23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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23 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+2
Fly + bus + train:  27​h
1
York
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Llandudno
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
3
Ullapool
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Durness
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Inverness
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Isle of Skye
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
Stromness, Mainland
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + tram + train:  6​h
8
Alnwick
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Melbourne

1
night
York

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.
On the 7th (Thu), admire the architecture and history at Fountains Abbey, then identify plant and animal life at York Bird of Prey Centre, then explore the historical opulence of Castle Howard, and finally delve into the distant past at York City Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at York's Chocolate Story and then get engrossed in the history at York Castle Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the York trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to York is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to York. Traveling from Melbourne in June, things will get somewhat warmer in York: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

York Bird of Prey Centre, Fountains Abbey
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York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Fountains Abbey ©
Fountains Abbey
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum

3
nights
Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. On the 9th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle, then make a trip to Conwy Town Walls, then explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dinas Dinlle Beach, then take an in-depth tour of National Slate Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Beaumaris Castle.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Llandudno trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from York to Llandudno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Llandudno can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Conwy, Beaumaris Castle, National Slate Museum, Caernarfon Castle, Dinas Dinlle Beach
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:
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Conwy Town Walls ©
Conwy Town Walls
Dinas Dinlle Beach ©
Dinas Dinlle Beach
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle

3
nights
Ullapool

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ardvreck Castle and An Talla Solais. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Perfume Studio and Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ullapool: The Culkein Store (in Stoer), Loch Assynt (in Lairg) and Clachtoll Beach Campsite (in Clachtoll). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Achmelvich Beach, view the masterpieces at RhueArt, stop by Made in Ullapool, and look for all kinds of wild species at Inverpolly Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ullapool journey planner .

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Ullapool takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Llandudno in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ullapool, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Durness.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lochinver, Ardvreck Castle, The Jammery Culkein, Perfume Studio, Loch Assynt
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Achmelvich Beach ©
Achmelvich Beach
Ardvreck Castle ©
Ardvreck Castle
Clachtoll Beach Campsite ©
Clachtoll Beach Campsite

3
nights
Durness

Durness ©
Durness is a village and civil parish in the north-west Highlands of Scotland. Visiting Sandwood Bay Beach and Balnakeil Beach will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lotte Glob and Mudness Ceramics. Explore Durness' surroundings by going to Scourie Bay (in Scourie) and Oldshoremore Beach (in Kinlochbervie). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Durness Beach and explore the activities along Balnakeil Bay.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Durness trip site .

You can drive from Ullapool to Durness in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Durness

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kinlochbervie, Scourie Bay
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 17:
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Balnakeil Beach ©
Balnakeil Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Sandwood Bay Beach
Durness Beach ©
Durness Beach

2
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Castle Gallery, witness the site of a historic battle at Culloden Battlefield, then stroll through Nairn Beach, and finally explore the historical opulence of Urquhart Castle.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Inverness road trip app .

You can drive from Durness to Inverness in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nairn Beach, Culloden Battlefield, Urquhart Castle
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:
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Nairn Beach ©
Nairn Beach
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle

3
nights
Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Trotternish Art Gallery and Uig Pottery will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Neist Point and Quiraing (Hill Walk).

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Isle of Skye holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Inverness to Isle of Skye takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Isle of Skye are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Stromness.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:
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The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens ©
Dunvegan Castle & Gardens
Neist Point ©
Neist Point

3
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Stromness, Mainland

Stromness ©
Stromness is the second-most populated town in Orkney, Scotland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Skara Brae. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Brough Of Birsay, then get engrossed in the history at Broch of Gurness, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Magnus Cathedral, and finally get engrossed in the history at Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Stromness attractions planner .

Getting from Isle of Skye to Stromness by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alnwick.

Things to do in Stromness

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Stenness, Italian Chapel on Lamb Holm, Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre, Saint Magnus Cathedral, Broch of Gurness
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:
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Brough Of Birsay ©
Brough Of Birsay
Ring of Brodgar ©
Ring of Brodgar
Broch of Gurness ©
Broch of Gurness

2
nights
Alnwick

Alnwick
Alnwick is a relatively large market town in north Northumberland, England, of which it is the county town. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Alnwick Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): stop by Barter Books, then explore the historical opulence of The Alnwick Garden, then enjoy the sand and surf at Beadnell Bay Beach, and finally explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Alnwick trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Stromness to Alnwick takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Alnwick are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Alnwick

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Beadnell Bay Beach, Cragside House and Gardens
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:
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Beadnell Bay Beach
Beadnell Bay Beach
National Trust - Dunstanburgh Castle ©
Barter Books ©
Barter Books

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