60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

60 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

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Start: Rochester
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
St. Helier, Jersey
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Bus:  3 h 45 min
2
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
London
— 7 nights
Train:  2 h
4
York
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Llandudno
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h
6
Ullapool, Scotland
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
7
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
8
Isle of Skye
— 6 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
9
Edinburgh, Scotland
— 6 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Rochester

5
nights
St. Helier, Jersey

St. Helier ©
Explore hidden gems such as Elizabeth Castle and Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere).

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our St. Helier trip planner.

Rochester, USA to St. Helier is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Rochester to St. Helier due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rochester in April since evenings lows in St. Helier dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Swanage.

Things to do in St. Helier

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Brelade, Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital, St Catherine's Woods, Mont Orgueil Castle, The National Trust for Jersey Wetland Centre
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 27:
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Jersey Zoo ©
Jersey Zoo
Elizabeth Castle ©
Elizabeth Castle
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere) ©
Corbiere Lighthouse (La Corbiere)

6
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Step off the beaten path and head to Lulworth Cove and Corfe Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Swanage: Worbarrow Bay (in Tyneham), Bournemouth Beach (in Bournemouth) and Weymouth Beach (in Weymouth). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Tank Museum, take in the pleasant sights at St Aldhelms Head - South West Coast Path walk, head outdoors with Dancing Ledge, and look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Swanage road trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight, train, and bus from St. Helier to Swanage in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from St. Helier in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 38°F in Swanage. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to London.

Things to do in Swanage

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wareham, Corfe Castle, Worbarrow Bay, Bournemouth Beach, Lulworth Cove
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 3:
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Fore/Adventure ©
Fore/Adventure
Lulworth Cove ©
Lulworth Cove
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gustamps and Brighton Palace Pier. Step out of London with an excursion to Royal Pavilion in Brighton--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, make a trip to Big Ben, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our London trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Swanage to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in London, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to York.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Brighton and Hove
Find places to stay May 3 — 10:
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Gustamps ©
Gustamps
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Humber Bridge and Scarborough Beach. Explore York's surroundings by going to Whitby (Whitby Abbey, Church of Saint Mary, Whitby, &more), Lincoln (Steep Hill & Lincoln Cathedral) and Peasholm Park (in Scarborough). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Railway Museum, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, explore the ancient world of York City Walls, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our York sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from London to York takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. May in York sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in York

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Whitby, Lincoln, Scarborough, Durham Cathedral, Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Find places to stay May 10 — 16:
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Peasholm Park ©
Peasholm Park
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby ©
Church of Saint Mary, Whitby
Steep Hill ©
Steep Hill

7
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Caernarfon Castle and Conwy Town Walls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Llandudno: Beaumaris Castle (in Beaumaris), Liverpool (Anfield Stadium, Liverpool Cathedral, &more) and National Slate Museum (in Llanberis). Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring nature at Snowdonia National Park. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Bodnant Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Orme, get outside with Adventurous Ewe, and take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Llandudno trip builder tool.

Getting from York to Llandudno by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Ullapool.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Liverpool, Conwy, Snowdonia National Park, Adventurous Ewe, Bodnant Garden
Find places to stay May 16 — 23:
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Bodnant Garden ©
Bodnant Garden

6
nights
Ullapool, Scotland

Ullapool ©
Ullapool is a village of around 1,500 inhabitants in Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ullapool: Scourie Bay (in Scourie), Lochinver (Highland Stoneware, Baddidarroch, Culag Woods, &more) and Handa Island Wildlife Reserve (in Handa Island). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Stac Pollaidh Mountain, stop by Made in Ullapool, look for all kinds of wild species at Shieldaig Falconry, and play a few rounds at Gairloch Golf Club.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ullapool travel route planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Llandudno to Ullapool. Traveling from Llandudno in May, plan for little chillier nights in Ullapool, with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Stornoway.

Things to do in Ullapool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lochinver, Gairloch, The Jammery Culkein, Scourie Bay, Russian Arctic Convoy Exhibition
Find places to stay May 23 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Handa Island Wildlife Reserve ©
Handa Island Wildlife Reserve
Stac Pollaidh Mountain ©
Stac Pollaidh Mountain
Inverpolly Nature Reserve ©
Inverpolly Nature Reserve

7
nights
Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

Stornoway ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Calanais Standing Stones and Islands of Adventure. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stornoway: Carloway (Leathad Ard Gardens & Blue Pig Studio), Isle of Harris (Huisinis Beach, Essence of Harris, &more) and Great Bernera (Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House & Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach)).

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Stornoway trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Ullapool to Stornoway by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Stornoway are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Stornoway

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Isle of Lewis, Isle of Harris, Carloway, Great Bernera, Uig Museum
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 6:
Highlights from your plan
Leathad Ard Gardens ©
Leathad Ard Gardens
Calanais Standing Stones ©
Calanais Standing Stones
Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach) ©
Traigh Bhostadh (Bosta Beach)

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Quiraing and The Old Man of Storr. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Neist Point, go for a walk through Dunvegan Two Churches Walk, get outside with Rubha Hunish, and take in the dramatic scenery at RHA Waterfall.

You can plan Isle of Skye trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Stornoway to Isle of Skye in 4 hours. June in Isle of Skye sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Outdoors Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 12:
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Rubha Hunish ©
Rubha Hunish
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr

6
nights
Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bamburgh Castle and Rosslyn Chapel. Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel in Glasgow--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, don't miss a visit to The Royal Mile, tour the pleasant surroundings at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and admire the natural beauty at Princes Street Gardens.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh road trip site.

Traveling by car from Isle of Skye to Edinburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in June, and nighttime lows around 48°F. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh Castle, The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, Rosslyn Chapel
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 19:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel

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