60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Start: Durban
+2
taxi + Fly + train:  15​h
1
Bath
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cirencester
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
London
— 7 nights
train:  2​h
4
York
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Grasmere
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Edinburgh
— 7 nights
7
Fort William
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Inverness
— 9 nights
Fly + taxi:  17​h 15​min
End: Durban

7
nights
Bath

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bath: Stonehenge (in Amesbury), Lady’s Wood Shooting School (in Chipping Sodbury) and Tewkesbury (Tewkesbury Abbey, Old Baptist Chapel, & more). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of The Roman Baths, browse the collection at Gloucestershire Archives, pause for some serene contemplation at St Eadburgha’s Church, and examine the collection at Bugatti Trust Visitor Center.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bath online driving holiday planner .

Durban, South Africa to Bath is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Durban to Bath, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cirencester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Gloucester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Broadway, Purton Ships Graveyard
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 18:
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Walks With Hawks ©
Walks With Hawks
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

7
nights
Cirencester

Cirencester ©
Cirencester is a market town in east Gloucestershire, England, west northwest of London. Get out of town with these interesting Cirencester side-trips: The Parish Church of St. Mary (in Lower Slaughter), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Combe Mill (in Long Hanborough). There's much more to do: head outdoors with The Cotswold Range, have fun at Cotswold Clay Club, get engrossed in the history at Charlbury Museum, and make a trip to Onform London.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cirencester day trip planning tool .

Getting from Bath to Cirencester by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Cirencester

Historic Sites Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Tetbury, Burford, Stroud, Combe Mill, St. Mary's Church
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 25:
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range
Corinium Museum ©
Corinium Museum

7
nights
London

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Cirencester to London in 2.5 hours. In December in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 1:
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

7
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Penrith (St Andrew's church & Appleby Brewery), Fury Events (in Witton Gilbert) and Kendal (Kendal Parish Church & Live For Today Kendal Activity Centre). Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Lake District National Park Guided Walks. There's much more to do: get your game on at Yorkshire Activity Centre, admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, sample the tasty concoctions at Brew York, and appreciate the history behind Water Cut Sculpture.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the York journey builder app .

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grasmere.

Things to do in York

Fun & Games Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Appleby-in-Westmorland, Kendal, Penrith, Fury Events, Zombie Uprising
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 8:
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Yorkshire Activity Centre ©
Yorkshire Activity Centre
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum

7
nights
Grasmere

Grasmere
Grasmere is a village and tourist destination in the centre of the English Lake District. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grasmere: Alpacaly Ever After (in Portinscale), Buttermere (St James’ Church & Moss Force) and St John's in the Vale (in Threlkeld). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Helvellyn, tour the pleasant surroundings at Walla Crag, trek along Hodge Close Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Easedale Tarn.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grasmere trip maker website .

Traveling by car from York to Grasmere takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Grasmere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Keswick, Coniston, Buttermere, Castle Crag, J.B.Banks and Son Ltd
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 15:
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Helvellyn
Helvellyn
Easedale Tarn ©
Easedale Tarn
Walla Crag ©
Walla Crag

7
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Step out of Edinburgh to go to Glasgow and see Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take some stellar pictures from Calton Hill, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grasmere to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Fort William.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 22:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

7
nights
Fort William

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. Explore Fort William's surroundings by going to Arisaig (Land Sea and Islands Centre & Arisaig Archery), Highland Titles Nature Reserve (in Duror) and Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) (in Gorteneorn). There's lots more to do: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, kick back and relax at Samalaman Beach, make a trip to Tulloch Ringing Centre, and enjoy some diversion at Ice Factor.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Fort William online route planner .

You can drive from Edinburgh to Fort William in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Inverness.

Things to do in Fort William

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Roybridge, Arisaig, Glencoe, Glencoe Village, North Ballachulish
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 29:
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Highland Titles Nature Reserve ©
Highland Titles Nature Reserve
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands) ©
Camas an Lighe (Singing Sands)
Ice Factor ©
Ice Factor

9
nights
Inverness

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Inverness: Nairn (Dulsie Bridge, Bowhunter Archery, & more), Aviemore (Loch Morlich & Cairngorm Brewery) and Caorunn Gin Tour (in Cromdale). There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Wildwoodz, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Kirk Yard, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cairngorms National Park, and identify plant and animal life at Aigas Field Centre.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Inverness trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fort William to Inverness takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Inverness can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inverness

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nairn, Cromarty, Portmahomack, Aviemore, Evanton
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 7:
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Cairngorms National Park ©
Cairngorms National Park
Loch Morlich ©
Loch Morlich

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