unitary authority in the ceremonial English county of Hampshire and is located south-west of London and south-east of Southampton. Your day by day itinerary now includes St Mary's Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Southsea Castle and Old Portsmouth. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Portsmouth Museum and Art Gallery, take in nature's colorful creations at The Porter's Garden, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Portsmouth Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth trip itinerary builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Portsmouth is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Singapore to Portsmouth due to the time zone difference. In June, Portsmouth is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Newport.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Fun & Games
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Newport, Isle of Wight — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): stop by Quay Arts Centre, explore the ancient world of Newport Roman Villa, and then stroll through Compton Beach. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: join in the after-dark buzz at Oasis and then hike along Isle of Wight Mountain Bike Centre Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Newport journey planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Portsmouth to Newport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Weymouth.
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Weymouth — 3 nights

Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Step off the beaten path and head to Fore/Adventure and RSPB Weymouth Wetlands at Radipole Lake Nature Reserve. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Sandsfoot Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Weymouth Portland Railway Walk, experience rural life at Eweleaze Farm, and steep yourself in history at St Catherine's Chapel.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Weymouth online vacation builder.

Getting from Newport to Weymouth by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to fly 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes City Explorers Free Tour as well as The Scottish Photography Experience. Discover out-of-the-way places like Andy Howeys Birds of Prey Centre and Hopetoun House. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at The Realm VR, snap pictures at Queensferry Crossing, steep yourself in history at Gladstone's Land, and take in the pleasant sights at Water of Leith Walkway.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary app.

Fly from Weymouth to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Fort William.
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Fort William — 3 nights

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort William: Eilean Donan Castle (in Kyle of Lochalsh) and McCaig's Tower (in Oban). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Commando Monument, make a trip to Neptune's Staircase, take in the awesome beauty at Nevis Range Mountain Resort, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glencoe National Nature Reserve.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort William tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Fort William takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough 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 scenery at Lealt Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr, then trek along The Quiraing, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Kilt Rock. On your second day here, take in the pleasant sights at Fairy Glen, take in the dramatic natural features at Neist Point, and then take in the dramatic scenery at RHA Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Isle of Skye trip planning tool.

Getting from Fort William to Isle of Skye by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Isle of Skye, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Inverness.
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Inverness — 4 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 Morayvia and Ness Islands. The adventure continues: take in the views from Culloden Viaduct, enjoy some diversion at Inverness Kart Raceway, sample the tasty concoctions at Black Isle Brewery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Inverness trip itinerary app.

Getting from Isle of Skye to Inverness by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Inverness, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can fly to Bath.
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Bath — 3 nights

Queen of English Cities

A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Walking tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Bath at Work, and then admire the striking features of Guildhall and Banqueting Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): choose your vessel at Bath Boating Station and then examine the collection at Hopewell Colliery.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath road trip tool.

You can fly from Inverness to Bath in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Cardiff.
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Cardiff — 3 nights

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Cardiff Central Market has been added to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bay Island Voyages and Rhondda Heritage Park - A Welsh Coal Mining Experience. There's much more to do: gain insight at Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, pause for some serene contemplation at The University Church, Nazareth House, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get to know the fascinating history of St. Fagans Walk.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Cardiff online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bath to Cardiff takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to West Lulworth.
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West Lulworth — 3 nights

You've now added Jurassic Coast to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Jurassic Coast and then don't miss a visit to Stair Hole. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Studland to Swanage Trail and then get outside with Fore/Adventure.

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Drive from Cardiff to West Lulworth in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lewes.
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Lewes — 3 nights

Lewes is the county town of the administrative county of East Sussex, in England, and historically all of Sussex. Your day by day itinerary now includes Monk's House - National Trust. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Driftwood Garden and St Andrew's Church. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Arlington Bluebell Walk, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Harvey & Son, take in the pleasant sights at Lewes Priory Park, and admire the landmark architecture of St Pancras Church.

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Getting from West Lulworth to Lewes by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:

England travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Gardens
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.
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Scotland travel guide

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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.
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